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.
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.
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.
Pacemaker Wins Red Dot AwardMar 18, 2009
With its excellent and innovative design, the Pacemaker by Tonium has succeeded in one of the most renowned and hardest international design competitions. In the red dot award: product design 2009 the top-class jury awarded the “red dot: best of the best” for highest design quality only 49 times among the 3,231 submitted products. According to the judgement of the jury, Pacemaker is among these 49 pioneering design products. The festive awards presentation with more than 1,000 guests will take place in the Essen Opera House, the Aalto Theatre, on 29 June 2009.
MIXED UP MUSIC SET TO LAUNCH UNIQUE DIGITAL DANCE MUSIC DOWNLOAD SITEMar 7, 2009
Mixed Up Music is set to launch it’s one of a kind digital dance music download site in March as they officially sponsor the 2009 Winter Music Conference held in Miami, which in its 24th
year is still highly regarded as the only event of its kind in the dance music industry.
Native Instruments MASCHINE is now available in stores worldwide.Mar 2, 2009
Native Instruments today announced that MASCHINE is now available in stores worldwide. MASCHINE, a next-generation groove production studio that makes beat creation and arrangement more immediate and tactile than ever before. The system combines an advanced software sequencer and sampler with a seamlessly integrated, highly functional performance controller. Finally merging a fast and intuitive groove-box workflow with the power and versatility of software, MASCHINE enables an inspiring and spontaneous creative approach for today’s computer-based music production setups.
Native Instruments announces TRAKTOR SCRATCH certification of Allen&Heath Xone:4D control mixerFeb 21, 2009
Native Instruments today announced that the Allen&Heath Xone:4D control mixer is now certified for advanced integration with TRAKTOR SCRATCH PRO. Furthermore, the Xone:1D, 2D and 4D models are now part of the "TRAKTOR Ready" program.
The certification of the Xone:4D allows users of TRAKTOR SCRATCH PRO to connect their computer, turntables and CD decks directly to the mixer, and use time-code control without the AUDIO 8 DJ interface. Native Instruments also provides a performance-ready controller configuration file for the Xone:4D, enabling DJs to intuitively control a wide range of functions in TRAKTOR SCRATCH PRO from the MIDI-enabled control elements of the mixer with no additional setup necessary.
Oscar Winning Sound Designer Sees the Future with the Zoom H4nFeb 17, 2009
Frank Serafine is one of the most well-known and revered sound designers in Hollywood. A veteran of over 30 years, Frank has contributed his audio expertise to landmark films such as Field of Dreams, Star Trek, Tron and The Hunt for Red October, for which he shared the Academy Award for sound editing.
MixMeister Express AnnouncedFeb 5, 2009
MixMeister, the developer of the world’s most intuitive DJ software, announces MixMeister Express, the fastest way to create professional-quality mixes for fitness classes, personal workouts and dance groups.
MixMeister Express enables any user to mix and automatically transition between songs, creating custom music mixes with automatic tempo matching. The software program is intuitive, easy to learn and requires no DJ or audio-software experience. With MixMeister Express, users can create full-length mixes for up to 80 minutes of seamless music, then record their mixes to CD and transfer them to an iPod or other portable device for playback.
Mixcity Inc KueIt! Hit at NAMM 2009Jan 19, 2009
Mixcity Inc.’s KueIt gives you the ability to access 310 audio clips for instant simultaneous playback at the touch of your fingertips. It's as easy as a simple keyboard key stroke or the click of your mouse. Create and store your own library of music clips, sound effects and jingles with ease. KueIt’s user-friendly interface allows you to access audio files quickly, making it easy to create your own custom user profile in minutes. KueIt is the only software on the market capable of giving you truly instant seamless playback of as many as 310 audio files played simultaneously from one computer.
Gemini CDJ-505 Tabletop Media Player Shown at NAMMJan 19, 2009
Gemini’s CDJ-505 Professional Tabletop Player combines the key elements of Gemini’s CDJ-505 plus a host of innovative features including the ability to play MP3 files from any USB storage device as well as a multifunction scroll knob for quick MP3 folder navigation! The CDJ-505 also features a SCRATCH Effect mode that will let you get even more creative with your mixes. In addition, this player is jam packed with the essentials such as an extra large jog wheel, Audio CD, CD-R, MP3 & USB compatibility, Anti-Shock™ buffer memory, frame accurate search, instant-start and cue with preview and seamless looping. A fully loaded, compact and portable cd player makes the CDJ-505 a must have for all serious home, mobile and club DJs.
Cortex DMIX-600 Gives DJs Complete ControlJan 18, 2009
Technically sound, compact, and portable, the DMIX-600 Digital Music Control Station is the first true all-in-one mixing solution for iPod™ which incorporates onboard effects and advanced features.
Integrating Cortex’s patent-pending USB compatible technology with a 2-channel audio mixer and built-in universal iPod™ Dock, DJ’s can search, cue, play, pitch, mix and even scratch digital music files (MP3 or .WAV) directly from their iPod™ or any other external USB storage device (up to 4 USB devices simultaneously using an external USB hub).
TRAKTOR PRO Available In StoresNov 3, 2008
Native Instruments today announced TRAKTOR PRO and TRAKTOR SCRATCH PRO, the next versions of its groundbreaking digital DJ solutions with MIDI and time-code control. Based on years of software evolution, the latest TRAKTOR generation offers superior creative workflow, an extremely functional user interface, powerful sound shaping features, advanced syncing and control functions, and much more.
American Audio SDJ-2 Dual SD Player Upgrade UnveiledSep 25, 2008
When American Audio came out with its landmark SDJ-1 professional dual SD player, life suddenly got easier for mobile DJs. They could put their entire digital music library on an SD card the size of a postage stamp and play it back as they would CDs, without having to lug around expensive laptops, exterior hard drives or external MP3 players.
Electronic music icon Richie Hawtin switches to TRAKTOR SCRATCHMar 27, 2008
Native Instruments and renowned electronic music artist Richie Hawtin today announced a collaboration based on Hawtin's recent adoption of TRAKTOR SCRATCH and TRAKTOR 3 as his new DJ tools of choice.