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Denon DJ 1.4 Firmware Public Beta Brings Tidal Streaming To Prime 4 Standalone DJ Hardware

Industry-redefining PRIME 4 now WiFi-activated and enabled for TIDAL music streaming service. Here's what you need to know.

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.

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.

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.

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.