The office turntable – using your phone as a turntable

Now, that’s just clever. Learn more about the Office Turntable at DJ Worx.


Remixes created by…robots.



My thoughts on the “Digital vs. Vinyl” debate

I don’t see scratch DJs fully converting to MIDI controllers anytime soon…but I think it may be possible one day. Read it here: http://www.studioscratches.com/dj-happee-interview-scratching-with-traktor-kontrol-s2-s4-part-2/


DJ App for iPad – Mashup by Waves Audio


Reactable @ NAMM 2012

If you have about $10,000 USD lying around, you may want to get one of these for that next party at your house! More info at http://www.reactable.com/




DJ Happee – Fender Rhodes Piano improvisation


Grandmaster Mash shows off MiniMash


MIDI over Wifi into Ableton Live

hmmm…..wireless midi. awesome.


Filtatron – Moog app for iPhone or iPod Touch


Quincy Jones Headphones by AKG

Introducing the Quincy Jones Signature Line by AKG: a collection of headphones for your home or the road. Each set is a blend of sophisticated style and perfect sound—exactly what you’d expect from one of the most gifted, successful and admired music icons the world has ever heard.


Polychord

Polychord Demo Song from gregory Wieber on Vimeo.


Avid Pro Tools 9

Apparently, you’re able to use Pro Tools 9 without Pro Tools hardware connected.


Footage of us playing with the Traktor S4


Traktor Kontrol S4


Solar powered guitar tuners from Tascam

Go green!


Quincy Jones and Herbie Handcock in 1983 working on the Fairlight CMI

It’s amazing how much has changed….and hasn’t.


Shoddy Lynn DJ Booth – Designed by Trevor O’Neil

Custom DJ Booth constructed with concrete board over plywood frame and rusted steel pipe with laser-cut tread plate top. Yes. It’s Bad-ass. http://www.trevoroneil.com


Homemade MIDI controller STATION by ANDER that’s like Fruity Loops and a mixing board mixed in one!

A musician from Zurich named Zander Ander has built his own controller. Based on the uCApps.de MIDI hardware platform, this thing employs custom acrylic knobs, colored LEDs, and a whole bunch of buttons to bring his DAW controls into the real world.


Roger Linn’s “LinnStrument”

Linn has come up with a new and equally novel tool for musicians – a digital music interface that uses a pressure-sensitive multitouch pad and a layout that combines a piano keyboard with a guitar fretboard.


Cleaning Vinyl Records Using Titebond Wood Glue


The iPad DJ

I’m not sure if this is actually DJing…but maybe live music composition?


iPad Mixr DJ App

If only the iPad had a USB port…it could possibly revolutionize  DJing.  Until then, we got the iPad Mixr.


Rodec Patch Live

Serato, Traktor, Torq or any digital DJ can now easily hook up their laptops at the club without interruption to the party!


A dope tutorial on how to create a beat.

Kay Kay is killing it on the beats! Check her out on her You Tube page.


Fretless Fader 2010 update


Samson RH600 Open Ear Headphones

Being a fan of open-eared headphones…i had to hype these up. I usually test my mixes on a pair of open ear headphones before I bounce to disk. For less than $50 bucks, anyone can have audiophile quality headphones! Samson RH600 Reference Headphones


Reloop RHP-10 Headphones

I’ve never tried these headphones, but damn they look sweet.


Electric Synth Guitar


Innofader and Innofader Pro

Why buy a new mixer just because your cross-fader sucks?


Beat Thang portable music production unit

A hardware device to sample, remix, and perform anywhere at any time.


DJ Qbert and the Scratchophone


Ion’s Discover DJ

I think I know what to get my nieces, nephews and kid this Christmas. Hey’s it’s under $100 USD!


Propellerheads’ “Soul School” for Reason’s ReFill

Propellerhead Software’s funk flavored Soul School ReFill, the soulful sound of the 60’s and 70’s is up for grabs.


Vestax Spin

I guess you can DJ (and backspin songs) in your car on that next road trip with Vestax Spin!


Playable Guitar Shirt


A Rare Look into Moby’s Manhattan Studio


Speaking Piano


Inklen – ToneTable app for Serato, Torq or Mixvibes

Its hard for me to see how this could be used in the real world of DJing…but it’s cool nonetheless.



