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Serato Video SL gets a re-fresh

If you DJ and want to step into the video world, serato Video SL is by far the cheapest, and arguably, the best way to go. Video SL 1.2 just became available and it has some interesting upgrades. Full description and link to download after the jump:

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UPDATE!!! is “The first iPad DJ? kinda…” a FAKE?

UPDATE!!! After watching this video more closely, I think it might be a a fake to gain promotion for this girl for the iPad. You can watch the video on the origional post and see how its all hooked up here: "The first iPad DJ? kinda...". So what is the basis of my claim? I think this screen shot below says it all, but read on...

Ableton live screen shot

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The first iPad DJ? kinda…

UPDATE!!! After watching this video more closely, I think it might be a a fake to gain promotion for this girl or the iPad. If you clicked strait through to this article, click here to find out more.

I guess it depends on what your definition of DJing is. If you are thinking Two Turntables (or CDJ's), then you would be wrong. If you are thinking of a plethora of music making apps sort-of working together, then you would be more correct. She is doing something though! More info and video after the jump.

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TONIGHT! DJ Color TV and DJ Shu T @ Sunburnt Cow, NYC

Come on out tonight to the Sunburnt Cow for a night of Drinknig, Dancing, and Good TImes for all! (except for you Jim, you know why...) Playing tonight is DJ Color TV, DJ Shu T, DJ Peace, and others to heat up this cold rainy night. Dont let the weather slow you down, because the Cow has $20 drink special tonight (everynight I think). Its $20 for all you can drink for 2hrs. They give you a wrist band and mark the time when you decide to start it. Its the best deal! So, come on out, and let DJ Color TV make your drunk-ass dance.

The Sunburnt Cow


DJ Hero Review PS3, by a Real DJ

Last October, Activision released DJ Hero for the Play Station 3, X-Box 360, and the Wii. It recently went on sale at Toys R Us, so i decided to pick up a copy out of curiosity. Is this game like real DJing? How does the controller actually relate to the feel of a mixer and turntables? I must say, Activision has some of the biggest DJs backing this, so it must to be good right? Read-on and lets see...

DJ Hero Box Art


Scratch Live 2.0 full version, now available

The wait is over, no more buggy 2.0 beta. The full Scratch Live 2.0 is now available to download at Scratch Live's Forum page. It is free if you already own the software. Rane put this out early last week and quietly announced it on their site, no e-blast. But that is ok because there is a laundry list of new features. This is the biggest update in years and the upgrade inclused different ways to view your library, smart crates, and the big one; DJ Effects. All of the new features are listed and a video explaining the features after the jump:

Scratch Live 2.0


Start to Finish Guide to Whipping Your Music’s Metadata into Shape

Most of us have spent years building up our digital music libraries, along with tons of missing, mismatched, and incorrect tags on your music over that time. Here's a step-by-step guide for organizing your entire library, once and for all. Read more: (article from Lifehacker)