iOS 7 Features Inter-App Audio – What Does This mean?

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As it becomes clear that iOS 7 features inter-app audio, we take a look at what this might mean for musicians and DJs Inter app audio in iOS is a feature that has been talked about for months and months. Well, since it was first mooted ahead of the launch iOS 6, in fact- but… Read More

Evolution Of DJ Technology

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DJ Technology has evolved beyond recognition over the last 50 years – here, we look at its history… Despite having a relatively short history, DJ technology has evolved beyond all recognition since the days that DJ gear first began to appear in the ‘60s. Here we take a look at how things have changed since… Read More

Review: Pioneer XDJ-R1

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A new all in one DJ unit with wireless technology – we put it though its paces in our Pioneer XDJ-R1 Review In the past ten years, the DJ world has been rapidly transformed by digital technology. It could be argued that this technological revolution was started in earnest by Japanese tech giants, Pioneer. It was… Read More

The Most Sampled Drum Breaks Ever

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Sampled drum breaks have been the foundation of many modern genres of music – here are some of the most sampled Whilst they were once simply a drum solo in a performance or recording, drum breaks broke free of the tracks that contained them, and led charmed new lives in other tracks. How did this… Read More

Traktor DJ App Launched For iPad

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Traktor DJ provides Native’s industry leading DJ software in a new, iPad compatible form… You might remember that a few weeks ago, Native Instruments teased a new iPad related product via its Facebook page- well, now Traktor DJ, a new iPad compatible DJ package has been revealed. This new iOS app takes key elements of… Read More

Native Instruments DJ Software for iPad?

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As images appear on Native Instruments ’ Traktor Facebook page, we ask ‘is Traktor set for Launch for iPad?’ It seems that despite a relatively quiet NAMM show, Native Instruments has been ‘keeping its powder dry’ so to speak. However, if images that have recently appeared on the Traktor Facebook are anything to go by,… Read More

Pioneer DJM-2000 Nexus Review

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We see how this new flagship mixer fares in our Pioneer DJM-2000 Nexus review The Pioneer DJM-2000 nexus has been unveiled, positioning itself as Pioneer’s new flagship DJ mixer. The third product to wear the ‘nexus’ moniker builds on the Pro DJ Link features of its predecessor, improves audio quality, channel faders, and more. Designed… Read More

Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol Z2 Review

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The Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol Z2 extends the Traktor range with a combined mixer and controller The Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol Z2 is here. Following a teaser video which was revealed a few weeks ago, Native has now revealed a combined premium mixer and Traktor controller which is likely to attract many admiring glances… The… Read More

CDJ 2000 Nexus Review

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Updating a DJ industry standard is risky – we see if Pioneer has improved a classic in our CDJ 2000 Nexus review There are some brands and products that become such a de-facto standard in their field that their names become interchangeable with every other product of its kind. Hoover and Tannoy are just such… Read More

Traktor Scratch A10 – Digital Versatility With Real Vinyl Feel

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The Traktor Scratch A10 pack provides all of the benefits of a Traktor system, with real vinyl feel The Native Instruments Traktor Scratch A10 is the latest evolution of the Scratch DJing system. For the un-initiated, Traktor Scratch provides a means of integrating a traditional turntable or CDJ based DJ rig with a laptop, such… Read More