4 Reasons Why You Should Share Track IDs

So, you spend a couple of hours a week digging for tracks and have found some gems that you will play out at your next gig. Fast forward to the club, you're behind the decks and one of those bangers is going off. Mid-way through the track, someone comes over and asks you for the track ID. What do you do?

A-Trak Announces His Own DJ Competition

A-Trak has announced the Goldie Awards, a new DJ and beat maker competition that places a heavy emphasis on creativity and skill. The application process involves uploading a one-minute video showcasing your skills to Instagram or YouTube.

Over To You: How Often Do You Clean Your DJ Gear?

This week, we want to know if you have a set routine for cleaning your prize equipment? What are the dos and don'ts? Do you wait until the faders are all jammed up with gunk before you get the cloth out or are you like the guys who wash their cars every Sunday morning, even if they haven't driven anywhere?

Over To You: Which Unusual Item Is Always In Your DJ Bag?

A few years ago, I was in a shop on my way to a gig and I found these awesome lollipops that I hadn't seen for donkey's years. I had to buy one but in the end, I never ate it and it remains in my DJ bag to this day. We want to know, which is the most unusual item you keep or have kept in your DJ bag?

7 Things We Won't Be Reviewing On Digital DJ Tips

At Digital DJ Tips we teach people how to be great DJs. At first glance, the gear and services covered this article might seem like they will help you on your way but trust us, they won't. Some of the products featured here are novel, others may stifle or even damage your DJ career. Let's take a look at some things we won't be reviewing...

Access Loops & Samples From The Cloud With Noiiz

Noiiz is a new cloud-based loop and sample service for DJ/producers. It offers unlimited downloads of royalty-free sounds and synth presets from its website and companion plugin for an annual fee, and it also has a 1GB monthly plan available.

Review & Video: Chew Live Streaming For DJs

Chew is a free service that lets you broadcast both video and audio of your DJ set, whether you're in the club or in your bedroom. You can use a laptop with a webcam or a professional camera set-up to stream your DJ sets, and soon you'll be able to stream using your mobile device too (the Chew mobile app is currently in an early testing stage).