Digital DJ Tips http://www.digitaldjtips.com Learn To DJ With Digital DJ Gear Fri, 01 Aug 2014 07:17:57 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.1 Is Live Remixing The Future Of DJing? http://www.digitaldjtips.com/2014/07/live-remixing-future-djing/ http://www.digitaldjtips.com/2014/07/live-remixing-future-djing/#comments Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:44:23 +0000 http://www.digitaldjtips.com/?p=2047429 Is live remixing the future of DJing? That's the premise of the latest video interview from Native Instruments, as they ask Pan-Pot about what they do to differentiate themselves from the DJing crowds. We want your say - so take a look and let us know your thoughts in the comments.

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Review & Video: Reloop Beatmix 4 Serato Controller http://www.digitaldjtips.com/2014/07/review-video-reloop-beatmix-4-serato-dj-intro-controller/ http://www.digitaldjtips.com/2014/07/review-video-reloop-beatmix-4-serato-dj-intro-controller/#comments Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:24:24 +0000 http://www.digitaldjtips.com/?p=2047327 Remember the days when DJ controllers came with vague instructions about getting them working with any number of different software options? How things have changed, and the easy-to-use but capable Reloop Beatmix 4 for Serato DJ Intro is a really good example of that.

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Get A Music Library Makeover With beaTunes 4 http://www.digitaldjtips.com/2014/07/get-music-library-makeover-beatunes-4/ http://www.digitaldjtips.com/2014/07/get-music-library-makeover-beatunes-4/#comments Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:17:05 +0000 http://www.digitaldjtips.com/?p=2044535 The latest version of beaTunes, an app that tidies up your music library, has been released. Version 4.0 brings entirely new algorithms for improved tempo and musical key detection, a spiffy new user interface, as well as even more automated features like song structure segmentation (ie verse, verse, chorus, bridge) and deletion of duplicates thru acoustic fingerprinting.

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Bluffer’s Guide to Traktor’s Remix Decks, Part 2 http://www.digitaldjtips.com/2014/07/bluffers-guide-to-traktors-remix-decks-part-2/ http://www.digitaldjtips.com/2014/07/bluffers-guide-to-traktors-remix-decks-part-2/#comments Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:35:14 +0000 http://www.digitaldjtips.com/?p=2046868 In today’s article, I’ll show you five practical tips to get you started using Remix Decks today. No fancy routines, finger drumming, and flashy gimmicks involved; just plain, easy-to-use techniques that you can add to your DJ repertoire to give you an artistic edge over the next digital DJ that’s just “pressing play”!

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Over To You: Wireless Headphones & Speakers For DJing? http://www.digitaldjtips.com/2014/07/wireless-headphones-speakers-djing/ http://www.digitaldjtips.com/2014/07/wireless-headphones-speakers-djing/#comments Sun, 27 Jul 2014 13:00:53 +0000 http://www.digitaldjtips.com/?p=2045918 Today I’d like to ask a question to our more adventurous, minimal and/or portable gear-loving DJs. That is: Have you ever come across and used any wireless headphones and/or speakers for DJing that are actually useable?

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Your Questions: Is It Time to Give Up DJing? http://www.digitaldjtips.com/2014/07/questions-time-give-djing/ http://www.digitaldjtips.com/2014/07/questions-time-give-djing/#comments Sat, 26 Jul 2014 13:00:49 +0000 http://www.digitaldjtips.com/?p=2045902 Digital DJ Tips forum member Xavier D writes: “I’ve been DJing seriously for something like a year. And now I feel like I don’t really want to do this any more. I never thought about this until last month during a private party. I suddenly asked myself ‘do I enjoy what I’m doing?’"

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Friday Roundup: Eek, iTunes 12 Is Coming! http://www.digitaldjtips.com/2014/07/friday-roundup-itunes-12-coming/ http://www.digitaldjtips.com/2014/07/friday-roundup-itunes-12-coming/#comments Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:00:09 +0000 http://www.digitaldjtips.com/?p=2045842 In this week's Friday Roundup, news of the latest version of iTunes in beta form, find out why you need to develop your DJ skills and artistry more than ever, learn how house music got its wings after being trampled underfoot by the mainstream, and check out what shuffling is all about and why it isn't as new as they make it to be. All this in more in our weekly roundup of the best bits from around the DJ web! Have a great weekend!

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5 Tips For Starting Out As A DJ On An Extreme Budget http://www.digitaldjtips.com/2014/07/starting-djing-no-money/ http://www.digitaldjtips.com/2014/07/starting-djing-no-money/#comments Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:07:49 +0000 http://www.digitaldjtips.com/?p=2045463 Here at Digital DJ Tips, we absolutely believe that everyone who wants to should be able to try their hand at DJing. We simply do not subscribe to this idea that it is a hallowed, expensive hobby only for those with the cash to pursue it.

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Stanton Releases SCS.4DJ Update In Wake Of Numark NV Announcement http://www.digitaldjtips.com/2014/07/stanton-releases-scs-4dj-update-wake-numark-nv-announcement/ http://www.digitaldjtips.com/2014/07/stanton-releases-scs-4dj-update-wake-numark-nv-announcement/#comments Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:19:25 +0000 http://www.digitaldjtips.com/?p=2043972 Stanton has released a software update to its all-in-one DJ controller, the SCS.4DJ. Bumping the operating system to v5.0, this latest version brings new features to the three-year-old device, including new effects, FLAC support for high-resolution audio file playback, improved song analysis, and time-rift mode, which is the Stanton equivalent to Traktor's Flux and Serato DJ's Slip modes.

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Launch Control XL Brings Mixer Functions To Novation’s Launch Family http://www.digitaldjtips.com/2014/07/launch-control-xl-brings-mixer-functions-novations-launch-family/ http://www.digitaldjtips.com/2014/07/launch-control-xl-brings-mixer-functions-novations-launch-family/#comments Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:08:50 +0000 http://www.digitaldjtips.com/?p=2043954 Novation has announced a “faders and knobs” controller in its Launch range of devices. The Launch Control XL is a controller built for Ableton Live that comes with 24 knobs for sends and pans, eight 60mm volume faders, and 16 multi-colour buttons for track device control.

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