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Interview: Avision

NYC-based techno producer and DJ Avision has won acclaim from some of the biggest names in the field including Carl Cox and Chris Liebing. We caught up with him for a chat.

Harmonic Mixing Tips For DJs & Musicians

Learning the secrets of harmonic mixing can be the key to unlocking even better DJ performances. Sara Simms explains the concept, and how to use it in practice.

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.

Skratch Combos and Sessions

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.

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.

Is This How to DJ At Euro 2016 Closing Ceremony??

David Guetta fans (and the man himself) can you ever forgive us? This tongue-in-cheek video shows his final performance at Euro 2016 with funny overdubbing by Aldrig Kede Sig and more buttons to push.

DJ Scratching Video Tutorial: Chirp and Chirp-Flare

In this video and article tutorial experienced DJ, trainer and author, Sara Simms, shows you how to add Chirp and Chirp Flare Scratches to your DJ performance repertoire. Every DJ should watch this.

Interview: David Morales​ on How Tech Is Changing The Art of DJing

Prolific remixer of some of the biggest names in music, David Morales, talks about the tech he uses when producing, remixing and playing live.

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.

7 Essential Tips for New DJs

Despite DJing being easier than ever, there are challenges which digital DJs face on the road to success. Sara Simms shares 7 tips new DJs should heed to help them on their journey.

Wanna Learn to DJ? Join the Skrillex Academy like DJ Wh1pla$h (or Not)

If you haven't already seen this parody video trailer for DK Wh1pla$h (Whiplash) from the good folk at Nacho Punch, then drop everything you're doing and check it out. It's time to become a DJ...

In the Booth: Essential Tips for DJs

Don't let your next DJ gig go up in flames. Armed with these simple preparation tips from Noah Pred, your next live performance, whether you're using vinyl or digital decks, can go nice and smooth.

The Return of the Pioneer DJ Turntable

Vinyl loving DJ enthusiasts take note! Pioneer have announced the new PLX-1000 professional turntables for those that love the feel and performance of vinyl playback. Looks like vinyl is back!

Review: CuteDJPro

With the DJ app landscape becoming increasingly more crowded and saturated, what can a relatively new app like CuteDJ Pro bring to the party which hasn't been done before? Sara Simms gives it a spin.