What if you took a MIDI-sending hardware sequencer and used to re-trigger cue points in time with your DJ set? Today’s post is from Italian competitive DJ John Type, and he’s sharing how cue point sequencing works in his sets. John’s calling it turntablism combined with controllerism – or “controltablism”. Cue Point Sequencing = Controltablism? First off – this is one of the first examples of this style of routine that we’ve seen done well. If you know of someone else who also deserves recognition alongside John Type pioneering this concept, please share in the comments at the end of this article. Here’s John’s original video, showing off the controltablism / cue sequencing … Read entire story.
This week at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, there was some unique news for the DJing world – an Austin-based team of virtual reality experts and local DJ/producer Grimecraft have teamed up to launch the first VR DJ setups with a system called TheWave. Learn how this VR tech could bring DJ sets to audiences around the world – and watch a sample of a VR DJ set inside. What Does A VR DJ Set Look Like? It’s pretty hard to get a good feeling for any type of new VR experience with an embedded video (if you’ve used a newer Samsung Gear, Oculus Rift, or even just Cardboard VR… Read entire story.