At the 2015 NAMM Show, Korg has introduced the Kaoss DJ, a USB and standalone DJ controller.
The Kaoss DJ features a built-in Kaoss Pad, Korg’s touch pad-based effects control surface. Compatible with any MIDI-compatible DJ software, Kaoss DJ also integrates with Serato DJ Intro software (available as a free download). Continue reading
2015 NAMM Show: Pioneer Electronics has introduced the XDJ-RX Rekordbox DJ System, an all-in-one DJ console that incorporates two separate digital players, a mixer, and a built-in monitor.
The new DJ system is intended for users of Pioneer rekordbox music management software, which lets DJs 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. Continue reading
Casio has introduced two new Trackformer DJ products, the XW-DJ1 DJ Controller and XW-PD1 Groove Center. Continue reading
The makers of Scratch Disc have released a holiday update for its users. Continue reading
Algoriddim has introduced djay Pro, calling it ‘the first professional version of djay for the desktop’.
djay Pro offers advanced features, like four decks, hardware support, Spotify integration, sampling, key matching, effects, waveform display and more.
djay Pro integrates seamlessly with existing professional DJ hardware. In addition to supporting over 50 MIDI controllers by Pioneer, Numark, Reloop, and other manufacturers out of the box, djay Pro also includes an advanced MIDI Learn system. It enables users to map each hardware control on their device to individual actions in djay Pro and customize their setup to match their style and performance needs.
Cue Points, beat grid edits, meta data and FX purchases from iOS versions of djay will automatically sync over iCloud to djay Pro, bridging the experience between mobile and desktop.
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It looks like it could be the end of the line for Vestax.
Japanese credit research site Teikoku Databank reports that Vestax has filed for bankruptcy after more than 37 years in business. Continue reading
Mixvibes is shipping a major new version of its iPad & iPhone DJ app, CrossDJ, featuring a redesigned layout, a new waveform view and more.
CrossDJ 2.0 offers an updated UI, improved usability, smaller app size and a faster app runtime, more accurate pitch-bend zone and a new waveform view.
New Zealand producer Rodi Kirk performs of his tune Underwater at the Humboldthain club in Berlin using Push, Space Echo and Juno 106.