Almost any DJ has the tools to perform with video, especially with well-developed software like vjay, Serato Video, MixEmergency, and recently Cross all streamlining the process. But not that many take on the challenge of video DJing, and even fewer do it in a unique way, instead sticking to mixing from one music video to the next. DJ Woody, one of the most prolific visual turntablists, made the transition back in 2010. Learn about his switch from DJing to VJing, and read his tips for new visual jockeys in this interview.
DJ Woody cue point juggling with the rare-yet-powerful Vestax Controller One turntable
Anubus cutting, playing in synth, and finger drumming all over an original track.
Stagecraft Software has produced fun and fascinating DJ and producer tools in the past few years, and today founder Aaron Leese is showing off his latest work, a turntable-style control application for the Leap Motion gesture-detecting hardware sensor device. According to the video, Leap Turntable is just an early prototype produced for Leap to potentially show […]
DJ Angelo's routine on the RP-8000s with integrated MIDI controls
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 […]
Rane has released a brand new quick routine featuring Chris Karns (formerly known as DJ Vajra, 2011 DMC Champion) on the Sixty-Two mixer. We’ve always been a fan of Mortal Kombat-inspired videos here at DJTT – and this minute and a half turntablism routine draws heavily on that theme. The real question is, should having […]
The polls for the 2013 DMC Online DJ Championship have officially opened - after 9 rounds of voting and hundreds of submissions, only 27 turntablists remain. Finalists in the tournament hail from all over the globe: Brazil, Japan, Poland, United Kingdom, Australia, and the United States just to name a few. For the next two weeks (voting ends […]