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73 DJ Must-Haves

From Monster Mashup Music Machines to DJ Sleeping Gear

— August 8, 2010 — Tech
There's no denying that the DJ always gets the most attention and love at the club. Now you can be the one doing the spinning with these DJ must-haves, which make it extremely easy to create and remix any tune.

From monster mashup music machines to laptop turntables, these DJ must-haves will help turn you into the life of the party.

Implications - Music has made its full transition into the digital age with instruments being transformed into electronic programs and devices. These high-tech gadgets have allowed musicians to produce sounds that may have never been possible years back. The ease of recording and sound manipulation from programs will have many artists making the transition to relying on technology for new sounds.
5.1
Score
Popularity
Activity
Freshness
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Two-Timing Spice Shakers
Two-Timing Spice Shakers
The Space-Saving Y-Grinder Serves Up Salt and Pepper
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72
Drum Machine Robot
Drum Machine Robot
Autonomous Robot Makes Music With Its Surroundings
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71
Disc Jockey Cars
Disc Jockey Cars
The Wheels Aren't the Only Thing Spinning in the Chevrolet Spark
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70
DJ-Designed Packaging
DJ-Designed Packaging
Club Coke Teams Up With Justice and So_Me
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69
Monster Mashup Music Machines
Monster Mashup Music Machines
The JVC Dual iPod Dock Let's You Be Your Own DJ
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68
Retro Turntable With USB
Retro Turntable With USB
The Roxy
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67
Foamy Turntables
Foamy Turntables
The Styrofoam Turntable Can't Be Mixed in the Microwave
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66
Technological Turntables
Technological Turntables
DJ Hero is Rumoured to Hit Stores Soon
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65
Music Device Mashups
Music Device Mashups
Jeff Mills' Vinyl CD Can Be Played on a Turntable or in a CD Player
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64
Animated iPod DJs
Animated iPod DJs
FUNkit
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63
Robot DJs
Robot DJs
Don't Just Request Electropop
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62
Quad-Armed Turntables
Quad-Armed Turntables
$56,000 High Water Sound Turntable
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61
Trippy Turntables
Trippy Turntables
'Death Calls the Tune' by Lab Binaer Speaks to Our 24/7 News Cycle
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60
iPod DJ Mixing Studio
iPod DJ Mixing Studio
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59
Pseudo Record Players
Pseudo Record Players
The Playlist Player Hopes to Eliminate Musical ADD
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58
Robotic Sound Mixers
Robotic Sound Mixers
The EQ Music Player and Recorder is a Cute Way to Customize Your Tunes
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57
USB Drum Kit
USB Drum Kit
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56
USB Turntables
USB Turntables
Urban Outfitters Brings the LP Back
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55
Pocket Turntables
Pocket Turntables
Pacemaker Portable DJ System
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54
Clay Turntables
Clay Turntables
Fabien Clerc's Earthenware Sculpture Goes Back to the Good Old Days
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53
Fashion Journalist DJs
Fashion Journalist DJs
The Misshapes Master Fashion, Culture and Music in NYC
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52
USB Turntable
USB Turntable
Spin Your Vinyl into the Digital Age
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51
Stretching Time-Tellers
Stretching Time-Tellers
The Graphic Designer's Clock Schedules in Exercise Time
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50
Touch-Screen Turntables
Touch-Screen Turntables
Otto's Sleek Interface Revolutionizes Music Production
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49
Sneaker DJs
Sneaker DJs
Japanese DJ Duo Higafa Uses Iconic Brand Shoes as Musical Instruments
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48
Clocks for DJs
Clocks for DJs
The Turntable Clock is Made of Recycled Material
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47
Finger Drums
Finger Drums
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46
Ultra Portable DJ Decks
Ultra Portable DJ Decks
DJ GO
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45
Crowdsourced Club Music
Crowdsourced Club Music
The Tony Player
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44
Portable Record Players
Portable Record Players
Convert Your Vinyl on the Go With the Briefcase USB Turntable
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43
Simulating Turntablism
Simulating Turntablism
DJ Hero Gets into the Gaming Mix (UPDATE)
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42
Zebra-Striped Turntables
Zebra-Striped Turntables
Montegiro Lusso
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41
Vintage Vinyl Accessories
Vintage Vinyl Accessories
The Turntable Necklace Will Show Off Your Love for Music
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40
DJ Designer Sneakers
DJ Designer Sneakers
Gucci & Mark Ronson Team Up for Pop-Up Shop Kicks
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39
$64,000 Turntables
