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Watch: DJ ND’s Four-Scratch Combo

In the latest episode of DJcityTV’s Made From Scratch, German turntablist and Ortofon representative DJ ND shows off a scratch combo that emphasizes hand control. The technique combines baby, wave, chirp, and transform scratches.

Grab DJ ND’s scratch tool here and watch the tutorial above.

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DJ BLIZZ Delivers ‘DJcity Podcast’ Mix

DJ BLIZZ is a DJcity representative from Munich, Germany. He produces German hip-hop and hype edits for the DJcity record pool. BLIZZ currently holds a residency at the Call Me Della nightclub in Munich. Stream or download his DJcity Podcast mix below.

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Tracklist:
01. Famous Dex ft. Rich The Kid & Tyga – What I Like – Zamo Remix
02. G-Eazy ft. Tory Lanez & Tyga – Still Be Friends
03. T-Pain ft. Chris Brown – Wake Up Dead – Dany Neville Remix
04. Roy Woods – Cool J
05. Young Thug ft. J. Cole & Travis Scott – The London
06. Milano – ICH WEISS
07. Richastic ft. Mr. Stylez & Frankie Balou – Shy Guy
08. Jords ft. Kida Kudz – So It Go
09. Rubi Rose – Pretty MF
10. DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch – ROCKSTAR – J Star Hype Intro
11. Migos – Racks 2 Skinny – DJ Serg Sniper 90-71 Transition
12. Joyner Lucas & Will Smith – Will Remix

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Pioneer DJ Releases rekordbox 6.0.1 With Beatsource LINK Integration

After weeks in beta, Pioneer DJ has released the official version of rekordbox 6.0.1. The latest update to their popular DJing software includes support for the open-format music streaming service Beatsource LINK.

When using rekordbox’s Performance Mode, DJs can access Beatsource LINK’s music library, including curated playlists and charts, and mix them with the songs in their rekordbox library. Beatsource LINK PRO subscribers can store up to 50 tracks in an offline locker within rekordbox, and Beatsource LINK PRO+ subscribers are able to store up to 100 tracks.

Version 6.0.1 also includes such upgrades as an enhanced music analysis algorithm and Cloud Library Sync, which allows rekordbox users who subscribe to its Creative Plan to sync playlists across devices.

Download rekordbox 6.0.1 here and sign up for Beatsource LINK here.

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UK DJ/Producer Duo, 633 Deliver ‘DJcity Podcast’ Mix

Jevanni Letford & Eugenius Musica make up the dynamic DJ/Producer duo, 633. They represent the most exciting components of UK Afro-Caribbean culture. Hailing from East London they have releases under Sony Music and RCA. They have also provided regular mixes for VICE, BBC 1Xtra, Kiss Fresh and Wingstop brand. Stream or download their DJcity Podcast mix below.

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Download on iTunes HERE

Tracklist:
01. 633 ft. Brook Baili & House of Miagi – Be Serious (So Mi So)
02. Nizzy – Midnight
03. Odunsi – Decided
04. Chivv ft. King Promise – Give Me
05. Angel ft. Davido & French Montana – Blessings Remix
06. Show Dem Camp – Do Me Nice
07. Ajebutter22 ft. Boj – Tungba
08. CKay ft. Now It & Kuami Eugene – Love Nwantiti
09. Nizzy – Flex & Love
10. 633 ft. Drowze & Dan Onkar – Run Around
11. AYLØ ft. Fasina & PsychoYP – Sassy
12. Rebecca Winter – Vibe
13. Rema – Dumebi – 633 Edit
14. Funbi – Show Your Colour
15. Dan Onkar – Tales By Moonlight
16. OluwaJbeats ft. AdeJosh & Keys The Prince – Owner
17. P Montana ft. He3b & Gabzy – Come My Way
18. Afro B – Condo – CassKidd Remix
19. Alpha P – Paloma
20. Buju ft. Burna Boy – Lenu Remix
21. 633 ft. Jab Derouchee, Brook Baili & Q No Genre – Hurt So Good
22. 633 ft. Jack Fowler – Back To Yours

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Mojaxx Reviews SpinstreaM’s Streaming Integration App

On this episode of Tips and Tricks, Mojaxx discusses spINFLUENCEit‘s new streaming integration app, SpinstreaM.

SpinstreaM is a new application for OSX which allows straightforward integration of DJ mixers like the DJM-S9 into software like OBS Studio for live streaming, in both a single, or multiple computer setup.

Watch Mojaxx’s review above.

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Mr. Switch Joins Ural Philharmonic Orchestra On ‘Concerto for Turntables and Orchestra’

Conductor Gabriel Prokofiev‘s Concerto for Turntables and Orchestra has been re-released, this time featuring four-time DMC World DJ Champion Mr. Switch alongside the Ural Philharmonic Orchestra.

