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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?

This Apple Patent Could Deactivate Your iPhone Camera During Concerts

Have you ever taken a photo or video at a concert using your smart phone? This patent from Apple could enable them to disable your camera at certain venues and could change everything.

7 Tips To Get The Floor Moving To Your DJ Mix

There are certain tips and skills DJs pick up through trial and error to help them get the dance floor heaving to their mixes. Save yourself the time and pain with these seven tips from Sara Simms.

Numark’s Party Mix Merges DJ Controller And Lights In One

Numark tell us the new Party Mix DJ Controller is an easy-to-use—yet full-featured—DJ controller specially made for aspiring DJs looking to scratch and slide and impress party-goers with party lights!

8 Ways to Get the DJ Gigs You Want

You have the tracks, you have the skills, now all you need are the right bookings. In a world of thousands of talented DJs, how do you get the gigs you want? Sara Simms is on hand to help.

10 More Useful Items to Have in Your Gig Bag

How well prepared do you feel for your next gig? Sure, you've practiced, memorised the lyrics, got the stems and hardware all synced... but there's other things to consider as G.W. Childs explains.