Mixing Tips: Importance of Using Reference Tracks

How do you compare mixing results? What criteria does a mix have to fulfill in order to be considered “good”? Read this article to learn how to use reference tracks to improve your mix. You will thank me later! You finished the mix, after hours and hours of adjustments is it finally ready! or not? You…

Diabolique Free VST Effect Plugin Released by Ourafilmes

Ourafilmes releases Diabolique, a new reel to reel tape free VST plugin for Windows. This free tube distortion plugin was released on the 20th anniversary of Ourafilmes. It emulates the Revox F36 1962 (Circuit 1) and Tandberg Model 3 tube models 1958 (Circuit 2). Diabolique lends itself to give isolated tracks a warmer sound character,…

Mixes Of The Week: 19/3/17

This week’s top mixes include Visible Cloak’s Sanpo Disco, Chrissy’s Back In Time Mix and µ-Ziq’s Reminiscent Electronics.  Teki Latex Is The Naked King. Recorded live at HF Music Studio Paris, The Naked King is the final chapter in Parisian club DJ Teki Latex’s King Of Blends trilogy. He explains that he “wanted to explore once again the world…

The tape scratching and sampling ScrubBoard hits beta

Great things come from left field thinking. And boosted by the praise for previous versions of his cassette tape scratching ScrubBoard, Jeremy Bell has toiled on a more finished prototype, that brings looping and sampling to the… tapetable? For the very best in DJ gear news, check out DJWORX. Read the full story

Results Are In For The World’s Biggest DJ Survey

Our annual DJ census had an incredible 32,222 respondents, making it our biggest and most comprehensive survey of DJs ever, and giving both readers and the DJ industry a look at digital DJing’s current state of play. Today, we are making the best of the results public for the first time. What DJ software is…

Bitwig Studio updated to v2.3.2

Bitwig Studio has been updated to v2.3.2. Improved: Changing the audio settings while the engine is still in the process of activating for a project could cause it to connect with the wrong sample [Read More] Read the full story

Sean Bolton updates Hexter to v1.1.0

Sean Bolton has updated Hexter, the Yamaha DX7 modeling DSSI plug-in for Linux, to v1.1.0. Changes: Switched to run_synth() instead of run_multiple_synths(), and removed the global polyphony [Read More] Read the full story