For some, just spinning records is not enough… With the amount of features that is being enabled with advancement in technology, it is not enough to just know how to blend two tracks together nowadays. But for some, that is still not enough. And for a DJ like Kypski, he wants to be able to play out a whole remix live.
DJ Shiftee, the 2009 DMC World Champion dropped a cool routine video featuring the Z2 from Native Instruments.
Following the video performance from Mr Switch, Pioneer has released a new performance video, this time featuring Dj Kentaro. The new Pioneer DJM-S9 Serato DJ Mixer sports eight RGB backlit pads for each channel, and a new Magvel Pro scratch crossfader that has many unique adjustments and features for todays scratch DJ and boy does he take full use of these features. Get ready to be amazed!
The Traktor Kontrol Z2 Mixer and Stanton ST-150 Super-OEM turntables are my battle weapons of choice. I have been using this setup for the last few years now and I always had a vinyl skin on each piece to make it look unique. It’s about time to switch up the look, so I decided to contact our friends over at 12inchskinz.com to see what they had to offer. We decided to go with the “All-Gold-Everything” theme to change the Turntables & Mixer to have a loud gold appearance and we were NOT disappointed!
The Serato Team is steadily releasing new Control Vinyl in brand new colors and styles for collectors and DJ’s. This time, it is the Control Vinyl Country Series. It comes in three flavors: Spanish Vinyl, Japan Vinyl and UK vinyl.
Only 500 pairs of each have been pressed and will be available worldwide so don’t delay and grab yours.
Our good friend DJ Just Dizle from France has just released a cool West Coast Megamix video which features this globe-trotting DJ mixing 125 songs on the one’s and two’s filled with West Coast Hip-Hop classics and new joints. There’s tracks from Kendrick Lamar, Dr. Dre, The Game, Snoop, Tyler the Creator, and so much more.
DJ Jazzy Jeff is one of the best DJ’s in the World and one of the main reasons I started spinning on the turntables in the first place. Serato has always been supportive of the World Traveling (Vinyl Destination) DJ and they decided to create a new limited edition Jazzy Jeff vinyl pressing which includes a case that looks like the aluminum carry case that Jazzy Jeff would take on the road with him. The set comes with two Serato timecode vinyl for DJ’s to use with Serato DJ.
The Serato Team announced that they have now lowered the price to only $10 per pair for the new Limited Edition 10-inch Serato Control vinyl that are two-inches smaller so that they can easily fit in a backpack for DJ’s on the go. The 10-inch Serato Control vinyl has the new CV02.5 Performance Series Control Tone for the best tracking and tightest control for only $10 a pair! Click on the links below to get a pair for yourself before they’re all gone!
Way back at the BPM 2013 show, Reloop announced a joint venture with Ortofon DJ to create vinyl turntable cartridges that would appeal to different DJ’s who perform with vinyl. These new Reloop branded Ortofon Concorde Cartridges come in Black (entry-level), Green (digital timecode vinyl), and Blue (all around performers), with two OM headshell-mounted variations also available. These cartridges are now available and Reloop has released three quick videos to show what each one is used for.
The Atomix team has started a new video web series called Power Room that will feature Virtual DJ 8’s new engine being used and abused by some of the best DJ’s around to see if it can be broken! In this sixth episode, the Atomix team take the Virtual DJ DVS setup to Miami once again, but this time to see DMC DJ Knockers to get his impressions of the new vinyl engine in VDJ 8. Check out the quick scratch DJ performance and interview below to see how it stacks up to the others…