Behind the Booth will be a series dedicated to showcasing gear, setups, and miscellaneous tools and accessories that have proven useful for local DJs over the years.
As a 13-year-old budding DJ, I couldn’t afford much. My allowance was set at a moderate $10 per week, so I didn’t have my eyes set on the latest CDJs or mixers. To be honest, I hadn’t even heard of the latest equipment, software, or accessories.
Nowadays, I keep one eye on Instagram and the other on Amazon to stay up-to-date with what’s hot and what’s not, but for the most part, not much has changed. I’m a “broke” college kid with an expensive lifestyle and career, and the two can often butt heads. CDJ 2000’s? Definitely out of the picture.
Thankfully, the gods of the DJ industry have a solution – the almighty controller. [Read more…]