6 Best Free Beat Making Software Apps in 2021

6 Best Free Beat Making Software Apps in 2021

Beats are the heart of nearly all music but they’re the absolute core of electronically produced music. Being able to quickly draft, compose and edit beats is extremely important for musicians of all kinds. So, whether you’re a learning producer wanting to draft your initial ideas or are a musician looking to create royalty-free backing…

How Much Do DJs Make?

How Much Do DJs Make?

First and foremost, let’s not beat around the bush – this is a complex question to answer! Yes, it is certainly possible to become a career DJ and many achieve this ambition and more. It’s possible to earn decent amounts for doing what you enjoy on the weekend, and one thing can lead to another…roll…

Serato DJ vs RekordBox DJ – Which One is Right For You?

Serato DJ vs RekordBox DJ – Which One is Right For You?

Serato and RekordBox are now considered the top two options for modern DJing. Both lie at the cutting edge of the industry, both are supported by dedicated teams of software developers and both are highly respected by artists and DJs. You might be asking: where’s Traktor in all this? Traktor is still the choice of…

Ultramixer – First-Hand Review from a DJ’s Perspective

Ultramixer – First-Hand Review from a DJ’s Perspective

So you’ve heard of Traktor, Serato, Virtual DJ and maybe even RekordBox but what about UltraMixer? This DJ software was initially designed for mobile DJs, events DJs (weddings, birthdays, etc), entertainers and party hosts. It’s less common than other DJ softwares and it’s fair to say that it’s not so widely known. That said, UltraMix…

Serato DJ vs. Traktor Pro 2: Which One to Pick?

Serato DJ vs. Traktor Pro 2: Which One to Pick?

Let’s face it, choosing between Serato DJ and Traktor Pro 2 is a dilemma that most DJs need to deal with eventually. These two platforms are unique in their way with the Serato DJ offering a simple user-friendly interface and straightforward workflow while Traktor providing multiple configuration options and even more powerful feature set. What…

Best DJ Controllers Under $500 (Updated Sep 2021)

Best DJ Controllers Under $500 (Updated Sep 2021)

The landscape of DJing has changed pretty drastically in the last couple of years. Turntables –  yep, they’re still in the game for vinyl diehards and scratchers, CDJs – awesome but incredibly expensive and inflexible. Laptop DJing? Fine for house parties but it’s no serious solution. That leaves the DJ controller. The DJ controller offers power,…

Best DJ Controllers (Updated Sep 2021)

Best DJ Controllers (Updated Sep 2021)

The controller generation is in full swing! The landscape of DJing has changed and it will never go back, controllers have proven themselves worthy of use by the world’s very best, converting CDJ mixers, laptop mixers, and even die-hard turntablists. Once seen as purely a ‘convenient’ option, or a portable solution, controllers have now evolved…