The Next Generation Digital DJ ControllerDec 14, 2009
EKS Otus’ stylish physical appearance, clever design and the solid touch and feel will make any professional DJ feel at home from the very first encounter. The sturdy aluminum frame is built to withstand the physical abuse of DJ’ing and the hazards of travel. The heart of Otus is its illuminated, high resolution 7.5” jog wheel with sensitivity adjustments. Otus has been designed to fit firmly in the place, or on top of standard DJ turntables, with vibrations substantially reduced due to its unique sharp cloves (feet).
ALLEN & HEATH Xone DX To Launch at NAMMDec 10, 2009
Allen & Heath has selected the forthcoming NAMM show for the global launch of new products from the iLive digital mixing series and the entry-level ZED compact USB range. Exhibited on the American Music & Sound stand, the new products will be unveiled on the first day of the show.
Fidelity Media Releases MegaSeg DJ 5.1 UpdateDec 10, 2009
Fidelity Media announced an update to their MegaSeg Pro DJ and radio broadcast software. The new 5.1 release includes nearly 50 improvements focused on ID3 tag reading, hot keys, MIDI, protected audio playback, events, importing, logging, interface improvements, and Mac OS X Snow Leopard compatibility. A detailed list of changes is available at MegaSeg.com
MixVibes VFX Mix Videos Like MusicNov 26, 2009
MixVibes presented its new Video-DJ solution at the MixVibes 10 years’ event: VFX CONTROL
. The unveiling of the product was supported by 3 performances, including a 1 hour performance by world-acclaimed DJ Zebra
. After premiering his Video-DJ performance, DJ Zebra
said “VFX Control is a blast! I’m only a few days into using VFX CONTROL, and am already able to bring all the visual inspirations I have collected over the past few years into my [Video-DJ] set!
Hercules Announces a Special DeeJay Trim 4&6+ Scratch Starter KitNov 21, 2009
Hercules, the computer DJ entertainment specialist, unveils the DeeJay Trim 4&6 + Scratch Starter Kit, a timecode DJ mixing kit. This kit is the perfect solution for DJs who want to get started mixing with timecoded records and CDs, and DJs already mixing on their computer who already own vinyl turntables or scratch-capable CD players. Combined with the DeeJay Trim 4&6 audio interface (debuted last summer) this new package will bring your DJing skills to the next level.
UMG AND SERATO ANNOUNCE DIGITAL MUSIC DOWNLOAD SERVICE FOR DJSNov 21, 2009
Universal Music Group (UMG), the world’s leading music company, and Serato Audio Research today announced an innovative, global and secure digital distribution service for DJs entitled Whitelabel.net.
iPhone Touch DJ ReleasedNov 20, 2009
Amidio Inc has released Touch DJ - the first full-featured DJ MP3 application on the iPhone platform. Touch DJ offers realtime independent manipulation of 2 MP3 files, including scratching, looping, positioning, equalization, effects and and pitching. The unique futuristic user-friendly interface of Touch DJ and the highly advanced zero-latency sound engine bring fantastic results comparable to what can be done with professional hardware equipment.
Pioneer CDJ-2000 and CDJ-900 The Dawn of a New SpeciesSep 17, 2009
Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc. Professional Sound and Visual Division, the leader in Pro DJ products and the innovator of the CD turntable, today launched two multi-format digital turntables, the CDJ-2000 and CDJ-900, with features that put the performance back into the art of DJing and reduce the need for laptops to access music files. DJs of all experience levels can enhance their mixing and scratching capabilities using proprietary technologies such as rekordbox™1 music management, Pro DJ Link, Needle Search and USB and SD card connectivity.
Dawn of a New SpeciesSep 8, 2009
Pioneer, the leader on DJ electronics is pumping up the media hype for what could be a revolutionary new product for DJs. The inovators of the digital DJ and VJ world has DJs sitting on the edge of their seats watching as some of the worlds top DJs give their opinions of this new piece of gear, all without revealing exactly what it is or what it looks like.
IK Multimedia Releases GrooveMaker® for the iPhone/iPod touchAug 13, 2009
IK Multimedia is proud to announce the launch of GrooveMaker® for iPhone/iPod touch - the revolutionary app that allows you to create and share non-stop electronic, dance and hip-hop songs on the go, in real-time just like a professional DJ or music producer.
Denon DN-HC1000S Makes Debut At DJ Times DJ ExpoAug 11, 2009
Controlling essential features via mouse or laptop keyboard can be a challenge. Especially considering the focused work environment. This is your moment to keep the dance floor moving and music pumping without room for error.
Denon DN-HC5000 Released At DJ Times DJ ExpoAug 11, 2009
Denon DJ is excited to announce the DN-HC5000 – a landmark digital DJ system powered by the two most influential companies in mobile entertainment today: Denon DJ and SeratoTM. The DN-HC5000 is packaged and designed to work solely with Serato’s ITCH software program and the optional BU4500 Dual CD/MP3 player, providing mobile entertainers the most fail safe, easy-to-use, flexible hardware / software package on the market today.
MAC DJ Software MegaSeg 5 Gets More Than 100 ImprovementsAug 4, 2009
Fidelity Media unveiled MegaSeg 5, the latest version of the premiere Mac-based DJ mixing and radio broadcasting software. The new release with over 100 improvements and Mac OS X â€œSnow Leopardâ€ optimizations includes a new animated interface, an integrated playlist viewer with direct iTunes access, multi-touch trackpad crossfader control, improved MIDI support with a Denon HC4500 controller preset, BPM editing in the preview player, automated events to insert live radio streams and import files, a turntable break-effect shortcut, progress-style transport controls, a playlist break button, and much more.
Stanton DJ Launches Major Update To SC Systems Presets & Application supportJul 29, 2009
Stanton DJ, an industry leader in the design and manufacture of professional audio products for DJs, announced today software updates to their award-winning SCS.1 and SCS.3 product lines. The SC System is Stanton’s innovative line of digital controllers for the professional DJ, and is currently comprised of the SCS.1d deck controller, SCS.1m mix controller, the SCS.3d touch sensitive deck controller, and the SCS.3m touch sensitive mix controller.
Virtual DJ 6.0 Released By Atomix Productions IncJun 2, 2009
Atomix Produtions Inc, (http://www.atomixproductions.com
) announced the release of Virtual DJ 6.0 ©, the latest incarnation of its blockbuster software package for Disc Jockeys. Virtual DJ 6.0 allows DJ's to professionally mix Audio, Music Videos, Karaoke files, and much, much more. Virtual DJ 6.0 is currently the 17th most downloaded software application, of all software available, at CNET's © Download.com.