Review & Video: Pioneer DDJ-SZ Serato DJ Controller


Today we review the new flagship controller in Pioneer’s range, the DDJ-SZ. It is bigger and better specified than any Serato controller out there, with dual laptop control, built-in DVS support, standalone mixer, two different Pioneer hardware FX sections, and CDJ-sized jogwheels. But is it worth the extra over the DDJ-SX?

Serato DJ 1.6.3 Brings CDJ-900NXS Support

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Serato has released the latest update to Serato DJ, bringing it to 1.6.3, and adding support for Pioneer’s CDJ-900NCXS among other tweaks.

Pioneer DDJ-SB Now Comes In Three New Colours

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Pioneer has announced that its DDJ-SB line of entry level digital DJ controllers now come in four colours: Silver, red, blue, and black.

Musikmesse 2014: Best Of The Rest


Not much left to report from this year’s Musikmesse that we didn’t bring you already in our whirlwind tour around the halls this last few days, but here’s a roundup of the few things on our smartphones and in our inboxes that we’ve not got around to sharing yet

Pioneer Launches DJE-2000 & DJE-1500 In-Ear DJ Headphones

The Pioneer DJE-2000 is the more expensive of the brace of DJ-focused in-ear monitoring headphones released by the company today.

In-ear monitors are enjoying a bit of limelight at the moment, both as an alternative for DJ monitoring at gigs, and as a high-quality lifestyle / “set preparation” choice away from the DJ booth. Pioneer has now joined the fray, with the DJE-2000 and the DJE-1500.

Over To You: How Can I Convince My Dad To Let Me Buy A Controller?

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A young Digital DJ Tips reader Alex writes: “I’m a passionate guy when it comes to EDM, and I am starting (or at least trying) to get into the business, I have DJed before, with many controllers and at various stores, and I now want to get one.” “My choice so far after months of […]

Review & Video: Pioneer DJ S-DJ60X Monitors


There’s a burgeoning market out there for decent-sounding speakers than won’t break the bank. Enter the Pioneer S-DJ60X, the middle in a new range of entry level monitors from the company.