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Mojaxx Reviews Oyaide’s Neo D+ Cables

On this week’s episode of Tips and Tricks, Mojaxx revisits Oyaide’s long-lasting Neo D+ line of cables, which now includes a USB-C option. Watch above.

KRK ROKIT 8 G4: The ROKIT Reinvented

On this week’s episode of Tips and Tricks, Mojaxx takes a look at the latest update to KRK’s ROKIT series of studio monitors. Has KRK reinvented their flagship model, or is it more of the same?

Watch above.

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Updated DJcity Mobile App Available Now

The DJcity mobile app has been updated with new and improved features. In addition to a streamlined user interface, the app also offers an enhanced download experience when paired with the DJcity desktop app.

Key features and improvements:

– Track ratings no longer required
– Streamlined navigation
– New track updates list
– New searchable tags list
– Expanded track details screen with remixer lists, more info, tags, and related tracks
– Enhanced download experience when paired with the DJcity Desktop App – improved crating functionality, plus new crate bypass feature to directly download songs to your computer.

Download the DJcity mobile app here, and watch Mojaxx’s walkthrough above.

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Mojaxx Reviews EvermixBox4 DJ Set Recorder

On this week’s episode of Tips and Tricks, Mojaxx reviews the EvermixBox4. The compact device allows you to record and livestream high-quality audio directly from your phone.

Watch above.

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Serato and DJcity Launch Serato Studio Beat Making Competition

To celebrate the release of Serato Studio 1.4, Serato and DJcity have collaborated on a beat making challenge. Aspiring producers have until January 28, 2020 for their chance to win $4000 worth of Pioneer DJ gear, Serato Studio and Serato DJ Suite licences, a one-year DJcity record pool subscription, and a $50 Beatsource gift card.

To enter, applicants must make a one-minute DJ edit using Serato Studio and the acapella provided by DJcity Records, Makasi & Gregoir Cruz‘ “Manos En Mi” featuring Tima Dee. Then, film your creation and share the video to Instagram (tag @seratostudio and use the hashtag #seratostudio in your post).

Click here for more details.

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Pioneer DJ XDJ-XZ: Correcting The Record

Last month, Mojaxx took a first look at the Pioneer DJ XDJ-XZ. However, the overview of the all-in-one DJ system wasn’t entirely accurate.

On this week’s episode of Tips and Tricks, Mojaxx gives an updated and corrected look at the XDJ-XZ. Watch above.

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Pioneer DJ DDJ-1000SRT: The Definitive Review

On this week’s episode of Tips and Tricks, Mojaxx provides a thorough breakdown of Pioneer DJ’s DDJ-1000SRT. The four-channel controller is packed with features for Serato DJ Pro users.

Watch Mojaxx’s review above, and watch a tutorial on midi-mapping the controller below.

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Serato Releases Serato DJ Lite 1.3.2

Serato has released the latest update for its Serato DJ Lite software, version 1.3.2.

The release includes Serato’s signature beatgrids, free demo tracks to learn to mix with, plus a new in-app learning experience taking users through key features in the software.

“We’re always looking to make beginner DJs learning experience with our software more enjoyable and fulfilling,” says Chief Strategy Officer, Nick Maclaren. “Integrating Beatgrids into Serato DJ Lite prepares DJs for what to expect on DJ Pro, while the addition of demo tracks and a new in-app educational experience will support beginners learning how to DJ. We can’t wait to see who these new users become in the DJ world.”

Serato DJ Lite 1.3.2 can be downloaded now on Serato’s website.

Watch the update video above.

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Mojaxx Reviews Upgrades in AIAIAI TMA-2 Headphones

Danish headphone manufacturer AIAIAI released their modular TMA-2 headphones four years ago, and this week has added some new upgrades to their configuration options.

Mojaxx brings us his review of these new parts, and reflects on the long term performance of the TMA-2s. Watch above.

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Pioneer DJ Releases XDJ-XZ Controller

Pioneer DJ XDJ-XZ
Pioneer DJ XDJ-XZ controller (Source: Pioneer DJ)

Pioneer DJ has released a new all-in-one controller, the XDJ-XZ.

The device, which can be used with USB drives or a rekordbox-equipped laptop, “feels exactly like you’re using the CDJ-2000NXS2 and DJM-900NXS2,” according to the press release. Serato DJ Pro support will be added in early 2020.

“It is the closest thing you can get to a full two deck [Pioneer DJ] NXS2 setup at around a third of the price,” DJcityTV’s Mojaxx says.

The XDJ-XZ is available now at $2,299. Watch Mo’s first look below and stay tuned for a full review.

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