Developed by Prokofiev in 2006, Concerto For Turntables & Orchestra is a piece of classical music which features a DJ taking the role of lead soloist. The five-movement piece highlights scratching, phrasing, beat juggling, melodic tone play, and scratch drumming. Following in the line of DJ Yoda‘s inaugural 2007 performance, it has been performed either in-part or full, some 75 times in the past decade.

Watch a preview of the performance above and order the album here.

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New and Notable Tracks: May. 22

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Lady Gaga & Ariana Grande – Rain On Me
BloodPop, BURNS, and Tchami produced this uplifting pop single for Gaga’s upcoming LP.

Lele Pons ft. Susan Díaz & Victor Cardenas – Volar – Valentino Khan Remix
The Venezuelan-American star recruits Valentino for a bouncy remix of her latest single.

Migos ft. YoungBoy Never Broke Again – Need It
ATL’s hip-hop trio enlist the Louisiana rapper and sample 50 Cent on this new trap heater.

Disclosure – ENERGY
The English electronic duo sample an Eric Thomas speech on this rhythmic house track.


Featured on DJcity earlier this week:

– Calle 13 – Atrevete-Te-Te – D’Maduro Remix

– Madonna ft. Justin Timberlake – 4 Minutes – Scissors Remix

DJcity’s weekly picks are selected by Kidd Spin. To receive them via email, click here.

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Sharon_OPS Delivers ‘DJcity Podcast’ Mix

Sharon_OPS is an open-format DJ and dancer from Tuscany, Italy. She is a resident DJ at Basel, Lumière, and Reverse in Pisa. Stream or download her DJcity Podcast mix below.

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Download on iTunes HERE

Tracklist:
01. Snoop Dogg – Drop It Like It’s Hot – Lules Dancehall Remix
02. Bobby V. – Slow Down – Kidd Spin vs f r a n c h i s e & SicStyle Edit
03. Ne-Yo – Miss Independent – Furo & D’Maduro Remix
04. Missy Elliott – Get Ur Freak On – Tommy Driker Remix
05. Coolio – Gangsta’s Paradise – TEAM PEACH Remix
06. JAY-Z & Kanye West – Otis – Nick Bike Remix
07. Dr. Dre – Still Dre – Lincoln Baio Remix
08. Lumidee – Never Leave You – Stavros Martina, Kevin D, & Superior Remix
09. Ashanti – Happy – Kris Kross Amsterdam Remix
10. Wayne Wonder – No Letting Go – Lemi Vice & Action Jackson Remix
11. JAY-Z ft. Beyonce – ’03 Bonnie & Clyde – Puro Pari Remix
12. JAY-Z – Empire State Of Mind – ZIGGY Remix
13. Madonna – La Isla Bonita – Mr. M!X Remix
14. Baby Bash ft. Frankie J – Suga Suga – Fresco Remix
15. Mary J. Blige – Family Affair – DJ Serg & DJ Stressy Remix
16. Nelly – Ride Wit Me – Kevin D & Stavros Martina Remix
17. Sean Paul – Like Glue – Richastic Remix
18. Mark Morrison – Return Of The Mack – Robin Roij 2018 Remix
19. Rema – Dumebi – Vandalized Remix
20. Peggy Gou – Starry Night – DJ Sax Remix
21. Daft Punk – Technologic – Soulely Remix
22. Flo Rida ft. T-Pain – Low – Kruzo Remix
23. Benny Benassi – Satisfaction – Soulely Remix
24. Teriyaki Boyz – Tokyo Drift – Richastic Remix
25. Gala – Freed From Desire – Crux Pistols Remix

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Beatsource LINK Now Supported by Algoriddim’s djay App

In addition to Pioneer DJ‘s rekordbox software, the public beta of Beatsource LINK is now supported by Algoriddim’s djay app for both desktop and mobile. In this video overview, Mojaxx takes a look at how the open-format streaming platform works within the djay software.

Additionally, djay also supports Beatport LINK, which is geared towards DJs who spin electronic music.

The public beta of Beatsource LINK is now open to everyone. Sign up for a 30-day free trial here.

Watch Mo’s walkthrough above and click here to download Algoriddim djay.

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DJ IKU Demonstrates Beat Juggling Technique for CDJs on GENRE BNDR’s ‘CH419’

Japan’s renowned turntablist, DJ IKU, demonstrates a beat juggling technique for CDJs on the latest episode of GENRE BNDR‘s CH419.

Since most nightclubs carry CDJs over turntables, the 2010 Red Bull 3Style Japan champion wanted to showcase some club-friendly beat juggling alternatives.

Watch DJ IKU’s routine above.

Tracklist:

1. Rihanna – Rude Boy
2. CJ Fly ft. Joey Bada$$ – Rudebwoy

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