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  • NEW: Denon DJ Expands Connectivity With Public Beta 1.6 Update

    Posted By Liam Dadds (1/10/20)

    Denon are continuously pushing the boundaries of their players and their next update reflects this. The latest version allows DJs to access Dropbox and BeatSource LINK services directly from any Engine OS device. Engine OS v1.6 also adds…more

  • NEW Virtual DJ Compatibility Support For Denon Prime Hardware

    Posted By Liam Dadds (1/10/20)

    Denon continues on their unstoppable roll with the new Virtual DJ integration! Fusing an ultra-intuitive touch-screen workflow, 1:1 feedback of all critical mix functions, direct control of audio and video FX, multi-color &monochrome moving waveforms, effortless browsing capability…more

  • Introducing Native Instruments MASCHINE+. MASCHINE, but standalone!

    Posted By Hannah Bruce (9/09/20)

    This week in very exciting Native Instruments news: we meet a new product highly anticipated by many. That’s right, standalone MASCHINE is finally here!   We at Bop have over the years had so many customers asking when we think there will be a standalone version…more

  • Numark Mixtrack FX | Newsflash

    Posted By Charlie Oliver (12/05/20)

    PRE-ORDER | MORE INFO ? bop.dj/MIXTRACKPLATINUMFX ? bop.dj/MIXTRACKPROFX NUMARK® ’S NEW MIXTRACK FX DJ CONTROLLERS GIVE EASY ACCESS TO PROFESSIONAL EFFECTS The Mixtrack Platinum FX and Mixtrack Pro FX controllers give all DJs easy access to pro features with…more

  • Live Stream Lighting Tips

    Posted By Charlie Oliver (3/04/20)

    With clubs, bars & pubs all temporarily closed, and social gatherings of more than 2 banned, we’ve seen a huge surge in demand for live streaming setups. Who knows how long it could be before we’re back dancing…more

  • Student Minimix Competition

    Posted By Charlie Oliver (3/04/20)

    Whilst schools are off we’d love to offer the opportunity for students to stay creative with the possibility of taking home some great prizes off the back of it. From now until the end of May we’re running…more

  • Introducing the Pioneer XDJ-XZero: Recharge your Rave!

    Posted By Charlie Oliver (31/03/20)

    Introducing the Pioneer XDJ-XZero: Recharge Your Rave! Bop DJ have obtained an exclusive leaked image from Tesla HQ which appears to show a rendering of the Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s new brainchild – a proposed collaboration between music…more

  • 5 Things A DJ Can Do With An Ableton Push 2

    Posted By Hannah Bruce (20/03/20)

    So often we have DJs coming into our showrooms asking for ways that they can take their DJ sets to new heights, whether this is producing their own original music to play out, or adding production gear to their DJ…more

  • 6 Reasons DJs Should Produce

    Posted By Hannah Bruce (12/03/20)

    One thing DJs often find themselves thinking is: how can I take my career to the next level? Why not try music production? Here’s 6 reasons why becoming a music producer could be the best thing you do.. 1….more

  • International Women’s Day: Catching Up With Bristol Star Em Williams

    Posted By Liam Dadds (8/03/20)

    If you are interested in Bristol’s underground nightlife then Em Williams will likely be a familiar name. Without question one of our city’s most respected and loved DJs, Em holds residencies with Simple Oxford and Noods Radio. Em…more

  • Bop DJ x LCoM DJ & Production Quite

    Making Beats in the Suite – Bop DJ’s Education Collaborations

    Posted By Bop DJ (16/09/19)

    Create. Remix. Play. Inspiring DJs & music producers has been our mantra since day one, and this is most evident through our numerous education collaborations with music institutes across the UK. Demand for electronic music production and DJing courses has…more