Pioneer Announces RMX-1000 Remix Station

March 18, 2012

Pioneer, the maker of industry standard CD players and mixers, recently announced their latest creation, the RMX-1000. You could be think of the RMX-1000 as the successor to EFX-1000, but that really doesn’t do it justice. The RMX-1000 is not simply a flashy piece of hardware with blinking lights – though it sure is shiny. The new remix station is really a hardware and software package designed with today’s DJs in mind.

Loopmasters Launch

February 20, 2012

The fine folks over at Loopmasters have launched a brand new web-store devoted to plugins. It’s easy to search or browse for new plugins whether you’re looking for a new compressor or soft synth. Read the full press release for more information on Pluginboutique and how to get a free sample CD from Loopmasters.

Show off Your Skills: 3 DJ/Remix Contests

September 6, 2009

Think you’re the next big DJ or Producer? Here are three contests that you can enter to get your name out there and win some cool prizes. Spin Out Records is holding a remix competition for Adam Shaw’s “Organyc”. The winner will receive a Vestax VCM-600. Entries must be submitted by October 1st 2009. Head […]

Mixxx 1.7.0 Released

August 7, 2009

Mixxx is an open-source DJ mixing program for Windows, Mac OSX and Linux. It allows anyone with a computer to mix without spending any money. The 1.7.0 update brings customizable Midi scripting, a slew of bug fixes, and support for a wider range of Midi controllers. While I have not tried Mixxx myself, it has […]

Beatportal Announces Depeche Mode Remix Contest

April 28, 2009

Beatportal, Beatport’s music community, announced its Depeche Mode Remix Contest. Depeche Mode has made the parts of “Peace” – the first single off of the band’s new album Sounds of the Universe – available for download for $3.99. The winning remix will be released by Mute Records and available to purchase on The song […]

Scratch Live 1.9 Released

April 23, 2009

The newest version of Serato’s Scratch Live software was released a few days ago. As always, it is a free download for all Scratch Live users. Some of the most prominent feature of the update are the new SP-6 Sample Player, support for the new SL3 interface and the Pioneer MEP-7000, loop roll and much […]