Mixvibes has introduced Remixlive for Mac OS X, a desktop version of their iOS grid-style sequencing application. The OS X version adds new features, including a customizable grid, new effects, AU/VST support and more.
DJ equipment maker Rane Corporation has announced that the company is being sold to inMusic and that company co-founders Linda Arink and Dennis Bohn plan to retire once the transaction is completed later this summer. inMusic CEO Jack O’Donnell calls Rane a ‘great addition to inMusic’, adding “Rane is a dynamic, esteemed audio brand.”
Pioneer DJ has announced the DDJ-RZX, a combination DJ/VJ controller, designed to make the most of the new rekordbox video Plus Pack for rekordbox dj. The DDJ-RZX is a 4-channel professional controller for DJs and anyone who wants to bring videos into their performances. Here’s the official intro video:
Native Instruments has released the Stems Software Developer Kit (SDK) – a free toolkit for software and hardware developers, designed to make it easy to develop apps that can work with the Stems audio format. Stems is an open file format that lets you individually mix four different musical elements in a track, such as drums, bass, keys… Read More Native Instruments Releases Free Stems Software Developer Kit
Electronica artist Richie Hawtin (Plastikman) and electronics designer Andy Rigby-Jones have launched the PLAYdifferently MODEL 1, the brand’s debut product. The Model 1 is designed to deliver ‘a new level of uncompromising quality and intuitive functionality combined with hand-crafted British design’. The Mixer offers 6 full featured stereo channels, 2 stereo Send & Return channels, 2 Mix outputs, and Master & Booth EQ.… Read More Richie Hawtin Unveils PLAYdifferently MODEL 1 Mixer For DJs & Electronic Musicians
Developer Jonathan Papert of Refined Stochastic Technology shared this video demo that shows how he uses Takete for iPad for combined audio + visual performances as Mannheim Rocket.
Developer Rodrigo Yanez has introduced a new DJ app for iPad, DJDJ. He describes DJDJ as a ‘complete no-nonsense DJ mixing App in your iPad’. It lets you beat match tracks, use EQ, use EFX, save and trigger cues and cued loops, all in one screen. Here’s a video intro:
At the 2016 NAMM Show, VinylRecorder.com was demonstrating their DIY vinyl record cutting system. This video, from the NAMM Show floor, Wesley Wolfe demonstrates how their system works.