DJ Bailey from London is an artist that stays true to himself and who is passionate about showcasing every side of the music he loves. Bailey is a multi-award winning presenter for Ministry of Sound Radio, former BBC Radio 1Xtra & BBC Radio 1 presenter plus long standing resident DJ for Goldie’s label Metalheadz. In this Serato Icon Series video feature, DJ Bailey discusses his early DJ days and the ways in which he expresses himself through his music.
Eclectic Breaks and the Pro X Fade advanced Crossfader have been out on the market for the last seven years, and within that time frame they have been known to produce a very high quality product for DJ's who want an upgrade to the heart and soul of their DJ mixer. The Pro X Fade crossfader is a solid and customizable fader that can be purchased and installed to upgrade your current crossfader found on a DJ Mixer. The Pro X Fade can work with many different mixers made by different manufacturers and the adjustments in tension and cut-in distance allows for an added layer of customization to the feel of a standard mixer.
Chuck D is a True hip-hop legend from the '80s and MC for Public Enemy who continues to be one of the most iconic groups in all of Hip Hop. Serato has released its latest Icon Artist series video featuring none other than Chuck D as he explains his early experiences with the DJ and some other gems from the past.
This year marks the second annual Global Spin Awards show that honors and celebrates Hip-Hop DJ's and their contribution to the music industry. The award show took place on Monday November 18, 2013 at the New York Times Center in Manhattan, NY and TV personality Sway Calloway hosted the event. There were lots of famous DJ's on hand and A-Trak even kicked the show off with his showcase. Check out the red carpet video roundup and the winners of this year's awards.
Monster is bringing us a new and ultra-portable DJ system called GO-DJ. The GO-DJ device has a built in mixer, storage for music, dual screens for deck controls, and an audio interface for speakers and headphones. This compact unit is only a bit larger than most cell phones and has lots of functions that DJ's can use to play at a small gig or in the comforts of their own home.
UDG, a company known for its high-quality DJ bags and cases, has released a top-of-the-line Laptop/Controller Stand called the Creator. We here are The Booth took it for a spin and are happy to say that it has become our favorite stand in the office due to its chameleon-like ability to adapt to any DJ setup and its awesome build quality.
UDG makes some excellent DJ gear bags and hardcases for lots of different DJ equipment and accessories. UDG now has Hardcases for the NI Maschine Mikro, Pioneer RMX-1000, Novation Launchpad, Headphones, controllers, DJ soundcards and more! UDG has just announced two new Digi Wallets that allows DJ's to hold even more of their precious accessories such as hard drives and cables with ease. The new UDG Digi-Wallets are now available in two different sizes and two different colors and they will be available in the US via Mixware.net
The new Guitar Center superstore in Brooklyn, NYC hosted an event last month on October 24th to unveil a brand new 2500 square-foot section of the store that is completely dedicated to the Serato DJ experience. On hand to host the red-carpet event at the Brooklyn store was none other than world famous artist and DJ Biz Markie (pictured with the VP of Guitar Center). Those on hand at the event were able to use all of the different products in the Serato DJ lineup while also being able to chop it up with some other famous guests that happened to stop by.
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