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Review: Allen and Heath XONE:PX5

Designed to bridge the worlds of digital and analog DJing, Allen and Heath's latest club mixer is loaded with features. Sara Simms was eager to put it through its paces.

Review: MODEL 1 Mixer

This fully analog 8-channel mixer designed by Richie Hawtin is intended to be a true DJ's performance instrument. Sara Simms took in on the road to find out if it fits the bill.

How to Setup Traktor with the Rane 62/64 DJ Mixer

Do you love Rane mixers but prefer to DJ with Traktor? Would you like to use Rane's custom Traktor mappings for Rane 62/64 mixers, but aren't quite sure how to start? You're in the right place.

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.

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.

Master The Secrets Of Fading In A Scratch DJ Performance

Understanding faders is a vital part of becoming a great scratch performer. Sara Simms gives you a practical demo of how powerful a mix fader can be in this short video tutorial.

Pioneer DJ XDJ-RX Now Bundled with rekordbox dj

Good new for those with or wanting a Pioneer DJ XDJ-RX. From 1st November it'll come bundled with rekordbox dj valued at €139 EUR.

Watch How Richie Hawtin Integrates Ableton Push, Traktor & Model 1 In His Live DJ setup

Ever wonder how well-respected, world-famous DJ and producer Richie Hawtin integrates Native Instruments Traktor and Ableton Push into his DJ setup? This video shows you.

Review: Pioneer DJ TORAIZ-SP-16

Featuring a 16 pad sampler & step sequencer & Dave Smith Instruments analog filters, Pioneer DJ's TORAIZ-SP-16 is aimed at forward thinking DJs & producers. Sara Simms finds out if they hit the mark.

Review: Akai Professional BT500

Whether you like it or not, vinyl is back. And turntables are too. The new BT500 from Akai Pro allows you to play your old (or new) vinyl records and plug-in to your computer's audio interface & HiFi.

Top 5 DJ Mixers You Will Actually See In Clubs

Despite there being so many DJ mixers available to suit all budgets, there are just a handful of mixers you'll find at clubs. Here are the top 5 most common ones you'll actually encounter in the wild.

Pioneer DJ PLX-500 Are Vinyl Turntables At A Price DJs Will Love

Driving down the price of vinyl turntables for DJs and vinyl lovers, what's not to like about the new Pioneer DJ PLX-500s? Check out the video below to learn more.

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.

How to Use Four Effects on Pioneer DJ Mixers

So you want your DJ sets to be full of creative effects? Sara Simms shows how to add four effects to your mixes when DJing on Pioneer Mixers like the DJM900.

Summer Tips for Musicians, Producers & DJs

Summer is a great time to get energized and throw yourself into producing and performing music. Here are some top tips to help you refresh your creative juices!