NAMM 2015 — Numark Mixtrack 3 with Virtual DJ LE


Mixtrack III

For those on a budget, Numark has the answer: the Mixtrack 3. It has no audio interface and comes ready to go with Virtual DJ 8 LE.

NAMM 2015 — Numark Mixtrack Pro 3


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Numark reveal a decent update to the Mixtrack Pro, bringing it to its 3rd generation, and powered by Serato DJ Intro. Meet the Numark Mixtrack Pro 3.

My long weekend with the Traktor Kontrol S8


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We consider ourselves most fortunate to be able to play with DJ gear as a career. So when the opportunity arose for Dan Morse to take one of the hottest pieces of gear home for an extended play, he jumped at the chance to test his Traktor skills on more than just turntables and add-ons. This is a short story about his weekend with the Traktor Kontrol S8.

Carl Cox talks about the Traktor Kontrol S8


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When so many younger people adopt strong anti-stances against new tech, how come the old guard can embrace new gear? Watch the latest #futureofdjing video from NI, and see how Carl Cox loves using new stuff to compliment his skills.

Hercules DJ Control Air S and Air S+ Controllers


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Hercules was one of the first companies to get into the whole MIDI controller revolution. And here they are still popping out controllers in a very crowded market. The Air S and Air S+ controllers are updates to their existing models, and also have the somewhat unique feature of exchangeable jog wheels.

REVIEW: UDG Urbanite Controller sleeve medium


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Controllers, especially smaller ones, don’t always need flight cases to keep them safe. If you’re likely to be carrying your controller at all times, then a lighter and more cost effective soft case could be perfect. Enter the UDG Urbanite medium sleeve — lightweight and ideal for small to medium controllers.

DJs — do you even want a jog wheel anymore?


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Records needed a record player with a platter to be used by DJs. But as digital media and more sophisticated technology has taken hold, the need for a real estate hungry jog wheel has diminished. Dan Morse asks if the jog wheel is even relevant in the digital age.

REVIEW: CME Xkey portable MIDI keyboard


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Need an Apple-esque MIDI keyboard for your Apple life? The CME Xkey is the perfect fit. Hatty Settle plays Carpenters Tunes jazz style and writes words.

REVIEW: Livid Base Grid Controller


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Like the APC40 and Push before it, the Livid Base controller harnesses the power of Ableton Live. Jared presses buttons and writes words.

REVIEW: Denon DJ MC6000 MK2 Serato Controller


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It might look like it, but not all 4 channel controllers are created the same. Denon’s MC6000 MK2 gets a Serato facelift, and stands out in the crowd.