A couple of weeks ago, Native Instruments offered a sneak preview of their “flagship, all-in-one” DJ controller, Traktor Kontrol S8.
Now Native Instruments has officially announced Traktor Kontrol S8 – a new $1,200 top-of-the-line DJ controller for Traktor Pro 2.
- Full color displays
- Touch-sensitive hardware controls
- Enhanced track decks
- 4-channel standalone mixer
Wondering what $1,200 gets you in a DJ controller? Check out the details below…..
DJ TechTools‘ Ean Golden explains his controllerism DJ rig.
Golden does a great job of explaining the technical details of his rig, which he used in Ibiza, opening for Hawtin….
Native Instruments today published a video (above) that teases its new “flagship, all-in-one” DJ controller Traktor Kontrol S8.
The video is disappointingly short on up-close glimpses of the controller and long on beautiful people in Ibiza and “high profile artists” offering their first impressions of the Traktor Kontrol S8.
Featuring a performance of a hybrid dubstep treatment of Michael Jackson’s “Beat It,” Numark has a new video out for the NV, its intelligent controller for Serato DJ.
The Numark NV, which is being released October 1, features two 4.3-inch, high-resolution full color screens. The controller’s backlit performance screens provide “vivid, real-time visualization” of Serato DJ, complete with spinning Virtual Decks, effects (FX), Cue Points, waveforms and more.
Supporting four decks of control, its screens also provide song library navigation and detailed waveforms respective to each deck. These features allow the performer to manage set elements with the source laptop closed or out of sight without sacrificing functionality.
RTTNews reports that Japanese electronics maker Pioneer Corp. plans to sell its DJ equipment business to a U.S. private equity firm, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR), for 59 billion yen (about $551 million).
Pioneer would then acquire a portion of the newly issued shares in PDJ Holdings Co., Ltd (PDJHD), which would be owned 85.05% by KKR and 14.95% by Pioneer. Continue reading
TKFX – a dedicated Traktor Dj Effects controller for iPad – is now available as a ‘freemium’ download.
Here’s what they have to say about it: Continue reading
Mixvibes has updated Cross DJ for Android, adding support for the Mixvibes U-Mix Control-Pro hardware controller and more.
Here’s what’s new in Cross DJ for Android v 1.5: Continue reading
Taking it back to the old school, before turntablism was a term: In this vintage video (1983), Grandmaster Flash demonstrates his approach to ‘break mixing’.
via eerdeherrie, Numark