Posts Tagged 'DJ gear'

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

It’s been a year full ups and a giant down with the loss of one of the founders of Gearjunkies, Eric Thoolen. So we close this year and with his spirit in our minds we are heading to 2015. 

we like to take this opportunity to wish you all a wonderful Christmas, happy new year and all the success and health for 2015

The Gearjunkies network team: Dave, Dennis, Eric, Luuk, Marc, Mark,  Rick, Rob, Ron and Wouter.

 

Algoriddim releases djay Pro for Mac OSX

Algoriddim releases djay Pro for Mac OSX

Algoriddim today released djay Pro, the first professional version of djay for the desktop. djay Pro includes a suite of sophisticated features and an innovative interface that allows DJs to take their performances to the next level. djay Pro is the first DJ software on the desktop with Spotify integration giving DJs access to over 20 million tracks instantly. 

Native Instruments releases innovative TRAKTOR KONTROL S8 all-in-one DJ system

Native Instruments releases innovative TRAKTOR KONTROL S8 all-in-one DJ system

Native Instruments just released the TRAKTOR KONTROL S8 – symbolizing a leap forward in digital DJing with innovative touch-sensitive controls and full-color displays that steer focus away from the laptop, and create an unbroken link between the DJ and the crowd. The all-in-one TRAKTOR KONTROL S8 also features a 4-channel standalone mixer, extensive audio interface, and enhanced performance decks for advanced integration of TRAKTOR PRO 2’s Remix Decks.

Native Instruments announces TRAKTOR KONTROL S8 all-in-one DJ system

Native Instruments announces TRAKTOR KONTROL S8 all-in-one DJ system

Native Instruments today officially announced TRAKTOR KONTROL S8 – a new all-in-one DJ controller designed for state-of-the-art TRAKTOR PRO 2 control. Offering DJs an entirely new performance dynamic, TRAKTOR KONTROL S8 is a breakthrough innovation built on the desire to bring the sole focus of digital DJs back towards the crowd and away from the laptop – accomplishing this through new and inspiring technology.

Pioneer RMX-500 – Gearjunkies review

Pioneer RMX-500 – Gearjunkies review

Effect processors today are part of the standard tools DJs use. Many DJ mixers have them build in and DJ software features effects as well. Overall the available choice is overwhelming. Yet as DJ hardware effect processors Pioneer is the market leader. Build in to the DJM900 and DJM2000, which are also the default standards in most clubs. Also the standalone RMX-1000 effect processor is well known amongst DJs and even producers. So Pioneer came with the RMX-500 its little brother. Because we like the RMX-1000 very much we were keen to check out the RMX-500 and put the results in this review.

Reloop BeatMix 4 DJ Serato controller- Gearjunkies Review

Reloop BeatMix 4 DJ Serato controller- Gearjunkies Review

The new generation of DJs uses controllers, especially the DJs playing at home. They don’t buy an expensive CDJ set anymore but start out using a controller and a laptop or tablet. In the stores these controllers are the big sellers. Advantage of this is that there is an abundance of choice. Budget wise, style and possibilities you can make the choices you want. Especially for the people that start out you can start with a modest budget because playing can be an expensive hobby. So the majority of manufacturers will enable this like for example with the Beatmix4 of Reloop with recently a reduced price. Does the Reloop Beatmix4 give value for money or should you save money for something else? Our opinion about this controller with a limited price tag will follow.

UDG introduces Urbanite Series

UDG introduces Urbanite Series

UDG, the luggage brand trusted by DJs around the world to safely transport their equipment, has released a new range, the ‘Urbanite Series’. The entry-level series of sleeves and bags literally stand up against the flimsy beginner controller bags currently available on the market. 

Algoriddim Releases djay 2.6 with General Electric Collaboration

Algoriddim Releases djay 2.6 with General Electric Collaboration

Today, Algoriddim, release a notable update to the widely acclaimed djay 2 app. In this new version, Algoriddim introduces an all-new collaboration with General Electric (GE) including entirely original mechanical sounds bundled within the app. This feature is one of its kind, marking Algoriddim’s first-ever branded sound pack. Additional enhancements include an improved Spotify integration and seamless integration with brand new DJ gear from Pioneer.