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Beatsource Teams With Pioneer DJ and Crossfader to Host ‘Learn to DJ at Home’ Webinar

Learn to DJ at Home

Beatsource has teamed up with Pioneer DJ and renowned online DJ school Crossfader to host “Learn to DJ at Home,” a free webinar for beginner DJs.

The workshop, which will take place on August 18, will cover the fundamentals of DJing utilizing the Beatsource LINK streaming service and Pioneer DJ rekordbox performance software. It will be hosted by Crossfader’s Jamie Hartley, DJcity’s Mojaxx, and Pioneer DJ’s Pulse.

Topics to be discussed include getting DJ software, finding music, setting cue points, and mixing tracks. There will also be a raffle.

Space is limited, so RSVP now before it fills up.

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DJ IKU Reviews the DDJ-SB3-S on GENRE BNDR’s ‘CH419’

Japan’s renowned turntablist, DJ IKU, reviews Pioneer DJ‘s DDJ-SB3-S 2-channel controller on the latest installment of GENRE BNDR‘s CH419.

In the episode, the 2010 Red Bull 3Style Japan champion demonstrates his favorite features including the Back Spin, Echo Out, FX Fade, and Pad Scratch.

Watch DJ IKU’s review above.

Tracklist:

1. Black Eyed Peas – GET LOOSE NOW

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First Look: Denon DJ Engine OS 1.5

In this episode of Tips and Tricks, Mojaxx takes a look at the latest update to Denon DJ‘s Engine OS software. Engine OS 1.5 has been released in preparation for a new PRIME hardware release, and includes Beatport LINK and SoundCloud GO+ music streaming functionality.

Watch Mo’s first look above and download Engine OS 1.5 here.

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Mojaxx Reviews Denon DJ’s PRIME GO Controller

After taking a first look at the controller back in January, Mojaxx is back with a full review of the Denon DJ PRIME GO. The standalone device allows DJs to perform anywhere thanks to its built-in lithium-ion battery, 7-inch touchscreen, and WiFi connectivity.

Watch this episode of Tips and Tricks above.

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Pioneer DJ DJM-V10 Mixer: The Definitive Review

While Pioneer DJ’s six-channel DJM-V10 mixer might not make its way into home studios, it may very well become the next club standard. In this episode of Tips and Tricks, Mojaxx takes an in-depth look at the effects-laden powerhouse.

Watch above.

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Mojaxx Reviews the Mevo Start Live Streaming Camera

The Mevo Start is a camera designed to allow direct live streaming to platforms like Twitch, Facebook, and YouTube without a computer. Intrigued by the unit’s promised six-hour battery life, built-in WiFi, and stereo line input for audio, Mojaxx gave it a road test to see how well it fits into a DJ’s workflow.

Watch Mo’s review above.

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DJ TLM: How to Migrate Your Spotify Playlists to Beatsource LINK

Yesterday, we announced Beatsource LINK‘s compatibility with music migration service Soundiiz. The service allows DJs to seamlessly transfer their playlists from Spotify into Beatsource LINK. This integration has come just in time, following the end of Spotify’s support for DJ software earlier this week.

Beatsource LINK is currently available in Pioneer DJ rekordbox, Algoriddim djay and djay Pro, VirtualDJ, and Hercules DJUCED, with more integrations being announced soon.

In a special episode of DJcityTV’s Share The Knowledge, DJ TLM shows how to transfer playlists from Spotify to Beatsource LINK using Soundiiz.

Sign up for a free month of LINK here, sign up for Soundiiz here, and watch TLM’s walkthrough above.

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Migrate Your Spotify Playlists to Beatsource LINK With Soundiiz

Beatsource LINK and Soundiiz

DJs can now easily transfer their Spotify playlists to Beatsource LINK using the Soundiiz service and DJ with them.

This is particularly useful to DJs who have been using Spotify to perform. As of Wednesday, Spotify has officially ended support for DJ software, including Algoriddim’s djay and djay Pro.

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.

Launched in early May, Beatsource LINK lets DJs to stream millions of tracks and access hundreds of curated playlists directly in their performance software. Premium subscriptions offer Beatsource’s patented offline locker, which enables DJs to play without an internet connection.

Beatsource LINK is currently available in Pioneer DJ rekordbox, Algoriddim djay and djay Pro, VirtualDJ, and Hercules DJUCED. More integrations are coming soon.

Check out this tutorial to learn how to transfer your playlists from Spotify to Beatsource LINK. You can also sign up for a free month of LINK here.

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Mojaxx Discusses His ATEM Mini Pro Live Streaming Setup

As with most DJs in the world, Mojaxx has spent the past three months DJing from home on various live stream platforms. In this episode of Tips & Tricks, he breaks down the setup he’s ended up using, based around the Blackmagic Design ATEM Mini Pro, and shares some of the things he’s learned during 12 weeks of DJing in isolation.

Watch above.

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Beatsource LINK Launches Integration With VirtualDJ Software

VirtualDJ

Adding to its list of partners, Beatsource LINK has launched an integration with the new VirtualDJ 2021 performance software.

Available on Mac and Windows, VirtualDJ claims to be the “most popular DJ software” with “more than hundred million downloads.” Its new version features revolutionary technology that enables DJs to make acapellas and instrumentals in real-time as they mix.

Launched in early May, Beatsource LINK lets DJs to stream millions of tracks and access hundreds of curated playlists directly in their performance software. Premium subscriptions offer Beatsource’s patented offline locker, which enables DJs to play without an internet connection.

Beatport LINK, which is based on the same technology as Beatsource LINK, is also available in VirtualDJ.

In addition to VirtualDJ, Beatsource LINK is also available in Pioneer DJ rekordbox 6.0.1, Algoriddim djay and djay Pro, and Hercules DJUCED. More integrations are expected this year.

A free trial of LINK is available on Beatsource’s website. Learn how to use LINK with VirtualDJ here.

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