Mixvibes Cross 3 – Video DJing Reinvented

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Mixvibes has introduced Mixvibes Cross 3, an update to their Mac + Windows DJ software that brings major new video features, frequency colored waveforms & more.

Cross now offers the full package of modern DJ software: colored waveforms, 4 decks, sampler, key detection, effects, MIDI, CDJ & Vinyl control, iOS remote and more.

Here’s a preview of the new version in action: Continue reading

The Heineken Scenthesizer – ‘Music Will Never Smell The Same’

scent-delivery-systemHeineken and scent marketing firm AllSense have teamed up to create one of the strangest DJ accessories we’ve seen – the Scenthesizer.

With the Scenthesizer, the two claim to be ‘pushing boundaries in music and scent’.

In a nutshell, the system allows on-the-fly mixing of scents, which are then delivered on cue into the audience. The idea is to take DJing, which already incorporates sound and light, and add controlled scents to the experience.

Here’s the official intro video for the project: Continue reading

The Top 100 DJs Of 2013

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DJ Mag has announced its take on the Top 100 DJs of 2013, and Dutch progressive & electro house DJ Robbert van de Corput, aka Hardwell has come out on top.

Hardwell is trailed by Top 100 regulars in the top 5:

  • Hardwell
  • Armin Van Buuren
  • Avicii
  • Tiesto
  • David Guetta

About the ranking, Hardwell says “I have so many people I’d like to thank, but none more so than the fans. They have been incredible; their support at my shows and with my music has been out of this world. You really are the best fans in the world.”

Meanwhile, this is what deadmau5 had to say about the ranking:

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See the full DJ list below and let us know what you think of it!
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The World’s Highest Paid DJs (2013)

calvin-harrisForbes has released its ranking of the world’s highest paid DJs for 2013, with Calvin Harris (right) at the top, pulling in $46 million for the year.

At least Harris has some perspective on his success.

“The rise of dance music has been astronomical in the last three years,” says Harris. “I happened to be in the right place at the right time.” Continue reading