Pioneer DJ Kicks Off Season 2 of “DJs in PJs” with Kaskade, Junior Sanchez, & More

Pioneer DJ has announced the newest lineup for their free live stream event, “DJs in PJs,” featuring electronic artists Modestep, Junior Sanchez, Métrika, and Kaskade. After a successful first season with guests like Gabriel & Dresden, Buck Rodgers, and Cutsnake, this interactive and entertaining live pajama party is back and will host different artists twice […]

Engine Prime 1.5 Update Adds New Sync Manager and BPM Detection

Today Engine DJ software announced its largest feature release to date, Engine Prime 1.5. As a free and recommended update for current Engine Prime users, v1.5 adds new Sync Manager, BPM detection algorithm, track preview, and batch editing for track metadata. The latest features are meant to help DJs spend less time preparing music and […]

Akai Pro Introduces the MPC Live II with Built-In Monitor Speakers

Akai Professional, creator of the iconic MPC series, has introduced the next generation of their portable standalone music production center, the MPC Live II. The newest model adds built-in monitor speakers and features a rechargeable battery and MIDI multifunctionality. Keep reading for more. Building on the success of its predecessor, the award-winning MPC Live, the MPC […]

Get the Serato Play Expansion Pack for Free and DJ with Just Your Laptop

We recently shared the news that Serato Studio has a completely free version of its beat making software available. Today Serato has even more exciting news – DJs can download the fully-featured Serato Play Expansion Pack for free from now through the end of May. With Serato Play, you can learn to DJ with just […]

Mixcloud Launches Livestreaming Feature for DJs, Artists, and Audio Creators

During a unique time where DJs are connecting with fans online rather than in-person, Mixcloud has announced a game-changing new way for DJs to livestream. Mixcloud LIVE acts as the first music-focused solution that allows DJs, artists, and audio creators to livestream without the concern of copyright issues. Plus, the platform provides users with potential […]

Rekordbox 6.0 Introduces Subscription Packages and Cloud Music Management

Now is a great time to work on your music and organize your music library. Our friends at Pioneer DJ seem to feel the same. Just announced, some big changes have arrived in Pioneer DJ’s rekordbox version 6.0 and rekordbox for iOS (version 3.0), available now, including new subscription packages, as well as cloud library management […]

8 Ways to Become a Better DJ During Quarantine

DJs everywhere are suddenly finding themselves with lots of extra time. And while it may not be easy or feel natural to be stuck inside of your house, by keeping busy and staying focused on your passion for music, you can absolutely come out of this situation stronger. If you’ve been following our Instagram, you […]

5 Tips for DJs During the Current Coronavirus Crisis

I heard one DJ say, “Being a DJ doesn’t come with unemployment, a 401K, or severance pay, you have to grind 24/7/365.” That isn’t a lie by any means. I have been a professional DJ for almost three years, and I’m just starting to understand how to build a stable income. With everything that’s happening […]