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Denon DJ Engine Prime

Denon DJ Launches Engine Prime Music Management App!

After a long wait, Denon DJ finally launched their Engine Prime app for the SC5000 Prime media player and X18000 Prime mixer. First of all,...
Ableton learning music web app launched

Ableton “Learning Music” Web App Launched

If you are remotely interested in music production, you have at least heard from Ableton. Ableton is at the same time a DAW (Digital...
Serato Sample DAW plugin

Serato Sample Beta DAW Plugin Launched

The Serato Sample DAW plugin using technologies such as Pitch 'n Time known to users of Serato DJ to allow producers to manipulate samples beyond recognition.

Features And Editorials

Pioneer DJ XDJ-RX MK2 rendition

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

You know the old saying... Where there is smoke, there is usually fire. Djtechtools posted a piece about the possibility of an XDJ-RX MK2 coming this September, all based on...
Top earning DJ's in 2017.

Top Earning DJ’s In 2017 Revealed, And Why It Doesn’t Say A Lot About DJing

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 top. Before moving on, let's look...
Could this guy be landing a residence in Ibiza soon?

Is There A Future For DJ Controllers And Digital DJing?

15 years ago digital djing was the hot new thing in town. Together with the rise of mp3's that started around 2001 with the release of the very first...
Expensive DJ gear for beginners?

Do You Really Need Expensive DJ Gear To Be a Good DJ?

While browsing through my Facebook feed this morning I stumbled on a video that makes a case for starting photographers not to focus on getting expensive gear but rather...

Denon DJ Prime Series VS Pioneer DJ: A Status Update

If you are a DjTechZone reader you know I have been following the developments around Denon DJ's new Prime Series very closely. Now, almost mid-April, it's time to do...

Hardware News

Pioneer DJ DJM-750MK2

The Missing Link: Pioneer DJ Introduces The DJM-750MK2 4 Channel Club Mixer

Pioneer DJ launched today its newest DJM mixer, the Pioneer DJ DJM-750MK2. The mixer is intended primarily to be used in a home setup, but with all the onboard features it's not difficult to imagine it could easily find its way into DJ booths.
Virtual DJ 8 now supports the Pioneer DJ XDJ-1000MK2 and the XDJ-RX!

Virtual DJ 8 Now Supports Pioneer DJ XDJ-1000MK2 And XDJ-RX

Price: depends on your license choice. USD 299 for the Pro license. Manufacturer: Atomix More Info: Virtual DJ homepage Virtual DJ 8 has been around for a while now,...
Pioneer DJ Inteface 2 Rekordbox DVS

Pioneer DJ Releases Interface 2: Rekordbox DVS In A Box!

Price: USD 299 Manufacturer: Pioneer DJ More Info: Interface 2 product page Rekordbox DJ and Rekordbox DVS have reached a certain maturity now, so it's time for Rekordbox DVS to break...
Tiësto changes his rider to Denon DJ Prime Series

Denon DJ SC5000 Prime Media Player And X1800 Mixer Are Here!

Yesterday the Prime Series from Denon DJ became available worldwide, and to celebrate this, they also announced that Tiësto, famous superstar DJ you at least heard about, changed his...

DJ Mag Top 100 DJ’s Go For Denon DJ Prime Gear!

In a stunning revelation, the entire top DJ Mag Top 100 is switching to Denon DJ Prime gear as from the first of May. The DJ Mag Top 100...

Culture And Trends

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, and overall cool dude...
Roger Sanchez NSX2 set

Roger Sanchez Killing It On The CDJ-2000NXS2/DJM-900NXS2 – updated!

Yesterday I was checking out the latest sets on DJsounds (If you are a fan of good DJs, good mixes and Pioneer DJ gear, I can warmly recommend it)...
Spotify buys Soundcloud?

Is Spotify Buying Soundcloud?

The rumour mill is going strong, the word on the street is that Spotify is about to acquire Soundcloud. Soundcloud has been struggling over the last few years to...
The Future of Djing

The Future Of DJing Might Look Like This

It's hard to predict the future. One good indicator of what will be lies in examining the past. This is because history has a tendency to repeat itself, probably...

Beatport Expands Genres

Beatport is about to expand their categorisation  with a host of new entries to cater for the ever growing electronic music genres that exist and are created every day. The change...

Software News

Pioneer DJ's Rekordbox DJ 5.0 Beta is out!

Pioneer DJ Rekordbox 5.0 Beta Is Here, And It’s Flat!

Pioneer DJ's Rekordbox 5.0 Beta is out, and the first evident change is the new, flat cleaner design. It's strikingly similar to Serato DJ, as shown in the comparison...
Denon Conversion Utility: from Rekordbox to Engine Prime

Convert between Rekordbox DJ and Engine Prime For MacOS

Price: USD 27,95 until July 1st 2017, after that USD 34,95. Manufacturer: ATGR Production Team More Info: Product page One of the biggest challenges in switching DJ software is the...
djay Pro for Windows

Algoriddim Releases djay Pro For Windows!

Price: USD 49.99 Manufacturer: Algoriddim More Info: djay Pro for Windows Today Algoriddim released their first ever piece of DJ software for the Windows platform, djay Pro for Windows 10. Algoriddim...
Serato DJ 50 pct off sale

Serato DJ Sale: 50 Pct Off, One Week Only!

if you are thinking of buying Serato DJ, this might be the good week. Serato is currently running a 1-week promo and the Serato DJ price is slashed from...
djay Pro version 1.4.3

djay Pro for Mac Updated: Pioneer DJ NXS2/TOUR1 Support, Enhanced Touch Bar Integration

Price: € 49.99 / USD 49.99 Manufacturer: Algoriddim More Info: djay Pro for Mac product page djay Pro for Mac has been updated to version 1.4.3 with a host of...

Weekly Recap

Technics SL-1200GR

Weekly Recap: Mojaxx Reviews Technics SL-1200GR, CDJ-1000MK3 Gets NSX Like Screen

Mojaxx reviews the Technics SL-1200GR When the DJ world found out Panasonic was dusting off the Technics brand name and planning to release a whole new line of SL turntables,...
Laidback Luke At Ultra 2017

Weekly Recap: Denon DJ SC5000 @ Ultra, Seth Troxler DJ Luggage, A Raspberry PI Based DVS

Laidback Luke Using The Denon DJ SC5000 At ULTRA Last week the world got to see the Denon DJ Prime Series in a big festival setting for the first time:...
Laidback Luke Denon DJ Master Class

Weekly Recap: Laidback Luke On Fire, Stream Mixes Online, Soundcloud Update

Laidback Luke Performing One Denon DJ Prime Series Laidback Luke is not wasting any time, and this week he posted two videos around his move to Denon DJ. The first...
Z-JAY Tablet

Weekly Recap: Z-JAY Tablet Foldable 3 Sceen DJ Surface, Best Traktor Pro Controller

Z-JAY Tablet 3 Screen Dedicated DJ Touch Surface The Z-JAY tablet is a 3 screen, foldable touch surface. It consists of 3 screens, one for each deck and the central...
Serato DJ 1.9.6 Public Beta

Weekly Recap: Serato DJ 1.9.6 Public Beta, MixBox2 DJ Set Recorder,

Serato DJ 1.9.6 Public Beta Serato has released a public beta of Serato DJ, version 1.9.6. This version focuses mainly on DVS improvements, so if you are not a Serato...