$64,000 Turntables
The Angelis Labor ‘Gabriel' Makes Any DJ Sound Good
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38
Memorial DJ Kicks
Memorial DJ Kicks
The DJ AM Sneakers Make Beautiful Music
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37
Turntable Time-Tellers
Turntable Time-Tellers
The Recycled Console Turntable Clock is Retro Rad
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36
Musical Treestumps
Musical Treestumps
Audio Turntables Carved from Real Trees For Natural Sound
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35
$2,500 Headphones
$2,500 Headphones
The Blinged Out Rasa Rocks Luxury Listening Devices
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34
Turntable CD Players
Turntable CD Players
The CDesign Gets Its Groove On
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33
EIP Laser Turntable
EIP Laser Turntable
Nothing Touches Your Vinyl Buy Light
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32
Preserving Classic Media
Preserving Classic Media
USB Turntable Lets You Store Your Vinyl On Your iPod
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31
Masked Musicians
Masked Musicians
The Bloody Beetroots are a Mysteriously Masked DJ Duo That Rock Hard
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30
Digital DJ Accessories
Digital DJ Accessories
The Novation Dicer Looping Controller is a Music Savvy Item
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29
Beverage-Branded Furniture
Beverage-Branded Furniture
The Red Bull DJ Table
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28
Traveling Turntables
Traveling Turntables
The Crosley Echo is Designed to be Taken Anywhere
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27
iPhone DJ Docks
iPhone DJ Docks
Urban Outfitters iPhone DJ Mixer Lets You Mix, Charge and Play
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26
Dining Room DJ Booths
Dining Room DJ Booths
New Twitter Office Reveals the Whimsy Behind the Microblogging Juggernaut
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25
Designer Toy Headphones
Designer Toy Headphones
WeSC Releases Headphones & Be@Rbricks for 10th Anniversary
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24
Coffee Turn Tables
Coffee Turn Tables
Bughouse Art & Design Create a Scratch-Worthy Design
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23
Deejay Watch
Deejay Watch
Flud TableTurns
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22
DIY DJ Helmets
DIY DJ Helmets
Harrison Krix Makes an Epic Replica of the Daft Punk Helmet
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21
Limited Edition Turntables
Limited Edition Turntables
'Compactdecks' by Compactlab Makes the Old New Again
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20
Papercraft Phonographs
Papercraft Phonographs
GGRP Corrugated Cardboard Envelope Unfolds Into Record Player
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19
Minimalist Wall Clocks
Minimalist Wall Clocks
The Front & Back Clock Uses Its Batteries to Tell Time
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18
DJ-Inspired Fashion Lines
DJ-Inspired Fashion Lines
Humor for Men
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17
Watery Records
Watery Records
Jinsheng Wang's Turntable Sculptures are as Calming as Waterfalls
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16
iPod Turntables
iPod Turntables
Sergio iSpin iPod
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15
Sound Wave Speakers
Sound Wave Speakers
Equalizer System Adjusts to Your Musical Preference
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14
Turntable Docks
Turntable Docks
The iPad iDJ Music Mixing Station Lets You Spin Like a Pro
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13
Haute Designer DJ Booths
Haute Designer DJ Booths
Custom Louis Vuitton Acrylic DJ Booth For Really Swank Fetes
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12
DJ-Designed Headsets
DJ-Designed Headsets
Exclusive Pro WeSc Headphones Are Steve Aoki-Approved
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11
Laptop Turntables
Laptop Turntables
The Portable Workstation System is the Perfect Tool for Creatives
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10
Floating Vinyl
Floating Vinyl
The 'Void' Plays Vintage-Style Records in Mid Air
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9
Shapely Record Clocks
Shapely Record Clocks
Pavel Sidorenko Laser-Cuts Re-Vinyl Clocks into Cool Cutouts
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8
Retro Car Record Players
Retro Car Record Players
VW Van Soundwagon
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7
Occupational Talismans
Occupational Talismans
Darkcloud Silver DJ Jewelry is Sweet, Even if You Aren't a DJ
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6
Mobile DJ Units
Mobile DJ Units
The Pioneer Pro-1400 FLT is a Mobile DJ Set in a Box
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5
Heroic Headphones
Heroic Headphones
The Marvel Superhero Headphones Celebrate Marvel Comics' 70th Anniversary
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4
DJ Sleeping Gear
DJ Sleeping Gear
Diesel Turntable Bedspread Lets You Mix Up Your Sleeping Patterns
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3
DJ-Themed Accessories
DJ-Themed Accessories
Mini Turn Table Rings & More
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2
DJ Tribute Tattoos
DJ Tribute Tattoos
Kat Von D Inks DJ Fashen With a DJ AM Tattoo
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1
DJ-Inspired Clothing
DJ-Inspired Clothing
HUMoR Fashion Line Challenges the Hip Hop Image
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