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  1. DJ's Top 10 whishlist or feature/bug request for Traktor Pro software?

    Hi,
    Off course Native Instruments has done a great job till so far in making cutting edge breakthrough software.

    But at this moment I have the idea the they put a lot of investments and development time in making all kinds of gear and toys that is not benefitting the Pro-DJ's all the time. Too much time and investment go to these new gear if you ask me...

    The downside is that their flagship software (and tool where DJ's spent most of their time with, that is Traktor Pro software) is not getting much attention anymore...

    If you ask me…

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    • Fully Automated Reactive Music LED Controller: ViVi with VibeSync

      Relaunched on Kickstarter. Great addition to a booth or any lighting setup. The only music LED controller to output to three distinct EQ channels for complete visual control.

      Demo video and introduction @ http://visualvibes.io/KS

      1) Instantly ready; attach lights, add power, play music and the lightshow begins
      2) Adjust settings with app, it remembers them forever
      3) Low cost
      4) Controls any WS2812B LED strips or string lights
      5) Independent operation; no PC or phone needs to run software for it to work

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      • DJ Performance along with FingerBeat for Beats, Soundboards & Fx.

        Have you heard of Fingerbeat iOS app?
        There is so many amazing gear out there but I often look for what can be done on the cheap since I am always on the lookout for music apps since these can become an invaluable resource to your DJ arsenal.
        Let me know what you think.

        Much love and appreciation for TechTools website.

        Cheers

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        • OEM DJ equipment and controllers from Asia.

          I have seen a lot of OEM DJ equipment that looks to me like it is made in the same factory's as the Big brands in China. Lots of controllers and Dj equipment that has a KIRF image to people in the west. Is this stuff any good and are we being ripped off as DJ's are suckers for brands and image.

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          • Bring Back the Midi Fighter Spectra!

            What more needs to be said?

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              • Tutorial: turntable style scratching techniques in controllers

                Tutorial: turntable style scratching techniques in controllers

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                • Demo video showing the integration of Midi Fighter 3D & Midi Fighter Twister

                  I would love to see a demo video of Traktor that demonstrates the strengths of each of these 2 controllers. In terms of the control over the remix decks, the Midi Fighter Twister seems to have the edge, but I want to know about the features in certain aspects that make the Midi Fighter 3D better.
                  Maybe one idea for the video would be to create some cool beats and melodies with the Midi Fighter Twister while using the Midi Fighter 3D for finger drumming and effects to make it more musical.
                  Deck A could be for sequencing (Twister) and…

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                  • i am a promoter, i want advice on booking big acts, how to go about it in a professional way

                    as a promoter doing local shows i am always looking for the next thing, and right now that means bringing in a bigger name act. how should i go about this in a professional way. as i am coming up and not already accomplished, it seems harder than i thought it would be.

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                    • Mixathon48 Music Production Marathon!

                      Mixathon48 is holding a 48 hour music production contest this July 29-31 for aspiring music producers.

                      Mixathon48 is a non-profit organization committed to promoting music technology education for musicians of all levels. We are building an online community where our members can share ideas, offer support to one another, and create connections with fellow producers. Our main event, a 48-hour music production marathon that we call “mixathons”, gives producers from all around the world a chance to hone their skills in a hands-on, pressure-packed environment.

                      This is how it works.

                      We will release custom made stems to the the public…

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                      • Use the fighter as a midi controller for synth hardware, integrating with the synth arrangement engine.

                        I want to find out if it's possible to use the midi fighter as a midi controller with hardware, like a roland keyboard. I think it would be cool to first of all, be able to do signal processing stuff to an existing arrangement like the fighter can do to a song on DJ software, as well as jump to cues and such. Also if you could use it to trigger samples, I think it could become a tool that every producer would want. I hope the product goes in this direction.

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                        • More Chroma Cables

                          Instead of just having USB chroma cables, why not have RCA and TRS and the whole lot, in all different sizes? Also: a USB powered hub? :)

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                          • Using drum annotation in controllerism

                            I've been playing the drum for now 8 years and I start to DJ few month ago. I'm always using drum annotation to make rythm, my idea is to make a video with all the drum annotation that you can use to remix a song so that people who like cue juggling have access to more technic and rythm phrase.
                            (sorry for my english I'm french.)

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                            • Hey guys, I'd like to read an article about putting together your own shows.

                              Not just "house night or Dubstep night" but rather an article about what it takes to book bigger named acts, and everything that's involved in putting on a once a month big time legit show with dope lights/sound, projection, etc. Would be interested to hear from an established promoter

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                              • Ableton: from arrangement to session- preparing original catalog of tracks for DJ set in ableton

                                I mainly DJ with timecode vinyl in traktor… so following the advice of many successful professional DJ’s I create contingencies for unforeseen circumstances- IE all music on rekordbox in USB for CDJ's but recently I was inspired by the approach to traktor STEMS…. kind of

                                I need help with the workflow and consolidation aspect and not so much the “technical side” of what I want to do…but I will definitely listen to any advice you guys take the time to share!

                                Idea:
                                I would like to create a USB stick with an "all in one" Ableton project that has my…

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                                • Extreme budget DVS you can actually use.

                                  I recently got introduced to Mixxx dj software. It's free and can run off Serato, Traktor or Mixvibes timecode vinyl or CDs. I'm personally a Traktor person and decided to test out how low a budget I could go with the software as they have so greatly proclaimed. I bought two $1 sound cards (3D Sound Card), two blank CDs (less than 50c each) and burnt BOTH the traktor AND serato timecodes on it. I also bought budget four Y-Cables (1/4 inch to RCA) at $1 each. Total cost? $7. The logic behind the stuff I got? 2 identical sound…

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                                  • review of android DJ software

                                    review of android DJ software

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                                    • Start producing with Logic Pro X

                                      Since you've done a video on great online course for Ableton Live, I believe that many deep house fans, and this includes myself, would be really pleased to see one such article about great online courses and tips and tricks for deep house music production or even only Logic Pro X online courses.

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                                      • APRESENTAÇÃO E INTERAÇÃO COM KINECT (SKRILLEX)

                                        Ola
                                        Good Day Ean!
                                        I live in Brazil and I follow the site daily, first would like to congratulate all the teachers of the DJ Tech Tools that make otimos tutorials and tips.
                                        Leveraging the hook of matter below that seen in djtechtools site
                                        (http://www.djtechtools.com/2014/01/07/tools-for-interacting-with-the-crowd-during-a-dj-set/). I would like, if possible a tutorial on the type of presentation made ​​by Skrilex using kinect (recently purchased by Apple) found very interesting and ceteza is an optimal interassão with the public, aprentações follows below:
                                        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7pnFrsQidnE

                                        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xG3sjV3bZOQ

                                        I thank you.

                                        Att

                                        Lucas Aires

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                                        • I'm a teenage DJ, How can I get booked?

                                          I'm 15, I discovered the music about two years ago and fell in love with it, I wanted to find a way that I could submerge myself in the sound; hence DJing. I first got the Traktor iOS app just to try it, and I fell in love, with the fast paced energy, constant juggling of a tune, and overwhelming fun, it was addicting. I started saving for an S4 and recently got one. I've been working like hell to practice manual beat matching and becoming an expert of everything traktor. However, I haven't had a gig yet, and that's…

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