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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...
Pioneer DJ's Rekordbox DJ 5.0 Beta is out!

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

update: check all the details and download the new Rekordbox 5.0 version here. Pioneer DJ's Rekordbox 5.0 Beta is out, and the first evident change...
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...

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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: Pioneer DJ More Info: Rekordbox...

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

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 Serato DJ and Rekordbox...
Serato DJ versus Rekordbox DJ

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

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 informative piece How to get started...
Beginner DJ controller matchup

What DJ Software And DJ Controller To Choose As A Beginner 2017

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 of testing and experimenting, I...
Serato DJ

Best Professional DJ Software 2016: Serato DJ

In our third and latest entry of our best professional DJ software 2016 series, we take an in-depth look at Serato DJ. If you missed the earlier entries, check...
Rekordbox DJ software

Best Professional DJ Software 2016: Rekordbox DJ

In our second entry in this series, we take a look at Rekordbox DJ. If you missed our first entry focusing on Traktor Pro, check it out here. Update: check...
Traktor Pro 2 detailed overview

Best Professional DJ Software 2016: Traktor Pro

Best Professional DJ Software 2016: Traktor Pro is a Dj Software package by Berlin based Native Instruments. It's the software of choice of many (German) techno DJs and as...
djay pro screenshot

What DJ Software To Use As A Starting DJ

Starting to DJ So you are getting into DJing. First of all, congratulations! Contrary to common belief, there cannot ever be too many DJs, I firmly believe there is always...

Features And Editorials

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 to stuff even more controls...
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 back in furious anger and...
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 picture of the actual real...
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...

How To Choose Your First DJ Controller

In this post, I explore the things to keep in mind when buying your first DJ controller. If you are rather looking for an overview of DJ controllers,  then...
Chris Liebing gear overview

Superstar DJs And Their DJ Gear: Chris Liebing Part 2

Last year I did a piece in our Superstar DJ's and their gear series featuring German techno DJ Chris Liebing. Last week, Native Instruments put out 3 videos featuring Chris...

Denon DJ Prime Series Update: The Battle For The DJ’s

Last week, two Very Important DJ's jumped ship and moved from Pioneer DJ to Denon DJ gear: Laidback Luke and Paul Oakenfold. Both are extremely respected DJ's in their own...
The late Ruth Flowers a.k.a. Mamy Rock

Am I Too Old To DJ?

I'm over 40 and I started to DJ when I was in my early 30's. Nothing wrong with it, and I never felt that this was too old, or that I was too old to DJ.
What will Pioneer DJ's next move be?

Denon DJ VS Pioneer DJ: the battle of the media player!

2017 started with a bang, and Denon DJ has unleashed their newest media player on the world: the SC5000 Prime. There is also a new mixer, a new turntable and...
DJ Craze performing live

Superstar DJs and Their DJ Gear: DJ Craze

Back in a time when computers were only starting to push through to the mainstream and using them for djing was not even a notion, THE DMC World DJ...
Superstar DJ's and their gear: Laidback Luke!

Superstar DJs and Their DJ Gear: Laidback Luke

Laidback Luke is one of the most interesting DJ's in today's crowded EDM scene. In fact, calling him an EDM DJ doesn't really do him justice since his range & style goes beyond that. Laidback Luke combines effortlessly different genres during his set, crafting a unique vibe.
Chris Liebing Live

Superstar DJs And Their DJ Gear: Chris Liebing

This week we turn to the German techno scene, featuring perfectly beat gridded techno beats, vast echoes & reverbs and lots of technology. Chris Liebing is one of the key...
Felix Da Housecat Live

Superstar DJs And Their DJ Gear: Felix Da Housecat

In our third entry in superstar DJs and their DJ gear, we turn to the legendary Felix Da Housecat, musician, producer and DJ spanning more than 3 decades of creativity. He is...
DJ Jazzy Jeff rocking it

Superstar DJs And Their DJ Gear: DJ Jazzy Jeff

Few DJs have attained such a legendary status as DJ Jazzy Jeff. From his early days as Jazz in the French Prince of Bel-Air with Will Smith, and releasing...

Superstar DJs And Their DJ Gear: Carl Cox

Understanding what gear top DJs use has been a longtime hobby of mine. In the minds of many DJ fans superstar DJs always use the same standard CDJ/DJM setup, but while this...
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...

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