The scratch DJs favourite, Rane's Serato Scratch Live is the best sounding scratch for turntablists. The only downfall is that it doesn't have many features.
The original innovator in this dimension, FinalScratch 2 implements a high quality interface with Midi, soundcard, Mic and Aux inputs, plus an advanced application.
Arkaoss VJ works on Mac and PC, has an intuitive and easy to use interface with loads of features. Looks a bit dated these days and is quite pricey.
One for the really advanced VJ who wants to get their hands dirty, Modul8 has ten-layer mixing, Alpha channel support and 3D wizardry. It's a very innovative option.
Resolume is a versatile application suited to beginners and professionals, with unlimited effect plugins, sensible organisation and is loads of fun to play with.
The only proper AV solution comes from Camart. VJamm 3 allows DJs to synchronise video clips with BPM and play clips just like a sampler. Coldcut's favourite!
The most elaborately named product on the planet is a DJ-style controller for one of the easiest to use VJ mixing applications. It's a one-stop-shop for newbie VJs.
Winner of a DJmag Tech Award in 2004 and 2005, this top of the range DJ cartridge is like the Rolls Royce of DJing. With a wide needle viewing area and crisp audio
The latest entrant in the dance festival calendar has been announced and it's a killer.
Something big is about to go down. The countdown has begun for the mother of all festivals. On the 27th and 28th July at Long Marston Airfield, Stratford-Upon-Avon, <B>Global Gathering</B> returns, with a truly gargantuan line-up of dance music dons.