Palmer Noise Aid KitMay 14, 2009
Do you have issues with humming in your audio setup? Then the Palmer Noise Aid is the ideal solution. With this kit the search for the cause and the elimination of hum problems becomes easy. A simple and easy to understand guide make this procedure easy.
[ In Hot Wire ]
Modern Beats Releases "RnB Klub Loops"May 13, 2009
In the style of today’s R&B club and radio hits, Modern Beats proudly delivers its new “RnB Klub Loops 1” library. This melodic construction style loopset delivers 330+ loops derived from 20 multi-track construction loop themes. Each of the 20 multi-track themes provides layered modern and classic R&B performances where each instrument is separated into its own loop file. [ In Music Production ]
American DJ Rotoballs TRI LED and Mini TRI Ball ArrivesMay 13, 2009
American DJ has applied cutting-edge TRI LED lighting technology to two exciting new, easy-to-operate rotating ball effects. The sound-active Rotoballs TRI LED and Mini TRI Ball are LED-powered versions of well-established American DJ halogen effects that have been extremely popular with mobile DJs, bands and small nightclubs in the past. [ In New DJ Lighting ]
EKS Announces Support for the World’s Most Popular DJ and VJ SoftwaresMay 13, 2009
EKS, creators of the world’s most innovative and fully configurable DJ controllers, is proud to announce that Otus now natively supports the most popular DJ and VJ softwares: Virtual DJ 6, PCDJ, DJDecks and Resolume. In addition, Otus has been designated “Traktor Ready” by Native Instruments and is fully compatible with Traktor Pro and Traktor 3. [ In The MP3 DJ ]
2009 Beatport Music Awards: Recognizing Electronic Music TalentMay 7, 2009
Online dance music retailer Beatport announced the results of its 2009 Beatport Music Awards, which aims to recognize electronic music talent. With nominees having been based solely on 2008 unit sales from Beatport.com, the public voted for their favorite artists and tracks across 35 categories. [ In Music Production ]
American DJ Pinspot LED BP and LED Beam Scan Run On BatteriesApr 20, 2009
First, American DJ brought the classic white pinspot into the 21st
century by coming out with an LED-powered version of this popular DJ/club/display effect. Now the company has gone even further and unveiled two new powerful 3W white LED pinspot models, the Pinspot LED BP
and LED Beam Scan
, that take the pinspot to places it’s never been before – literally! [ In New DJ Lighting ]
Perfect Wedding: American DJ X-Color LED GPApr 20, 2009
The wedding season is fast approaching, and there are few better ways to dress up your wedding gigs than with some well placed gobos. American DJ has come up with something special for you to use when wooing wedding parties; the X-Color LED GP. [ In New DJ Lighting ]
Mackie Celebrates its BirthdayApr 20, 2009
It’s been 20 years since Mackie first rocked the foundations of pro audio with the introduction of the CR-1604. Over the course of two decades, Mackie has released countless innovative products that have irrevocably shaped the music industry. Mackie wants to celebrate the past 20 years by asking Mackoids to submit their Mackie stories and photos or Mackie video. [ In Hot Wire ]
DJ Skirts Gives The Seal of ApprovalApr 4, 2009
Members of the Special Event and Bridal industries talked with us about preserving the elegant appearance of the room. They felt that many DJs just didn’t fit in (aesthetically). Some venues even developed habits of positioning DJs in the corner of the room, to get them out of the way. [ In Hot Wire ]
Verizon Move Will Force Wireless Microphones Into ComplianceApr 3, 2009
Even in the rural areas the demise of 90% of the wireless microphones could be on the horizon thanks to Verizon Wireless.
Last year, Verizon purchased the airwaves previously used for analog television, the so-called 700 MHz spectrum, the same 700 MHz that most pre-2009 wireless microphones operate on. [ In Hot Wire ]
Hercules Releases Deejay Trim 4&6Apr 2, 2009
Building on its expertise as a designer of integrated audio interfaces, Hercules has entirely created and tailored this new solution for DJs. It features a 4 input / 4 output configuration that can be switched to a 2 input / 6 output configuration, allowing users to export their mix to an external mixing device.
[ In The MP3 DJ ]
New DJ Games DVD Released!Apr 1, 2009
Friday March 27th was the official release of The Greatest DJ Games Ever... Volume 2 DVD at Audiolines.com
in Chicago. Sid Vanderpool, World DJ expert, autographed dozens of his DVDs during a 4 hour event in the chilly windy city. While temperatures dropped outside, things heated up inside as Sid did an impromtu seminar while greeting DJs that came for the event. [ In Hot Wire ]
AudioCubes from Belgium Become International SuccessMar 31, 2009
The AudioCubes are a modular live performance instrument. The cubes let you make music and shape sound through novel hands-on interaction with wireless objects.
AudioCubes offer new ways to interact with your existing audio software, beyond what is possible with classic knob boxes and trigger pads. There is no limit to the number of cubes you can use. Each cube can be assigned a behaviour and colour. The AudioCubes are a very visual and immediate interface to work with music software on your computer. High-speed, high-resolution, better-than-MIDI sensor technology makes sure even the most subtle performance gestures are captured., says Bert Schiettecatte (30), designer and inventor of AudioCubes. [ In Music Production ]
Wild & Wacky Marketing for PacemakerMar 30, 2009
Pacemaker’s two independent audio channels let you play two tracks side by side. Beatmatching is easily done by the click of a button, and with a full set of professional audio effects and a crossfader you now have unlimited creative influence over your music.
The features and the performance of Pacemaker makes it the perfect mixer for any situation – for practicing or preparing your DJing, or for performing live with full control in your headphones. [ In The MP3 DJ ]
Mackie Unleashes HD Series Powered LoudspeakersMar 30, 2009
Mackie today launches HD Series High-Definition Powered Loudspeakers, creating an entirely new category: High-Definition Live Sound. The HD1521 2-way and HD1531 3-way represent the pinnacle of Class-D amplifier technology, delivering up to 1800W of peak system power. Mackie created the "active" electronics game long ago, incorporating precision crossovers, [ In Hot Wire ]