The new Traktor Kontrol D2 — the facts

Traktor Kontrol D2 controller S8 (19)

As promised Native Instruments gave us a sneak peak at their future. The Kontrol D2 is essentially one third of a Kontrol S8, but the implications are big.

NI live stream from WMC. And maybe something else?

NI Traktor X WMC Miami 2015

NI throws party with Dubfire and others and live streams it from WMC — not a surprise. But it might be worth keeping an eye out for other things…

Want to beta test the next Gemini DJ shiny?

gemini dj beta test

Gemini DJ is back in the game and want your help. They’re looking for beta testers for their new audio player. Live in the USA, Germany, or UK? This could be for you.

New Pioneer DJ KUVO videos released at WMC

pioneer dj kuvo

Pioneer DJ’s KUVO platform was announced not once but twice, but still people are a tad unsure of exactly what it is and does. So watch a pair of tutorials that explain what it means for DJs, clubbers, and club owners alike.

Beat Navigator makes Beatport Pro better

Beat Navigator Beatport Pro (1)

Beatport just got a makeover, but that hasn’t stopped Chad G from making it better with a Chrome extension. Beat Navigator makes your hold bin happier.

Kypski’s Wreck Fader video and DJ game

kypski wreck fader game

Kypski along with D-Styles bring you “Wreck Fader”, a track that is the soundtrack to Kypski’s iOS and Android game of the same name. Watch the video.

Viny’ Lourd Son’s fretless Scratchocaster

viny lourd son scratchocaster

In a clear case of when worlds collide, Viny’ Lourd Son decided to hack expensive DJ gear into a format that makes them into much more of a visual performance instrument. The result is the Scratchocaster, a Rane/Vestax decktar or something.

Mixfader — the wireless crossfader for mobile devices

edjing mixfader wireless bluetooth crossfader

After yesterday’s mobile poll comes news of another boundary breaking product for mobile devices. We all know about the Frisk and Raiden faders, but Edjing’s Mixfader promises a fully wireless crossfader in a box.

POLL: DJs and the mobile platform

mobile devices dj production

Smartphones and tablets have changed our lives for ever. And it’s fair to say that they have impacted on DJs, producers, and performers too. But just how much? Vote in the short poll and tell us what you think in the comments. Hell no, maybe, or hell yes — share with us.

Numark NV working with VirtualDJ – including screens

Numark NV virtualDJ 8 VDJ mapping (2)

When we first saw the Numark NV, we figured that the screens would be off limits to any other software. But the clever people at Atomix have managed to make VirtualDJ work fully with the NV, screens included. Next stop world domination?