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Tech Awards 2006: Results

The results are in for DJmag's Tech Awards 2006. Which DJ kit is the best? Here's what DJmag readers and our panel of experts said.

Lucky Bastard!

DJmag reader Martin Bell bagged himself the 'Most Innovative DJ Product', after voting in the 2006 Tech Awards, which means he walked out of our awards ceremony with an Allen & Heath Xone:3D!

Tech Awards' Judges

The Tech Awards is a very serious business - our judging panel consisted of DJs, VJs and producers. They spent hour after hour testing out 75 products at London club The End and we filmed the lot!
 
 

Pioneer CDJ Upgrade

If you've got a CDJ-1000MK3 or a CDJ-8000Mk2, be sure to download this firmware upgrade from Pioneer - it'll make the CD decks run smoother boy!

Top 20 VJs - Vote!

Vote for your favourite VJs in this year's Top 20 VJs poll. The poll was launched three years ago, and is considered the most important awards ceremony in the AV world.

PvD Choose Xone:3D

Paul van Dyk has adopted Allen & Heath's groundbreaking Xone:3D mixer for his live sets and DJ club gigs.

Death of Record Label?

DJmag.com investigates the changing landscape of artist promotion, and the possibility that in the future there won't be any record labels.

Laptop Turntablist!

Watch a video of turntablist JFB demonstrating how to scratch using a laptop, Serato, and the Rane TTM 57SL!

Xone:3D Video Part 4

In the final part of our special video Ralph Lawson bangs it out using Allen & Heath's Xone:3D mixer and Ableton Live!

Xone:3D Video Part 3

In part three of our special video Ralph Lawson shows us how to remix on the fly using Allen & Heath's Xone:3D mixer and Ableton Live.

Xone:3D Video Part 2

Ralph Lawson's Xone:3D video demo continues with a look at how to utilise the mixer for loops in Ableton Live.

Fabric Tests Xone:3D

DJmag.com caught up with Fabric's main sound technician Sanjeev Bhardwaj to discuss how the award-winning club is using Allen & Heath's Xone:3D.

MYNC's Pioneer Power

MYNC Project recently demonstrated the immense power of Pioneer's digital DJ gear, when they used the top spec equipment for a BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix.

World's First CDRW Deck!

The world's first CDRW turntable has just arrived at DJmag HQ - we're so excited, we had to tell you lot!

AV Networking Anyone?

VJ Anyone has organised a series of audiovisual club nights, so that AV enthusiasts and VJs can meet up, discuss knobs and visuals, and make new friends. Hooray!

Allen & Heath Sign Oz DJs

Top mixer manufacturer Allen & Heath has signed a sponsorship agreement with 10 of Australia's biggest DJs, including Nik Fish and Kid Kenobi.

XP For Mac Users

Dance music producers pay attention: Windows XP is now available for Mac users, which should see the end of your software compatability problems.

Jazzy Jay Showcase

Scratch supremo Jazzy Jay will be in the UK this week, demonstrating his immense scratching skills on digital interface Serato Scratch.

DJ Tips: Playing To Nobody

Every DJ at some point, will have to play to an empty room. Here's DJmag.com tips on how to survive those quiet nights.

Kontakt 2 Video Tutorial

Producing music on computers ain't easy, so lucky for us Native Instruments have created a video tutorial about their software sampler Kontakt 2. Watch a clip here.