Vestax VCI 400 Review

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The brand symbolises pro quality and performance but how does this controller weigh up? We find out in our Vestax VCI 400 Review The age of the digital DJ has seen many brands traditional involved in other areas of music and audio produce equipment for the modern DJ. This is usually due to the overlap… Read More

Review: Denon SC3900

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It promises digital versatility and power with vinyl feel, but does it deliver? Find out in our Denon SC3900 review… The Denon SC3900 is the flagship unit in Denon’s media player range. It offers the ability to DJ from a broad range of different media. It has a slot loading CD drive capable of playing… Read More

What’s New In Maschine 2.0?

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Native’s production workstation has been updated – so, what’s new in Maschine 2.0? The Native Instruments catalogue is stuffed with an embarrassment of riches these days. Undoubtedly, Maschine is one of its premium ranges, and one whose updates and developments are scrutinised in great detail. The hybrid hardware/ software production workstation has established itself as… Read More

Traktor Kontrol S4 MKII Review

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The flagship DJ controller in Native’s range is updated, but is it better? We find out in our Traktor Kontrol S4 MKII review The updates to Native Instruments’ all-in-one DJ controller models (the S2 and S4) were big news upon launch. These two controllers are very highly thought of, and provide the closest control over… Read More

Review: Traktor Kontrol S2 MkII

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Native’s ever-popular controller gets an update – we take a look in our Traktor Kontrol S2 MkII review Native Instruments has been at the forefront of DJ software technology since the very beginning. Its Traktor package was one of, if not the first truly professional solution for the DJ working with a computer. Since then,… Read More

Scratch Masterclass on Affordable Numark DJ Gear

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DJ Rasp and DJ Jim Reiss demonstrate the incredible scratch performance available from the most affordable Numark DJ gear We were lucky enough to have some incredible DJ talent in-store at the recent DJ School UK open day in Huddersfield. Along with founder Jim Reiss, DMC champ and Numark endorsee, DJ Rasp came along to… Read More

Next-Gen Performance DJ Controllers

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DJ Controllers are barely out of short trousers, but already the next generation of upstarts are revolutionising DJ performance… For a while, the idea of using a CDJ-based DJ set-up was heresy. Vinyl DJs folded their collective arms and looked on with indignation. Then, DJ controllers appeared, and CDJ-based DJs found themselves joining the vinyl… Read More

Review: Pioneer DDJ-SX DJ Controller

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After months of available stock disappearing from the the warehouse immediately, we finally get a look at the Pioneer DDJ-SX… There are some bits of gear whose popularity exceeds all expectations, regardless of how high those expectations are. The Pioneer DDJ-SX is one such product. The demand for these DJ controllers meant that it is… Read More

Serato Remote iOS App Launched

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The new Serato Remote app for iOS provides full wireless control over Scratch and DJ software Wireless DJ technology would seem to be the cutting edge of development at the moment. Pioneer set the ball rolling with its XDJ and nexus products last year, but now, Serato Remote offers full wireless control over its Scratch… Read More

Studio Equipment, Instrument and DJ Gear Trends That Look Set To Stay

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The year 2013 is already shaping up to be a classic year for studio equipment, instruments and DJ tech – here are three emerging trends Every single year there are more and more amazing new music tech and recording products launched. Aside from being something to be happy about generally (well, if you love new… Read More