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Watch: Brandan Duke the DJ Drops ‘King’s Dead’ Routine

Brandan Duke the DJ, a 12-year old turntablist from Ontario, Canada, has put down a routine for Serato. In his performance, Duke flips Jay Rock, Kendrick Lamar, Future, & James Blake‘s Grammy Award-winning track “King’s Dead.”

Duke is the 2018 Goldie Awards Vice Champion. He formerly held the Guinness World Record for youngest club DJ, having played at the Kool Haus in Toronto at the age of six.

Watch his routine above.

Related: Watch Brandan Duke the DJ’s ‘Bedroom Sessions’ Routine

Serato Announces ‘Serato Studio’ Production Software

Serato Studio
Serato Studio. (Source: Serato)

UPDATE: Serato has paused its public beta of Serato Studio after receiving an influx of users. Anyone interested in joining can still register to be notified of any future openings.

Serato on Wednesday announced its entry into the music production market with its Serato Studio software.

The application aims to lower the barrier to entry for DJs who are interested in music production. Features include access to the Serato DJ library, waveform displays, cue points, and time-stretching and key detection with Pitch ‘n Time.

Serato Studio works with a range of Serato-enabled hardware such as mixers and controllers, allowing them to function as MIDI controllers.

It is currently available as a limited public beta. Upon its full release, Serato Studio will be available via subscription to allow for regular software updates and additional sample content.

Sign up for the beta here and watch Mojaxx‘s first look below.

Related: First Look: Serato DJ Pro 2.1.1

Watch: Live Evil Delivers Mini Mix for Serato

DJ/production duo Live Evil have delivered a unique set for Serato’s In The Mix series. In their performance, consisting mostly of throwback hip-hop, the Vancouver natives combine DJing with live instrumentation to flip tracks on the fly.

Live Evil is made up of DJcity Canada team member DJ Marvel and Serato artist relations representative Kutkorners.

Watch the duo’s mix above.

Related: Watch: Thugli Throws Down Mini Mix for Serato

Watch Trayze Perform Live Remix With Roland TR-08 and Serato DJ Pro TR-SYNC

Trayze has dropped a live remix of the classic house track “Percolator,” along with a breakdown of his equipment setup. In the routine, he uses Serato DJ Pro’s recently added TR-SYNC feature with a Roland TR-08 drum machine.

After the performance, Trayze shows how he combines the TR-08 with his turntable setup and Serato DJ Pro. Using the TR-SYNC feature, he is able to match the BPM of the track with that of the drum machine.

Formerly known as Cajmere, Green Velvet‘s Chicago house anthem “Percolator” has been a staple for dance music DJs since its release in 1992.

Watch Trayze’s routine above.

Related: Trayze Drops ’90s Blends Pack: DJcity Exclusive

Watch: SpydaT.E.K Flips E-40 in Routine for Serato

Mad Decent DJ/producer SpydaT.E.K has thrown down a Bay Area-inspired routine at Serato’s LA studio. In his performance, he flips E-40‘s classic West Coast track “Tell Me When To Go.”

SpydaT.E.K is the creator of the SiriusXM show Globalization Sessions. He is also a remixer for DJcity’s Puro Pari series.

Watch SpydaT.E.K’s routine above.

Related: Watch: Miles Medina Performs Mini Mix for Serato

How to Recover an Unsaved Recording in Serato DJ Pro

Recording a mix in Serato DJ Pro is a fairly straightforward process. But what happens when you finish your DJ set and forget to click “save?” Fortunately, the software has a feature that will temporarily store your unsaved work.

On this episode of DJcityTV’s Tips & Tricks, Mojaxx explains how to recover a seemingly lost recording in Serato DJ Pro.

Related: Is Reloop’s Tape 2 the Best Way to Record DJ Sets?

Watch: Miles Medina Performs Mini Mix for Serato

Bay Area turntablist Miles Medina has delivered a creative mini mix for Serato. His party rocking skills are on display as he flips mostly hip-hop and funk with clever trick mixing.

A veteran of the West Coast DJ scene, Medina gained attention in 2017 as the Goldie Awards DJ Battle champion. In October, he stopped by the DJcity studio for an impressive performance on the MikiDz Show.

Watch Medina’s mix above.

Related: Watch Miles Medina’s ‘MikiDz Show’ Set