Videos

Watch DJ Sparkbox’s ‘Bedroom Sessions’ Routine

In just under a decade, Charleston, South Carolina’s DJ Sparkbox has distinguished himself as both a turntablist and producer. In this four-minute routine for DJcity’s Bedroom Sessions, he showcases the talents that have allowed him to play with the likes of What So Not, Valentino Khan, Diplo, and more.

Tracklist:

1. Netsky & Aloe Blacc – Snitch – Instrumental
2. Birdman ft. Lil Wayne – Pop Bottles – Acapella
3. Troyboi – Papi Chulo
4. Soulely – Act Right
5. XNYWOLF – XANDI PT. II
6. Nelly vs. DJ Katch & BrainDead – Hot In Herre – Deville Moombah Bootleg
7. Young Thug ft. Gunna & Travis Scott – Hot Remix

Follow DJ Sparkbox on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and SoundCloud.

Got what it takes to be featured on the next “Bedroom Sessions” episode? Send a sample video to brs@djcity.com.

Related Post: Watch DJ D.o.G’s ‘Bedroom Sessions’ Routine

Watch: DJ ND Focuses on the Importance of Hand Control for Turntablists

On the latest episode of DJcityTV’s Made From Scratch, DJ ND demonstrates the importance of hand control. This week, ND combines baby scratches, chirps, and transformers.

Grab the scratch tool here and watch the tutorial above.

Follow DJ ND on Facebook, Instagram, Mixcloud, SoundCloud, YouTube, and Twitter.

Related Post: Watch: DJ ND’s Reverse Swing Flare/Autobahn Tutorial

‘My DJcities With DJ Spryte’: How to Get Your Music Placed on Record Pools

Los Angeles-based DJ/producer Spryte is back with the third episode of his vlog series, My DJcities with DJ Spryte.

On this episode, Spryte travels to Whitefish, Montana to play at Casey’s nightclub. While there, he goes over his music organization system in Serato. Then Spryte heads back to Los Angeles to the DJcity/Beatsource offices to talk with music director Kidd Spin about getting your music placed on record pools.

Watch the episode above and stay tuned for more from DJ Spryte.

Follow Spryte on Facebook, Instagram, SoundCloud, and Twitter

Related Post: ‘My DJcities With DJ Spryte’: What Talent Buyers Look For When Hiring DJs

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.

Related Post: First Look: Phase Integration with Serato DJ Pro

Jon1st and Shield Perform Live Turntablism/Production Set at ADE 2019

British turntablists/producers Jon1st and Shield have dropped a live performance video from Amsterdam Dance Event 2019. The set was recorded for the DJsounds series, Pioneer DJ‘s inside look at the global DJ scene.

The duo’s live set involves breaking down the elements of their original tracks and recreating the beats live, incorporating turntablism elements as well. They use a variety of equipment including turntables, drum machines, samplers, and sequencers.

Watch above.

Related Post: Watch: ‘Inside Turntablists’ Puts a Spotlight on Jon1st

Watch: DJ ND’s Reverse Swing Flare/Autobahn Tutorial

DJ ND is back with episode seven of DJcityTV’s tutorial series, Made From Scratch. On this episode, ND demonstrates a combination of a swing flare and autobahn scratches performed in reverse.

Grab the scratch tool here and watch the tutorial above.

Follow DJ ND on Facebook, Instagram, Mixcloud, SoundCloud, YouTube, and Twitter.

Related Post: Watch Episode 6 of DJ ND’s ‘Made From Scratch’ Tutorial Series

You vs. the Promoter: Who is Right?

Promoters hire DJs because of their skills and music knowledge. But what do you do when the promoter gives you bad advice on what to play?

On this episode of Share the Knowledge, DJ TLM talks about a time when it helped to second guess the promoter’s music direction.

Related Post: DJ TLM: Should DJs Play All Genres?

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.

Related Post: First Look: Denon DJ PRIME 2

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.

Related Post: Phase Wireless DJ System Review

Watch Episode 6 of DJ ND’s ‘Made From Scratch’ Tutorial Series

German turntablist DJ ND is back with episode six of DJcityTV’s tutorial series, Made From Scratch. In this episode, ND shows us how to incorporate the “Clover Tear” technique into a classic two-click flare orbit.

Grab the scratch tool here and watch the tutorial above.

Follow DJ ND on Facebook, Instagram, Mixcloud, SoundCloud, YouTube, and Twitter.

Related Post: Watch Episode 5 of DJ ND’s ‘Made From Scratch’ Tutorial Series

Popular