Hey guys and gals, we have an important question for you and need the community's help! Should DJ TechTools be able to use anyone's music in our tutorial videos - and does the use of that music help or hurt the artists? You are the best people to answer this question - so in today's post I turn to you for help, and feedback. More details and the backstory after the jump:
Big changes are afoot here at DJ TechTools and because this is a community website, everyone needs to be involved in that process. We are considering everything from new gear to review, to expanding our reviews and tutorials and even a full site redesign, so don't miss this opportunity to get your opinion in. We are so serious about including your feedback - that we're even giving away $15 store credit to everyone who completes the survey!
For the last few months we've been building out a brand-new pop-up store and community space in our office in the Dogpatch, San Francisco, and we're excited to announce that the doors are finally opening this week. After the jump, learn more about what we're doing in this space, how you can get involved, and what our plans are for the future.
TechTools supporters have been asking us in the last week if we’re doing another massive Black Friday sale this year, and the answer is a strong “Yes!” Avoid the lines at Guitar Center and the other megastores by supporting your favorite DJ community this holiday season. The entire store is getting a giant discount between […]
Since the launch of the Midi Fighter 3D, we’ve been excited every time we see a new way that someone has figured out how to really make the controller shine in a new context. For a fun Friday post, we wanted to share a few videos that are not only technically impressive, but also interesting […]
Wired took a closer look at the Midi Fighter 3D in their regular Gadget Lab video-podcast! Another really cool bit of press for the 3D this week – watch for yourself in the video below! The MF3D is available now! Thanks to Wired for featuring us, we really appreciate it! Listen to the podcast and […]
Last week we looked at ten ways to get into digital DJ software for less than $100. Let’s take it to the next logical step and add some cost effective hardware controls to the software and really get into DJing on the computer. Today Ean and Chris will go through the best options for purchasing […]
In our quest to smoothly integrate laptops and controllers on stage we regularly bump up against ergonomic obstacles. It should feel totally natural and easy to use your digital gear live, but too often they sit awkwardly and at uncomfortable angles. In my regular practice and performance sessions, I have found that by angling my gear (both […]