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NOCS is a relatively new Swedish-based company that creates high quality headphones and monitors for consumers and pro users alike. The new NOCS NS900 Live Professional DJ Headphones took two years to develop as the headphones went through many design changes until the performance was good enough for the rigors of a professional DJ. The NS900 Live headphones are now available in the US through Mixware.net who sent us a set for the full review treatment.
There's been lots of pro-audio speakers coming out on the market as of late and longtime speaker manufacturer Mackie decided to add some new actively powered 1000W speakers to its existing SRM and Thump Series lineups. The new SRM350 and SRM450 both exhibit the same durable build quality and portability as the originals and the new Thump Series has been completely revamped to house the new 1000W class-D internal amplifier.
Mixvibes has just released the new Cross DJ 3.1 software update that allows users to easily record their mixes and share them directly to Youtube, Soundcloud, or Mixcloud with ease. This new release also brings new video feature updates, EQ mixing updates, and new MIDI and HID support for hte new Pioneer DDJ-SB, Numark iDJ Live II, and the Pioneer CDJ-900Nexus. There's also a prized competition to commemorate the latest release.
Our Very Own Resident DJ Caesar is back with another great interview on the Weekend Work radio show on Shade 45 in NYC with Reggae & Dancehall Legend Barrington Levy. Check out the full video interview as Barrington Levy continuously goes off into his musical tangents during the entire DJ Caesar interview. If you are a Dancehall and Reggae fan, then this is must-watch TV! Check out the interview after the jump.
The annual Winter Music Conference held in Miami, Florida, can be one of the craziest places in the country to be in early spring, and this year was no exception. While there is a broad range of music being showcased, there is still a heavy hip-hop influence in the 305. Scratch Academy Miami was able to host a Scratch Summit during WMC and brought through hip-hop legends including 2 Live Crew, DJ Cash Money, and more. The summit included speech panels, DJ battles, showcases and other DJ oriented activities, all hosted by the renowned academy. It’s a beautiful thing to see turntablism thriving in sunny south Florida. Peep the recap video below.
Sennheiser has been a trusted DJ headphone company for quite some time with their HD25 headphones sitting on top of many professional DJ’s heads during their performances. These headphones have been out for over 25 years, so Sennheiser thought it was a great time to release their brand new lineup of three new performance headphones that is sure to please DJ's and Producers across different performance needs and cost levels. We will take a look at the top-tier HD8 DJ headphones to see how they make it through the tests.
April is here and we are back with MyMP3Pool.com to give you guys the top 25 downloads from the record pool. There will continue to be a new installment every two weeks to inform our readers what their peers have been downloading worldwide. Having a new perspective on what tracks are the hottest can help enable both DJs and listeners and we are happy to bring this addition to directly to you. MyMP3Pool is one of the top sites in their lane and is a great source to gauge where songs rank in popularity among DJs. Below is the top 25 list as well as a preview link for each track. Enjoy!
M-Audio has released a new line of powered monitor speakers that boast great looks, great sound, and great affordability. The new M-Audio BX Carbon series monitors come with bi-amplified internal power, separate XLR and quarter-inch inputs, woven kevlar woofers, and silk dome tweeters to match. These monitors are offered in three different woofer sizes which include the BX5 Carbon (5-inch), the BX6 Carbon (6-inch), and the BX8 Carbon (8-inch).
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