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How to avoid USB and rekordbox DJing failures: a complete guide

Every few months, some DJ horror story or failure takes over social media. Here’s a complete guide, with official advice from Pioneer DJ and pro DJs, on how to prepare your media and files for digital DJ gigs.

How to use the Pioneer DJ DJM-V10 to sync your DJ set with MIDI (finally)

It’s taken until the Pioneer DJ DJM-V10 to get a DJ rig from the company with standard MIDI DIN onboard for sync, but it’s finally here. Lauren Flax shows it off – and here’s the trick to getting it working, in case you want to haul a TR-8S into a DJ booth.

Peter Kirn - January 11, 2024

Hey, what is MIDI Thru actually about, anyway?

MIDI starts with the obvious – in and out, easily understood. But then it throws us this curveball of a preposition – thru. Through? Let’s really talk about what it means, what a thru box or MIDI splitter is for, and how this knowledge can help you keep your gear timing perfectly tight.

Peter Kirn - September 28, 2023

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