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Scratch Course: Sneak Peek Inside, & Full Curriculum

Loads of people have asked for a “sneak peek” inside our new Scratching For Controller DJs training, and a full curriculum. So we made both of them for you. If you’re wondering exactly how this course will get you scratching like a pro in no time on your DJ controller, here’s where you can find out.

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Review & Video: Hercules Universal DJ Controller

Hercules has always been somewhat of a non-conformist in the DJ controller market: The build and layout of their controllers tend to march to their own beat. Now the company has come up with the Hercules Universal DJ, a controller that can be used on a laptop, tablet, or combination of both. We take a look at it in this review.

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Does Your Gear Support OSX 10.11? Our Compatibility List

Apple released its latest operating system OSX 10.11 El Capitan this week, and DJ manufacturers have warned users not to perform the update because of incompatibilities with current hardware and software. Here’s a compatibility status list of DJ software and hardware, which we’ll be updating as the patches roll out.

7 Ways To Deal With Pressure Before DJing

You’ve just bagged the gig of your dreams. Awesome! You’ve been practising and preparing for it, which is great. You arrive at the venue, and the butterflies in your stomach begin to flutter. Your mind makes up all these scenarios were things go wrong. Pressure is experienced by all DJs: Here’s how to manage it.

Scratching Is Only For Vinyl DJs, Right? Wrong…

Scratching and controllers on the face of it don’t really go hand in hand, do they? Scratching is meant to be done on vinyl, right? It’s kind the “opposite” of digital. Surely they can’t exist well together? Turns out that not only is is possible to scratch on practically any DJ controller, but it is one of the best way to kickstart your skills…

How To Kickstart Your SoundCloud With Fan Gating

Do you sometimes feel that in order to grow your fan base online like the pros, you may actually have to consider buying “likes” on social media or SoundCloud? Don’t! There’s a perfectly ethical and often very effective way to genuinely build your followers, and it’s called “fan gating”. Let’s find out more…

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