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Pulselocker shuts down

Pulselocker Stops Working In DJ Apps: What Happened?

Yesterday, at around 22:00 CET, Pulselocker shut down its services and effective from that moment, none of their integrations in Serato DJ or Rekordbox...
Serato DJ 1.9.10 upgrade

Serato DJ 1.9.10 Is Out, Supports Denon DJ Prime Series!

Serato DJ 1.9.10 has arrived with support for the Mixars Quattro, the Denon DJ SC5000 Prime and the X1800 Prime with full DVS support for the latter.
Denon DJ SC5000 Prime And Rekordbox

Denon DJ SC5000 Prime Reads Rekordbox USB Sticks!

We have talked a lot about the SC5000 Prime in the past and not the least about its impressive set of onboard features. With...

Gear & Software Reviews

Pioneer DJ DDJ-RZ Rekordbox Controller Review And Video

Pioneer DJ DDJ-RZ
In our Pioneer DJ DDJ-RZ Rekordbox Controller Review And Video we put the DDJ-RZ through the test and find out if it's really as good as it looks.

Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S5 Review And Video

Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S5
Our Traktor Kontrol S5 Review And Video covers all the aspects of the S5, a great controller for Traktor Pro with fantastic screens, but without jog wheels.

Pioneer DJ DJM-450 Mixer Review And Video

Pioneer DJ DJM-450
Our Pioneer DJ DJM-450 mixer review and video. We check all the features, from the sound color FX through the send & return features. Check it out inside!

Reloop Mixon 4 Serato DJ And IOS DJ Controller Review And...

Reloop Mixon 4
The Reloop Mixon 4 is 4 channel mixer for Serato DJ with dock for an iPad Pro 12.9 inch, supporting Algoriddim's djay Pro on IOS and Android.

Pioneer DJ XDJ-1000MK2 Media Player Review And Video

Pioneer XDJ-1000MK2 media player
Check out our Pioneer DJ XDJ-1000mk2 media player review, a full-size media player with similar features as the CDJ-2000nxs2 but at half the price.

Allen & Heath Xone:PX5 Review And Video

Allen & Heath Xone:PX5 DJ club mixer
The newest entry in Allen & Heat's mixer range, the PX5 is well built, sounds great and has a wealth of inputs & outputs. The onboard filter & FX module make the offering complete.

Features And Editorials

Native Instruments Cash Insertion

Native Instruments Raises USD 59 Million From EMH Partners

Native Instruments, the creators of Traktor Kontrol DJ controllers, Maschine production gear and software and the legendary Traktor Pro DJ software have raised a...
djay Pro on the iPhone 7 versus the iPhone X

What The iPhone X Means For DJ Apps: A First Mock-Up

Now the iPhone X is out, DJ app developers can start working (and for sure they already are) on using that extra screen size...
Is there an XDJ-2000 coming soon??

Pioneer DJ, Give Us The XDJ-2000, Now!

It has been over half a year since Denon DJ launched their new Prime series, and by now we expected Pioneer DJ to come...
Pioneer DJ XDJ-RX MK2 updated rendition

Is There A Pioneer DJ XDJ-RX MK2 Coming In September?

Update 2: The real thing is out! Check the XDJ-RX2 full details here. Updated: Djtechtools updated their original article with what could be a leaked...
Top earning DJ's in 2017.

Top Earning DJ’s In 2017 Revealed, And Why It Doesn’t Say...

Earlier this week the top 10 highest earning DJ's of 2017 list was unveiled by Forbes, and once again, Calvin Harris comes out on...
Laidback Luke lashes out at the DJ mag Top 100.

Laidback Luke Lashes Out Against The DJ Mag Top 100

It's a yearly recurring discussion in the DJ world: the relevance of the DJ Mag Top 100. In his latest Vlog, Laidback Luke, top...

DJ Hardware And Software Guide

Rekordbox 5.0

Rekordbox 5.0 Full Feature Breakdown: How Good Is It?

