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Pioneer DJ XDJ-1000MK2 Launched, Improves Browsing

Pioneer DJ just announced the XDJ-1000MK2 multi player. It builds on the original XDJ-1000 released last year by including library browsing features like Track Filter and Track Matching, both of which are inherited from the flagship CDJ-2000NXS2 media player. It also supports high resolution FLAC and ALAC lossless music files.

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Review & Video: Hercules DJControl Instinct P8 Controller

Just over a week ago, Hercules released the new DJControl Instinct P8 - it now features eight pads (hence the “P8” in the name), and seems to conform to the more contemporary idea of what a DJ controller looks like while retaining the small form factor. Is it any good for beginners? We find out…

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5 Killer Instagram Tips For DJs

There are thousands of DJs out there - how do you set yourself apart? Besides improving your technique and developing your own sound, getting your name in front of people is crucial. Growing an engaged following on social media is a key component of your DJ branding and marketing. Here are our five tips...

Using Engine As A Serato Backup With The Denon DJ MCX8000

The Denon DJ MCX8000 is a popular controller for Serato DJ, but it has an ace up its sleeve: It also works with Denon's own Engine software. Engine lets you analyse your collection beforehand, pop it onto a USB drive, then play with it on the MCX8000. And that, in our view, makes it the perfect backup solution for gigging Serato DJs.

5 Warning Signs That Your DJ Ego Is Getting Too Big

DJs are the centre of attention at a party, whether we like it or not. We are entertainers and artists, and as such there's a healthy amount of ego to maintain. However, it's all too easy for things to go to your head, especially if you've experienced some form of success and, perhaps, even power. Here are five things to avoid...

How To Create A Mixtape That Gets You Noticed

You spend an evening recording a set and uploading it to a site like Mixcloud, only to be disappointed by a few measly plays and little, if any, shares. We've all been there: That's because just about anyone can easily make a decent mixtape these days. Here are our tips for creating a mixtape that gets you noticed...

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