What do I need to join the first round?

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Round 1 is now closed, submissions are over

How do I know if my device is compatible with Mixfader?

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iOS : requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Android : requires a device equipped with Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy or higher. Check your device's compatibility here.
Windows : requires Windows 10 Mobile / Windows 10

What are the authorized setups for the battle?

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You can use:

- any vinyl type: standard audio vinyl, timecode vinyl
- any portable turntable (Vestax Handy Trax, PT01, PT01 Scratch...) or the virtual turntable available through the Mixfader dj app.

The use of a Mixfader as crossfader in the scratch performance video is required. Feel free to use your Mixfader in one of the following authorized setups, the one you're the most comfortable with:

- Mixfader + mixfader DJ app (iOS or Android)
- Mixfader + addon Mixfader ProLink
- Mixfader in MIDI mode (with any DJ software) through the dedicated Mac OS app Mixfader

How do I connect my turntable and my device with Mixfader?

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Connecting Mixfader to your tuntable requires different steps / required equipment depending on the device you use and on your turntable's type.
Get detailed schema and stpes, check our dedicated page here.

I only have a USB turntable, does it work?

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Yes it does! Both USB and Analog turntables are compatible with Mixfader. Get detailed info on how to setup here.

I only have an Analog turntable, does it work?

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Yes it does! Both USB and Analog turntables are compatible with Mixfader. Get detailed info on how to setup here.

I only have a Raiden fader, a JDDX2R, or another fader. Can I join the competition?

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Mixfader World Battle (MWB) is open to all Mixfader owners/users. Therefore, to join, using a Mixfader as crossfader is required (applicable to every rounds of the Battle). Scratch performance videos using other faders won't be counted as valid entries.

What are the conditions to participate in the battle?

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Everyone owning/using a Mixfader can participate to Mixfader World Battle (MWB), except MWB judges and MWB beatmakers.
Only the Top 8 participants move to the next round. For Round 1, participants’ scratch performance videos must last 1 minute. DJs can use any beats of their choice.

How judges will rate participants?

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At each step of the battle, each judge will assess and rate participants, according to theses criterias:
Technical Scratch skills: 60%
Originality: 20%
Musicality: 20%

Can I upload more than one video per round?

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Only one video submission will be admitted by participant.
You can upload several scratch performance if you feel like it but only one will count as your official submission to the Battle, the one you uploaded last. However, if you encounter any problem with your video upload or if you uploaded the wrong video, please contact support@themixfader.com and we'll do our best assist you at the earliest possible time.

Once I've submitted it, what will you do with it?

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When we'll receive your video, our judges will check and rate your performance. Then, at the end of each round, we'll post all the videos of the corresponding Round on our official YouTube channel. It also may appear on the Mixfader World Battle website.

Where can I see last year's entries?

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All videos are available in our Youtube Channel:

Round 1
Round 2
Round 3
Round 4 Play off
Round 4 Finals