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
Heineken and scent marketing firm AllSense have teamed up to create one of the strange DJ accessories we’ve seen – the Scenthesizer.
With the Scenthesizer, the two claim to be ‘pushing boundaries in music and scent’.
In a nutshell, the system allows on-the-fly mixing of scents, which are then delivered on cue into the audience. The idea is to take DJing, which already incorporates sound and light, and add controlled scents to the experience.
Here’s the official intro video for the project: Continue reading
Fadefox introduced DJ44, a suitcase MIDI controller for Traktor Pro and Ableton Live.
The DJ44 is designed to be compact, powerful and quick to set up. And the suitcase design looks pretty bad-ass.
Here are the details: Continue reading
DJ Mag has announced its take on the Top 100 DJs of 2013, and Dutch progressive & electro house DJ Robbert van de Corput, aka Hardwell has come out on top.
Hardwell is trailed by Top 100 regulars in the top 5:
- Armin Van Buuren
- David Guetta
About the ranking, Hardwell says “I have so many people I’d like to thank, but none more so than the fans. They have been incredible; their support at my shows and with my music has been out of this world. You really are the best fans in the world.?
Meanwhile, this is what deadmau5 had to say about the ranking:
See the full DJ list below and let us know what you think of it!
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
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
It’s the time of year for the Top 100 DJ Poll again over at DJ Mag, and Funny Or Die decided it was time to bring political campaign style ads into the mix…..
Musikmesse 2013: Pioneer has introduced the DJM-750 four-channel digital mixer, featuring ‘Boost Colour FX’.
Available in black and silver, the DJM-750 features Boost Colour FX, which adds a second effect to the Sound Colour FX in play, and lets you control the parameters of both FX with one knob. The mixer boasts 13 Beat FX – including the new VINYL BRAKE – with a dedicated Level/Depth knob for tactile control of the wet/dry mix.
Like the DJM-850, the DJM-750 has a built-in USB sound card to enable simultaneous input and output. Connection to laptops needs just one USB cable, for instant mixing with DJ software. Continue reading