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Announcing August's #Seratosampled Winner

Here's August's winning #seratosampled beat. Want to get your hands on an M-Audio CTRL-49 MIDI keyboard? Read on for how to win.

Pro Tip: How to save your settings in Serato Sample

Save your cue points and parameter settings in Serato Sample so you can quickly pull them up again for any project.

Throwback Thursday - Recloose

This edition of Throwback Thursday looks back at the perfect example set by Recloose on using HID mode.

Microsoft Surface Range Supported With Serato DJ Pro

We can now happily announce that after testing we now support the use of the Microsoft Surface range with Serato DJ Pro.

Beat Society Showcase

5 well-established producers will be showcasing various beats from their library and participating in themed rounds to earn the respect of their peers.

How To DJ With A Laptop - Introduction

Our friends at Crossfader recently released a series of videos to help you get familiar with DJing on a laptop using Serato DJ Lite.

How To DJ With A Laptop - Importing and Analysing

The next part of Crossfader's tutorial series on beginning to DJ takes you through the process of importing and analyzing your music.

How To DJ With A Laptop - Basic Music Theory & Mixing Tutorial

The 2nd part of Crossfaders Beginner DJ Lessons on how to DJ with a laptop goes into basic music theory and the fundamentals of mixing.

How To DJ With A Laptop - Using Loops To Mix

After getting familiar with the basics of mixing and music theory you'll be ready for the lesson of how to use loops in this episode.

How To DJ With A Laptop - How To Use Hot Cues

The 4th lesson from Crossfader in this series of Beginner DJ lessons looks at cue points. Cue points can be used for a range of tasks: Setting markers for where to start your track, triggers for making creative sequencers, reminders for where to start mixing out of tracks.

How To DJ With A Laptop - First Piece Of Equipment

In this last episode of the Beginner DJ Lessons, Jamie from Crossfader goes over the next steps to take in your DJ journey.