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At last weekend's BPM 2014 show, Numark unveiled a new line of headphones for DJ's at different price points with different construction properties. The Numark HF series headphones all have great qualities for DJ's and we'll definitely get them in the lab for the review treatment. The HF150 headphones are collapsible and have a small design for easy transport, the HF325 have an on-ear performance design, while the HF350 have an over-the-ear Pro design.
Numark is on a roll at this year's BPM show in the UK with the release of a few new products. The product that seems to be making the most noise is the new NDX-500 Multi-media player and DJ controller. The NDX-500 is like an update to the other NDX models as it can playback music from USB drives, CD's, or even work as a USB MIDI controller with native Serato DJ support.
Earlier today I fired up the Stanton T.120 turntables and the Trusty Pioneer DJM-T1 Mixer for another quick freestyle session featuring songs from my newest mixtape release; Blazing Cuts August 2014. Back at it once again, 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. Every month I complete a quick freestyle DJ session while choosing songs from my newest Monthly Mixtape series called "DJ Blaze - Blazing Cuts". Check out my quick freestyle video session and download/stream my latest August 2014 mixtape.
What’s in a Name? I don’t know about you but I get confused when I see so many DJ’s with the same name. Your name says it all, and it should be different from everyone else to help distinguish your brand. When choosing a DJ name, there are a few things that you want to consider...
The newest DJ company on the block, Epsilon Pro is really starting to make a few waves in the industry with the release of its newest four-deck DJ controller called the Quad-Mix. The Quad-Mix is a very capable controller that comes bundled with VirtualDJ LE, has aluminum knobs, and has all the controls necessary for today's electronic DJ expeerience. The Quad-Mix is now available in white and black editions for the slim price of $350.
A brand new company called LyxPro has just released a cool set of headphones that are advertised as being great for DJ's and Sound professionals alike. The LyxPro HAS-20 headphones have large 50mm over-the-ear drivers, good passive isolation, and a folding/swivel design for easy transport and one-ear monitoring. We have a set of LyxPro HAS-20 headphones in the lab for the review treatment, but check out the unboxing video to see my first impressions.
Serato Flip is finally here with the new Serato DJ update. With Serato Flip, DJ's and producers will be able to save their hotcue, censors, edits, and track mashups so the creation can be recalled on the fly with a push of a single button. Users can save up to six Serato Flips per track and I had a blast using this new feature at the Atlantic City DJ Expo last month. Serato HQ shows us how to use Serato Flip in this new video walkthrough.
In this week's video series I'll share with you what I do outside of the DJ world and the other hobbies and interests that I am involved with. I've been a DJ since about 11 years old, but I also have many other duties and a totally separate way of making a living that most people don't know about. Check out this quick video and let us know how you manage to juggle DJ life with other responsibilities or hobbies that you may be interested in.
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