Rob Sickelco

Pioneer DJ Releases rekordbox 6.0.1 With Beatsource LINK Integration

After weeks in beta, Pioneer DJ has released the official version of rekordbox 6.0.1. The latest update to their popular DJing software includes support for the open-format music streaming service Beatsource LINK.

When using rekordbox’s Performance Mode, DJs can access Beatsource LINK’s music library, including curated playlists and charts, and mix them with the songs in their rekordbox library. Beatsource LINK PRO subscribers can store up to 50 tracks in an offline locker within rekordbox, and Beatsource LINK PRO+ subscribers are able to store up to 100 tracks.

Version 6.0.1 also includes such upgrades as an enhanced music analysis algorithm and Cloud Library Sync, which allows rekordbox users who subscribe to its Creative Plan to sync playlists across devices.

Download rekordbox 6.0.1 here and sign up for Beatsource LINK here.

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‘MikiDz Podcast’: MikiDz Boxing Club

As clubs begin to reopen in certain areas, MikiWAR, DJ Dainjazone, and DJ Rell talk about the best way for DJs to get back in the game. They also talk about keeping active, live streaming, and the unsung heroes of the nightclub – bathroom attendants.

Watch the MikiDz Podcast above. It is also available on Apple Podcasts, Mixcloud, and Spotify.

The MikiDz Podcast is a talk-show that discusses news and topics in the DJ and nightlife industries. It is hosted by MikiWAR, DJ Dainjazone, and DJ Rell. The MikiDz Show, which is also hosted by Miki and Dainjazone, features live performances from the world’s most-skilled DJs.

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Beatsource LINK Now Supported by Algoriddim’s djay App

In addition to Pioneer DJ‘s rekordbox software, the public beta of Beatsource LINK is now supported by Algoriddim’s djay app for both desktop and mobile. In this video overview, Mojaxx takes a look at how the open-format streaming platform works within the djay software.

Additionally, djay also supports Beatport LINK, which is geared towards DJs who spin electronic music.

The public beta of Beatsource LINK is now open to everyone. Sign up for a 30-day free trial here.

Watch Mo’s walkthrough above and click here to download Algoriddim djay.

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Watch: ‘Boom City Jam Session Vol. 1’ Showcases the Worldwide Turntablist Community

British creative collective Boom City, of the Inside Turntablists documentary series, has created a spinoff to highlight more talent within the global scratch community.

Boom City Jam Session Vol. 1 features a “Q&A”-style scratch session with turntablists Alx Plato, Kompoze, DJ SWORDZ, Redmist, Blam, Symatic, Peter Parker, Jimmy Penguin, Android, Kutclass, DJ Robert Smith, Kodac Visualz, Kubik, DubbaDutch, and Bakon One. The crew cuts over an instrumental by Oslo Flow‘s Alx Plato.

Watch the first episode above and stay tuned for more jam sessions from Boom City.

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DJ TLM: Keep It Clean

In the wake of the current global pandemic, cleanliness has become more important than ever. But when do you think the equipment that you play on was cleaned last?

In this episode of DJcityTV’s Share The Knowledge, DJ TLM shares some tips for keeping the gear and yourself clean when clubs reopen.

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J Balvin’s #ColoresDJChallenge Winner Announced


J Balvin. (Credit: Juan Pablo Celis)

J Balvin and Universal Music Latin Entertainment recently teamed up with with DJcity Latino and Beatsource for the #ColoresDJChallenge. Participants were asked to come up with their best 60-second routine flipping one of the songs from Balvin’s Colores album.

The winner of the contest is Jose Viera of Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands. Watch his routine below.

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