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DJs might not always behave like boy scouts, but it certainly pays to adhere to their famous slogan – “Be Prepared”. There are few things worse for a DJ than arriving at a gig, something unexpected going wrong, and finding that you are unable to play as a result. So in this piece I will […]

As always, we here at the Heavy Hits record pool have our ears to the ground to find all the best news in DJ tech. This month, there’s no denying what the biggest stories are – Pioneer finally launched their CDJ3000 Nexus players, and the long-awaited follow-up to the DJM S9, which they have called […]

After careful consideration, and in an incredibly high-calibre competition, Joel Corry decided on the grand-prize winner of the #HeadNHeartDJChallenge. We actually increased the prize pot, such was the high standard of entrants! Here’s Joel himself to tell you who he picked…   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Joel Corry (@joelcorry) […]

The last few weeks has seen the DJ community take on the Joel Corry #HeadNHeartDJChallenge. There’s been so many amazing entries, and now we are down to the finalists – 6 brilliant DJ routines from all over the world – USA, England, Ireland, Brazil and Spain! The prizes are worth getting excited about – Grand […]

Our amazing Instagram channel (run by the brilliant Schuller) recently shared a superb post, full of useful hints & tips for Serato users! For our blog readers – here’s what was shared, as well as a few bonus extra tips from the Insta crew! 1. When Serato starts playing in reverse press “Q” (left deck) […]

At the moment, most clubs worldwide are being forced to keep their doors closed while the pandemic rolls on. We can only hope and pray that as many as possible are able to get through this and re-open in the near future. Clubs are central to DJ culture, and these 7 classic clubs are some […]

Heavy Hits & Atlantic Records have joined forces to host a DJ Challenge for Joel Corry and his smash record “Head & Heart” feat. MNEK. DJs from around the world are welcome to enter the “Head & Heart DJ Challenge” for a chance to win $1000 and an annual subscription to Heavy Hits Record Pool. […]

Etiquette is a word many people associate with stuffy dinner parties and posh restaurants. But every corner of life has some sort of “rules”, best practices to avoid offending or upsetting people, and to make a good impression of yourself. Understanding them can help you avoid looking foolish in front of promoters and fellow DJs, […]

Every so often I cast my eye around to find the latest news in the world of DJ technology and bring it to the Heavy Hits crew in a nice neat package. Here’s what is going on lately… Serato Gets A Major Update Serato 2.4 Beta is out now, you can pick it up here. […]

The latest Heavy Hits Podcast has been put together by the awesome DJ Transit – you may already know him from his excellent edits in the record pool. I caught up with him to find out a little bit more about him, and especially the livestreaming he’s been doing this year! First off, can you […]

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