Platform Is A Desk For Your DJ/Producer Gear

Music software company Output has just released Platform, a stylish wooden desk tailored for DJ/producers. It's designed to provide plenty of space for your laptop, DJ controller, and monitor speakers. It also has enough space for production gear like keyboard controllers and drum pads.

DJ Scholarship Prize Draw Winners Announced

We ran our first ever online DJ training scholarship prize draw last month. From the thousands of entries that we received, we have picked one lucky grand prize winner and four runners-up. Thanks to all who joined, and watch out for the Digital DJ Masterclass Free Training Event coming next week.

Friday Roundup: 2017's Dance Music Power Players Revealed

We lead with a list of electronic dance music's movers and shakers according to Billboard. We've also got a look at what it's like to DJ at the biggest festival for the creative industry, along with a story on gear that had an accidental impact on electronic music. These and more in our weekly roundup of DJ news.

Turn Heads With Avante Audio's Achromic Speakers

New company Avante Audio has announced its Achromic Series, a range of active loudspeakers with a distinct, minimalist design. The line is aimed at mobile DJs and performers looking for powered loudspeakers that look different. Avante Audio is the new speaker division by ADJ, makers of professional DJ lighting.

Sketch Tunes On-The-Go With Groovebox

Groovebox, free all-in-one studio app for both the iPhone and iPad, has just been released. It features two synthesisers and a drum machine, making it a useful tool for producers to quickly sketch out musical ideas on-the-go, and also for DJs who want to dabble in production.

Stanton Refreshes Its Line Of Flagship DJ Turntables

Stanton just released two new turntables, the ST.150 M2 and STR8.150 M2. They have been redesigned from the ground up, and feature a lighter, heavy-duty aluminium housing that make them lighter than their predecessors. Stanton also updated the face of the turntables by moving controls around to make the decks less cluttered.

Friday Roundup: Hardwell's 17 Success Secrets Revealed

In this week's Friday Roundup, we're leading with a video of former DJ Mag Top 100 winner Hardwell as he runs down his top 17 tips for achieving success in today's hyperconnected, social media-savvy DJ industry. This and more in our weekly roundup of DJ news from around the web.