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.
Kristin Graffagnino has released Scratch Disc – a new performance oriented app that lets you ‘scratch’ sounds, using 12 virtual turntables.
Scratch Disc features 12 turntables spread out on the iOS screen, each with their own sound fragment that can be scratched in a “random access” manner. The benefit is that the performer gets a wider sound palette and can make performances that would be difficult or impossible with a standard DJ setup.
Developer Kristin Graffagnino (aka DJ BlondieK), says “When designing this app, the intent was not to realistically emulate a real turntable on a touch screen.”
“Any attempt at that would fail because analog equipment like turntables will always be more responsive than their computer recreations. Scratch Disc instead provides a new way to perform the sounds of scratching a record.” Continue reading
MixVibes has released version 2.0 of Cross DJ for Android.
With this release, they say that ‘feature-wise, the gap between DJing on Android and iOS doesn’t exist anymore.’
Here are the details:
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
Native Instruments has released Traktor DJ 1.5 for iPad, an update that adds History Playlists, Beat Grid improvements and more.
A new feature, SuperSlicer, is also available as an in-app purchase.
Here’s what’s new in Traktor DJ 1.5:
Algoriddim has partnered with Spotify to put 20 million songs in your DJ crate.
The latest version of DJay 2 adds Spotify integration, a new audio FX section, UI improvements and more. The combination of a near infinite music library, support for hardware controllers, Audiobus support and integrated effects make Djay a compelling alternative to traditional DJ systems.
Check out the details and let us know what you think! Continue reading
In 2007, the Tonium Pacemaker – described as the “world’s first portable DJ system’ – was introduced at the 2007 Sónar music festival in Barcelona.
It was an interesting device – it offered a 120 GB hard drive, dedicated jacks for line out and headphones and support for most digital DJing techniques.
But the Pacemaker also had two strikes against it: Continue reading