Vinyl is one of the defining elements of DJing, and whether you like to play it old-school and scratch with music records or take the modern approach and use your turntable as a controller for digital media, this selection of DJ vinyl will definitely have something you can put to work in your setup. Like anything else you use in the booth, it's just a matter of finding the best fit for your needs - and your aesthetic preferences, too! A turntable has a lot of real estate, after all, which you can dress up to your tastes by picking out vinyl and accessories that give it your preferred look and feel.
There are two main types of turntable toppers in this section, so kicking off your search for the right one depends on what you're looking for. If you want total control over your vinyl while slip-cueing, beatmatching, mixing and scratching, your best bet is to start by checking out some slipmats. These go between your turntable platter and the vinyl itself, letting you manipulate the record while the turntable keeps on spinning underneath. And with options like the Stanton DSM-6 Yellow on Black Slipmats and the Reloop DJ Scratching Set Slipmats, you can use them to dress up your rig, too.
Are you planning a setup that will let you control digital music with the classic look and feel of scratching on vinyl? In that case, you'll want to throw some control vinyl onto your wish list. The standard choice for Serato users is the Serato 12-Inch Official Control Vinyl (Pair), but if you want to make a bigger visual impact, you could go for something like the Rane Serato Ver 2 Scratch Vinyl Record, the Serato Obey Giant Serato Pressing 2XLP, or the Serato Performance Series Vinyl (Pair) Official Mis-Print. These records are pressed with a control tone that Serato software can use to track their position, allowing analog vinyl vibes to be combined with digital media versatility.
Whatever you're after to top your turntables - control vinyl, slipmats or both - this selection of DJ vinyl is the place to find it. And since having a great surface to work with is one of the key ingredients of an amazing performance, it's safe to say the results will be worth it! So if you've been waiting for the perfect opportunity to refresh your DJing setup, make sure to take a good look through this section, because that opportunity could be knocking right here.