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  • You should produce your vinyl records via short-run lathe cutting – here’s why.

    DJ TechTools May 25, 2022 | 07:34 am

    The barriers to entry for music producers have mostly been obliterated. Between the multitude of digital distribution platforms and the self-contained ecosystem of Bandcamp, music producers needn’t – and often don’t – bother with record labels and physical releases. So then, the question becomes: why does the vinyl market not only persist, but continue to grow?   Collectability, […] The post You should produce your vinyl records via short-run lathe cutting – here’s why. appeared first on DJ TechTools.

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  • Pioneer DJ releases white XDJ-XZ-W, but more products to come…

    DJ TechTools May 19, 2022 | 21:40 pm

    It might be no surprise anytime Pioneer DJ teases a sequence of new releases that the first thing is usually a new color way of an existing product. This time, it’s the XDJ-XZ, which is getting a white version, the XDJ-XZ-W. The new white colored version of the XDJ-XZ will cost $2,499, and we’ve already […] The post Pioneer DJ releases white XDJ-XZ-W, but more products to come… appeared first on DJ TechTools.

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  • Engine DJ’s latest 2.2 release: bug fixes, new features like Active Loops, Virtual DJ Computer Mode, Metronome + more

    DJ TechTools Apr 28, 2022 | 06:59 am

    Engine DJ has released a new edition of their flagship software, version 2.2 – and with it an array of new features and bug fixes for both OS and desktop. New features & fixes: Active Loops, FX Time Division + more On the hardware/OS feature front, check out the latest additions: Active Loops – you can […] The post Engine DJ’s latest 2.2 release: bug fixes, new features like Active Loops, Virtual DJ Computer Mode, Metronome + more appeared first on DJ TechTools.

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  • Serato DJ Pro now supports Pioneer DJ’s XDJ-RX3 with latest update

    DJ TechTools Apr 19, 2022 | 08:38 am

    Serato released its most recent update to its DJ software, Serato DJ Pro 2.5.11, earlier this month – and with it, a big door that opened for DJs interested in using Pioneer DJ’s XDJ-RX3 – the 2-channel, all-in-one piece of DJ hardware – with it. The XDJ-RX3 will now unlock Serato DJ Pro for free when […] The post Serato DJ Pro now supports Pioneer DJ’s XDJ-RX3 with latest update appeared first on DJ TechTools.

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  • Chrome Caps: We’re making Gold Chroma Caps, here’s how to be the first to get them.

    DJ TechTools Mar 24, 2022 | 19:15 pm

    Chrome Caps - a new version of Chroma Caps that have a reflective metallic appearance coating on the outside to give them an incredible shine and to make your DJ gear really stand out. The post Chrome Caps: We’re making Gold Chroma Caps, here’s how to be the first to get them. appeared first on DJ TechTools.

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  • Audiophile sound systems, Mancuso, & building a DJ career: DJ Colleen Murphy

    DJ TechTools Feb 22, 2022 | 08:02 am

    Colleen Murphy is a broadcaster, producer and DJ. She’s most recently remixed A Certain Ratio, Mildlife and Róisín Murphy and has just released her Cosmodelica remix of Lady Blackbird’s ‘Lost And Looking’. We thought it would be a good opportunity to talk to her about her DJ career, working with the legendary David Mancuso and […] The post Audiophile sound systems, Mancuso, & building a DJ career: DJ Colleen Murphy appeared first on DJ TechTools.

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  • Mobile Streaming: the best sound cards for broadcasting on the go

    DJ TechTools Feb 15, 2022 | 07:59 am

    Well, here we are – closing in on year two of this global pandemic. Are you as over it as we are? Looking back at 2020, one of the defining movements of DJing was the overwhelming adoption of live streaming. With most of the world entering one form of lockdown or another, DJs flocked to […] The post Mobile Streaming: the best sound cards for broadcasting on the go appeared first on DJ TechTools.

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  • Ableton Live 11.1: native support for Apple Silicon, new Max for Live tools

    DJ TechTools Feb 2, 2022 | 01:11 am

    The latest update to Ableton Live launched today, version 11.1 – a free download for Ableton users that, most importantly, adds native support for Apple computers that run on the M1 Silicon chip. If you’re working off one of the M1 Macs that were released in 2020 or 2021 (you can see a full list […] The post Ableton Live 11.1: native support for Apple Silicon, new Max for Live tools appeared first on DJ TechTools.

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