While many crave innovation, there is also a need in the market to satisfy. And Reloop’s just announced RMX22i and RMX33i mixer fulfil a core need as well as bringing the odd extra to the table. Mark got them before they were even announced and spent the weekend with them.
There’s something magical about rotary DJ mixers that breeds lustful thoughts, even from those not needing one. I got to spend some time with the Rane MP2015, and after considering a change of identity and eloping with it, I decided instead to write words. Lots of words, and some pictures too.
Akai Professional unveils the AMX, the first super-portable DVS-enabled mixer for Serato DJ. Is it any good? Ray takes it for a spin.
Allen & Heath knows how to make mixers. Normally associated with being in the booth, they’ve also serviced the entry level market for a long time too. The new xone:23 distills a lot of the established high expertise into a much smaller 2 channel unit. Mark Settle takes a look and establishes that two channels doesn’t always mean scratch mixer.
The Rane Sixty Four is a beast of a mixer, so only a few DJs are really capable of reviewing it. One such DJ is arkaei, and he did just that.
Is it a mixer? Or a Controller? Well it’s both. The American Audio 14 MXR wears both hats pretty well. Jared Helfer plays tunes and writes words.
Focussing on the basics, the DJ Tech DIF-1S ticks the handful of necessary boxes needed for scratch DJs. Innofader is one and £99 is another.
Is it a mixer or controller? The Traktor Kontrol Z2 is both it seems. In the first of 2 full reviews, Chris Cartledge plays, likes and writes.
The original Vestax PMC-05 set the blue print for all scratch mixers to follow. The PMC-05 Pro IV is the modern day update. Markski cuts it up fresh.