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.

Novation Launch Control – a box of many uses

Modular is the new all-in-one, and the Novation Launch Control adds a few handy controls to the Launchpad, as well as being a handy add-on for many users.

Turntables – dead or due for a reboot?

Turntables have a lot of love from DJs, but sadly seem to be losing the will to live. But given the amount of gadgetry being shoehorned into controllers, is it time for a turntable rethink and reexamine the platform for the digital age?