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"From the Turntables to The Boardroom" is a new blog series from Christina Clark, owner of ADJency, A DJ Agency, that will educate DJ's on how to manage their brand to generate revenue. Let's get started.
A few months ago we finished the in-depth HD-video and written reviews of the new Native Instruments Maschine Studio Music Production MIDI Controller. We found that the Maschine Studio is an extremely powerful device that can help music makers produce professional tracks while using it as the production centerpiece. Check out the new Native Instruments Maschine Workflow Tutorial six-Part video series which will guide and show users how to create a new beat from start to finish.
Earlier today, I turned on the Stanton T.120 turntables and the Custom Pioneer DJM-T1 Traktor Mixer for another quick freestyle session featuring songs from my newest mixtape release; Blazing Cuts June 2014. I am here in the second DJ room of my new residence in NJ and I had to get my camera rolling to give you a quick freestyle mixing session with some of my favorite tracks of this latest release. Watch the performance video then download & stream the mixtape inside.
The Traktor Remix Decks allows DJ's to perform like producers in real-time while beatmashing and remixing with different sounds, loops, hotcues, and effects using different controllers. The Remix Decks originally came with a few Remix sets to get users started, but NI has made sure to keep releasing Fresh and New Remix Sets for users to play with, all for a small fee. Check out the six new Remix Sets created by various artists.
From now until August 31st, Native Instruments has announced that the Komplete 9 and Komplete 9 Ultimate software instrument bundle prices will be reduced to only $399 and $699 respectively. The Komplete 9 suite comes with 33 instruments & effects while the Komplete 9 Ultimate will include 65 instruments & effects for producers to play with. That's a lot of serious sounds that Maschine users everywhere can easily integrate into their setup for a great price.
Monoprice is an internet company that specializes in high quality cables, components, and accessories for electronics. They are able to provide consumers with excellent prices on their products since they come directly from manufacturing plants that meet or exceed build standards. The new Monoprice DJ Laptop Stand was only $35 plus shipping, .so we purchased one to put it through the tests to see just how good it really is. Check out the unboxing video to see all that comes in the box.
Sennheiser has just released their new "HD" lineup of three new performance headphones that is sure to please DJ's and Producers across different performance needs and cost levels. We recently reviewed the Sennheiser HD8 DJ flagship model headphones, but now we have the new HD6 MIX headphones that are optimized for production and mixing in the DJbooth.net Lab for the full video and written review treatment. Check out our unboxing & first impressions video to see all that comes in the box.
Pioneer DJ's Rekordbox music management software has just received a new update that adds even more functionality than ever before. The new Rekordbox 3.0 software allows users to Tag their music and identify tracks that mix well with other tracks for future use. There's also a new preview function that allows DJ's to listen to a mix beforehand and an all new playlist view that allows users to edit and display up to five playlists at a time.
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