DJ Equipment Videos
The One DJ software has been on the block for some time now and it's known as a user customizable software that allows DJ's to mix and match controllers, soundcards, and even layouts in a way that is best suited for the user. The One DJ 1.5 software is now available as the latest update that provides improvements to the frequency colored-waveforms, better OSX compatibility, and a really cool MIDI Learn system that makes it simple to map even the most complex commands and controllers.
Our Resident DJ Caesar conducts another epic interview on the Weekend Work radio show on Shade 45 in NYC with Naughty By Nature's Treach. Check out the full video interview with this NJ hip-hop veteran and be sure to tune into Weekend Work with DJ Caesar on Satellite Radio at 10a-12p only on Shade 45.
The Pioneer DDJ-SR is essentially a trimmed down two-deck version of the DDJ-SX which controls four decks of Serato DJ. The new DDJ-SR has a smaller footprint than the DDJ-SX and adds a new PAD PLUS button that gives the 16-performance pads even more functions than before. Even though only two channels are present, the controller is layered so four decks of software control is still possible. The full video and written reviews are on the way, but peep our unboxing video to see the DDJ-SR fresh out of the box.
The AIAIAI TMA-1 DJ headphones have been out on the market for about two years now. They were created by a group of DJ's for professional DJ use. The TMA-1 DJ headphones have become popular due to their durability, lightweight construction, and unique styling cues. Last week, the AIAIAI brand teamed up with the Stones Throw Record Label to bring us these special edition TMA-1 DJ headphones. We're going to complete the full HD-Video and written reviews shortly, but check out the unboxing and first impressions video to see what comes in the box.
Mixvibes has recently released the most complete and professional DJ software for the Android platform called Cross DJ. Just last week, they have already updated the software with a new 1.2 version update that fixes some of the original shortcomings and also adds a new external Mixer Hack feature that allows users to DJ with an android device and an external mixer in a cool and easy way.
The Scratchophone is an electronic DJ device that has a turntable and a mixer wrapped into a drum-shaped enclosure that gives Turntablists a TRUE instrument to call their own. The Scratchophone is made for serious scratch professionals who need a fully portable setup with a familiar feel and layout. Nearly everything from the color to the crossfader angle position is customizable at the time of order. These custom boxes sell for over $2k here in the US, but they are very well made and unique.
Pioneer DJ has recently released a brand new beginner-level Digital DJ controller for their Serato lineup called the DDJ-SB. This new compact and USB-Powered controller has the familiar 16 Performance Pads layout, Slip-Mode, built-in Low Pass/High Pass filter knobs, and comes bundled with Serato DJ Intro for the excellent street price of only $300. We're currently working on the DDJ-SR review, so the DDJ-SB review will just have to wait in line. In the meantime, Pioneer has just released a slew of new tutorial videos to get owners started off on the right path.
American DJ was on fire at this year's NAMM show last month as they released over 40 new Lighting products for the mobile DJ and permanent installation applications. The new Inno Spot series were a very promising set of moving heads LED Lights that were on display that will be offered in various sizes, prices, and features to appease many user's needs.
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