Starting to DJ out – “Bring your own”

So you’ve been spending time collecting music, you have spent time learning your skills and fine tuning new tricks, your skills are at a level you feel comfortable playing out, so now it’s time to make it happen.

Unfortunately at the beginner level, it’s not as straight forward as just heading down to the local club with a USB stick full of music! This maybe the case for the lucky few, but for the majority, the bar will ask you to “…bring your own…” Continue reading “Starting to DJ out – “Bring your own””

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)

Traktor Kontrol S2 – In Stores

Native Instruments today announced TRAKTOR KONTROL S2, a versatile integrated DJ performance system that was designed to set a new professional standard in the two-deck category. Based on a compact version of the market-leading KONTROL S4 hardware, the KONTROL S2 provides a “2+1” setup with sample decks as well as comprehensive mixing and effect features, all based on the included full-featured TRAKTOR PRO 2 software. To offer DJs a more portable alternative to the professional 4-deck TRAKTOR KONTROL S4 system, the KONTROL S2 is centered around a new compact controller hardware. It provides the same patent-pending high-resolution jog wheels, combined … Continue reading Traktor Kontrol S2 – In Stores