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Watch DJ IKU’s Chill Jazzy Hip-Hop Mix on GENRE BNDR’s ‘CH419’

Japan’s renowned turntablist, DJ IKU, showcases his turntablism skills while performing a chill jazzy hip-hop mix live from the NOHGA HOTEL AKIHABARA TOKYO on the latest episode of GENRE BNDR‘s CH419.

The 2010 Red Bull 3Style Japan champion’s mix features juggling, scratching, wordplay, and good vibes.

Watch DJ IKU’s performance above.

Tracklist:

1. Jazz Lberatorz – Music In My Mind, Pt. 1
2. DJ Vadim – The Next Shit
3. DJ Presto & Mark Farina – Relax Your Mind
4. Shuko – Jazzterfield
5. whereisalex – fun.
6. Mart One – The Music
7. Masego & SiR – Old Age
8. PUNPEE – Renaissance
9. Substantial – Opening (0038)
10.Da Bush Babees – We Run Things
11. BRAILLE – Hip Hop Music
12. EMANON – Detour
13. Moka Only Live From Rio
14. Climber – Cafe Con Piernas
15. J Dilla – Two Can Win
16. Mk.gee – You
17. Pete Rock & CL Smooth – I Get Physical
18. Jeff Lorbert – Rain Dance
19. Crown City Rockers – Sidestep 1
20. Mr. Goldenfold. – Drifting
21. Jennifer Lara – I Am in Love
22. Ramirez – P.O.P.
23. S!RENE – Tupac In Beyonce’s Bedroom
24. Kero One – In All The Wrong Places
25. Ahmad Jamal – Dolphin Dance
26. Common – Resurrection

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Indonesia’s Tiosan Delivers a Creative ‘Bedroom Sessions’ Routine

Jakarta, Indonesia-based DJ Tiosan has delivered a creative routine for DJcityTV’s Bedroom Sessions. He fits 11 songs into four-minutes with a series of clever, technical blends.

The 26-year-old turntablist recently earned 3rd place in the Red Bull 3Style X Indonesia National Final. Tiosan’s goal is for him and his fellow DJs to show the world the strength of Indonesia’s DJ culture.

Tracklist:

1. Too Many Zooz – Havana Banana
2. Camila Cabello ft. Young Thug – Havana – Instrumental
3. Flava Flav – Say Ho – Acapella
4. Too Many Zooz – Get Busy
5. Sean Paul – Get Busy – Acapella
6. Lady Bee – Bring The Trumpet
7. Pick It Up Back – Acapella
8. LMFAO ft. Lil Jon – Outta Your Mind
9. Big Sean ft. Lil Jon – IDFWU
10. Kelis ft. Too Short – Bossy – Acapella
11. Too Short – Blow The Whistle

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Beatsource LINK in Serato DJ Walkthrough With Mojaxx

Tips and Tricks host, Mojaxx, provides a walkthrough of Beatsource LINK’s new integration with Serato DJ, which was introduced in Serato DJ Pro 2.4 and 1.4 on Monday. He shows you how to set up LINK in Serato and get the most out of the service.

Get a free trial of Beatsource LINK here and download Serato DJ here.

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Watch: DJ ND Demonstrates a Stab, Flare, and Transform Combo

In this episode of DJcityTV’s Made From Scratch, DJ ND combines three techniques to create a musical scratch pattern. The combination of stabs, flares, and transforms is perfect for incorporating into live sets or mixes.

Watch the tutorial above and grab DJ ND’s scratch tool here.

Mojaxx Reviews Third Generation of MasterSounds Radius Rotary Mixers

In this episode of Tips and Tricks, Mojaxx takes a look at boutique UK manufacturer MasterSounds’ latest generation of Radius rotary mixers. While the mixers maintain the level of quality MasterSounds is known for, this iteration comes in at a much more user-friendly price point.

Watch Mojaxx’s review above.

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How to Use Soundiiz and TuneMyMusic to Migrate Your Playlists to Beatsource LINK

The Beatsource LINK streaming service for open-format DJs is now supported by Soundiiz and TuneMyMusic, two separate services that allow users to transfer their playlists between music streaming platforms. On this episode of Tips and Tricks, Mojaxx shows us how to use the two apps to transfer playlists from Spotify to Beatsource LINK.

Using Soundiiz or TuneMyMusic, Beatsource LINK subscribers can transfer their playlists from services like Spotify and Apple Music to Beatsource LINK, and instantly DJ with them. SoundCloud, TIDAL, YouTube, Amazon Music, Deezer, and Google Play Music are also supported.

Soundiiz offers two plans: free and premium at $3 a month. The free version lets DJs transfer one playlist at a time, whereas the premium version enables DJs to transfer multiple playlists at once and sync them.

A paid version of TuneMyMusic enables users to sync playlists between services. It costs $4.50 a month or $2 a month when billed annually.

Launched in May, LINK is available in popular DJ software such as Serato DJ (beta), Denon DJ Engine OS (beta), Pioneer DJ rekordbox, VirtualDJ, Algoriddim djay, and djay Pro, and Hercules DJUCED.

Watch Mojaxx’s walkthrough above and start your free trial of LINK here.

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Should You Start a Live Stream?

As the event industry has more or less shut down over the last year, live streaming has become the go-to creative outlet for many DJs. In addition to keeping your skills sharp, it can also help you build or maintain your fan base.

In this episode of DJcityTV’s Share The Knowledge, DJ TLM offers some helpful tips for DJs who are interested in learning or expanding on their live streaming skills.

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Watch: DJ ND Shares His Personal Tazer Combo

In this episode of DJcityTV’s Made From Scratch, DJ ND shares a combo from his own personal collection. The technique combines tazers and transformers to create a technical yet rhythmic pattern.

Watch the tutorial above and grab DJ ND’s scratch tool here.

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Master Your Gear

Over the last few months, many DJs have found themselves with a lot of free time. Why not use that time to take a closer look at your equipment and really get to know all of its features?

In this episode of DJcityTV’s Share The Knowledge, DJ TLM, DJ TLM gives some advice on how to use this extra time to master your gear.

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First Look: Serato DJ Pro 2.4 and Lite 1.4 Public Beta

Earlier today, Serato announced the public beta of Serato DJ Pro 2.4 and Lite 1.4. On this episode of Tips and Tricks, Mojaxx takes a first look at Serato’s new beta versions, which feature both Beatsource and Beatport LINK integration and other new features.

Download the public beta of Serato DJ Pro 2.4 or Lite 1.4 here and try Beatsource LINK for free here.

Watch Mojaxx’s first look above.

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