PDJ 020 – How to Pick a New DJ Controller


Episode 20 – Helping You Make a Tough Decision!

This episode is a sort of audio companion to go along with my recently released mega-article, Best DJ Controllers 2015: The Ultimate Guide. If you don’t have time to sit and read, you can listen to this version on-the-go!

In the past few years, the market has really grown for all-in-one DJ controllers. How does one even go about making a decision these days? What features are important? How much do I need to spend?

Whether you’re a new DJ, or a seasoned mixmaster simply looking for an upgrade, this episode will help you get the most for your dollar.

In episode 20, we discuss:

  • Tips for buying an appropriate controller for your style and needs
  • Why your software choice matters
  • My top 5 picks in 3 different price points, for DJ controllers in 2015
  • Modular options for people wanting to add to an existing setup

Resources mentioned in this episode include:

Need help deciding? Best DJ Controllers 2015: The Ultimate Guide

“Question of the Day”

At the beginning of this episode, we talked about the movie Groove. What other movies give a great example of 90s rave culture and underground dance music?

Post ’em up in the comments!