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Technics 1200 revival: Facts, figures, and a realist’s view

A call for a Technics 1200 revival has been made. But just how realistic is it? Craig Reeves gathers together industry intelligence to find out.


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INDUSTRY: inMusic buys Denon and Marantz

inMusic’s march through pro audio continues, this time grabbing Denon Professional, Marantz Professional, and importantly, Denon DJ from D&M.

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UPDATE: Mixvibes Cross DJ 3.1, and a competiton

Mixvibes Cross DJ 3.1 is here, and with it comes a bunch of audio and video updates. And readers can enter a competition to win a warm up set in Paris.

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American Audio announce Virtual DJ 8 clinics

Virtual DJ 8 is almost a reality, and American Audio will be hosting a couple of clinics at their US offices to give you the first demos.

Technics Petition

All about Technics — a poll and a petition

Missing Technics? There’s a petition for that. And we ask some questions to see just how much you really do miss the iconic turntable brand.

NI Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2 review (10)

REVIEW: NI Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2 DJ Controller

NI’s Traktor Kontrol S4 gets a MK2 update to include Traktor’s latest goodies, and to work with Traktor DJ. Jared Helfer discusses the differences.

NOCS NS900 DJ Headphones review (3)

REVIEW: NOCS NS900 DJ Headphones

While the Sennheiser HD25 has reigned supreme for DJs, the NOCS NS900 DJ headphones aim to turn your head a little. Arkaei’s head is more than turned.

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Windows Embedded in Numark and Akai gear?

Want to be a digital Dj but without a laptop? Microsoft and inMusic are getting cosy and putting Windows Embedded inside limps of gear.

NI Traktor Kontrol S2 MK2 Review (7)

REVIEW: NI Traktor Kontrol S2 MK2 DJ Controller

NI’s first Traktor Kontrol S2 was a massive success. But the revised Kontrol S2 MK2 is an update rather than game changer. Jared Helfer takes a look.

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Free Stuff Friday: 3 x UDG cases!

Time for another instalment of Free Stuff Friday, this time liberating some rather nice UDG cases from the Worxlab into the hands of 3 lucky DJWORX fans.

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GROUP TEST: Maschine Mikro vs Arturia SparkLE vs MPC Studio

DJing isn’t just about mixing beats, but about making them. Jared Helfer gathered the Maschine Mikro, Arturia SparkLE and the MPC Studio for a bash.




STORIES YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED

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GEAR SHOWCASE: Jurassic 5 at Coachella

Jurassic 5 got back together for Coachella, giving DJs Nu-Mark and Cut Chemist a front of stage showcase of their DJ modded gear.

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Musikmesse 2012: Pioneer RMX-1000 Demo

The new Pioneer RMX-1000 was hugely popular at Musikmesse 2012, but Rik Parkinson donned his demo hat upon his tradeshow weary head to give us a full 30 minutes of action.

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Musikmesse 2014: Still relevant for DJs?

Musikmesse 2014 demonstrated that like PLASA before it, the relevance to DJs gets less each year. This year was terrible for gear, but amazing for DJWORX.

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REVIEW: Allen & Heath Xone K2 DJ Controller

The Xone K2 controller shouts the modular buzz word loud, in the general direction of Berlin. Chris Cartledge turns up the volume.

Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol Z2 Mixer controller demo BPM 2012

BPM 2012: NI Traktor Kontrol Z2 demo

Native Instruments continue to march through the DJ industry, and their first mixer – the Traktor Kontrol Z2 – looks set to win many friends. We got a hands-on at BPM 2012.

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