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Pioneer unveils new entry-level HDJ-500 DJ headphones

Pioneer unveils new entry-level HDJ-500 DJ headphones

Pioneer is very big in the DJ gear market with all manner of stuff from hardware for actually making the music to headphones for listening to the tracks the DJ crafts in a noisy environment. Pioneer has unveiled the latest set of headphones for the DJ market that are aimed at the person just getting into the DJ scene called the HDJ-500.

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Token Multitouch Pedestal Shoves DJing Into the Future [Video]

Token Multitouch Pedestal Shoves DJing Into the Future [Video]

DJs all around the world are still doing their thing, any way that they can. And that usually means mixers they can physically touch. But obviously they need to get ready for the future just like everyone else, and what's more futuristic than a touchscreen? A multitouch touchscreen, no less. Well, that's exactly what the Token multitouch pedestal is, and it's amazing.

Steampunk DJ Kit Brings the Best of Both Worlds

Steampunk DJ Kit Brings the Best of Both Worlds

You know by now that we have a natural love of all things Steampunk around these parts. There's just something about the amalgamation between this "alternate universe" aesthetic, mixed with the aspect of our "real world." There's lots of brass, too, and that's shiny. So, yeah. In any event, here's a DJ setup that we've fallen in love with, and it only took one glance.

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Pioneer DJM-2000 pro DJ mixer debuts

Pioneer DJM-2000 pro DJ mixer debuts

I once won some tickets to an event from a radio station and when I went to to pick them up the number of knobs and buttons in the studio was impressive. I could never be a DJ, I have a tendency to push buttons to figure out what they do rather than read instructions. Pioneer has a new pro DJ controller it is unveiling today for those that know what all the buttons and knobs are for called the DJM-2000.

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Technics axe 1200 and 1210 turntables

Technics axe 1200 and 1210 turntables

The digital juggernaut continues its mindless destruction of analog classics, with the latest brand to throw in the towel being venerable club favorite Technics.  Manufacturing parent Panasonic has apparently issued a statement blaming "low sales globally in analogue turntables" for the demise of the Technics 1200 and 1210 decks, which it will cease producing in February 2010.

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Hercules DJ Control MP3e2: bring Ibiza to your bedroom

Hercules DJ Control MP3e2: bring Ibiza to your bedroom

The "sensation" of Pro DJ'ing is surely staying up to 4am, packed into a mixing booth before a sea of heaving, ketamine-fuelled bodies swinging their arms rapturously, while your ear-drums are slowly pounded out of existence by far more bass than is medically advisable.  Unfortunately, Hercules seem to have decided that their version of that sensation is actually all about tweaking your MP3s into digital mixes, and with that in mind they've launched their latest DJ control surface, the MP3e2.

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