Hearing loss in DJing is no laughing matter. The career of a DJ is filled with towered speakers, blown monitors, and over compensated headphones. If you don't take care of your ears when your out in the field you can be at risk of losing a vital body function that you need to DJ. That is why it always important to practice preservation techniques to save your hearing.
No matter what music you mix or what you mix on, headphones are a necessity for any DJ. Pioneer has always been one of the go to DJ brands when one is looking for quality in sound and production. Today, Pioneer has announced the HDJ-C70 headphones as part of their line-up of DJ headphones. Read more about the HDJ-C70’s look, feel, and construction inside.
Headphones are the must have piece of gear for DJs. With the endless styles and options to choose from, it can become difficult for DJs to figure out what style of headphones suits them. Reloop is back to offer another option that many DJs still have considered in the past that is professionally designed and […]
Contrary to what you see in ads, there’s more to headphones than which rapper or DJ has signed off on endorsing them. Particularly for the rigorous demands of DJs, headphones have to deliver amazingly clear sound quality, high sound pressure levels, extreme durability, road-worthiness, ideally provide a little bit of unique panache. We pitted five […]
Pioneer’s product announcment team has been on a rampage these last few months, with the DDJ-SX for Serato DJ, the DDJ-WeGo, The DDJ-AERO, the CDJ-2000Nexus, and the mobile version of Rekordbox. But today they’re back to a classic new product reveal – announcing new matte white models of their professional headphone lines, the HDJ-2000 and […]
Over-ear DJ-style headphones have been an industry icon for decades but their time as the de facto DJ standard might be over. With the rise in popularity of digital DJ software and new automated mixing methods such as clip warping and sync, over-ear headphones may no longer have a good technical reason for remaining in […]
DJ headphones: It doesn’t matter if you are mashing VCI buttons, flippin’ CDs or spinning vinyl — we all need them. A few months ago, I wrote an article about my quest for good headphones. The response was overwhelming, and shortly thereafter Ean called me up and said “Mike, how would you like to do […]
by Mike Charles In the digital age of DJing, the gear we use evolves and changes at an ever accelerating pace. Mixers are now also sound-cards and midi controllers. CDJs are being replaces by buttons, sliders, and VCI platters. Record bags and CD wallets have given way to Laptops in the DJ booth, and unless […]