Atlantic City, N.J. — Now in its 30th year, DJ Expo showed its time-tested experience by delivering another winning trade show/exhibition at the East Coast gaming capital. Held this past Aug. 12-15 at Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City, DJ Expo presented the DJ industry’s top combination of technology exhibits, educational seminars and sponsored parties.… Read More

Last year from NAMM we brought you an exclusive video of the Mixars Duo scratch mixer (featuring me throwing Z-Trip off the decks to film it; all I can say is he’s a very gracious man…). Here at NAMM 2017, Mixras is premiering an altogether more involved mixer: The new Mixars Quattro. This… … Read More

Ahead of NAMM 2017, Gemini today announced the MAS-1 controller, the company’s first Midi controller that’s targeted towards users of clip-based performance software like Ableton Live. It marks somewhat of a departure for Gemini, but maintains the company’s focus on DJs as it is designed specific… … Read More

Popular DJ mix streaming site Mixcloud has got a fresh lick of paint and a feature brush up for 2017, fresh off the back of launching its revamped iOS and Android apps in September of last year. “The new desktop site uses a brighter and more intuitive design to make it even easier and faster… … Read More

Mackie today announces a complete modernization of its popular Big Knob Monitor Controller, expanding the lineup and including models with high-resolution USB recording and playback. The all-new Big Knob Series features three models – Big Knob Passive, Big Knob Studio and Big Knob Studio+. Now… … Read More

After opening yesterday at the Anaheim Convention Center, the Winter NAMM Show will run today through Sunday, Jan 22. Over 90,000 music-industry professionals—manufacturers, distributors and retailers—are expected to flood the annual exhibition/trade show, which will see scads of new products…… Read More

Denon DJ has today officially announced a complete ecosystem of pro DJ gear and software including the flagship SC5000 media player, signalling a comprehensive assault on the commercial DJ booth, a space that has, of course, been dominated by Pioneer DJ for more than two decades. Read on for full… … Read More

The latest mixing plug-in from iZotope is Neutron, and in some ways it picks up where Ozone—the Boston-based company’s mastering software—left off. While iZotope’s Ozone has been widely used as a mastering and instrument bus plug-in, Neutron aims to assist us in solving some of the mixing… … Read More

After some carefully crafted tweaking, Serato has finally taken the training wheels off Serato DJ 1.9.3, and opened the door to a synergy just waiting to be properly tapped: the ability to link across platforms (most notably with Ableton Live). Stalwart Serato fans will recall that Ableton Live… … Read More

Pioneer DJ sells a range of DJ controllers suited to the home end of the market, so it’s not a surprise to see the company also launching speakers that would pair well with such controllers. The DM-40s, at a price point of around US$150 and sized to fit any small bedroom or “corner of living… Read More