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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.