Whilst most of us are stuck at home, we’ll be here to help keep you busy with an ever-populating feed of inspirational content, how-to guides, epic deals, giveaways and much more to help you get through.
2020 has been the year of the livestream. It’s been a real highlight for us to host incredible talent on our Twitch channel, week in week out. We wanted to recognize the DJs that stood out. These are the recipients of Serato’s 2020 Livestream Awards.
It’s the giving season so here’s a little something for your Studio santa sack.
Beats by Candlelight is our festive AF sound pack filled with all your corny Christmas requirements. Download for free and get into it.
Serato Studio 1.5.3 offers support for the AKAI MPK Mini, as well as automation and performance improvements. Plus, upgrade to our latest version and be in to win an iPhone 12 Pro.
Happy holidays. We’re excited to announce that for a limited time, Serato Studio license holders will receive 2 months of Splice sounds for free.
DJs can now get access to the extensive music catalogues from Beatsource LINK and Beatport LINK within Serato DJ Lite 1.4 or Serato DJ Pro 2.4. No matter what genre you’re into, these two streaming services will have it all.
Brand new from Pioneer DJ is the DDJ-FLX6 – a four-channel controller that combines exciting new features and a professional layout with affordability and portability.
Serato Studio 1.5.2 has arrived with live streaming output, automatic file analysis and workflow improvements.
The sun is down and the lights are off. It’s time to bring it. Here are our favourite tracks to push the party to its peak.
Our favourite October party starters to get the party warmed up.
Our favourite hip hop tracks from October. Turn it up and get amongst.
Serato Studio 1.5.1 has landed, which introduces Instrument Note Sustain, Audio Output Channel Select, a brand new Scene Track view and more.
Serato Sample 1.3 is here, introducing Beatgrids, a Glide Knob, and a Serato DJ Cue Point Autoset Mode, along with other general improvements.
Want to make beats, but feel like you need to make the cash first? Don’t sweat it. These are the best free beat making tools.
Here are our top 5 ways to use advanced MIDI mapping in Serato DJ Pro. This will allow DJs to create exciting transition FX, use the sample slot, quick Library loading and more. Use these tips to take your DJ sets to that next level.
It’s okay to not want to listen to music every time you hop in the car, so we thought we’d provide some learning material. Here are our favorite music podcasts right now.
We’ve all been there: 100% of the passion, but the bank account is lacking. Never fear – here are the best controllers you can score for less than $300.
Serato Studio 1.4.9 has landed, which introduces project BPM tap. There’s also improvements to Audio Track naming, Pattern loading and more.
When you’re feeling yourself and want to hype it up, chuck on Serato: Mixtape. These are our favourite hip hop tracks right now.
Change gears and come alive. These are our favourite current tracks that get the vibe going.
A shy, awkward teenager who loved nothing more than playing hardcore bands went on to become one of the most influential bass music artists we’ve seen. The road to the top often isn’t straight forward. This is how Sonny Moore became Skrillex.
Today is 8/08. We found it only right that on such a date, we tipped our caps to the legendary Roland TR-808 drum machine, whose impact on modern music goes so much further beyond the machine itself.
Revitalised editions of the iconic RANE SEVENTY-TWO and TWELVE are supported in Serato DJ Pro 2.3.8. Read on for details on the latest version of the flagship mixer and motorised controller.
This is a series where we’re going to detail the beginning, middle and end of making a track. All of what’s discussed here is easy to do in Serato Studio. We hope you learn something and progress in your beat making journey.
Serato DJ Pro 2.3.7 brings support for the Pioneer DJ DJM-V10. This six-channel mixer allows control of up to four Serato decks, with two channels left to add instruments, drum machines and more. Harness the combined power of two of the most powerful tools in DJing.
Serato Studio 1.4.8 introduces MIDI patterns, allowing you to create, save, import and share MIDI files.
Our Lead Content Creator Dstrukt takes you through the process of making this simple but highly effective video editing technique.
