The new PLX-1000 is a direct drive analog turntable that's very similar in design to the Technics 1200s and many of the other super OEM models that have come after it. There's a standard layout, long pitch fader with a range of tempo adjustments from ±8% and ±16% to ±50% and a reset switch, and a lighted speed guide on the platter.
DJTT forums member enorjy shared a tidbit that he noticed while watching the interview section of DJ QBert's appearance on DJ City's MikiDz Show last week. QBert starts to talk about a project that Pioneer DJ might or might not be working on
Four hard-working DJ TechTools staff members and three volunteer reporters took on the sights, sounds, and smells of NAMM 2014 in the hopes of finding the most interesting and inspiring products of 2014. If you have any use for amazing DJ effects, deluxe DJ controllers, game-changing drum programming software or a next-level DAW, you’ll want to read and watch our findings now.
Thud Rumble, the team that brought the vinyl world the “Super Seal,” touted as one of the most celebrated and widely used scratch records available, has announced a Kickstarter campaign to fund their new project, aptly dubbed the “Baby Super Seal.” The scratch disc, a 7″ 33 rpm replica of the original Super Seal record, […]
The DMC World DJ Championship is in the middle of their regional battles, and the DMC Online Round 1 winners are set to be announced tomorrow (April 10th). Jay Slim, a current DMC judge and former competitor who was featured in “Scratch”, has issued a special challenge to all the competitors. Read on for his perspective […]
An awesome DJ set rarely comes down to which equipment you use – it’s singularly about the sound you deliver. That is, unless you want to scratch. The tools of the turntablism trade are relatively simple, the techniques have evolved at a glacial pace compared with other DJ disciplines, but it’s an artform that is anything but […]
DJ City sent over this awesome video and interview with Ean at last month’s Fader Fest in San Francisco. We wanted to share it with all of you – hear Ean talk about performing, and what drives him to work so hard on our blog and products in the video after the jump!
We dropped into the Thud Rumble labs recently and linked up with three members of the Invisibl Skratch Piklz: Qbert, ShortKut, and D-Styles. These three guys have been rocking the turntables and sporting some mad turntablist skills for quite a long time, so we took the opportunity to pick their brains about techniques. For those […]