DJ TechTools is going to expand our editorial team in 2014 so that we can bring even more amazing content to millions of DJs and producers around the world. Specifically, we're looking for editors around the globe who are world-class experts in their own areas of music technology and culture. Up for the challenge, or know the perfect person? Read the full post for details!
Hot on the heels of Ableton’s release of Live 9, Apple has released the newest version of its popular audio manipulation and production software Logic Pro, this version being the 10th and so dubbed “X”. The update brings a lot of new gadgets and workflow additions that Apple promises will revolutionize productivity and guarantee uninterrupted […]
Sander Van Doorn stopped by the DJ TechTools office for a quick video interview a few weeks ago. We asked him about his production and DJ tools, how his mixes change from country to country, and his thoughts about the DJ Mag Top 100 list – on which he currently holds the number 16 slot.
By utilizing sites like Pandora, Slacker, Rdio and Spotify, you can rejuvenate that music library and find new and interesting music. Continue reading after the jump to learn more about these services, what they have to offer, what they’re lacking and how they can help freshen up your DJ set.
With 600k views in just a few days and a fresh article on the Huffington post, Madeon’s Ableton based, pop culture jam is making some serious internet waves. That’s pretty impressive for a 17 year old with a bunch of ableton clips and a launchpad. Does this mean that the mainstream might be ready for […]
Ever wondered why you get chills when listening to music? Perhaps you might have suspected cycles of pop music seem to follow economic cycles. Well, writer Yale Fox has an entire blog dedicated to studying the “science of nightlife culture” called Darwin Vs The Machine that has looked at both subjects. In today’s article he […]
Chances are you have heard of Rana Sobhany, the self-proclaimed “first iPad DJ” who is officially “blowing up” after this video started going viral. She has landed a high-end agent, several interviews, and pending gigs after only DJing for three weeks even though it may just be a publicity push for the iPad. We first caught […]