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Pioneer unveils new DJ controller for beginners, DDJ-FLX4

Pioneer has revealed a new DJ controller aimed at beginners and for casual DJing.


The DDJ-FLX4 is a two-channel controller with rekordbox and Serato compatibility...

SongCatcher

Deezer has launched an in-app feature that allows users to hum, sing or whistle parts of a song in order to identify earworms stuck in...

In the second episode of our Beat From Scratch series, rap producer R14 makes a melodic UK drill beat from scratch in FL Studio at Signature...

Ableton launches new Loop Sessions series with Grand River

Ableton will launch its new Loop Sessions series this weekend with electronic music composer Grand River. 


Loop Session is a new series of online events...

ItKos

A directory of women, trans and non-binary producers, In the Key of She (ItKoS), has launched online.


Compiled by DJ, producer, and academic Samantha Parsley...

Colleen Murphy

DJ Mag Tech catches up with Colleen ‘Cosmo’ Murphy at the Beat Hotel’s recent Ibiza takeover to discuss how she tries to offer an unrivalled listening experience as a music host 

Colleen ‘Cosmo’ Murphy is a self-confessed audiophile. She prefers to be known as a music host rather than just a DJ, and has the technical...

 The album is set to be the first of its kind

A producer is releasing the first ever album on a Nintendo 64 cartridge. 

Hamburg-based artist Remute’s latest album, ‘R64’, follows his 2021 “cartridge albums”, 'Living...

There’s been an explosion of tools for extracting stems in recent years. DJ Mag’s digital tech editor Declan McGlynn outlines five of the best below

After being the holy grail for producers and DJs for decades, over the past few years, it’s become easier than ever to separate stems from...

The report comes after months of evidence from artists, industry and major label reps

The UK governments report into the Economy of Streaming – which began in October 2020 – has concluded that the streaming model needs a ‘total reset’. Claiming...

Having started in Leeds in 2008, Decksaver products have now become the industry standard for DJs, producers, studios, and venues to protect their kit. DJ Mag Tech caught...

Decksaver makes protective covers for a vast range of musical equipment. They are a company that doesn’t court the glamourous side of the dance music...

You've probably seen the word MIDI all over your DAW – in her latest Beginner's Guide column Emma Davies aka E.M.M.A. explores what it is...

Wearable pandemic tech... for a price

Will.i.am has unveiled a new Bluetooth face mask, with features including noise-cancelling headphones and LED lights.

The “Xupermask” smart mask will cost $299, and is...

In the latest edition of our new series exploring the basics of music production, E.M.M.A. explains how to use compression to beef up your drums...

I didn’t give compression much thought in my early days of producing. ‘Do You Even Compress, Bro?’ was met with ‘What’s It Got To Do...

The model has been dubbed the Levi

A new turntable makes your records appear to float.

Developed by Seoul-based designers Jihyo Seo and Jimin Hwang, the turntable, dubbed the Levi, is a...

COURSES, SOFTWARE DEALS, FREEBIES & MORE

Universal Audio a.k.a. UA recently unveiled their ground-breaking free software, LUNA. To continue their deep dive into what this powerhouse can do, Point Blank’s Jonie has...

Nubya Garcia launches the new series, My Process, curated by Benji B and AIAIAI

A new short film series from audio design company AIAIAI and DJ Benji B aims to give insight into artists’ creative process.

The series, titled...

Sherelle and Anna Meredith will feature in the week-long online event

A new week-long programme of educational events for women and non-binary people looking to break into the music tech industry will take place at the...

The device has been developed by Noveto Systems

A new speaker reportedly beams music directly into your head without headphones.

In a report last week, The Associated Press revealed that Israeli tech company...

DJ Mag’s tech editor, Mick Wilson, investigates Black and non-Black POC representation in the music tech sector, and what industry leaders are doing to address...

Black and non-Black POC artists have always been at the forefront of electronic music; pioneering DJs and producers who created whole genres, and others who...

Hyperdub affiliate, Loraine James, takes us behind the scenes of her live show, set-up and performance approach

Last year’s ‘For You and I’ on Hyperdub saw Loraine James’ glitched, chaotic sonics compete with softer themes on an album that drew praise from...