Controllerism routines are not hard to find – and scratching routines are not as prevalent as the once were. DJ Shiftee, however, is no stranger to incorporating his controllerism and scratching when it comes to wild sound manipulation of unique, expressive samples. In this routine, watch how Shiftee blends turntablism and finger drumming in a short, energetic […]
Akai is launching two new controllers for Serato DJ that have a small form factor but unlock full control of the software. We've got details on the AFX, a effects and cue point focused controller, and the AMX, a two channel mixer with a soundcard.
Team Supreme is a group of producers who work on a weekly production cypher each week, with a new set of samples and rules for submissions. We were given the chance to curate their 111th week, and sent over Midi Fighter 3Ds and a soon-to-be-released Mad Zach Soundpack as the samples to start from.
Today we’re featuring three inspiring routines that show different sides of drumming-centric controllerism. Behind the routine in each of these videos are undiscovered YouTube stars that most controllerism aficionados haven’t heard of. We’re still waiting for the DMC of controllerism so that each of these performers could have a chance at winning a world championship! […]
One of our own DJTT fans and forum members Diego Leroux has built an awesome new controllerism solution for drummers who are tired of sitting down at the back of the band for the entire show. Diego shares in the video his frustrations with being a part of a band that was very mobile, wishing to instead […]
DJ Enferno‘s routines regularly make their way onto DJTT because of the dexterity and fluency that he exhibits across all different types of live electronic music performance. This routine includes cue point juggling on the Maschine, effects on the DJM-900, live instrumentation on a keyboard, and turntablism on his control vinyl. They aren’t isolated feats […]
Continuing our digital DJ routine series, we’re highlighting a mix from a reader who put together an extended 38-minute mix with loads of controllerism elements on a Maschine and two Kontrol F1s heavily sprinkled throughout – as well as a collaborative overdub audio/video track from a drummer. DJ Izn wrote to us: A few months […]
Our two favorite DJ routine series have combined into one – with Enferno rocking a featured set on the latest episode of A-Trak’s Short Cuts series. While it’s not the Craziest Routine Ever, the way that Enferno performs across four difference pieces of equipment shows how combining production chops with finger drumming, mixer prowess, and […]