Pioneer DJ Area on Saturday and Sunday

Are you a DJ? Pioneer is the leading brand in the DJ business. Pioneer offers it all! Enjoy the wide range of products aimed at everything a DJ needs. The area is filled with masterclasses, tech news, the best gear and of course pro users and product specialists.

Artists: Lucien Foort, Lucky Charmes, Ibranovski, Dave Leatherman, Badd Dimes, Deejay Irie

Products: SP-16, DJS-1000, Recordbox, AS-1, DDJ-1000, NXS2, RMX

SP-16/DJS-1000: Production during live performance – Dave Leatherman

Dave Leatherman is a DJ/Producer with roots in the early 90’s. He was mainly responsible for the success on the early 90’s Rotterdam based Stealth label. Later on he joined the Pegasus label and together with Lex van Coeverden he produced the 90’s hit Atlantic Ocean – Waterfall.

The TORAIZ SP-16 and the DJS-1000 helps bridge the gap from studio production to the stage. Where the SP-16 is geared for use in pre-production in the studio, the DJS-1000 brings the same functionality but also combines additional live tools dedicated for use on stage.

What you will learn:

  • how to bring your production skills to the stage
  • how to use them to add more layers to your performance
  • How to stand out from the crowd as you can give it your own twist to differentiate even more

Pioneer DJ Area – Saturday – 12:00 / 13:00 

Pioneer DJ Area – Sunday – 15:00 / 16:00

Recordbox: Tips, tricks and an eclectic point of view – Badd Dimes

Badd Dimes continuously works hard in the studio in order to show the world what he is capable of. On his way to the top, his slogan will be the answer to both success as well as disappointment: “do not underestimate the power of music”. Signed by the same management as Blasterjaxx and with the support of the biggest names within the EDM industry, all of the musical pieces of the puzzle are falling into place.

Currently, the majority of artist use rekordbox software to prepare their performance and to create USB or SD devices to use on stage. As each music has its own unique features there is a difference in how you can use our software to gain the most out of each performance.

What you will learn:

  • How an eclectic artist is using the software to prepare his performance
  • How to implement studio work into stage performance.
  • Tips & Tricks from an eclectic point of view

Pioneer DJ Area – Saturday – 13:30 / 14:30 

AS-1: Synthesis and sound designs – Lucien Foort

Rotterdam based dj and producer Lucien Foort (Analog Kitchen) has topped the dance charts worldwide. Touring all over the world he has played at big festivals and venues, sharing stages with talent like of Carl Cox, Sven Väth, Richie Hawtin, John Digweed, Ricardo Villalobos and Monika Kruse. As Analog Kitchen Lucien performs live bringing ’groove techno’.

Recently, Pioneer DJ introduced products for producers, amongst them, is the AS-1 monosynth. You could look at the AS-1 and a single voice of Dave Smith’s Prophet 6. Dave Smith Instruments have partnered up with the Pioneer DJ developers and together they created this pure analogue synth. It sounds like a studio product but offers you the flexibility of a live performance tool.

 What you will learn:
  • How the Toraiz AS-1 can be used during a live performance
  • How to use the Sound Tower software to create your own unique sounds
  • How to store your sounds for later use
  • Insights in the production process of Lucien Foort

Pioneer DJ Area – Saturday – 15:00 / 16:00 

DDJ-1000: Turntablist Perspective – Irie Weergang

Deejay Irie’s style can best be described as ‘eclectic’, mashing and mixing hip hop, reggae, funk, soul, rock, breaks and bass. Irie always evolves himself, since ‘style’ is never a definite concept and needs revision on a daily basis. As Dutch finalist of the Redbull Thre3style championship he is a turntablist pur-sang.

One of Pioneer DJ’s latest new products is the DDJ-1000 controller. This controller for rekordbox dj mix software is the closest a controller has ever had in comparison to the industry standard NXS2 club setup. The DDJ-1000 combines a lot of the benefits of using a controller with the feeling of a real player. This combination makes using the DDJ-1000 a breeze, regardless the music style you play.

What you will learn:

  •  The unique features of the DDJ-1000
  • How a turntablist is using the DDJ-100.
  • Tips and tricks how to gain the most out of Rekordbox DJ and the DDJ-1000

Pioneer DJ Area – Saturday/Sunday – 16:30 / 17:30 

Recordbox/NXS2: An insight view – Lucky Charmes

Continuing to make serious waves across the global music industry, Lucky Charmes exciting, new, groovy house sound has made its imprint in the scene, with a number of productions cooking in the studio and a tour schedule heating up across various international hot spots.

Rekordbox is Pioneer DJ’s music management software used to prepare a USB/SD device for use in the DJ booth. There is so much to do and there are so many different ways to use it that the insights from a pro might help you save time or use more of the features that the software has to offer.

What you will learn:

  • The new features of rekordbox
  • How to gain most out of your performances.
  • Things to do during preparation to save time on stage.
  • How to push Pioneer NXS2 hardware to the limit
  • How to save time and focus more on the crowd

Pioneer DJ Area – Sunday – 12:00 / 13:00

RMX/Recordbox: How to use effects on stage – Ibranovski

Ibranovski is a DJ/producer within the EDM scene and can be seen as one of the greatest talents in the music industry. He is everything you’d expect of a super-talent, and yet he’s a bit more than that. He is young and energetic and has an exquisite sense of rhythm. In terms of vision he also doesn’t leave anything to chance: within just a few years he has grown to be one of the most well-established artists in the music industry.

A performance is built upon the musical choice of an artist in combination with the skill to dominate the crowd by using all available extras you can bring to your set. Most performances start by getting ready in rekordbox but on stage you could use additional effect equipment to add layers to your performances. The RMX-1000 is a machine dedicated for this job.

What you will learn:

  • How to master the RMX-1000
  • How to use the FX section live on stage
  • How to use the features and functions that this magical box holds

Pioneer DJ Area – Sunday – 13:30 / 14:30

Is there more?
  • Dedicated DJ/Club Area
  • Ableton Live Area
  • 6000m2 Expo Floor with the latest gear and Dancefair discount
  • 200 masterclasses, 160 artists, 70 labels and 200 music brands