Rapper Flo Rida Is Selling a Laser DJ Toy Called Beamz® By Flo

Rapper Flo Rida—who you may know from such places as Samsung TV events, clubs that can't even handle him right now, and NBA Finals games he is kind of not invited to—is selling some weird DJ toy called Beamz® By Flo. From what we can tell from watching this video advertisement three times, it plays from a selection of… » 9/10/13 12:40pm 9/10/13 12:40pm

A Portable Sound System For Next Gen Itinerant DJs

If you're desperate to be scratching while you're on the move there's a new place to turn. GET IT? Ugh. Philips and Armin van Buuren just teamed up to release a new portable controller and sound system for iDevices. An updated version of other Philips releases, the M1X-DJ System has a lightning connector and… » 9/08/13 7:12pm 9/08/13 7:12pm

The Keytar Has a Spiritual Successor and Its Name Is the Turntabletar


The not-so-cleverly-named turntabletar is something that should never be used IRL. Still, there's no denying its novelty. Two midi turntable controllers have been melded with a mixer and strapped to something resembling a guitar neck. But instead of fret bars and strings, the neck has a crossfader, which, of course,… » 5/21/11 9:00am 5/21/11 9:00am

A DJ That Knows Exactly What Music You Like Just By Looking at Your Face

Confident in your taste? Stick your mug in front of Automatic DJ, a program written by Hunch's Ben Gleitzman that recognizes your face, looks you up on Facebook, and uses your profile info to put on a song you're guaranteed to like. I didn't know computers could do any of that stuff. You can grab the code on GitHub. [ » 2/17/11 2:00pm 2/17/11 2:00pm

iBuddy Portable DJ Mixer Makes a Fatboy Slim Out of Your Lack of DJ…

The Gizmo: The iBuddy is a portable iPod DJ mixing station, with inputs for two iPods, two MP3 players or a combination of the two. The three knobs control things that are strictly to do with DJ talk, like "reverb," "flange" and "autophase." As crap as we are with DJ lingo, we know it sounded damn good. It was also… » 1/09/08 1:25pm 1/09/08 1:25pm

Rega P3 Turntable Improved, Prettier, Still Plays Vinyl

Those old-tech turntables keep hanging on, and the Rega P3 and its kick-ass RB300 tonearm have established quite a name for themselves in this esoteric category. Now the product has been further improved, with a higher quality synchronous motor, a floated plateglass platter and a range of lovely colors. And if you… » 9/22/06 1:41pm 9/22/06 1:41pm