Traxsource and AudioLock — protecting your music



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Music piracy continues to be an issue in the DJ industry. And even though a track costs less than a cup of coffee, they’re casually shared around, leaving the artist without the revenue they’re due. So leading online retailer Traxsource has teamed up with anti-piracy specialists AudioLock to offer discounts on their service in the Traxsource store. Read on to find out what AudioLock can do for you.

Pocket beatmaking — Launchpad for iPhone



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Novation has done the impossible and squeezed their Launchpad workflow into your hand. Launchpad for iPhone is music making fun in your pocket.

Ready for pre-order — Livid DS1 MIDI mixer



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We first saw the Livid DS1 MIDI mixer in a very prototype condition at NAMM 2014. But now they’re ready for pre-order.

Novation Launch Control XL – yes I want to go large



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Ableton Live is complex, and to get the best from it requires a lot of controls. The Launchpad S is great, but the new Launch Control XL completes it.

The Pioneer PLX-1000 turntable — all the facts



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Pioneer takes it back to the times before they changed everything with the CDJs. The PLX-1000 turntable is their take on the classic Technics.

MEGA MOD: Fretless fader in Mackie d.2



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John Beez’s original fretless fader project has inspired many people, including RhYmEs who has turned his Mackie d.2 into a fretless fader MIDI mixer.

Numark NV — everything you need to know



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As a DJ, you should be focussed on your gear, and not the laptop screen. The Numark NV Serato DJ controller aims to do away with the vacant DJ laptop gaze.

Real iOS dual stereo output with the Griffin DJ Connect



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Hot on the heels of the Traktor Audio 2 comes the Griffin DJ Connect. Working with OS X and iOS, it gives proper stereo cueing and master outputs.

Morph — a celeb DJ we can love all over again



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Morph is back, and is merrily off down the route of being a turntablist, or celebrity DJ… I’m not sure. All I know is that I’m happy he’s back.

Akai Pro’s iMPC Pro — pad bashing, but not too hard



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While the tradition MPC offers awesome pad-based performance, the window into its world is tiny. iMPC Pro however opens up that window in a big way.