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djay 2 for Android Launches: Has Spotify & Controller Support

Android users, come in from the cold! You now have a DJ app to rival anything on iOS, in the shape of Algoriddim’s djay for Android. It has external hardware support, Spotify on board (for a millions-strong choice of music), and a feature set that includes all the main functions of djay 2 on iOS.

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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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Your Questions: Switching DJs Without A Break In The Music

Digital DJ Tips forum member Stafford writes: “I’m new to DJing, and one time I was at a club and saw two DJs switch sets without a break in the music. Has anyone seen or heard this before, and how could I replicate this technique?

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Your Questions: Why Won’t Facebook Drive People To My Gigs?

Digital DJ Tips reader Sigmar writes: “How can I effectively promote my events on Facebook without my posts being too ‘spammy’ and screwing up all my connections in my social network?”

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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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