DJ Equipment Videos
Hudson Mohawke is an artist who constantly pushes the expectations and boundaries of scenes and genres. One of the most influential and forward thinking producers currently, Hudson Mohawke moves between the underground and the mainstream with ease. From being a UK DMC finalist at 15 years old to working on records with Kanye West, this kid from Glasgow has grown up! Check out the latest Interview and Performance video from the popular Serato Icon Artist Series to get his thoughts on his creative process and his life with music after the jump.
DJ S-TRIX was in the house at the Vestax DJ Booth in Frankfurt, Germany for the Musikmesse 2013 show two weeks ago. Not only was he on-hand in the show booth, but he was in the actual DJbooth putting it down something serious on two Vestax PDX-3000 turntables and the Vestax PMC-05ProIV mixer. Check out his crazy-sick set for this week's Turntablist Video Friday feature after the jump.
Pioneer DJ sat down with DJ Vice of Las Vegas' booming club scene and talked about what's going on, what friends and family think of his success, what's his creative process like, what he thinks of the bass culture style and how has the EDM culture changed since he was a kid. Check out the full video interview after the jump.
American Audio has just announced the ETR-1000 Professional DJ Headphones will be available in late May 2013 and were designed by DJ Champion ETRONIK. These new headphones have 40mm drivers, real leather padding, and the swivel/rotate design for many different DJ monitoring styles. They come bundled with a flat cable (that doesn't tangle), a headphone bag, and a 1/4-inch adapter to round out the package. We'll be sure to get a set in the lab for a full HD-Video and written review, but check out the quick rundown video with DJ ETRONIK inside.
The Traktor DJ iPad App has been out for a few months now and veteran DJ Shiftee even produced a cool video showing all of the digital goodness that lies within Traktor DJ once you get the hang of the features. Native Instruments has just released a new youtube playlist consisting of five Tutorial Videos that show users how to get started with the Traktor DJ App. These Tutorials include: Collection Sync, Browsing, Preparation, Mixing, and Performing. Check out these tutorial videos after the jump.
Pioneer DJ has just updated it's best flagship DJ mixer to add more features and effects. The new update is both in software and in hardware form, so current DJM-2000nexus users will be able to update their firmware for the new software releases, but the hardware updates are, of course, limited to the people who purchase one of the brand new DJM-2000nexus units. Software updates include Beatslicer & Sidechain effects, Quantize, and Sync Master. Hardware updates include new digital converters on the outputs, new faders with P-Lock caps, and metal knobs with all white LED's. Check out the walkthrough video after the jump.
Native Instruments have just released the new Komplete 9 and Komplete 9 Ultimate production software suites that work together in perfect harmony with the Maschine hardware for making beats. Komplete 9 comes with 33 instruments and 120GB of sounds while Komplete 9 Ultimate comes with 65 instruments and over 320GB of sounds to play with. Check out the quick how-to video showing users just how easy it is to make a beat with Maschine and Komplete 9.
Pioneer DJ division has just announced their newest DJ mixer in the professional "DJM" line dubbed the Pioneer DJM-750. This new four-channel mixer has a built in 4-in/4-out USB soundcard and a host of effects options such as the brand new Boost Color FX, the Sound Color FX, and the Beat FX which can be combined to create over 100 types of effects for even more creative options. Check out the pricing, full press release, performance video, and my thoughts after the jump!