Roland has announced the availability of four new products: the DJ-808 DJ Controller; the TR-09 Rhythm Composer drum machine; the TB-03 Bass Line synthesizer; and The VP-03 Vocoder.
Acid house progenitors Phuture have announced that founder Earl Smith Jr., aka DJ Spank Spank, has died.… Read More Earl ‘DJ Spank Spank’ Smith Of Phuture Has Died
An early announcement in Roland Corporation’s 24-hour, around-the-world live-streaming music festival to celebrate “909 Day,” the company unveiled their new DJ-808 controller, a collaboration with Serato. The DJ-808 integrates hardware, software, and the TR-S drum sequencer in a single instrument. The controller also has a 4-channel mixer, vocal processing, 2 AIRA link USB ports, and… Read More Roland Kicks Off ‘909 Day’ With Serato Collaboration, DJ-808 Controller
Pioneer has introduced the DJ DJM-450 – a new two-channel mixer that inherits features and design elements from their flagship DJM-900NXS2. … Read More Pioneer DJ DJM-450 2-Channel Mixer
The system is compact and battery powered, but offers standard DJ system features, including dual channels, sound effects, sample pads, a beat sequencer, recording and more. … Read More JD Sound Intros GoDJ Plus Portable DJ System
This video demonstrates how you can make a mechanical waveform generator from an old turntable, a simple light sensor circuit and some laser-printed disks.… Read More How To Synthesize Waveforms With An Old Turntable
Sunday Synth Jam: This video captures a live controllerism performance by DJ Sara. Technical Details: DJ Sara performs with djay Pro & a Reloop Beatpad 2.
McDonald’s may have been the first to introduce DJ placemats, but Pizza Hut is upping the ante by printing working DJ controllers on the inside of pizza boxes. … Read More Pizza Hut Intros The World’s First Playable DJ Pizza Box