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.
DJ equipment maker Denon DJ announced on Monday its new MCX 8000 DJ controller.
At the 2016 NAMM Show: DJ equipment maker Denon DJ announced on Monday its new MCX8000 DJ controller with its “exclusive and revolutionary” Engine software. The MCX8000 enables greater DJ control over Denon DJ’s Engine™ media player and Serato DJ software on a single control surface.
Panasonic today announced the return of the Technics SL-1200 turntable – long the standard for DJs. With the new turntables, their goal is to “is to redefine the direct-drive turntable reference.”