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Full Review: Traktor Kontrol S8

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Ever since Native Instruments released the Maschine Studio with large color displays, DJs have imagined a Traktor controller with full resolution displays. Last November DJs got their wish when Native Instruments released their first Traktor controller with fully integrated screens, the Traktor Kontrol S8. The controller has been out for[…]

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COSMIC GATE – Straight from the heart of the Gate

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Wake Your Mind Sessions 001′ smashing it on Armada Interview by Dan Prince “Hello guys, thanks for having us! We are up in the air, on the way for some shows in Israel, UK and Germany.” What was the first piece of music you heard this morning after rolling out[…]

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ORIGIN (DBN)

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  The Origin Nightclub, Durban, KZN WELCOME TO THE ORIGIN DURBAN’S MOST STYLISH AND EXCLUSIVE ENTERTAINMENT VENUE.SET ACROSS 3 LEVELS IN THE HISTORIC WINSTONHOTEL, THE ORIGIN IS AN ENTERTAINMENT WONDERLAND FEATURING 4 DANCE FLOORS, VARIOUS CHILL OUT AREAS, BARS, BALCONIES AND A ROOF GARDEN. ORIGIN IS OPEN EVERY SATURDAY AND[…]

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Pioneer’s new XDJ-RX

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Ever since Pioneer properly got into the controller game back in 2011 with the DDJ-S1/T1, DJs around the world have been waiting for the company to bring the standalone experience of two CDJs and a mixer to the controller world. After a first pass with the XDJ-R1, Pioneer’s new XDJ-RX appears to[…]

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TEN WALLS: NOT ANOTHER BRICK IN THE WALL

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His anthemic tracks for Innervisions, Life and Death and his own BOSO label dominated club sets in 2014, and even made the UK Top 10. Now Lithuanian artist Ten Walls has a debut album in the works, building on last year’s Essential Mix and the tireless tour schedule of his[…]

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V-MODA CROSSFADE 100 HEADPHONES

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Given that everyone from Deadmau5 to Avicii has been spotted using V-Moda cans of late, it comes as no surprise that when the company came to design the latest in their Crossfade pro DJ range, they canvassed the opinion of countless DJs, artists and producers to to help them improve[…]

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DJ HISTORY: FARLEY JACKMASTER FUNK

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Farley Keith (FARLEY JACKMASTER FUNK) was a DJ before house existed, before it had a name, when it was just a bunch of hungry kids playing disco records on Chicago’s Southside. In fact, Farley claims it was he who popularised the term ‘house’ and that his label House Records was[…]

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ESCAPING THE SOCIAL MEDIA BUBBLE

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If you want to make a living out of creating dance music, Facebook likes and SoundCloud plays for your mixes and tracks are not going to be enough on their own. We investigate how to break out of that social media bubble, connect with the industry and turn the online[…]

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