The future of DJing: Touchscreen Turntables
Real or Onion? We can't decide but with the iPod touch (known as the iTouchMyself in certain circles) causing a storm, these digital decks may soon be set to come to a grotty indie club near you.
The advances from the humble Jamaican sound clash to Brooklyn Block Parties to CD decks with Nu Rave kidz using all the special effects clearly isn't enough and soon... well, just watch the video and you'll see:
It's much more likely to catch on than Wiijaying, which is bound to gain a hacked Gameboy-like Nintendo nerd following...
In the meantime, if anyone would like to send us a Pacemaker we'd be much obliged.
DiScuss: What's the stupidest thing you've ever seen concocted to DJ? Other predictions for dancefloor machines of the future? My money's on a Last.FM-powered silent disco which then moves you like a Ouija board to your most compatible fellow pill head. In time this will lead to a whole new hack to help you find the dirty girls hidden away in the corner dancing to Arab Strap and Nine Inch Nails...