DJ CHELL, a turntablist based in Moscow, shows off his musicality in a performance for DJcityTV. In his routine, CHELL cuts and juggles the track “Keep On Lovin'” by MagnusTheMagnus featuring Seinabo Sey.
CHELL is a member of the Scratchburg DJ crew, and an acclaimed battle DJ. He was the 2015 IDA World vice-champion, the 2017 IDA Russia champion, and the 2018 DMC Russia champion.
Boogie Blind, a member of the X-Ecuctioners and Heavy Hitters crews, sat down with the R.O.A.D. Podcast this week. The veteran turntablist and party rocker remembered his former crew member, the late and great Roc Raida.
Boogie also discussed his early DJs with the X-Men, how party rocking is his foundation, East Coast vs. West Coast scratching, and more.
After teasing some new features on Instagram last week, Serato has announced the public beta of Serato DJ Pro 2.2. In addition to bug fixes and 64-bit processing in Serato Video, it also contains two long-awaited features: play count and day mode.
Below is a list of the most-downloaded tracks on DJcity UK during May 2019. This list contains many deep house, UK funky, house, and hiphop tracks that may not be on other DJcity charts. To receive these updates via email, click here.
DJ Myke a.k.a. Micionero, a turntablist/producer from Italy, has delivered a routine for DJcityTV. In the performance, he flips “Run” by AWOLNATION and the track “La Festa” by Italian artist Adriano Celentano.
Myke is an accomplished battle DJ in the European scene. He has won the DMC Italy four consecutive times, two of which were in the team category with his crew Men In Scratch. He was also the ITF Eastern Hemisphere Vice-Champion in 2003.
German DJ manufacturer Reloop announced its first portable turntable on Tuesday, the SPIN. It introduces a host of new features for DJs on the move, including Bluetooth, for streaming beats to the device, and smart USB recording, which enables recording of scratches in MP3 format.
The SPIN’s dual-rail 45mm crossfader can be installed on either side of the platter, enabling DJs to choose their preferred layout.
The device is also flexible when it comes to power. It can be used with a regular 5V USB power supply, USB power bank, or batteries.
Other notable features:
– Integrated speaker
– Three selectable speeds (33 1/3, 45, and 78 RPM)
– Stable tonearm with a transport lock
– Cartridge with tracking features
– Two headphones connections for listening and monitoring
– AUX input to facilitate connection of several turntables (daisy chain)
– Easy battery charging via USB PSU or USB power bank
– Installed start/stop button
– Precise speed adjustment via pitch control with +/-20 %
The SPIN will be available at the end of June at a street price of $249. It will include an exclusive 7-inch scratch record, as well as a free copy of the Beat Junkies’ Super Duper Duck Looper app.
Check out Reloop’s website for more info and watch the video below.