808 Audio is a quality sound company that produces speakers and headphones for many different applications. 808 Audio recently released the new Performer and Performer BT (Bluetooth) headphones which were made by DJ's and for DJ's who want a good set of cans to take with them on the go and for the DJbooth. We have a set of Performer BT headphones in the lab for the review video treatment. Check out our unboxing video & first impressions video to see the Performer BT fresh out of the package.
Mixware.net is always bringing Magma products to the United States so that the North American DJ's won't be left out. Introducing the Magma Riot Backpack and the Riot Backpack XXL. These new backpacks which come in different sizes are perfect for housing controllers, mixers, soundcards, laptops, tablets, or anything DJ's need to get to the gig on time. Check out the Mixware.net Videos of the new Backpacks to see them close up.
The RedBull annual Thre3Style DJ competition is probably the most versatile and premier DJ battle face-off that combines all of the top three skills that the World's best DJ exhibit. These three skills consist of song selection, technical skill, and the ability to rock a crowd. Check out this quick documentary video by none other than Legendary DJ Jazzy Jeff as he takes us all on the journey through the 2014 RedBull Thre3Style DJ Competition.
In this week's video series I'll share with you what I do outside of the DJ world and the other hobbies and interests that I am involved with. I've been a DJ since about 11 years old, but I also have many other duties and a totally separate way of making a living that most people don't know about. Check out this quick video and let us know how you manage to juggle DJ life with other responsibilities or hobbies that you may be interested in.
This week's Turntablist Video Release makes another appearance today and this time we're back once again with the next Webisode in the "OnDaSpin" series with the legendary Kool DJ Red Alert. During this online series, there will be feature interviews along with performance footage from known and unknown DJ's in the industry. Each webisode will showcase the DJ and it gives them a chance to share their opinion and insight on their musical experiences. This webisode features Kool DJ Red Alert behind the Technics and he also gives an interesting interview on how he got his name and more.
After countless numbers of requests, I'm finally going to show you the DJbooth.net Lab rooms that we use to test the latest DJ Equipment, perform, and of course practice. I'll also show you the different gear and setups that are available for us to use in the Lab. We are also proud to announce that we will be producing at least one new DJ/Production video per week consisting of Q and A sessions where we answer popular or intriguing questions posed to us by viewers and we'll also post other videos of different pieces of equipment where I will explain the purpose and reason for having that piece of gear.
DJbooth.net's coverage of the 2014 Atlantic City DJ Expo starts Today! Beginning from August 12th to August 15th almost every major (and minor) DJ equipment manufacturer in the world will be on-hand at the Trump Taj Mahal in New Jersey with all of their brand new shiny DJ gear for everyone to use, touch, fondle, and to purchase. This year as always, we'll bring you the latest videos of the hottest gear directly from the Expo floor.
Every few weeks our good friend and World Famous DMC Champ, DJ Cable gets busy on the decks for his 60 minute mix on the BBC 1Xtra radio show. This 5th mix in the series features all of the hottest hip-hop tracks that everyone is banging in their MP3 players and smartphones right now. DJ Cable seriously puts it down and the skills are always superb. Download and stream the latest mix and check out other work from DJ Cable after the jump.
Monoprice is an internet company that specializes in high quality cables, components, and accessories for electronics. They are able to provide consumers with excellent prices on their products since they come directly from manufacturing plants that meet or exceed build standards. The new Monoprice DJ Laptop Stand was only $35 plus shipping, .so we purchased one to put it through the tests to see just how good it really is. Check out the unboxing video to see all that comes in the box.
DJ Neil Armstrong is a NYC based DJ who has made a name for himself across the entire globe. Spending several years as Jay Z's tour DJ throughout 4 international tours, Armstrong truly serves as a global ambassador for great hip-hop. Check out his latest mix "Nonstop" as presented by Future.FM.
We recently released the in-depth HD-video and written reviews of the new Native Instruments Maschine Studio Music Production MIDI Controller where we found the Maschine Studio to be an extremely powerful device that can help music makers produce professional tracks using this very tactile production centerpiece. Decksaver has just released a Polycarbonate cover to protect the investment in style.
Last night, SMIRNOFF Vodka and Spotify threw one lucky winner, Hannah Small, the ‘Ultimate House Party’ featuring a surprise performance by Kelis in New York City at Gary’s Loft. SMIRNOFF’s official DJ JayCeeOh kept the crowd amped through the rest of the night mixing some of music’s biggest hits from today. Check out the details after the jump.
Many DJ's and turntablists who use vinyl will be very excited about this new product... The new company called Kutmarks have come out with some reusable vinyl labels in many different styles that can be attached and reattached to vinyl over and over again. The cool new Kutmarks labels all have good markings so that scratch DJ's can remember their places while pulling off turntablist tricks and juggles.
Hey guys, we're back again with the Top 25 tracks of the month as featured by MyMP3Pool.com! This bi-weekly installment lets our readers know not only what the people are listening to, but what the DJs are downloading. Be sure to always check in with MyMP3Pool and the DJ section over here at DJBooth.net for all the latest in DJ news and music news.
The Mini Innofader is a user replaceable long life and low profile fader that can fit into many different mixers and controllers to give users a very durable and adjustable upgrade option. The Mini Innofader PNP is like a slimmed down version of the bigger Innofader so that it can fit into smaller spaces, but it still retains the solid/smooth contruction, the ability to adjust the cut-in distance, the polarity, and the sharpness of the curve.
Odyssey has been making high quality DJ cases to protect all types of DJ equipment when in transport and not in use. I've been personally using Odyssey cases for nearly 17 years and they keep releasing new products with a twist to keep all DJ's happy. The latest release is their new Black Krom cases which are a bit more "slim" than regular gear cases and they also have a stealthy black appearance all the way around.
Pioneer DJ has been making club standard DJ gear for quite some time now, so it's no surprise that they started stepping up their DJ accessories lineup to compliment their premier gear. Pioneer DJ has just released a new 16GB USB Flash Drive which would be perfect for Rekordbox/CDJ users and colored P-Lock Fader knobs to replace or customize the Pioneer DJM-750/850/800/2000 looks.
UPDATE: Congrats to Terrence "DJ Teknision" Lawyer for winning the contest! Stay tuned for the next one!