What’s new: Version 1.1 of the iPad app now includes a free effects pack (which includes Reverb, Flanger, Delay, Filters, among other effects), along with a “wicked Free EDM” sample pack and Audiobus support.
Reloop has introduced the Beatpad - a dedicated controller for Aoldoriddim’s DJAY for iOS.
The controller is compatible with all iPhone, iPod and iPad generations. It charges your device using the included 30-pin and 8-pin Lightning Adaptors and (via USB) can also be used as a high-quality MIDI controller for your Mac or PC DJ software of choice, for example DJAY for Mac or Traktor.
Here’s the official intro video: Continue reading
Native Instruments today announced new versions of its 4-channel DJ system Traktor Kontrol S4 and its 2-channel counterpart, the Traktor Kontrol S2.
Kontrol S4 and S2 combine a DJ mixing interface, built-in 24 bit/96 kHz sound card, and an intuitive interface in a DJ system engineered for control of NI’s Traktor software.
Both the S4 and S2 boast an improved look with added control over the newest features of Traktor Pro 2. Additionally, the Kontrol S4 and S2 are both now “plug-and-play” with Traktor DJ for iPad and iPhone.
Traktor Kontrol S4 and S2 features include: Continue reading
Forbes has released its ranking of the world’s highest paid DJs for 2013, with Calvin Harris (right) at the top, pulling in $46 million for the year.
At least Harris has some perspective on his success.
“The rise of dance music has been astronomical in the last three years,” says Harris. “I happened to be in the right place at the right time.” Continue reading
Native Instruments has released TRAKTOR DJ cable, a compact audio splitter designed for mobile DJ setups using an iPhone, iPad or a laptop.
Following the iOS app TRAKTOR DJ, the TRAKTOR DJ cable offers a simplified solution that splits audio from TRAKTOR’s virtual decks into two outputs. When used with TRAKTOR DJ or TRAKTOR PRO 2, this allows headphone track cueing for more fluid mixing.
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