Posts with tag dj-cross-fader

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Is Denon's Prime 4 The World's Most Powerful DJ System?

Denon DJ introduces Prime 4, a 4-Channel Standalone DJ System with 10-inch Multi-Touch Display and Dedicated Zone Output. Could it be the most powerful DJ system ever?

Review: Roland DJ-202

2 channels, 4 decks and even a built-in sequencer. Could Roland's DJ-202 be the ultimate portable controller for DJs and performers? Sara Simms finds out.

How to Create a DJ Routine for a Battle

Competing in DJ battles can be exhilarating - especially if you win! Here are Sara Simms' top tips for how best to prepare and make your performance the standout of the event.

Skratch Combos and Sessions

Mastering skratches is essential if you want to improve your DJ skills. In this quick tutorial, Sara Simms shows you how to combine multiple skratches into combos for even better results.

Battle Ready: Pioneer DJM-S9 Two-Channel Mixer for Serato DJ

The new DJM-S9 two-channel mixer for Serato DJ puts the power of personalisation in DJs’ hands, with a fast, accurate and customisable crossfader, & Performance Pads and FX buttons that DJs can map.

MixFader Portable DJ Controller Kickstarter Funded Early, Still Time to Get Yours

The funding goal has been met for DJIT's MixFader: a portable, wireless, hardware DJ fader for the discerning tablet and smart phone DJ. But there's still good reason to support this Djing device.

Useful Overview of Reloop RP-8000 & RMX-80 with Serato at BMC 2015

Despite there not being new gear announcements, BMC 2015 provided more time for us to chat with companies like Reloop and find out features of their more recent DJ turntables and mixers.

Edjing Wireless DJ Crossfader, Perfect for Desktop and Mobile DJs

DJing on virtual devices (like a touch screen device) is convenient, but potentially messy without touch-feedback of real faders. DJIT have a crossfader solution. It's portable and wireless...

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.

Review: Numark Mixtrack Pro II

How can you improve upon an already successful DJing solution like the Mixtrack? G. W. Childs discovers the Mixtrack Pro II provides more 'bang' than its low 'buck' suggests.

Review: Traktor Kontrol Z2 Mixer

Native Instruments have a 2+2 channel DJ mixer? Yup! And as you'd expect it's designed for Traktor, but can be used as a standalone DJ mixer too. Sara Simms pushes and pulls in our full review.

Novation Twitch Review

Need a controller compact enough to throw in a rucksack, featured enough to control all popular DJ apps, and with good build quality? Mo Volans scratches below the surface of the Novation Twitch.

A DJs Guide to Harmonic Mixing

Much of the focus for DJs is on beat matching; getting the rhythm to match or compliment each other. In this tutorial Tadhg Leonard looks at how to mix and match the harmonic element between tracks.

Review: iRig Mix for iOS Musicians and DJs

The iRig Mix has turned a few heads in the DJ world. Is this dual-channel hardware mixer the perfect companion for iOS DJs? Rounik Sethi spins some tunes… and investigates.

How to Create a Cross-Fader in Logic's Environment

Every DJ Mixer has a cross-fader. In fact every DJ Mixer has three essential functions. A volume fader for one audio source, a volume fader for a 2nd audio source and a crossfader.