DJ Equipment Videos
Serato DJ has teamed up with Nick Hook, (a NY based performer, DJ, and producer) to bring his new “COLLAGE V.1” four Track EP album to vinyl in Serato fashion. On one side there will be music from the new Nick Hook album, and on the other there will be Serato timecode for DJ’s to use with Serato DJ. Serato has recorded a five-part documentary series which shows Nick’s unique creative process for each track. Check out part one after the jump.
The new Pioneer PLX-1000 analog turntables were on hand at the Atlantic City DJ Expo and we were granted an exclusive rundown to let us know what they were all about. This new Turntable has the similar layout of the iconic Technics 1200’s that DJ’s are familiar with along with some Super-OEM DNA and other minor adjustments to set it apart from the others on the market. The PLX-1000 has the Pioneer CDJ looks with the beautiful brushed black finish and silver accents. Check out our unboxing and first impressions video to see what comes in the box.
The new Pioneer PLX-1000 Turntable maintains the original layout of the iconic Technics 1200’s that DJ’s are familiar with along with some Super-OEM DNA and other minor improvements and adjustments to set it apart from the rest of the pack. The PLX-1000 also has the familiar Pioneer CDJ looks with the beautiful brushed black finish and silver/nickel accents. Check out this quick performance video of Jon1st (2013 World Online DMC Champion) putting the PLX-1000 through the paces.
Monster has just released a new Headphone that is sponsored by Nick Cannon that is designed for DJ use. The new Monster NCredible NPulse Over-The-Ear Headphones have large plush earcups, a removable cable, and a swivel design for those one-ear monitoring situations. They certainly look like a direct competitor to the Beats and SMS lines and we’ll put them to the proper test in the full review shortly. Check out our unboxing & first impressions video.
Pioneer DJ has just announced that they are releasing a new lineup of “CD-less” CDJ’s called the XDJ Line. The new XDJ series will feature USB ports to connect to computers for digital software playback like Traktor/Serato or to connect USB drives to DJ straight from the user library using Rekordbox. The first release of the new line is called the Pioneer XDJ-1000 and it features a familiar CDJ layout, an intuitive touch-screen, and more.
Veteran DJ Gaslamp Killer really does his thing on the turntables with his high energy performances and unique style of music and skill. Serato has teamed up with Gaslamp Killer to bring out his first Vinyl Picture-Disc which includes his new album tracks as well as Serato DJ timecode signals to use with the software. Check out a quick video Blog of how it all went down and to see the pressing process straight from the Vinyl factory with Gaslamp leading the way.
For this week’s video entry, we are proud to present another FREE Giveaway of the recently reviewed V-MODA XS Professional on-the-ear Headphones. The V-MODA XS headphones have a really lightweight, low profile, and sleek deisgn with quality durable metal frame and CLIQFOLD Hinge design. The V-MODA XS headphones also have great sound quality, a hardcase for protection, and dual-inputs to daisy-chain with other headphones.
Earlier Today, I hopped on the Stanton T.120c turntables and the Pioneer DJM-T1 Mixer for a quick freestyle session featuring songs from my newest mixtape release; Blazing Cuts October 2014. Because I felt the itch, 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 October 2014 mixtape for free after the jump.
The new Traktor Kontrol S8 Flagship DJ controller is now available for purchase at the many different Native Instruments retailers around the World. The Traktor Kontrol S8 can operate as a completely Stand-Alone 4-channel mixer, it has touch sensitive controls, high quality user-replaceable faders, and dual high resolution screens for all the Traktor information one could need without glancing at their laptop.
The new Pioneer HDJ-C70 Professional DJ headphones have a compact and lightweight design with 40mm on-ear drivers with comfortable memory foam in the earcups that can rotate 90-degrees in either direction. The Pioneer HDJ-C70 also has removable and replaceable headband, housing, cushions, earcups, and cables which means they can continue to be a go-to pair of headphones for a very long time. Check our unboxing video to see the HDJ-C70’s up close.
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