Our lead content creator shares his secrets on how he sets up overhead shots when shooting Serato content.
We will continually provide resources and materials that support and provide education on the Black Lives Matter movement. We’re learning, and you’re learning – it’s how we can progress the most. This is a spotlight on Ava DuVernay’s documentary ‘13th’.
Improve your workflow and speed on Serato DJ by learning these handy keyboard shortcuts.
Brand new from our friends at Hercules DJ – the DJControl Inpulse 500 is supported in the latest versions of Serato DJ Pro and Serato DJ Lite.
You’re after the treasure, but can’t find where X marks the spot? Here are the best places to find music to add to your crates.
If you’re a producer, you should be earning royalties from the music you’re making. Here’s how.
For those wanting to add flare without spending the cash – here are our best free third-party plug-ins to use with Serato Studio.
Like physical health, it’s really important to look after your mental health. We spoke to psychologist Dr. Monica Campbell on some of the best ways we can.
We’ve been lucky enough to collaborate with some amazing brands over the years. These are our favourites.
You don’t have to work for the Warner Brothers production team to use green screens. Here’s how to set up and use a green screen to use in your live streams and DJ routines.
Live streaming isn’t just about the music. Learn how to add videos and graphics to enhance your watchers viewing experience. Add some magic to the mix.
YouTube is a never ending journey of fascination and knowledge. It’s also great for music. Here are our favorite corners of YouTube to hang out in.
Stuck for music to spin during your live streams? We’ve created a playlist on TIDAL and Soundcloud for you to pull straight from.
You don’t want your winning beat to fall to the mercy of an incorrect upload. Here’s the right way to screen record and upload your beat.
A brand new online DJ competition – use anything you want…except the crossfader.
It’s a given that during the lockdown period your screen usage will take a spike. We wanted to give you a non-tech alternative – these are our favorite books, hopefully soon to become yours.
Learn to DJ for free – Serato Play is on us for the month of May.
Music unites the world. People from every walk of life, demographic, creed, color, cultures, etc can forget about what makes us different and come together as a united human front under the banner of Music.DJ Spinna
Looks aren’t everything. But when it comes to social media, it definitely helps. Here are our thoughts on how to build a great social media aesthetic.
Feed becoming a bit repetitive? Here are the Instagram accounts we suggest you add to your follow list.
Everyone needs a bit of relaxation, especially in times like these. Sit back and enjoy our five favourite documentaries available on Netflix.
There’s a lot of platforms where you can stream your DJ sets. Here’s why Twitch is the best.
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We’ve just released a free edition of our beat making software, Serato Studio. Plus, we’ve updated it with a bunch of new features, including ‘Auto Chords’ – allowing you to create full chords instantly from a single note. Perfect for dipping your toes into the sea of production.
We are celebrating 20 years of Serato this year. We’ve made a three-part documentary series on our story – you can watch part one now.
A detailed walkthrough on how you can live stream your DJ sets, beat making sessions and whatever else your heart desires.
A detailed walkthrough on how you can live stream your DJ sets.
Looking for the best places to learn DJ skills without leaving the house? Look no further.
We’ve run out sorry. You can still trial TIDAL for free here though.
This is a really tough period for the DJ and producer community. We wanted to reach out and tell you what we’re up to in making this time as productive and enjoyable as possible, all things considered.
A look at some of the technical aspects of recording your mixes, as well as the best ways to promote them to get the most amount of people tuning in.
Isolation presents challenges with keeping up to date with your fans. Here are the best things you can be doing to stay connected and engaged with those who love your music.
Hailing from the Bronx, New York, DJ Perly throws down a phenomenal routine and shows you what’s what behind the decks.
Music has the power to give you hope when you feel like there is none. Even to give you direction. Sometimes I hear a song and I’m like; this song is speaking to me – this is what I’m supposed to do next.”Maimouna Youssef / Mumu Fresh