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2022 Beyond the Music Retreat Recap

The 2022 Beyond the Music Retreat was one for the books. The educational conference for DJs, which took place from June 13-15 in Arizona, was attended by hundreds of DJs from around the world and featured a variety of discussion panels and networking events. Watch the recap video which shows a glimpse of what went down that week.

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Beatsource Tech: Use Your Serato Library On CDJs – DJ Conversion Utility Review

A question often asked by some Serato DJ Pro users is how they can get their crates, cues and loops into Rekordbox. Not because they want to switch, but so they can do a gig or two playing just off USB drives on CDJs. On the new episode of Beatsource Tech, we look at Mojaxx‘s favorite tool for doing that job (and a lot more besides): DJ Conversion Utility.

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Atlanta’s Robbie Wilde (thatDEAFdj) Delivers Fast-Paced Routine for DJcityTV’s ‘Bedroom Sessions’

Atlanta-based turntablist Robbie Wilde, a.k.a. thatDeafDJ, has delivered a fast-paced wordplay routine for DJcityTV’s Bedroom Sessions.

Despite having almost complete hearing loss, Wilde has excelled as both a turntablist and open-format DJ. He first made waves in the New York/New Jersey club scene in the early 2000s before doing national tours at schools and universities for the deaf community. He has performed for high-profile clients and events like Warner Brothers, Paramount, the NBA, New York Fashion Week, and more.

Tracklist:

1. Missy Elliot – Work It – Acapella
2. Kanye West – Stronger – Acapella
3. Rihanna ft. Drake – Work – Acapella
4. Megan Thee Stallion – Work That

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Got what it takes to be featured on the next “Bedroom Sessions” episode? Send a sample video to brs@djcity.com.

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Laredo, Texas’ DJ LemonBeatz Drops Routine for DJcityTV’s Bedroom Sessions

Laredo, Texas-based turntablist DJ LemonBeatz has dropped a technical and energetic routine for DJcityTV’s Bedroom Sessions. He cleverly weaves Latin and hip-hop bangers with skillful scratching.

At 21-years old, LemonBeatz has already made a name for himself in his area’s DJ scene through consistent club and private event work.

Tracklist:

1. J Balvin & Skrillex – In Da Getto
2. Major Lazer ft. J Balvin & El Alfa – Que Calor – DJ Feeling Elysium Bootleg
3. Chuckie & Junxterjack – Make Some Noise – Acapella
4. Megan Thee Stallion ft. DaBaby – Cry Baby

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First Look: Serato DJ Pro 2.5.11

Serato has released the latest version of its flagship DJ Pro software, 2.5.11, which includes the promised support for Pioneer DJ’s XDJ-RX3. The standalone device, released in late 2021, can play files directly from USB, Rekordbox DJ, and now, from Serato DJ Pro. Mojaxx takes a first look on the new episode of Beatsource Tech.

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The New King of Lightweight Headphones? Pioneer DJ HDJ-CX First Impressions

Pioneer DJ‘s headphone line is best known for big, beefy designs. But with the new HDJ-CX, they have gone in a new compact, lightweight direction. Have they done enough to challenge the current reigning champion in that market segment, the Sennheiser HD25? Mojaxx gives us his first impressions in the new episode of Beatsource Tech. Watch above.

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DJ ND Shares a Pattern Combining Crab and Transform Scratches

In this episode of DJcityTV’s Made From Scratch, DJ ND breaks down a combo using crabs and transforms.

Download DJ ND’s scratch tools here and watch the tutorial above.

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Back to the Booth

Almost every DJ around the world has suffered an enforced hiatus from live performances in the past two years, some for longer than others. But if you’ve taken a break from DJing, for whatever reason, what are the things you ought to consider when getting you’re headead back in the game?

In the first episode of Beatsource Basics, Mojaxx delivers a checklist of things you should get on top of before you get back to the DJ booth. Watch above.

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DJ ND Shares a Flare Combo for Breaking Down Phrases

DJ ND is back with another Made From Scratch tutorial aimed at creatively scratching vocal phrases. This new pattern combines 2-click flares with pauses between syllables.

Download DJ ND’s scratch tools here and watch the tutorial above.

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DJ ND Shares a Scratch Pattern For Cutting Up Phrases

In this episode of DJcityTV’s Made From Scratch, DJ ND breaks down a pattern that can be used for cutting up phrases into individual words and syllables.

Download DJ ND’s scratch tools here and watch the tutorial above.

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