Serato and Roland are joining forces to create something truly unique and that will redefine what it means to be
Rane Corporation is pleased to announce that cofounders Linda Arink and Dennis Bohn have agreed to sell Rane Corporation to InMusic
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The Glorious is a stylish yet robust DJ workstation designed for use either at home or in a bar/lounge environment.
Pioneer is teasing us with a new version of Rekordbox that seems to be fully featured DJ software, along the lines
Native Instruments is pleased to announce an exclusive series of seminars in collaboration with the award-winning Point Blank Music School at this year’s edition of Dancefair exhibition in Utrecht, Netherlands. The complete program will feature discussions and hands-on workshops with acclaimed artists Joris Voorn, The Viper, Jordy Dazz, and legendary Detroit techno pioneers Kevin Saunderson and Mike Huckaby.
DJ controllers are the most hot items of this moment. And with every new one they start more and more to look alike. When Native Instruments (NI) announced their new Kontrol S8 they said it was ‘The future of DJing’. Quite the statement, so you expect something very interesting. They did deliver something interesting. NI put displays in the unit and removed the jog wheels. The latter caused some uproar amongst DJs regarding it as a vital part of a controller. Many ‘Sync’ DJs are fine with it. We tried the S8 to see if in fact this is ‘The future of DJing’.
The kaossilator 2S has been redesigned to include new features and more user friendly functions. Korg’s new model of the loop-based synthesizer/recorder, now features unlimited undo/redo functionality and the ability to export multi-track audio data for immediate use with in Ableton Live (via a generated .als file) for a more seamless production interrelationship. Audio files can also be manually imported into a different DAW of choice.
Rane worked with some of the World’s best DJs and clubs to redefine the Rotary DJ Mixer. With help from Doc Martin, Dixon, Ata, Oliver Hafenbauer, Anthony Parasole, Martyn, Gerd Janson, Ben UFO, Derrick Carter, Tim Sweeney, Efdemin, Brian BeeZwax, James Patrick, a handful of Seattle’s best DJs and many more, Rane is proud to introduce the MP2015.
Allen & Heath’s Xone:DB4 and Xone:DB2 digital DJ FX mixers will be supported by Serato DJ software and will be Serato DJ and DVS Upgrade Ready in the near future.
Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc.’s Professional Sound and Visual Division continues to bring the most advanced DJ gear into the market, and today introduced the next generation of its flagship professional DJ headphones, the HDJ-2000MK2. The top-of-the-line model promises to deliver Pioneer DJ’s exceptional sound quality from a newly redesigned body that provides a sleek and modern cosmetic look. The HDJ-2000MK2 incorporates large 50mm drivers and features low-volume air chambers for noise isolation and high quality construction to achieve maximum audio performance. The new HDJ-2000MK2 will be available in two colors, silver and black.
Reloop will be arriving at the NAMM show 2015 with new products in tow that will undoubtedly make a big impact on the DJ market this year. DJ Fong Fong (DMC Online Champion) used our new products Reloop RP-8000 straight, Reloop RMX-60 and Reloop RMX Innofader by Audio Innovate in his amazing “fast cutting” turntablism showcase already – watch out!
Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc. Professional Sound and Visual Division today introduced the XDJ-RX, an all-in-one DJ console that incorporates two separate digital players, a mixer, and a built-in monitor. The uniquely designed DJ system is intended for users of the popular Pioneer rekordbox® music management software, which enables DJs to quickly play prepared music stored on a USB device, eliminating the need to connect or carry a separate computer for use as a music source. The XDJ-RX’s featured 7-inch LCD screen provides a window of information including simultaneous display of music waveforms from each integrated player. The unit also emulates Pioneer’s well-known professional players with built-in key performance functions including HOT CUE, BEAT EFFECTS, SOUND COLOR FX and a new LOOP SLICE feature.
By Jolanda van der Burgt
The top-of-the-range DDJ-SZ four-channel controller for Serato DJ is now even more desirable, as Pioneer DJ releases the limited run Gold Edition.
Casio is pleased to announce its Trackformer series of new DJ products. With the XW-DJ1 DJ Controller and XW-PD1 Groove Center, dance music fans can create, mix and play or produce their favorite tracks on their own.