Videos: DJSounds @ BPM 2010 show feat. James Zabiela, Kutski, Matt Cooper

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BPM 2010

BPM is Europe’s biggest event dedicated to DJing, electronic music production and club culture. It is attended by DJs, producers, performers, promoters, venue owners/managers, equipment retailers/installers, record label representatives, students and many others who simply have an interest in DJing or electronic music.

Now in its fourth year the BPM show has gone from strength to strength. Kicking off in 2007 at Donnington race track and now at the gigantic Birmingham N.E.C. Pioneer were there this year showing off their brand new DJ speakers the S-DJ05 and S-DJ08. Aimed at the DJ at home these cabinets equipped with either a 5 or 8cm driver deliver a tight, well definied sound, fantastic for mixing. Also on show alongside the CDJ-2000 & DJM 2000, CDJ-850 were the gorgeous, new HDJ-500 headphones.
Lorna Cole catches up with BPM founder Eddie Short, Pioneer Great Britain's youtube hero Rik Parkinson and Demi & Omid from S.O.S. Lorna also chats with some DJ's on the stand and gets the lowdown on the reaction to the new kit.

In the clip we catch up with BBC Radio 1's own hard dance master, Kutski who has already shown us around the CDJ-900s this year. He was busy demonstrating the DJM-909. We also chat to Pioneer Great Britain's Martin Dockree as he tells us about the new monitor speakers which got their first airing to the public at the event, as well as the awards where they won best single multi format player – CDJ-2000, most innovative product – DJM-2000, HDJ-2000 headphones and DJM-350.
We also hear from the winner of the Pioneer Pro DJ Competition, Digital Future his prize was to appear at BPM and play a special set on the Pioneer DJ stand. Mick Wilson, Technical Editor from esteemed UK electronic music publication DJmag tells us why BPM is important to the industry and the 2010 Tech Awards.

James Zabiela at the unofficial BPM after party at the HMV Institute in Birmingham; he tells us about life with the 2000 set up and how he uses an iPad in the DJ Booth!
Dirty Disco resident Matt Cooper from Leeds held court in the booth on our stand at BPM; he tells us how his life has changed now he has his DJ set on his key ring!
Meanwhile Ben Bristow from the Point Blank DJ School enlightens us about the Pioneer Point Blank DJ Course. DJs from any level can learn how to master the essentials on the 350 series up to the CDJ & DJM-2000s.