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Mac Driver Update Urged For Some Older Traktor Hardware

Native Instruments has today urged users of Mac OS 10.9 and 10.10 (Mavericks and Yosemite) who also use some of the company’s older hardware (namely the Traktor Kontrol S4 Mk1, Audio 2 DJ, Audio 4 DJ and Audio 8 DJ) to update their drivers

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Review & Video: UDG Urbanite Midi Controller Sleeve

UDG makes bags, cases and trolleys for all types of music gear, and recently has introduced a “mid-range” set of models. Today we’re turning our attention to the Urbanite Midi Controller Sleeve, of which we have the large version for review here.

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Video: Get Started With The Traktor Kontrol S8, Pt 1: Transport

This is the first of a six-part “mini series” on the new Traktor Kontrol S8, to help DJs coming from CDJs or more conventional DJ controllers to make the most of this new flagship from Native Instruments. Hope you enjoy the video, please as alway feel free to comment either below or under the video directly on YouTube.

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5 Mixtape Secrets Every Successful DJ Knows

Why is it that some DJs seem to make mixes that are eagerly awaited by their fans, that forge them opportunities in their careers that they wouldn’t otherwise have had – or indeed, that ultimately they become known for just as much as their live gigs?

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5 Tips For Bagging A Touring Act’s DJ Support Slot

The writing on the wall is that if DJs and musicians want to make money, they have to perform live. Now, if they want to make more money, they’ll have to organise multiple shows in multiple clubs in multiple cities, all over a period of time. It’s called a tour, and that’s where you come in!

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How To Optimise Your Mac For DJing

In this article, I’m going to share with you some tips on getting your Mac running at its best while you DJ, as well as some small caveats for Mac users that you may not know about. Yes, Macs are known for their stability and reliability, but let’s be clear on a couple of things…

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