Amsterdam Dance Event is an electronic music conference/festival that brings together the most influential people in the industry. DJ TechTools' contributor Akhil Kalepu was there to document the event - including one panel about the role and future of live production in a DJ world.
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Pioneer DJ has launched their new DJS-1000, a sampler/sequencer designed for use in a club DJ setup. Learn more in his article.
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Reloop is gearing up to release a new controller that is aiming to closely integrate hardware and software. The Reloop Touch is a 4-deck controller that is native to Virtual DJ. The controller boasts a 7'' touchscreen, a 4 channel mixer, performance pads, and dynamic FX control. Read on to learn more about this unique controller.
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If you’ve ever seen a Shawn Wasabi style performance video and wondered, “How can I do thattt?” then you’ll love this article. For the first time ever Teqqnix reveals 6 secrets and dives deep in the thinking patterns behind a successful video. Learn what it takes to make a killer performance video directly from an expert.
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Teenage Engineering's Pocket Operator series has made their way into DJ booths and studios with great results. These are extremely portable, fun synthesis toys. What if you could have a full size standalone drum machine using with the PO as the brain?
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What happens when you do to drums what controllerism has done to DJing? Learn how Sensory Percussion is doing exactly that with a drum trigger system that acts as an extension to acoustic drumming.
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Amidst a bunch of other Pioneer DJ news, the company has sent a fascinating press release. They've co-developed a system to allow Rekordbox track data to be sent directly from the DJ booth, over ProLink, to VJs, lighting directors, and show technicians. The collaboration is between Pioneer DJ and a company called TC Supply, who will launch their own software, ShowKontrol, designed to receive the information. Keep reading for details.
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A new photo of the still-not-announced DJS-1000 (aka TORAIZ in a CDJ) sequencer has appeared online. In this article, we break down the features that we can clearly see from the new photo - including audio inputs/outputs, touch controls, effect units, and more.