How To Rip Vinyl Into Rekordbox

We're digital DJs - we mix with USB sticks and laptops hooked up to controllers, CDJs, and turntables with DVS. We're all music lovers, and we all have music on our hard drives - but what about all your old vinyl lurking in your garage or attic? Here's how to rip your records into Rekordbox.

Your Questions: Is Ableton Live 9 Worth The Price Tag?

Over on the Digital DJ Tips forum, Sy Swint asks: "I want to learn how to produce but I'm not sure which digital audio workstation to buy? I'm leaning towards Ableton but it is twice the price of some other, seemingly professional, DAWs like Logic Pro. Is Ableton L:ive 9 worth the higher price tag?"

5 Simple Steps Towards Making Time For DJing

Nobody has enough time nowadays, right? I sure as hell know I don't. No matter how much I plan, how organised I try to be, and how much I say it'll be different this year, whenever anyone asks how it's going, I almost invariably say that same thing: "Y'know, busy..." So if that sounds like you, and you feel like you're not giving you DJing the time it needs, what to do?

New! Grab Your 2017 DJ Gear & Software Guide

The 2017 Digital DJ Tips Gear & Software Guide is out now! It's jam-packed with up-to-the-minute advice around what DJ systems, hardware, software and accessories to go for if you're buying your first DJ set-up, or looking to replace or expand your current system. Buy right, and avoid expensive mistakes.

Welcome! 5 Things Brand New DJs Should Do First

So you got a DJ controller for Christmas. That's awesome - welcome to the big, wide world of digital DJing. You've come to the right place to get started, as we are the world's biggest digital DJ training site, with everything you could possibly need to get going.

Missed Our Free DJ Coaching Session? Catch Up Here...

To celebrate the launch of my new book, Rock The Dancefloor!, I recently held a free live coaching session with several hundred of our readers and students who had bought the book on its first day of release, as a way of thanking them. The response to the webinar was so great, and we had [...]

The Digital DJ Tips DJ Test is Live - How Will You Score?

For months now we’ve had a crack team of savvy web geniuses locked away in a secret bunker somewhere in central London working on something totally game-changing, and today we’re unveiling to you exactly what all the effort has been for. Introducing... The DJ Test.