Tech tools and hardware

  • Amidst a bunch of other Pioneer DJ news, the company has sent a fascinating press release. They've co-developed a system to allow Rekordbox track data to be sent directly from the DJ booth, over ProLink, to VJs, lighting directors, and show technicians. The collaboration is between Pioneer DJ and a company called TC Supply, who will launch their own software, ShowKontrol, designed to receive the information. Keep reading for details.

    The post CDJs Will Send Track Data To Visuals/Lighting Techs With ShowKontrol appeared first on DJ TechTools.

    Post date: 13/10/2017 - 10:04am
  • A new photo of the still-not-announced DJS-1000 (aka TORAIZ in a CDJ) sequencer has appeared online. In this article, we break down the features that we can clearly see from the new photo - including audio inputs/outputs, touch controls, effect units, and more.

    The post More Details Of Pioneer DJ’s DJS-1000 Revealed appeared first on DJ TechTools.

    Post date: 11/10/2017 - 6:53pm
  • Last night on the Mixcloud blog, the online DJ mix streaming site announced that they have entered a "direct licensing agreement with Warner Music group". This is a big deal because (until now) Mixcloud hasn't had a direct deal with a record label. Keep reading to learn more. 

    The post Mixcloud Cut A Deal With Warner: What Does It Mean? appeared first on DJ TechTools.

    Post date: 11/10/2017 - 9:59am
  • Over the weekend we spotted a brand new product being teased by Pioneer DJ. It appears to be a standalone sampler with the size and form factor of a CDJ. Some are calling it the DJS-1000, but we're suspect it's a new entry in the TORAIZ family, except with a more DJ-booth friendly design. Keep reading for images, video, and what we know so far. 

    The post Pioneer DJ Teases DJS-1000: Toraiz/CDJ Hybrid Sequencer/Sampler appeared first on DJ TechTools.

    Post date: 10/10/2017 - 11:59am
  • It’s back! After two and a half years, Pioneer DJ has brought out the successor to their much loved XDJ-RX, the brand new XDJ-RX2. The new unit inherits a lot of the Nexus 2 features, much like the original did with the Nexus 1 generation. In today's guest review, DJ Ravine shares his thoughts on what the new unit brings to the table, why you’d upgrade, and his own mix using this unit.

    The post Pioneer DJ’s XDJ-RX2: First Impressions Review appeared first on DJ TechTools.

    Post date: 09/10/2017 - 9:38pm
  • With iOS 11, there are a few features that developers might use to build more powerful music applications. DJ and production apps are becoming robust enough to be more than a novelty. Mixvibes is one of the first in our industry to flex some of this new functionality with an update of Remixlive for iOS. Read […]

    The post iOS 11 + RemixLive + The Future Of App Production Tools appeared first on DJ TechTools.

    Post date: 06/10/2017 - 6:51pm
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