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$7,800 USD Of Top DJ Gear Up For Grabs

If you'd like to add top DJ gear from Ableton, Novation, Native Instruments, Roland, Reloop and Serato to your music setup for free... then you're going to love our contest.

Beat.School's BIG DJ Gear Contest

To celebrate the Early Access Launch of our very own Beat.School: DJ Simulator on Steam - we're running a contest where you can win some of a DJ Gear treasure chest, valued at over $7,800 USD!

BeatSchool Is A Jaw-Dropping, Hyper-Realistic Virtual DJ Training Simulation

The future of DJ skills education is coming. Here's a sneak peek of Beat.School, AAA game / virtual simulator that will blow your mind with its photo realistic gear and tools to make you a better DJ.

Review: Roland DJ-707M

In this world-first exclusive review, Sara Simms puts the new Roland DJ-707M through its paces and discovers there's lots to love in this sleek, feature-packed 4-channel Serato DJ controller.

Mixvibes Launches CrossDJ 4 With Upgraded Workflow, SoundCloud Integration

Version 4 of the popular DJ app for Mac and PC brings a host of improvements. There's upgrade pricing, as well as a demo version available for you to try. Here's the details.

Pioneer DJ Introduces DDJ-200 Smart DJ Controller

Bring your hardware and software worlds together with this competitively priced, smartphone-enabled new digital DJ controller from Pioneer DJ.

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.

Interview: Jon Rundell On A More Open World For Music Sharing

Jon Rundell is an accomplished DJ and producer who as well as releasing his own music has remixed for the likes of Josh Wink. We caught up with him to find out what makes him tick.

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.

Learn How To Perform The Military Skratch Technique In This Live Action DJ Video From Sara Simms

The best way to understand different skratch techniques is to see them broken down into their constituent parts - and that's exactly what Sara Simms has done!

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.

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.

7 Ways To Avoid Messing Up Your Next DJ Set

All eyes are on you when you’re spinning tunes, so don’t have a nightmare! Simply follow these rules and your next DJing gig will go just fine…

Getting to Grips with Traktor Kontrol D2 and Stems

It's time to get to grips with the new DJ remix format from Native Instruments: Stems. Using a Kontrol D2 and the new 4-tracks-in-one audio file format, Sara Simms shows it works in the real world.

Better DJing: 6 Seminal Techno Records Every DJ Should Listen To

A good DJ can become a great one if they invest in learning about the foundations of the music they love. Here's six of my favourite techno records that helped to define and shape the genre.