Mixvibes Cross DJ for Android supports more controllers


Cross DJ Pro for Android+Pioneer DDJ-WeGO2

Mixvibes aren’t slowing the pace with Cross DJ, and now have two extra controllers mapped on Android, the Pioneer DDJ-SB and the Pioneer DDJ-WeGO2.



Future Prophecy: fusing comics and DJing


Future Prophecy comic book DJ (1)

Last week it was gaming and DJing via GTA5. And this week it’s comics and DJing coming together. Future Prophecy is a project that takes DJs into the realm of comic book heroes, showing that DJs can be superstars and superheroes too. An ambitious Kickstarter campaign is running to get the project the cash injection it needs.



Soundcloud licenses Warner Music Group catalogue


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Up to now, Soundcloud has been a battleground, with them simply pulling down content without notice, and alienating long standing users. But in a new move, they’ve worked out a licensing deal with Warner Music Group, that hopefully will mean that more content will remain intact.



FRIDAY FUN: 2manybuttons


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DJing is serious business — very serious indeed. So we must be able to have a laugh sometimes, and that’s exactly what the 2manybuttons video does. Being presented with more buttons than tracks, these DJs somehow make it through a set without a clue what they’re doing.



The music of GTA V: a DJ and gamer’s dream gift?


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Some collect vinyl, and others immerse themselves in gaming. Therefore statistically there has to be an area where there’s a crossover, and this limited edition vinyl and CD collection of the GTA5 soundtrack will be getting requested in the weeks coming up to Christmas.



Griffin DJ Connect Friday Giveaway winners


Griffin DJ Connect audio interface review (1)

We’ve got three winners for the Friday Giveaway Griffin DJ Connect audio interfaces. Check to see if you’re one of them!



Native Instruments posts Traktor Pro 2.7.0 with S8 support


Traktor 2.7

We know you’re all waiting for version 3 of Traktor Pro, especially with the Kontrol S8 being announced. But it looks like you’ll just have to do with v2.7 for now, but it does bring some useful updates including a mappable freeze and slicer, iTunes improvements and support for old timecode.



Mixvibes Cross DJ 2.0 brings goodies to Android users


Mixvibes Cross DJ 2.0 for Android Main

With Android L and its promised low latency just around the corner, Mixvibes has been apply a little spit and polish to its groundbreaking Cross DJ for Android. Version 2 brings some interesting new features, but equally heaps the pressure on the rest of the market to bring out their own take on the Android platform.



Is the album format dead on its feet?


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As DJs, the album format doesn’t figure too highly in our playing out lives. And the digital age makes it much easier to just churn our single after single sausage factory style. So it seems that the story telling picture painting format of the album is ob the way out, demonstrated by the lack of million seller in the US in 2014.



Friday fun: Get mixing with Sasha in Counter-Strike


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Valve’s online shooter Counter-Strike: Global Offensive adds Music Kits, including one from Sasha, to customise your game.