DJ Software Reviews

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...
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...
Serato DJ

Best Professional DJ Software 2016: Serato DJ

In our third and latest entry in our best professional DJ software 2016 series, we take an in-depth look at Serato DJ. If you...
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,...

DJ Tutorials

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 at their headphones. Can someone...

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

We all have been there. You are rocking away behind the decks, and suddenly, no sound. It takes a few seconds to sink in, but the booing crowd pulls...

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

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 to support the newest features...

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, but achieving results only...

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 meters to rely on, and...

New Years Eve DJ Gig: My Learnings

This last New Year I accepted to do a New Years Eve DJ gig at a friends place, and I did pick up some good learnings that I would like to share...

DJ Software News

Denon DJ Engine Prime 1.2 Now Works With Traktor!

Denon DJ released a major update to their Engine Prime software, the Denon DJ Engine Prime 1.2 update, paired up with a firmware update for their SC5000 player. In this update, Denon DJ has paired up with Native Instruments to integrate Traktor Pro playlist into the Engine Prime.

Traktor Pro 2.11.3 Is Available! HID Support For CDJ-2000NX2 And More!

Traktor Pro 2.11.3 is available, and it contains a few interesting updates. We now know that Native Instruments has big plans for their Traktor Pro software and hardware product line and that is an excellent perspective for Traktor Pro DJ.

New Traktor Pro Software And Hardware Coming In 2018

Apparently, there is new Traktor Pro software and hardware coming this year, according to a statement from Pedram Faghfouri, director of products for Traktor at Native Instruments.

Beatport Acquires Streaming Service Pulselocker

Beatport has just announced the acquisition of streaming service Pulselocker. As you might remember, Pulselocker ceased to exist in 2017 and disappeared from one day to another leaving its...

Serato Support Coming For Rane Seventy Two And Twelve On April 4th!

After months of teasing, star-studded appearances at trade fairs such as Namm 2018, the Rane Seventy Two battle mixer and the Rane 12 digital turntable are finally coming to a store near you.

Denon DJ’s Engine Prime Will Work With The MCX8000 Soon!

Denon DJ is announcing today the beta testing program for the next MCX8000 firmware update. Among many improvements and fixes, this update will finally enable the MCX8000 to work...

Serato DJ Pro And Serato DJ Lite Released, Adds Practice Mode!

We have talked about the new Serato version before, but now it's official: Serato DJ and Serato DJ Intro are no more, say hello to Serato DJ Pro and Serato DJ Lite!

Rekordbox Version 5.2 Launched, Activates Lighting Mode!

Rekordbox version 5.2 has arrived, and the new Lighting Mode that we saw at NAMM 2018 is now available. This feature brings DMX controlled lighting to Rekordbox and Rekordbox DJ, allowing for any DJ, even those on a tight budget, build synchronized light shows for their sets. 

New Roland DJ Controllers Drum Sounds, FX Released

Roland just released new firmware for their DJ controller series, the DJ-202, DJ-505, and the DJ-808. It contains new Roland DJ controller drum sound and FX. Find out more inside!

NAMM 2018: Denon DJ Syncs Your Lights Through STAGELINQ and TIMECODE

Denon DJ is integrating the TimeCode technology from Dutch manufacturer BLCKBOOK into the SC5000 Prime media player, using their StagelinQ protocol.