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Mojaxx Reviews Roland’s GO:MIXER

In this episode of Tips and Tricks, Mojaxx discusses the Roland GO:MIXER, a high-quality audio interface for recording and streaming using smartphones.

The GO:MIXER has multiple inputs available, allowing a microphone, musical instruments, and media players to all be mixed live as you are creating content.

Watch Mojaxx’s review above.

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More Tips for Live Streaming DJ Sets


Eskei83 streams a DJ set on YouTube. (Source: Mojaxx)

With more and more DJs looking to tap into the power of live streaming, DJcityTV’s Mojaxx continues to provide Tips and Tricks to help them do just that.

Last week we recapped Mo’s earlier advice on how to live stream effectively. This episode builds off of that with new ways to get your online DJ sets crisp, clean, and ready to broadcast.

Watch this week’s episode below, along with a previous episode on live streaming DJ sets via phone.

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Mojaxx Offers ‘Tips and Tricks’ for Streaming DJ Sets

The coronavirus has led to an unprecedented worldwide quarantine, which for DJs, leaves a lot of time to digitally rock a crowd via live streaming.

DJcity’s own Mojaxx was ahead of the curve and prepared a tutorial series to ensure that your live-streamed DJ performance is entertaining, engaging, and hitch-free. In this Tips and Tricks series from 2017, the computers, webcams, software and streaming platforms that allow for the best streaming experience were discussed.



Watch above and stay tuned for new Tips and Tricks episodes on livestreaming coming soon.

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Serato’s Latest DJ Pro 2.3.3 Upgrade Integrates With Pioneer DJ’s XDJ-XZ System


Serato’s 2.3.3 integrated with Pioneer DJ’s XDJ-XZ (Source: Serato)

Serato‘s continued push into supporting the mobile and club DJ industry continues via its launch of the latest edition of Serato DJ Pro 2.3.3. With this update, Serato can officially integrate with Pioneer DJ‘s four-month-old all-in-one DJ system: the XDJ-XZ. The DJ software’s colored waveforms now appear on Pioneer’s seven-inch screen and CDJ-sized jog wheel displays. Furthermore, Serato DJ Pro support for the XDJ-XZ allows for four-deck mixing capabilities and other Serato specific software features to be enabled.

Serato Chief Strategy Officer Nick Maclaren says, “It’s super exciting to deliver official Serato support for the XDJ-XZ. This powerhouse has already proven to be immensely popular – the versatility of this all-in-one system means it could take center stage at house parties, mobile gigs, and professional club setups. We’re really looking forward to seeing what DJs can do with the XDJ-XZ when used with Serato DJ Pro.”

Download Serato 2.3.3 here and watch Mojaxx‘s full review below.

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Mojaxx Reviews Hercules’ DJControl Starlight

In this week’s episode of Tips and Tricks, Mojaxx 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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Mojaxx Reviews SolidCutz’s Rane SEVENTY-TWO Fader Upgrade

On this week’s episode of Tips and Tricks, Mojaxx 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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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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First Look: Denon DJ Engine Prime 1.4.0 Public Beta

On this episode of Tips and Tricks, Mojaxx takes a first look at the recent updates to Denon DJ‘s Engine Prime music analysis and library management software.

In this public beta for Engine Prime 1.4.0, Denon DJ introduces MacOS Catalina and Apple Music app support, a new Sync Manager feature, and a number of additional enhancements and improvements to the software.

Watch above.

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First Look: Phase Integration with Serato DJ Pro

Two years after first making waves at the NAMM Show, Phase manufacturer MWM has announced a collaboration with Serato. MWM’s needle-replacing hardware is now an Official Serato Accessory, which means it can now communicate with Serato DJ Pro directly through USB.

The upgrade will enhance the overall performance of Phase with Serato thanks to improved HID protocol. MWM also teased other features that will roll out later, including LED customization and more.

On this episode of Tips and Tricks, Mojaxx takes a trip to NAMM in Anaheim, California to report on the collaboration between Serato and Phase. Watch above.

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