Sony S-Air Play, XROSS FADE: One's a multi-room speaker system, the other's for DJs

You’re looking at the Sony S-Air Play, one of those multi-room audio systems used by the filthy rich such as John McCain and Peter Ha. It’s got all the normal things you’d expect fro

Recent patent shows possible Apple virtual DJ interface

An Apple patent that was filed about a month ago , and only now unearthed, reveals the company’s intention to create a virtual DJ interface for the Mac (and possibly the iPhone and rumored MacBo

Video: Proof of concept Traktor interface

So this guy, djmocap, has created a new interface for the Traktor DJ application. The video is only a proof of concept, so don’t expect how-to directions for a little while. The song totally rem

Pretend you're a DJ on your iPhone 3G with MixMeister Scratch app

Make way for the best iPhone app of them all, MixMeister Scratch. Free, too. OK, so that’s a bit much, but it’s still pretty neat. All you do is load the app onto your iPhone or iPod Touch

Aspiring DJ? How about a $24K reference turntable to get you started?

“The best gets better!” “A triumph!” “Who shot JR?” All ways of introducing the Acutus Reference, a $24,000 turntable that’s more for Paul van Dyk than your l

Protein[DS]: Now your DS is sorta like a turntable! Crazy!

Another touchscreen DJ thing to point out, this time for the Nintendo DS. It’s called Protein[DS] and will apparently be released for your homebrew pleasure in a couple days. I think it’s

ATTIGO TT: The touchscreen turntable that needs to be released ASAP

Final Product // ATTIGO TT from Scott Hobbs on Vimeo. This, the ATTIGO TT, is one of the best things I’ve ever seen, and I really mean that. Most of the time, meh. But this! It’s a touchsc

Gilded Age: Montegiro's Lusso 'luxurious' turntable

Believe it or not, that’s a turntable up there. Designed by German outfit Montegiro, Lusso, as it’s known, is marketed more like a European sports car than a pice of DJ equipment. “L

Concept CD/MP3 DJ kit seems far from wikka-wikka-whack

This concept device from Continuum is a dual MP3/CD player with tactile turntables and a full complement of DJ tweaks. While it’s not — and will probably never be — available, it&#82

A democratic solution to the neverending party DJ problem

Some CS guys at my alma mater, UCLA, have come up with a technological solution to a longstanding social problem: what to play at a party? Their program collects popular tracks from wi-fi-enabled play

Video: Turntable controller for Guitar Hero

This Guitar Hero turntable controller, designed by this guy, evokes memories of Konami’s beatmania, the original music game series. As the above video shows, it works just like a proper GH contr

CES 2008: Pacemaker portable DJ system: Pretend you're Victor Calderone

[photopress:pacemakerrrr.jpg,full,center] Product Name: Pacemaker Description: A pocket-sized DJ system Price: 520 Euros, or $763 (right now—I’m sure that’ll change by the time it co

Denon's HDD-based turntable looks impressive, spins

If you’re the kind of DJ who likes to dual-wield iPods or keep your vinyl on your MacBook, maybe you should take a look at this thing. It’s got a huge amount of features, ports for USB stu

Numark Finalizes Release Date For iDJ2

Plagued by delays, it finally seems Numark’s latest iPod DJ mixer, the iDJ2, is set to be released. Come September, you’ll be able to plunk down a whopping $600 on an iPod mixer that&#8217

M-Audio's Torq Xponent: The Complete Computer-Based DJ System

Vince and I love everything Torq-releated because we’re budding DJs. The latest Torq DJ system, the Xponenet from M-Audio, looks pretty amazing just based on the number of buttons and dials it h

M-Audio Torq Mixlab Revisited

You may recall awhile back I reviewed M-Audio’s Torq Mixlab setup for DJs. I love it and think it’s great software, but I only spent so much initial time using it then took a break. This p

Pacemaker Pocket DJ Better Be Real 'Cause I Needs to Mix

Dear Space Jesus, please tell us this Pacemaker pocket DJ is real. Who could resist a 120GB hard drive and the ability to mix and crossfade all the ATB and AVB you can stomach? (For Vince and I that&#

Stanton's T.90 USB High-Torque Turntable

The new T.90 USB High-Torque Turntable from Stanton certainly isn’t the first we’ve seen for converting your vinyl to digital files on your computer through USB, but it is definitely bette

Stanton UBERSTAND For Laptop-based DJs

Normally, I’d dismiss an stand like this as utter crap. However, after reviewing and spending time with M-Audio’s Torq Mixlab, I realize that there is a market for this stand and it’

M-Audio Torq Mixlab Digital DJ System Review

The whole package DJing has most certainly evolved over the years. From the infamous Technics 1200s to Numark’s iPod DJ system, the technique of holding the attention of a dance floor required p
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