Music Tech

Mojaxx Reviews Hercules’ DJControl Starlight

In this week’s episode of Tips and TricksMojaxx discusses how well the Hercules DJControl Starlight improves mixing on the go.

The portable controller has bass EQ/filter knobs, touch-sensitive jog wheels, and RGB backlighting to allow for easy mixing. It also comes with Serato DJ Lite software.

Watch Mojaxx’s review above.

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Pioneer DJ Acquired by Japanese Manufacturer Noritsu


Pioneer DJ. (Photo Credit: Matthias Carpentier for Poz Music)

Pioneer DJ‘s parent company KKR has recently sold ownership to Japanese manufacturing company Noritsu, according to a press release.

Private equity firm KKR purchased Pioneer DJ in 2014. Last year, KKR combined Pioneer DJ and Pioneer Pro Audio into one company under the name AlphaTheta, which has now been acquired by Noritsu, a photo processing equipment manufacturer.

The press release states:

Our business, operations, brands, including brand names will not be affected.
We will continue contributing to the music industry with our innovative products and superior service through Pioneer DJ, rekordbox, KUVO, TORAIZ, Pioneer Professional Audio brands.

Stay tuned for more information about upcoming Pioneer DJ hardware and software.

H/T: DJ Tech Tools

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Mojaxx Reviews SolidCutz’s Rane SEVENTY-TWO Fader Upgrade

On this week’s episode of Tips and TricksMojaxx discusses replacing or upgrading the faders in the Rane SEVENTY-TWO battle mixer. He then takes a look at the FAD-R72 fader from German manufacturer SolidCutz.

Watch above.

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Mojaxx Talks Mixer Technology and More with Craze

Mojaxx returns with a special episode of Tips and Tricks filmed at last month’s NAMM Show in Los Angeles. Mo had the opportunity to interview Craze while the world-renowned turntablist was demoing the Rane SEVENTY mixer. In their conversation, the two discuss mixer technology, practice, and collaborating with other artists.

Watch Mo’s interview above.

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‘MikiDz Podcast’: Mojaxx Talks About NAMM

During Mojaxx‘s recent visit to California for the NAMM Show, he linked up with MikiWAR, DJ Dainjazone, and DJ Rell. The guys talked about the latest gear debuting at the trade show, Mo’s choice of laptop, and more.

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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Mojaxx Recaps Visit to NAMM Show

Mojaxx recently took a trip to Anaheim, California for the NAMM Show. During his first visit to the musical equipment convention, he took a look at some of the exciting DJ gear coming up in 2020 and beyond.

Watch Mo’s NAMM Show recap above.

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