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Trailer for New DJ Documentary Film, Above Ground Level, by Dubfire

Find out what it takes to be a successful DJ and electronic artist in Dubfire's documentary film, Above Ground Level. Featuring interviews with industry peers this is his aspirational story revealed.

Wanna Learn to DJ? Join the Skrillex Academy like DJ Wh1pla$h (or Not)

If you haven't already seen this parody video trailer for DK Wh1pla$h (Whiplash) from the good folk at Nacho Punch, then drop everything you're doing and check it out. It's time to become a DJ...

Tibo Launches The Urban 500 All-In-One Multi-Format DJ Station Wireless DJ on Wheels

The TIBO Urban 500 might sound more like a 4x4, but it's not. It's actually a highly versatile all-in-one DJ Station that can connect to a laptop, mobile device and features a 2-channel mixer.

Strategies for Bridging Studio and Live Performance

Interested in taking your studio-based compositions and turning them into live performance ready tracks? Timo Preece is here with some helpful workflow and layout suggestions.

6 Reasons All DJs Should Be Using Pioneer's Rekordbox Software

Whatever digital technology you use to DJ on, chances are you keep your tracks on a USB stick. If so, then Pioneer's Rekordbox (free) is essential. Noah Pred explains why.

5 Benefits of Collaboration for Electronic Artists

When it comes to electronic music production, you might be forgiven for imagining a lone producer creating tracks in isolation. It doesn't have to be that way, and music may even be better together.

In the Booth: Essential Tips for DJs

Don't let your next DJ gig go up in flames. Armed with these simple preparation tips from Noah Pred, your next live performance, whether you're using vinyl or digital decks, can go nice and smooth.

DJ & Producer Tips: Staying Creative On The Road

Whether you're playing live as part of a band, solo or as a DJ, traveling can seem like a drain on your creative process. So, here's some tips to staying creative on the road by DJ/Prodcer, Noah Pred.

Native Instruments Launches THE FUTURE OF DJING Video Series

Native Instruments are running a series of videos featuring renowned TRAKTOR artists illustrating innovation in DJing. Kicking off the series is House icon Marc Kinchen.

Interview: TILT on Gear, DJing, New Album and the Resurgence of Dance Music

TILT have been in the club scene for over 20 years! As well as big releases and DJ performances, TILT are also behind a number of high-profile remixes. Here they talk about their new album and more.

Essential DJ Tech: The Art of The Mix

Are you preparing a new mix for your next DJ set? DJ and producer, Sara Simms, shares some sage advice on the art behind a good DJ mix.

Interview: John OO Fleming

We caught up with legendary underground DJ & producer, John OO Fleming, to chat about his new 4-hour long album, DJing, Tech and more! Interested in DJing/producing? Read this now!

Scratching for DJs: Clover Tears & the 'Joe Cooley'

Chirp, chirp, swirl, swirl... No, we haven't lost the plot. We're practicing the scratching techniques DJ Sara Simms shows below. Keen to improve your scratching techniques? Read this now.

5 Essential Tips for Aspiring DJs

So you want to be a DJ? Here's 5 excellent tips from producer, DJ and Ableton Live trainer, Noah Pred.

Harmonic Mixing Tips for DJs

Creating a smooth transition between songs isn't just about beat matching. Sara Simms shows how to approach harmonic mixing (where two tracks are in related keys) to create a super smooth DJ mix.