Pioneer developed the first prototype CDJ back in 1992 which, over the past 22 years, has become the de facto standard in club DJ equipment on a worldwide scale! Vinyl purists may still prefer the trusty Technics 1200/1210 decks that were the long-time leaders of the club world, but nowadays many clubs only have the CDJ option available. Sadly the vinyl deck is generally demoted to a laptop stand or a place to rest CD wallets in the clubs that still have them, and Pioneer plan to continue this digital revolution with the new XDJ-1000!
DrumAndBassWorldwide goes on tour this Friday 3rd October 2014! The Worldwide Godfather RIPS DJ, alongside Worldwide residents VANWAXEN, MARIA B & DJ DARKONE travel to Linz, Austria to play at MORPHED! With local residents Glyon and Unknown Syntax completeing the lineup, it's going to be a night to remember! Catch an exclusive Directors Cut Dubplate Special set from Rips DJ, a Sugar Sessions Liquid DnB set from Vanwaxwen, some Real Rollers played by Maria B and a '98 set from DJ Darkone!
This week's live call in guest is NDLDJ, one of the main players and part of the MORPHED Collective based in Linz, Austria. Ever since the collective's beginnings at Lederfabrik they've organised Club Sessions with locals and international artists at various locations and - on a regular basis - at Stadtwerkstatt.
This year sees the 20th anniversary of ‘The Razors Edge’, a well known Drum & Bass track that was Originally released in 1994 on the Skeleton Recordings label (SKEL012), this track used to be a regular in the record box of LTJ Bukem and still to this day is quite a sought after piece of vinyl.
For almost a decade now, any loud, crystal clear, non-custom sound system worth its salt has been comprised of the UK made Funktion-One cabinets. Whether at a club or festival, Funktion-One have been the go to company for clarity and loudness in any environment. This may all be about to change though, as Bowers & Wilkins prepare to unveil their new Sound System specifically designed for the large scale festival and possibly large club settings.