In this episode, David and @TripTurlington sink (sync* - LOL) their teeth in to the hot button topic of pre-planned sets. It's a lot of work on the back end, to make things as easy for the busy or touring DJ. For some, it's a necessity due to schedules and restrictions, or coordinating with lighting and visuals. For many, pre-planning sets is a cardinal sin, and gives fuel to the "button pushers" name calling going on for nearly any DJ that shows up with a controller in tow. And, for those that encounter an issue with a pre-planned set and have to pivot their strategy for a show, that juice can be worth the squeeze when you're forced to deal with a crowd, on the fly. We take the time to look at both sides of this issue, and even pulled some clips from major touring artists and DJs talking about it. Where do you stand on pre-planning YOUR sets? We also review the initial announcements of the new Serato & Roland DJ-808, which is a collaborative controller that starts out around $1500. This feels a lot more gimmicky than all of the hype around it sounded leading up to its release, but if you're the type that may find a use for a drum machine and sequencer in your controller sets, this may be the unit for you....though we remain skeptical (and pretty cynical, considering how much hype they put around it.