My Reaction to the Sync Debate Nonsense

With the recent release of the CDJ 2000 NXS, the Sync debate has risen again!  A recent article from Not Your Juke Box brought my attention to this.  Here is my response! I am upset that this debate is still given traction. It certainly highlights the immaturity of many and the fragility of egos when sides must be taken on this ‘sync or no sync’ nonsense! Thankfully at this stage, people are free to choose whatever method they prefer to achieve the results they want. I would not tell you how to bring up your child, because it is YOUR … Continue reading My Reaction to the Sync Debate Nonsense

Friday Guest Mix – Dan Blox

This weeks #FridayGuestMix is an excellent blend of Tribal influenced Drum n Bass and Breaks, with a sprinkling of very easy listening Moombahton and some old skool style rave sounds, all nicely topped off with some great lyrics in some of the later tunes. A very worthy listen. Thanks to Dan Blox for this weeks musical delights…… Continue reading Friday Guest Mix – Dan Blox

Don’t forget the Traktor Kontrol X1 – (Overview)

In recent weeks with the introduction of the new Kontrol F1 and the New Maschine it is becoming increasingly difficult for everyone to navigate the controller arena. I have received questions from many people as to which controller is right for them and following my previous article on the differences between the X1 and F1 I have decided to produce a quick video showing exactly what the Kontrol X1 does and why I find it the most valuable tool in the Native Instruments Collection of Hardware controllers. With the introduction of the Traktor Remix Decks, there isnt one controller that … Continue reading Don’t forget the Traktor Kontrol X1 – (Overview)

Control Freaks & Attention Whores with a hint of Technorati

I owe the title of this post to a loyal follower of Traktor Tips (Thanks Kevin).  We were having a Twitter conversation when the subject of DJ Psychology cropped up.  I felt it might make a great subject to discuss here on Traktor Tips.  So here I attempt to delve into the seedy underbelly of DJ Psychology, wish me luck……. In the beginning there was a groove….. DJ’s come from all walks of life, from simple upbringings to the most grandiose of backgrounds.  The majority however, I would say are born from humble beginnings, with a hankering for music in … Continue reading Control Freaks & Attention Whores with a hint of Technorati

Guest Post on Digital DJ Tips – (10 Hidden Gems)

The internet is a wonderful thing, it brings people together from all over the world, people with a common interest, be it politics, the environment or on this occasion music, well, DJ’ing to be more precise.  I was very grateful to be contacted out of the blue by Phil from Digital DJ Tips and as a result of our conversation I am providing you all with “10 Hidden Traktor Gems”.  There are so many cool features of Traktor that I found it hard to keep the list down, but I have included some functions that I have found useful over … Continue reading Guest Post on Digital DJ Tips – (10 Hidden Gems)