Allen & Heath has introduced the Xone:K2, a MIDI controller and audio interface with a 4-channel internal soundcard, configurable MIDI surface with tri-colour LED illumination, USB bus power, and incorporating A&H’s proprietary X:LINK to connect with other Xone equipment.
Native Instruments is excited to announce that MACHINE MIKRO, a highly affordable new entry into the world of its popular groove production system, is now available in stores worldwide. With its compact controller, MASCHINE MIKRO makes the acclaimed tactile and intuitive music creation approach of MASCHINE available at a significantly reduced physical footprint and price.
With the coming BPM trade show in the UK starting this saturday, many manufacturers are introducing lots of new stuff at this DJ trade show. After the announcements this week Numark is joining them. Numark will be introducing their new N4 Four Channel DJ Controller and Mixer.
Serato are proud to announce the release of Serato DJ Intro, a brand new DJ software for music enthusiasts around the world. When teamed with a controller, Serato DJ Intro offers a fun and intuitive DJ experience.
The Pioneer DDJ-ERGO-V brings simplicity into both setup and performance, without compromising sound quality or features. Portable dimensions and sharp styling are complemented by a single bus powered cable connection to your laptop.
Bass Rider is an innovative, easy-to-use plugin that rides bass levels automatically. A companion to the Waves popular Vocal Rider plugin, Bass Rider delivers perfect bass levels, without changing the natural sound of your bass. Optimized especially for the frequency range and envelope characteristics of bass instruments, Bass Rider covers all the basses: DI, amplified, acoustic, synth, upright—you name it.
Tempest from Dave Smith and Roger Linn is a professional drum machine that generates its sounds using six of Dave’s powerful, highly-acclaimed analog synthesis voices, and uses an innovative, performance-oriented operating system that permits an extraordinary level of control to create, edit, arrange and manipulate beats in real time without ever stopping. Original ‘gearhead’ Richard Devine took this beast for a spin.
Antares are pleased to announce the availability of Auto-Tune EFX 2, the next generation of the quickest, easiest, most affordable tool for real-time pitch correction and creating the Auto-Tune Vocal Effect. Now with Auto-Motion™ Vocal Pattern Generation.
ScapesWizard 2 is a machine for soundscapes with very different control concept by triggering different samples assigned to keys via keyboard, or, using Lazy Sequencer to play the sets in sequence, or at random with varying intervals of step lengths. This is a completely reworked and largely enhanced version to its predecessor offering more dedicated and flexible control in general.
Hercules, a leader and pioneer in digital DJ controllers and a digital audio specialist, is pleased to debut its first monitoring speaker system for DJs. Relying on 20 years of audio expertise, Hercules has created this active monitoring speaker system, XPS 2.0 80, to be a natural and logical evolution into its DJing product range which was previously comprised of only DJ controllers.
On the heels of the competition, Vestax will be introducing their own four channel DJ controller at the up and coming BPM Show in the UK. There is not more to show then the picture below. All details will be revealed on october 1st. Speculations can start if it is a complete new product or that they have built on the founcations of their VCI controllers. As soon as we know, …. you will know!
MOTU is once again shipping the MIDI Express XT, a 128-channel USB MIDI interface for Mac and Windows with plug-and-play USB connectivity to any computer, sub-millisecond MIDI timing accuracy, 8 separate MIDI inputs, 9 MIDI outputs, time code sync, a foot switch input, and MIDI processing features, including routing, merging, and muting.
algoriddim and EMI Music, one of the world’s leading music companies, are proud to announce the immediate availability of djay – David Guetta Edition on the App Store for iPhone and iPod touch. Teaming up with EMI super star DJ and producer David Guetta, we have taken djay to the next level – packed with Guetta’s own beats, sounds and an all-new exclusive live sampler!
Turn your iPhone/iPad into a powerful synthesizer! Alchemy Mobile includes everything from evolving soundscapes and fat bases to lush pads and pulsing arpeggios, and is available for free from the iTunes App store. This is the iOS version of Camel Audio’s award-winning Mac/PC Alchemy synth – the leading sample manipulation synthesizer which can be heard on thousands of records and films by world-class artists.
We were just thinking how quiet it was at the gear front. And then there’s suddenly this video teaser by Allen & Heath. The video itself doesn’t name names but we trust our friend Skratchworx as he is quite the inside man when it comes to DJ gear. According to him A&H will introduce the DB4s little brother the Xone:DB2 at the coming BPM trade show in the UK. As a well done teaser should be, not much is given away by Allen & Heath, but … there’s no denying the DB2 will look just awesome! And if we can rely on the quality of the Xone:DB4, performance will be as good too. This DJ ‘gem’ will be introduced on the first of october so till then… enjoy the video!