A question often asked by some Serato DJ Pro users is how they can get their crates, cues and loops into Rekordbox. Not because they want to switch, but so they can do a gig or two playing just off USB drives on CDJs. On the new episode of Beatsource Tech, we look at Mojaxx‘s favorite tool for doing that job (and a lot more besides): DJ Conversion Utility.
The rekordbox Professional plan is the first-ever DJ software to offer unlimited storage capacity via Dropbox. Users can upload their tracks to the cloud, which retains metadata such as playlists, hot cues, loops, and tags.
The plan allows DJs to create a database for each device they use. By backing up the device database, they can then can easily recover their library from rekordbox at any time if one device is lost or damaged. The plan also offers the ability to sync your rekordbox library across up to eight devices, for easy gig prep on-the-go.
Watch Pioneer DJ’s announcement video below and visit the rekordbox website for more details.
Pioneer DJ has announced version 3.0 of the rekordbox mobile app for Android. The latest update to the free DJ app includes Cloud Library Sync (for Dropbox and rekordbox Creative plan subscribers), Mobile Library Sync, an improved user interface and more.
Watch Pioneer DJ’s announcement video above and download the latest rekordbox for Android update on the Google Play store.
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Pioneer DDJ-FLX6. (Source: Pioneer DJ)
Pioneer DJ has announced the DDJ-FLX6, a brand new four-channel controller supported in both rekordbox and Serato DJ Pro. The controller combines unique features and a professional club-style layout while staying portable and affordable.
The DDJ-FLX6 introduces Merge FX, a new feature that makes it easy for DJs to mix different music styles. The controller includes the Jog Cutter function that applies a professional scratch effect to the last Hot Cue or playback position on the deck in use and built-in presets containing a combination of Serato DJ Pro effects and looping controls. First introduced for the DJM-S11, the DDJ-FLX6 features Scratch Bank, which allows users to load scratch samples or full tracks for pad mode use.
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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.
Earlier today, Beatsource announced the public beta of its music streaming service for open-format DJs, Beatsource LINK. On this episode of Tips and Tricks, Mojaxx takes a first look at Beatsource LINK which is now available in beta in Pioneer DJ’s rekordbox 6.0.1.
The public beta of Beatsource LINK is now open to everyone. Sign up for a 30-day free trial here.
Download rekordbox 6.0.1 for free here.
Watch Mojaxx’s first look above.
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