Pioneer Patches Six Controllers and Mixers for OS X El Capitan

Upgrade with confidence, or at least only minor terror. You can cross off one list of apps from the OS X incompatibility list. Pioneer has unveiled a series of patches on Thursday which fix incompatibility between...

Sorry SoundCloud: It’s Not Us. It’s You.

Updated January 19, 2017: We've written several in-depth studies of the various Soundcloud alternatives and are updating this piece with links to the new stories on a wide array of alternatives to SoundCloud as...
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Victor Simonelli: The 5 Magazine Interview

Victor Simonelli is one of New York's House bred royalty. His name carries weight, from his work with Tommy Musto, Brian Tappert and Marc Pomeroy, with labels like Bassline, Vinyl Solution, Big Big Trax,...
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Pioneer HRM-6 Studio Monitor Headphones

Can headphones save your life? No, but they may save your music. Pioneer HRM-6 Studio Monitor Headphones designed with mobile music production in mind.
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SoundCloud is for Sale. Is Anyone Buying?

And this is why SoundCloud ignores the independent artists and DJs that are their best customers.

Rekordbox DJ is Now Available By Monthly Subscription

Pioneer is now making DJ performance software, and they really want you to try it. Rekordbox DJ - Pioneer's own DJ software - is now available by monthly subscription. Pioneer has long been offering their Rekordbox...

SoundCloud Deletes Groups. HearThis Adds Them

SoundCloud eliminates yet another artist-friendly feature. Upstart HearThis.at immediately added it.

Filling The Groove: Pioneer’s Cheap & Stylish PLX-500 Turntable

A turntable that costs less than a car? Pioneer bridges the gap with the new entry-point PLX-500.
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Say Hello to Pioneer’s Compact XDJ-700

Pioneer is dropping what the company calls the "most compact, portable and flexible digital player" for DJs yet. The XDJ-700 is a slimmed down sibling to the Pioneer XDJ-1000, featuring a touchscreen, Pro DJ...

3 Best Apps for Music Making

Mobile music apps are no longer toys. Here are three useful apps that can be used - right now - for music production.
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So where are the new Technics 1200s?

Panasonic unveils the new Technics 1200s turntables this Summer. Sometime. Were they worth the wait (and $4000 price)?
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Mixcloud: Party Like It’s MySpace in 2006

In our continuing series on SoundCloud Alternatives, we turn to Mixcloud: The DJ's choice (and almost no one else's).
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A Brief History of the Minimoog, Part Two

Mini-documentary captures the iconic modular synth whose distinctive sound was heard on Kraftwerk's Autobahn, Thriller and Dr. Dre's The Chronic.
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HearThis: What Happened To The “Soundcloud Killer”?

The first in our in-depth explorations of SoundCloud alternatives and streaming sites made for DJs.
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A Brief History of the Minimoog, Part One

Watch part one of A Brief History of the Minimoog is right here.
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The new Technics 1200s show up on eBay

Hey buddy, got $10k to spare?
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Take a Virtual Video Tour of the Private Roland Museum

Iconic music manufacturer Roland offers you the chance to tour their glorious private museum from the comfort of your couch.

Cz’s Gift Pick: Sennheiser HD8 DJ Headphones

Sennheiser has always been hands down the clearest, best sounding headphones in the market. No other headphones can stand next to them in terms of sound quality. The only challenge I've had in the...
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What’s New in Rekordbox 4.2.1?

Easy vinyl ripping, volume adjustment automated and more in the latest Rekordbox software.
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Audiomack is Free and Nobody is Paying

Audiomack offers unlimited uploads and unlimited data and it's completely free. So why aren't more dance music DJs using it?

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