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Friday Roundup: Pete Tong On Life After EDM

In this week’s Friday Roundup, Pete Tong on life after EDM, why you’re never too old to start DJing, how to setup a major festival for even the oddest of genres, and a scrapbook of awkward DJ poses to avoid at your next photoshoot.

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Traktor Pro 3

Traktor Pro 3: The 10 Features We’d Love To See

So Native Instruments is getting closer to launching its Traktor Kontrol S8, the new jogwheel-free flagship controller that adds screens to help break the reliance on the laptop screen. It wouldn’t take a genius to work out that at some point – either when the S8 drops, but probably shortly afterwards – Traktor 3 will be with us too.

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DDJ-SX2

Controller Clinic #34: Remix Decks vs SP-6 Sample Player

Reader Robert writes: “My question is about the SP-6 decks in Serato which I assume are the equivalent to Traktor’s Remix Decks. Traktor has a huge library of remix packs which can be bought to supplement the free stuff. I have checked out Serato’s website and I cant find any substantial material/packs.”

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Your Questions: What’s The Best Colour Of Timecode Vinyl To Use?

Digital DJ Tips forum member Suad writes: “I’m finally about to try DVS. I see there are control vinyls in various colours. Are different colours just for ‘coolness factor’, or is it easier to read and see grooves and gaps on coloured as opposed to standard black vinyl?”

AFX AMX

Over To You: “I Want To Go Digital But Can’t Ditch The Decks!”

Akai’s AMX, especially alongside the AFX, is one solution for our reader who wants to go digital but wants to keep his deck. Got any other suggestions?

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