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Hercules DJControl Glow

Hercules Announces Glow In The Dark DJ Controller (Yes, Really)

Do we really need a DJ controller that glows in the dark? Hercules thinks so, and has just announced the DJControl Glow. It’s a two-channel DJ controller that looks a lot like the Hercules DJControl Instinct, except that the whole controller lights up thanks to its translucent case. Looks like a fun toy gift for the budding child DJ.

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RMX22i

Review & Video: Reloop RMX22i Mixer

No matter what type of DJ you are or what type of gear you own, having a two-channel mixer in your arsenal is a good idea. It’s like the multitool of DJing, and will help you with everything from DJing with friends, to good old fashioned DJing with – god forbid – real turntables. Reloop’s new RMX22i is just such a traditional mixer.

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Save yourself from the heartache of losing years of plays, comments, and followers on SoundCloud by learning from my mistakes.

How To Protect Yourself Against SoundCloud Takedowns

A few weeks ago I read about SoundCloud starting its takedown campaign on a massive scale. I’ve had a few takedowns in the past due to some remixes and mixtapes that I’ve made in the five years that I’ve been on the music sharing platform, so I didn’t think much of it because I just assumed it was business as usual. Big mistake…

High Fidelity

7 Secrets Of Good Music Organisation For Digital DJs

Digital DJ Tips member Jason Nappier writes: “I’d like more insight about programming and organisation. I have a ton of music, but it is all dumped on my hard drive. When I used CDs and even back in my vinyl days, I knew where everything was. Without that organisation, I find myself just blanking and scrolling at gigs. Can you help?”

Wedding DJ

6 Things Brides Really Look For In A Wedding DJ

What does it take to get bookings as a wedding DJ? What is it that brides (who we all know call the shots at weddings!) are really looking for when considering someone to book? Here are the qualities you should work on as a DJ that’ll help you get the bookings…

Weddings

8 Lessons Learned When Someone Hijacked My DJ Set

“I’m a friend of the bride! I’m gonna DJ now, can you end your set already? And can you remove your controller and laptop and set the CDJs up for me? Where are they, anyway? I only mix with CDs, you know!” Check out the lessons I learned going through this ordeal.

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