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Taking it On the Road : Getting Started With a Touring Rig

Going on the road with your music gear can have many pitfalls that might throw a spanner in the works. But with Matt Vanacoro's pro tips, you can avoid them. Read on to find out how.

Interview: Jaded

Jaded styled themselves into last year with their cult smash ‘In The Morning’ crashing into the Spotify Top 200 chart, racing to over 14 million streams. We caught up with them in London.

Uber FX From Alto Professional Is A Powerful, Portable Battery-Powered PA System

New portable system easily handles the most demanding assignments with 100 watts of dynamic power, 8-in 2-way speaker, Bluetooth streaming, multiple ins/outs and 45-hour rechargeable battery.

Soundswitch 1.9 Includes StagelinQ Support For The Denon DJ Prime Series

SoundSwitch allows DJs to create the complete live performance by syncing lighting and DJ software. Here's what's new in the 1.9 update.

Pioneer DJ Introduces The XDJ-RR 2-Channel All-In-One DJ System For Rekordbox

Graduate from house parties to larger gigs with Pioneer's latest all-in-one DJ solution, the XDJ-RR. Here's everything you need to know.

The Future of Electronic Music Performance

The technology and methods used to perform electronic music live have changed immeasurably over the last couple of decades. But as Sara Simms explains, there's much more still to come.

Review: Allen and Heath XONE:K2

The XONE:K2 is portable, durable and features X:LINK to enable you to connect two mixers together. Sara Simms added it to her DJ rig to find if it could do the business.

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.

5 Rehearsal Tips For Better Live Gigs

Getting yourself into shape for live shows is the key to giving great performances. Here are some top tips for doing it as effectively as possible.

Interview : Sandy Turnbull Discusses The Secrets Behind His Creative Process

House producer Sandy Turnbull has enjoyed a 15 year career culminating in a year suddenly thrust into the spotlight. We caught up with him to talk production, performance and his studio secrets.

Evolving Your DJ Setup

While having a DJ gear setup you can rely on is great, getting stuck in familiar patterns can lead to predictable live performances. In this tutorial Sara Simms explores how to evolve your DJ setup.

Ether Promises Low Latency Wireless Headphone Experience

Ether got in touch to let us know about the "first low-latency audio transmitter." Basically, a bluetooth wireless transmitter that'll mean you can use wireless headphones with DJ and pro music gear.

Pioneer DJ Introduces Rekordbox 4.2.1, New Features, RMX Effects Plus Pack

Pioneer DJ tells us rekordbox version 4.2.1 brings a new way to analyse and record analog sound sources and the RMX EFFECTS Plus Pack offers fresh creative possibilities. More info below.

Review: AGNT, Suddenly DJ Booking Process Just Got Easy

Imagine being able to book and pay for a DJ using an app on your phone... AGNT does that and a whole lot more. Whether you need to book a DJ for club, disco or wedding, AGNT can make life easier.

Top DJ, Sven Väth, Caught Watching Football on iPhone While DJing at Awakenings Festival

We’re not here to judge him or any DJ… but watching football while DJing at a big festival? Surely that’s risky? Is it like working in an office while watching Netflix? You’d never do that, right?