Price: Rekordbox 5.0 is free. Modules come at a cost (Rekb DJ: 139 USD, Rekb DVS: 109 USD, Rekb Video: 159 USD) Manufacturer:...

Which DJ Software Package Is The Best: djay Pro Or Traktor...

There are many DJ software packages to choose from, and we have covered most of them here on DjTechZone. Last time we looked at how...
Why DJ's use headphones explained

Why DJs Use Headphones When Mixing Explained

User Dj Fisch asked the following question on our Youtube channel: Hi, I am new in the business and I am wondering why DJs always listen shortly...
Serato DJ versus Rekordbox DJ

Which DJ Software Package Is The Best: Rekordbox DJ Or Serato...

If you are a new DJ and wondering what software/hardware to go for, we got you covered here on DjTechZone. You can check out...
Plan your DJ backup plan carefully!

How To Prepare For DJ Gear Malfunction: A Backup Plan For...

We all have been there. You are rocking away behind the decks, and suddenly, no sound. It takes a few seconds to sink in,...
Beginner DJ controller matchup

What DJ Software And DJ Controller To Choose As A Beginner...

Last updated on  if you are wondering how to get started with DJing in 2017, then you have come to the right place. After years...

DJ Tutorials

Why DJ's use headphones explained

Why DJs Use Headphones When Mixing Explained

User Dj Fisch asked the following question on our Youtube channel: Hi, I am new in the business and I am wondering why DJs always listen shortly...
Plan your DJ backup plan carefully!

How To Prepare For DJ Gear Malfunction: A Backup Plan For...

We all have been there. You are rocking away behind the decks, and suddenly, no sound. It takes a few seconds to sink in,...
Creating and uploading a mix to youtube

Creating And Sharing A DJ Mix On Youtube

How to create, edit and post a DJ mix on Youtube and make sure it stays up? Find out how I did it and learn from my experience!
Using The Pioneer DJ DDJ-SZ With Rekordbox DJ

Using the Pioneer DJ DDJ-SZ With Rekordbox DJ

Last updated on  Update February 2017: What is valid for the Pioneer DDJ-SZ, is certainly valid for the Pioneer DJ DDJ-SZ2! The SZ2 is fully equipped...
What are good djing habits?

What Are Good Djing Habits?

In this post, I would like to explore a number of good DJing habits productive and ambitious DJs should have. It's easy to proclaim yourself a...
DJ Techniques explained: Beatmatching

DJ Techniques: Beatmatching Explained

In the early days of DJing, beatmatching was an essential skill for any DJ. There were no sync buttons, waveforms, bpm counters and phase...

DJ Fairs

Musikmesse 2017 in pictures

Musikmesse 2017: A Few Pictures To Ease The Pain

By now you heard that the DJ part of Musikmesse 2017 (DJCon) was a very disappointing event. Weird format, almost no gear, not to...
Denon DJ Prime Series @ DJCon

Musikmesse 2017: A 2-Minute Tour Of DJCon

Musikmesse 2017 is a big no-show for DJ gear manufacturers. Still we tried to make the best of it and have a short compilation video with what on display.
Reloop Mixon 4 Namm 2017

NAMM 2017: Reloop Mixon 4 DJ Controller Video Overview

I have been trying to get a review unit for a while (after some good networking at Namm one should be coming out my...
Gemini MDJ range

Namm 2017: Gemini New Media Players MDJ-500, MDJ-600 And MDJ-900

Unfortunately, these came in only on Sunday at Namm 2017 so we couldn't check them out. That being said, it's pretty big news as...

Namm 2017: Final Wrap Up And Thoughts

So Namm 2017 is over, and while some might argue that there was not much to see this year, I would certainly say that...
Allen & Heat Xone:PX5

NAMM 2017: Allen & Heath Xone:PX5 Video Introduction

Yes yes, I know this is old news, but I just couldn't miss the chance of checking out the relatively new Xone:PX5 mixer out. So...

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