October 1, 2012

Tabletop Virtual Studio Tutorial

In these few video clips, FrethProductions shows off the interface on their Tabletop virtual studio for the iPad.  Tabletop features various digital devices that would normally be found in a production studio such as a 4×4 beat pad for drumming, a keyboard synthesizer with effects, and leveling controls to mix your tracks together properly.

Separately, these are nothing new, especially for an iOS app, but Tabletop cleverly allows you to switch between each device and view your rack of instruments on the same screen at one time.  This type of interface has been a feature on later Macbook products and is unique to the iOS.…

DJ Scott Mad Flip

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May 2, 2012

Choosing the Right Portable PA System

If you are starting to get serious about your DJing, then inevitably you will start booking gigs, some of which will occur at venues that lack a house sound system.  If you don’t already have one, a solid portable PA system is definitely in your future, and it’s a great investment for your DJ career.

There are many options to choose from, but you should first determine your budget and specific needs before making your choice.  How often will you be using it?  Where will it be used, and how many people will you be playing for?  How much power do I need to rock the party?  There, there young padawans, we are here to help.  Here’s some vital info that will help you in your decision to purchase a portable PA system.

Tabletop, Speaker Boxes, and the Bass below

If you are a DJ, then you probably have some …