Over To You: Best DJ Headphones Under $150?

Digital DJ Tips forum member DJ NSHYAP writes: “Could you please advise which would be the best headphones for DJing, taking into consideration noise cancellation, durability (not too plastic), weight (not too heavy), bass, and price (within $150)?”

Pioneer DJ Launches DDJ-SB2 Controller For Serato DJ

Pioneer has today announced the Pioneer DDJ-SB2 entry-level controller for Serato DJ Intro and Serato DJ. The two-channel DDJ-SB2 boasts all the features of the original DDJ-SB, including filter fade and performance pads,but now adds trim pots, level meters, the Pad Trans beat effect and four-deck control.

Pioneer DJM-S9 Battle Mixer For Serato DJ Announced

Pioneer has just announced its latest mixer, the DJM-S9, which is a two-channel Midi-enabled DVS scratch mixer designed to work out-of-the-box with Serato DJ software, with a built-in audio interface and deep Midi control.

Pioneer Teases New DVS Midi Scratch Mixer

Pioneer has released an extremely sparse video that appears to be teasing a brand-new DVS scratch mixer, or maybe even an all-in-one controller along the lines of an “XDJ-RZ”. Whatever it is, we haven’t got long to wait to find out: The release date is given as 6 August 2015, which is this Thursday.

Pioneer’s New Rekordbox Will Be Fully Fledged DJ Software

Pioneer has today teased a new version of its Rekordbox software that appears to be a fully featured DJ program, like Traktor, Serato or Virtual DJ. If we’re right, it means we can expect a whole new set of DJ controllers from the company, which could very well Pioneer the dominant name in digital DJing, from bedroom to DJ booth.

djay Pro 1.1 for Mac Brings Pioneer CDJ/XDJ Integration & Video Mixing

In a major upgrade to its djay Pro platform for Mac, Algoriddim has added comprehensive support for Pioneer CDJ and XDJ models; live video mixing; and a host of other features, helping to make djay Pro a serious alternative for use in pro DJ booths. The platform now supports Pioneer’s CDJ-900, CDJ-2000nexus, and the XDJ-1000.

[Video] Musikmesse 2015: Pioneer RM-05 and RM-07 Studio Monitors

Pioneer has taken its “speaker in a speaker” technology from far more expensive monitors and used it in this mid-range (ie not cheap) brace of new designs, the RM-05 (5″ woofer) and RM-07 (7″ woofer). They’re a far cry from boxy, MDF-constructed entry level monitors, and here Rik from Pioneer DJ explains the differences.