HP Limited Edition Envy 15 “Dr Dre” edition

It kinda resembles a Mac, but hey…who cares! it looks dope.




Vectorform’s DJ v. 2.0 for Microsoft Surface

I can see where this is going.


Equipment list for any beginning DJ or Turntablist

Before I begin, I would like to mention that you can start with any brand of equipment you like, want or can afford. I’m simply listing my personal top “must haves” if I was going to buy all my equipment from scratch! So here it is…turntables, mixers, needles, headphones and cables…


Solid State Logic – “X-Desk”

Yeah…it’s true. May 2009!!


Vox amPlug Headphone Amplifier APMT

Just plug this into your guitar or bass, plug your headphones in…and you’re AMPED. 🙂


Solid State Logic Mynx Bundles

Solid State Logic is having a special on their MYNX bundles until mid-March.  How special?  Well, under $1500 USD ($2500 USD regular priced) special! Use the link below to get the special pricing… Solid State Logic Mynx SuperAnalogue 9k Channel Strip Bundle



Grado PS1000 Headphones

If you haven’t listened to music on a pair of Grados, you haven’t really listened!!


The World’s Creepiest Guitar


Midi + Turntable = Fretless Fader Skratching


Akai MPK25


Microsoft Songsmith. Now anyone can write a song…almost…


Portable full sized keyboard!

The VAX77 by Infinate Response. more…



Technics 1200 mod

Shout out to my homie Fillupe for this one….


How to copy a vinyl record

Where was this tutorial 10 years ago when I was trying to dig for records?!




Novation Remote 37 SL Limited Edition

Dope. Novation ReMOTE 37 SL MIDI Controller




DigiDesign Pro Tools 8

Just got word today about DigiDesign’s latest release….Pro Tools 8.  It appears LE users can now have up to 128 Audio Tracks!  Looks pretty dope.  read more…


Kueit – the new “Instant Replay”

Back in the days…ok, maybe not that far back, stage DJs had to rely on “Instant Replay” machines to back up their artists/rappers during performances.  Now, it’s 100% computerized.  more…


I Heard Vinyl was Making a Comeback, but DAMN!


Who needs Turntables when you have a Marker and Paper!


DIY In-ear headphones


Biodegradable Instruments!

This group uses instruments made out of vegetables!



Air Piano by Omer Yosha

more on the AirPiano here


The “Robot” Guitar

I didn’t think they could do anything else to a guitar, but damn. It auto-tunes itself! Musician’s Friend (one of our sponsors) has hooked me up with a link to save you $1200 on this Les Paul edition! Enjoy! Click here


Serato ITCH

I guess we’ll be able to DJ from our couches really soon…


I’m throwing away my mouse!

JazzMutant Dexter


Asian Drummer

No one can ever complain about drum programming on a keyboard again!



World’s First USB condenser mic and audio interface in one!

Samson’s G-Track is the world’s first USB condenser microphone with a built-in audio interface and mixer, allowing simultaneous input of vocals and guitar, bass, or keyboard while also providing monitoring through an on board headphone output. I guess the only thing I’m concerned about now, is the sound quality. more…


Futuristic Piano

“Pegasus” piano made by the German firm Schimmel and designed by legendary Luigi Colani himself.


Montegiro Lusso Turntable

more…


ATTIGO TT DJ Setup


Tonium’s Portable DJ Unit


Solid State Logic’s – “MYNX”

I’ve declared my love for SSL since I started making music.  With that said, SSL has released what appears to be a portable version of their X-Rack called, MYNX.  Basically, artists can now have the SSL sound on the go…in their bus, car, kitchen, etc.  Solid State Logic Mynx SuperAnalogue Desktop Mini X-Rack Standard


Hang Drum Solo


Tenori-On instrument


Mini SSL Console: Matrix

I have been a fan of the SSL consoles for as long as I can remember. The analog sound and EQ characteristics are heard on countless hit records. Now, with the SSL: Matrix…selling for approx $25k (USD), most people can now own the SSL sound. 🙂 Learn more about the SSL Matrix