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Mojaxx Reviews Numark Party Mix Live Controller

In this episode of Tips and Tricks, Mojaxx takes a look at Numark’s new Party Mix Live controller. The Party Mix Live work with Serato DJ Lite and Algoriddim’s DJay software, and offer an introduction to DJing with some fun features like built-in speakers and even a light show.

Watch above.

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DJcityTV Launches New Twitch Series, ‘First Play’ Feat. KidCutUp and Eddie Boy

DJcityTV Launches New Twitch Series, 'First Play' Feat. KidCutUp and Eddie Boy

DJcity is excited to announce our new weekly Twitch series, First Play, which will be hosted by veteran DJcity in-house remixers KidCutUp and Eddie Boy. Every Friday, the series will showcase new releases and exclusives from the DJcity record pool, including a first look at each week’s New and Notable picks.

Starting this Friday, May 14, First Play will air every Friday at 2PM PT on DJcityTV’s Twitch channel.

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ColorKey MobilePar Mini Hex 4 Uplighting Review

In this episode of Tips and Tricks, we dive into the world of DJ lighting as Mojaxx reviews the MobilePar Mini Hex 4 fixtures from ColorKey. These battery-powered uplights with wireless DMX control are designed for life on the road, making a great addition to any mobile DJ’s toolkit.

Watch Mo’s review above.

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DJ ND Teams Up With DJ Odilon for Routine using New Scratch Tool

DJ ND, host of DJcityTV’s Made From Scratch and Beatsource’s Step Your Game Up tutorial series, has linked up with multiple battle champ DJ Odilon for a routine using their latest DJ tool. Released last week, the third installment of the Made From Scratch DJ tool series has already climbed to number five on the DJcity Hot Box chart.

Download DJ ND and DJ Odilon’s “Made From Scratch Tool #3” here and watch their tag team routine above.

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Mojaxx Gives Walkthrough of Beatsource DJ Web App

On Tuesday, our friends at Beatsource released the public beta of their new groundbreaking web app, Beatsource DJ. Designed to improve the DJ workflow, the app can be used for music discovery, library management, and auditioning mixes.

Watch Mojaxx provide a walkthrough of the app above.

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Denon DJ Announces LC6000 PRIME DJ Controller


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Denon DJ has just announced their latest controller, the LC6000 PRIME. Bearing many similarities to its renowned SC6000 PRIME, the Denon DJ LC6000 PRIME is billed as “the world’s most versatile DJ controller,” capable of bringing “professional club-style layout, design, and control to both standalone and laptop-based DJ workflows.”

The controller features a stacked dual-layer waveform display, ensuring correct information for each track is clearly displayed around the larger waveforms. The 8.5” jog wheel, multi-function performance pads, 100mm dual-precision pitch fader, and navigation control allows for more creative mix control. Also, the entire set-up is powered by a single USB connection.

In related news, Serato has released Serato DJ Pro 2.5.1, which brings support for the LC6000 PRIME as an Official Serato Accessory.

Watch Mojaxx’s review of the Denon DJ LC6000 PRIME below.

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Watch a Demonstration of Ableton Live 11’s Vinyl Synthesis Technology

Italian DJ/producer John Type has demonstrated Ableton Live 11 in a creative video.

Via vinyl synthesis, Type has innovated playing and sequencing a vinyl record like a synthesizer with the new features of Ableton Live 11. Vestax PDX-3000 and Technics SL-1210 turntables are impressively used to sync the beats of two distinctively different tracks to demonstrate the possibilities of vinyl synthesis. The Vestax PDX-3000 plays the melody of Daft Punk‘s 1995 single “Da Funk,” which morphs into the bass arpeggio of Donna Summer‘s 1978 classic “I Feel Love” because the analog pitch of the Technics SL-1210 changes the speed of the drums and Ableton Live 11 — via the Tempo Follower feature — stays in sync.

To pull off this impressive feat, a few pieces of hardware are required. Foremost, a turntable with MIDI pitch control — the Vestax Controller One / PDX-3000 or Reloop RP-8000 — is essential. An audio and MIDI interface is needed to connect the audio from the mixer and control the MIDI turntable. As well, a MIDI controller is key.

Ableton Live 10 Suite / 11 Standard requires MIDI Envelope, Utility, and Auto Filter plugins to allow for this work to occur. Plus, a vinyl with a synth tone in the locked groove — commonly found in Battle Breaks / DJ Tools is key to allowing this DJ skill to be performed.

The tools and skills he used in the demo are available for free on his website. Type has also included a detailed breakdown of how he accomplished this.

Watch the three-minute video above.

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Blackmagic Design ATEM Mini Extreme ISO: Is This the Ultimate DJ Streaming Device?

Blackmagic Design has made professional broadcast switchers for many years, but in 2019 they shook up the live streaming market with the ATEM Mini. Now they have expanded the range further with the new ATEM Mini Extreme and Extreme ISO, so Mojaxx has taken a look to see what those can offer to streaming DJs.

Is this the ultimate DJ streaming device? Watch above to hear what Mo has to say.

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Mojaxx Gives Walkthrough of Beatsource LINK’s Offline Mode in Serato DJ

On Monday, Serato released Serato DJ Pro 2.5 and Lite 1.5. Among other updates, both versions added support for Beatsource LINK’s offline mode, a highly anticipated feature that enables DJs to use LINK without an internet connection. Watch above to see DJcityTV’s Mojaxx provide a walkthrough of the feature.

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Kali Audio LP-8 Review: Are These The Best Value Studio Monitors?

In this episode of Tips and Tricks, Mojaxx takes a look at Kali Audio’s LP-8 studio monitors. These eight-inch speakers deliver crisp, clear sound without breaking the bank, coming in at a suggested retail price of $199 USD.

Watch Mo’s review above.

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