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Armin Van Buuren’s “In The Mix”

While the upcoming DJ Hero and Scratch titles will be the first games of their kind to hit the next-gen console circuit, Nintendo is going another route and trying something a little different. Rather than rely on hip-hop as a selling point, it’s teamed up with popular DJ Armin Van Buuren to created In The Mix. The game will allows ...

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Review: Tonium Pacemaker

I’ve been DJing since I was 15. Never professionally, only at parties, the occasional event or for my own pleasure. My first set of decks were made up of old Numark belt-driven turntables. After I got a little better, I bought Technics 1200s with Ortofon cartridges and a nice Rane mixer. That lasted me until I went digital and started ...

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Wacom Nextbeat: 21st Century DJ

DJing has really evolved since the 1990s. Nearly everyone uses some kind of digital interface to spin, whether it be Serato Scratch Live, Traktor 3 or even the Pacemaker. Wacom, the tablet guys, are entering into the DJ controller market with the Nextbeat. This device features a removable, wireless scratch controller that you can use to dance around the room ...

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Those Speakers Won’t Make Your Car Go Faster

If your neighbors piss you off or if you’re just an angry, bitter soul who wants to watch the world burn, then why not blast loud and obnoxious music to annoy everyone as you drive around the block? This mobile multichannel speaker car is every DJ’s wet dream. Can you imagine pulling up to the Minitek Electronic Music festival in ...

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DJ Spock Rocks The Enterprise

DJ Spock knows how to lay down the hot beats. As publicity stunt for the release of Star Trek Seasons 1, 2 & 3 on Amazon.com, CBS put this ad online that shows Spock, from Star Trek, hanging with Kirk on the Enterprise while mixing up some Vulcan rhythms that are so fly, your ears will turn pointy. Bust out ...

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DJ Draws His Own Records With Motion Capture Turntables

DJ’s love using all kinds of strange setups for their scratching pleasure, but this instant turntable technology has to be the craziest DJ workstation that I’ve ever seen. Designed by DJ MoCap to work with the Traktor digital DJ system, this homemade controller lets you use drawings as replacements for records. Don’t expect to be able to make one of ...

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This Caravan Is All About The Party

The FolDoub is a fold out caravan that provides the ultimate camping experience. It’s a bed on the go, yet so much more than that. It can also be used as a sweet party room. FolDoub doubles the available floor space of an average mid-sized caravan due to its clever compact design. Pull up to someones house with it, unfold ...

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Turn Those CompuServe CDs Into Musical Gold

Aleks Kolkowski’s exhibit at the Futuresonic 2008 festival in Manchester is turning heads. He owns an original vinyl cutting device intended for making 45rpm records that is now being used to draw grooves in CDs. During the festival, spectators were invited to bring in their old, unwanted CDs and have them etched with a song so they can be played ...

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Reynold Rodriguez DJ Workstation A Work of Art

Unless your name is Paul Van Dyk or Matthew Edwards, chances are you won’t be able to spend $3120 on a DJ workstation. After all, if your card-table-in-the-living-room setup isn’t working out, you’re probably destined for your local bar instead of a nightclub. Those of you who have mastered the 1200s, however, can can gaze upon designer Reynold Rodriguez’s DJ ...

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