Review: Tape Saturation Plugin by Softube

Softube from Sweden offers a fine array of quality plugins for recording. Their latest endeavor is TAPE, a reel to reel emulation plugin meant to give your recording the sound of having been recorded on an analog tape reel. Such plugins are common and most major producers of recording plugins offer one. There was a…

Over To You: Do You Enjoy DJing Back To Back?

Digital DJ Tips Platinum Facebook Group member Karlton asks: “I’ve got a real problem with going back to back (B2B) with another DJ. It kills me because I can’t get into a true groove playing two tracks and then letting someone else play two, and so on. Am I being selfish or does anyone else…

Your Questions: Do Pro DJs Use Sync When Recording Mixes?

Digital DJ Tips Forum member Sam asks: “When I DJ in a ‘live’ setting to an audience, I take pride in being able to beat match manually. However, when listening to professional, pre-recorded mixes online (from music labels such as Eton Messy, Selected, Spinnin’ and so on) they always sound absolutely spot on with no…

Review & Video: BPM Supreme Record Pool

Record pools have always been a useful tool for working DJs, and this was especially true in the heyday of vinyl DJing. With music now being distributed, sold, and consumed online, digital DJ download services have filled in as de facto replacements for record pools. In this review, we are going to take a closer…