SCRATCH ANYWHERE – The MIXFADER – Bluetooth Portable Crossfader

On the Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas Cruise ship out in the middle of the Caribbean somewhere… So I had to bust out my portable… I’m loving the movement and direction of Portablism scene. The whole point is to … Continued

Portablism Freestyle Scratch using iMaschine 2 app

Had some time in my cabin on Royal Caribbean’s Liberty of the Seas for a quick freestyle session on my portable setup: Vestax Handytrax Kutter Fader Asthma Funk 7″ Skipless Vinyl iMaschine 2 for IOS

Portable Scratch at the basketball court on the Allure of the Seas

Portable Scratch at the basketball court on the Allure of the Seas #royalcaribbeallureoftheseas #djlife #cruisedj #portablist #portableturntable #skratcherNJ #SkratcherNewJersey #SkratcherWorldWide #travelworld #scratchdj #scratching #scratchyseal #scratchdjevents #turntablism #realdjing #raidenfader #friskfader A post shared by DJ Ollie (@deejayollie) on Mar 28, 2016 … Continued

Chopping up some Classic Samples on MY Maschine…

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#maschine #chopping #slicing #nativeinstruments #creatingbeats #creative #stylistics A video posted by Ollie (@deejayollie) on Feb 24, 2016 at 10:21am PST #maschine #chopping #slicing #nativeinstruments #creatingbeats #creative #bobbyglenn #songcry #sample A video posted by Ollie (@deejayollie) on Feb 24, 2016 at … Continued

Raiden Fader vs. Frisk Fader – TurntableTV Review

Just preordered my Raiden Fader… I already own the Frisk Fader… I wanted to see what the difference was for portable scratching… so here’s a video by seasoned DJs who have tried both:   Turntable TV: Turntable & Agricultural Mechanics … Continued

Diving into DJing on the Disney Fantasy

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On the Disney Fantasy Cruiseship, I get to share my knowledge of DJing to the teens onboard at the teen only club – The Vibe. We usually have a regular 2 turntable setup w/ a mixer and teach the teens … Continued

Native Instruments Traktor Z2/Maschine demo

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I decided to demo the greatness of Native Instruments using the Kontrol Z2 mixer, Maschine MK2 as a midi controller using custom mapping by DJ Soundstorm – www.djsoundstorm.de.   I tried to incorporate all the different scratching/mixing techniques while using … Continued

My New Traktor S4 is a beast!

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I was never really into DJ controllers because of the lack of flexibility of the Jog wheels, but after some testing and research, I decided to roll w/ Traktor’s 4 channel S4… Scratch Session & Review coming soon!

How to control your DJ set wirelessly from iPhone

In this edition of Beyond Basics Tech Tips, I do a live demo of using iTeleport (iPhone app) to control the DJ set wirelessly away from the set at the bar… Helpful for DJs when you need to be away … Continued

Serato Hybrid Ableton Bridge Setup w/ MPC1000 w/ TTM57SL

Here’s an oldie but goodie video rocking the hybrid set up w/ my old MPC1000 as a Midi controller to control Ableton’s Looper… I’m posting this cause I’m about to display the new & improved hybrid setup soon!

Mobile DJ Tips & Tricks – Gadgets to make your life easier – Beyond Basics

Sharing some cheap but very helpful gadgets for DJs on the go… Ziotek ZT1212518 Power Strip Liberator Plus with Pass Through, 5-Pack Behringer MICROMIX MX400 4-Channel Mixer Feel free to add on any helpful tips & tricks to the DJ … Continued

Rane TTM57SL Serato Mixer – Customize Midi Mapping Groups

Some basic tips I found that not all DJs who own the TTM57SL know that you can customize the 1st 5 groups of the mixer to what ever you like.  Leaving group 6 defaulted to the built in effects.  I … Continued

iMaschine iPhone app Freestyle Scratch

iMaschine app for iPhone 4s is a must have for me… For only $5 bucks… I can get a lot of my ideas and work done right away! With the import/export functions I can take the beat and samples and … Continued

Traktor Scratch Pro Kontrol Z2 is awesome!

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I’m officially making the switch to Traktor Scratch Pro w/ Native Instrument’s Maschine MK2 & the new Z2 mixer!  I was always curious about the “other DJ software” previously known as Stanton’s Final Scratch that failed back in the days … Continued

My Review on the new DJ Tech DIF – 1S Mixer!

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This 2ch. mixer was the talk of NAMM 2013 this year because of the High Quality and Low Cost!  It’s got a DVS solution switch and also the Mini Innofader installed for a total of $150!  Check out my videos … Continued

Is your DJ equipment weighing you down?

In this edition of my “Beyond the Basics” tip for mobile DJs, I’ll show you how to make your setup easier to haul. Time it’ll take you – about 5 min. total for both tables. What you’ll need – Phillips … Continued

Pimped my TTM57SL!

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Decided to get the silver cover to match my custom vinyl stickers… Shout to 12inchskinz for the hookup! You can view their custom labels @ 12inchskinz.com for virtually any kind of DJ gear, and if they don’t got it, talk … Continued

iMaschine iPhone app Freestyle Scratch

iMaschine app for iPhone 4s is a must have for me… For only $5 bucks… I can get a lot of my ideas and work done right away! With the import/export functions I can take the beat and samples and … Continued