Tech tools and hardware

  • Depression and other mental disorders are more common than it seems in the art world, especially for musical artists. Despite their prevalence, very little is said about these issues. In this article, DJTT contributor Teo Tormo outlines the state of depression in our industry and what impact it has had on real producers and DJs.

    The post Depression + Musical Artists: What Nobody Wants To Talk About appeared first on DJ TechTools.

    Post date: 21/12/2017 - 1:04am
  • Looking for a good New Year's resolution? How about adding a new level of organization to your DJ music collection; using color coding. In today's article, we've rounded up a few great ways to use track color coding to your advantage when playing your next set.

    The post How To Color Code Tracks In Your DJ Collection appeared first on DJ TechTools.

    Post date: 19/12/2017 - 8:28am
  • Push Turn Move

    Designing technology for performance and music making with is an art form. But until now, no one took on the challenge of chronicling the evolution of this design process. A new book, Push Turn Move, has just dropped - and it might be the most invigorating analysis of DJ and production gear design we've ever seen. Keep reading for a full review and insights from DJTT's Markkus Rovito.

    The post Push Turn Move: An Ultimate Tome Of Music Gear Design appeared first on DJ TechTools.

    Post date: 15/12/2017 - 10:31pm
  • If you walk up to a pair of Denon DJ SC5000s and want to DJ on them, what do you do? Denon DJ released a built-in tool on the players to convert Rekordbox USB drives. But it delivers only on a baseline level - read about a new update to Denon Conversion Utility, a 3rd party tool that does it better.

    The post Denon Conversion Utility Converts Rekordbox USBs Better Than Denon’s Own Tool Does appeared first on DJ TechTools.

    Post date: 14/12/2017 - 11:01am
  • djay Pro 2

    Algoriddim - notorious for their iOS DJ apps - just announced a new version of their pro-level DJ software, djay Pro 2. This is a Mac-only release, and has features that both casual and professional users will find intriguing, from machine-learning driven auto-mixing to accessibility features for the visually impaired.

    The post Algoriddim Releases djay Pro 2 for Mac: AI Automix, VoiceOver Accessibility appeared first on DJ TechTools.

    Post date: 13/12/2017 - 3:00am
  • Recording a DJ set with crowd noise

    Want to make your DJ mixes that you record in the club in front of an audience sound professional and live? Guest contributor Cameron Lichtenstein shares what you need to get the cheering crowd into your next mix. It's a cool effect that makes people listening to your mix feel like they were right there on the dance floor.

    The post How To Record + Mix A DJ Set With Live Crowd Noise appeared first on DJ TechTools.

    Post date: 11/12/2017 - 9:57pm
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