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
Mixvibes has introduced Mixvibes Cross 3, an update to their Mac + Windows DJ software that brings major new video features, frequency colored waveforms & more.
Cross now offers the full package of modern DJ software: colored waveforms, 4 decks, sampler, key detection, effects, MIDI, CDJ & Vinyl control, iOS remote and more.
Here’s a preview of the new version in action: Continue reading
MixVibes has released Cross DJ for Android, an app they call the ‘first pro DJ app’ for the platform.
Here’s a demo of Cross DJ for Android in action: Continue reading
Audio Artery have launched One DJ, a customizable all-in-one solution for DJ-ing, and creating mixes and mashups, with a “revolutionary” Timeline Edit Mode.
One DJ also features a fully customizable user interface with smart audio routing.
Customizable Timeline Edit. Developers tout One DJ as the first DJ software to feature a timeline for music, previously only found in studio software. Each deck in One DJ can be turned to Timeline Edit mode which also allows on-the-fly mixing and remixing, even while DJing live, and without the need to use a separate software. Decks can be scratched, looped and pitched with minimal latency in Timeline Mode. Projects and mixes can be saved or exported to audio for later use or sharing. Continue reading
This video, via djselarom, explores the idea of using the Leap Motion, along with the GECO gestural MIDI app, as a DJ controller for Traktor.
DJ SelArom is not using the Leap Motion as a replacement for a traditional DJ controller, but to augment it with new gestural controls.
Check it out and let us know what you think!
Algoriddim has released djay 2 – the next generation of the its iOS DJ software.
djay 2 features a new UI, HD Waveform display, sampler & drum pads, new performance tools and more.
Here’s the official intro video: Continue reading
Serato has released its for app for iPad, Serato Remote, designed to compliment an existing Scratch Live or Serato DJ setup.
Serato Remote connects to your Serato laptop software and will work with all supported Scratch Live and Serato DJ hardware. It lets you control Cue Points, Loops and Samples and manipulate FX, without needing to touch your laptop.
Here’s a preview of Serato Remote in action: Continue reading
Native Instruments is offering Traktor DJ for iPhone and Traktor DJ for iPad as free downloads, ahead of the 5th anniversary of the iOS App Store:
Get em while you can – it’s likely that this is a limited-time offering.