cmdr – Traktor controller manager for Windows

One continuing complaint about Traktor Pro is that the controller manager is a bit lacking. New Windows app cmdr aims to fix that.

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Musikmesse 2016: UAD-2 Satellite DSP for Windows

In light of Musikmesse’s dismal showing of new DJ gear, Ray decided to get excited about the Universal Audio UAD-2 Satellite DSP instead.

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Qassettes — keeping it reel

Off the back of their QRATES vinyl pressing service comes QASSETTES… can you guess what it is? Yes — people still want tapes for some mad reason.

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stpVx update: The Phoenix mixer in photos

The Vestax rebirth edges closer. We saw the stpVX mixer a while ago, and now Paco has posted a few small images of the Phoenix and an update on progress.

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Musikmesse 2016: DJ Tech’s Q-Bar controller

A full 6 years after they first appeared on skratchworx, Joe Ward’s Quickswitches are now being make by DJ Tech. Behold the Q-Bar prototype.

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MUSIKMESSE 2016 Day 1: Random pictures of DJ stuff

There’s not much left to talk about from Musikmesse 2016. But we do have a gallery of random pictures of gear porn and people to pour over.

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MUSIKMESSE 2016: DJ Tech Handy Kutz mixer

While there’s a trend for more, sometimes less is better. And for a lot of people, a fader in a box is enough, And that’s just what DJ Tech’s Handy Kutz is.

Reloop Controller Station

MUSIKMESSE 2016: Reloop Controller Station

The digital age has spawned the stand industry. The Reloop Controller Station is especially useful when you can’t use Technics as stands in booths.

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DJ Juicy M — pushing buttons, mainly yours

Juicy M puts out another video, and with it another torrent of nonsense from commenters. Here are my comments, and the haters won’t like them one bit.

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Pioneer DJ TORAIZ SP-16 sampler — our opinion

As predicted last week, Pioneer DJ now has its sights set on music making. And the Dave Smith filter injected TORAIZ SP-16 sampler is their first product.

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Musikmesse 2016: Reloop Beatmix 4 MK2 controller

We can usually depend on Reloop for something exciting at Musikmesse. Brace yourselves — the Reloop Beatmix 4 is now black and called the Beatmix 4 MK2.