Denon DJ Prime and Timecode — no, not that timecode

Denon DJ’s intentions become clearer with each release. The bold #changeyourrider attack on Pioneer DJ’s territory just got real with the announcement of Timecode, a StagelinQ powered plug that offers a view into the booth by stage techs, or outright control of lighting and effects in a venue. For the very best in DJ gear…

Exclusive First Look: Serato DJ Pro Software With Offline Mode

There has been no word from Serato itself, but we’ve spotted and had confirmed the next version of Serato DJ here at NAMM 2018 – and it’s had a rebadge. What we were all expecting to be called Serato DJ 2.0 is in fact called Serato DJ Pro, as our exclusive pictures show. It looks…

First Look: Pioneer DJ RB-DMX1 Lighting Interface

The Pioneer DJ RB-DMX1 lighting interface – demoed here at NAMM 2018 – plugs between your Rekordbox-running laptop and your DJ lighting, giving you control over your lights direct from your DJ software and/or controller, including full automation that you can customise for each and all of your tracks. If this all sounds familiar, it’s…

First Look: Pioneer DJ DDJ-1000 Rekordbox Controller

Pioneer DJ’s DDJ-1000 – on show here at NAMM 2018 – combines the jogwheels from the CDJ pro media players (the same exact jogwheels, including how they sound and feel when moved), with a real Pioneer DJ hardware mixer (including hardware effects, mic channels and external inputs), and the usual advanced features you can only…

NAMM 2018 Preview: 6 Things We’re Excited For

It’s time for another NAMM Show at the Anaheim Convention Center in California. We’ll be there from start to finish to give you the latest news and hands-on gear talkthroughs from the show floor. Here’s what we’re keen on checking out this year: 6 Things We’re Excited For 1. Pioneer DJ DDJ-1000 controller Pioneer DJ’s…