By Scott Beach – Digital Strategy Executive, Card-Carrying Gadget Nerd and Lenovo Insider MSRP: $59.99 Available on Lenovo.com and from major electronics retailers I like to think of myself as a pretty well-rounded person, with a normal life, a good job and a great family. But I have a weakness… a weakness for gadgets and … More Lenovo 500 Multimedia Controller: Big Usability in a Tiny Form Factor
Summary Review Score: 4.1/5 Pros: +Incredible portability (1.52 lbs) and versatility. So light that if feels more like a notepad than a computer +Bright and colorful 1920×1200 display +13 hour battery life +GIANT RealPen writing surface with 2,048 levels of sensitivity, great for artists and notetakers +Dolby Atmos audio with sound quality unrivaled in … More The Lenovo YogaBook with Windows
It wouldn’t a Scott Beach birthday congratulations if I didn’t send it out a day late. So Happy Birthday to Lenovo who just turned 4×8! You’ve been a fixture for almost my entire professional career and we’ve logged more miles together than seems possible. And at this point, there are at least twice as many … More Lenovo Turns 32! A belated congrats.
Those of you who know the Charlotte electronic music scene know that we’ve struggled with variety. We have one primary club, Label, and it is your classic Vegas wanna-be scene with white-leather VIP booths and bottle service. Down on the floor, a core group of college kids make it out to every Friday night EDM … More Coldwar Sessions 14: TechHouse
A DJ music and technology blog would be incomplete without some tunes. So here’s a side project I’ve been involved in for the last year, my Monday Morning Mixtape series! I don’t know about you, but for me, Mondays just plain suck. When I’m sitting in Charlotte traffic or waiting on the tarmac for take-off, … More Introducing the Coldwar Monday Morning Mixtape Series
We here at DJMusicTech have been fans of Native Instruments and the Traktor line for a long long time. What of the most frustrating aspects of the DJ’ing profession is the chorus of whines from the bedroom DJ community railing against all forms of technology except turntables and a mixer. “That’s not DJ’ing!” “They just … More Carl Cox: The Future of DJing, a look at the Traktor S8
Introduction When I was asked to review Lenovo’s newest ultrabook the sleek and sexy Yoga 3 Pro, I was a little apprehensive. What would be the best way to put this machine through its paces and to mirror the type of use its target market would expect from the device? Who is the ideal target … More Traveling with the Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro
FL Studio 12 | Multi-touch Mixer Test: http://youtu.be/j4X2rUnh3n8 Folks, as I’ve been working on a new article about the future of touchscreen DJ’ing, the news just keeps getting better and better. Huge product announcements from Native Instruments, Smithson Martin and now FL Studio makers Image Line. It’s great to see such rapid adoption of touchscreen … More Watch “FL Studio 12 | Multi-touch Mixer Test” on YouTube
Hello Interwebs! Welcome to DJ Music Tech. For my first post, let me introduce myself a bit. My name is Scott Beach and I am a 37 year-old technology executive and music addict. While in high school In 1993, I took a job as a DJ for a classmate who ran a small event production firm. Our … More Welcome to DJ Music Tech!