Readers — what did you think of NAMM 2014?



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Before we draw a line under NAMM, we’re going to shut up and pass the floor over to you dear readers. So tell us what you thought of NAMM 2014.

Rap Stats and the relevance of the DJ in Hip Hop



Rap Stats technics midi

Rappers are forgetting about DJs, and Rap Stats gives us clear evidence via their rhymes.

Rap Stats and the demise of the DJ



Rap Stats technics midi

Need an indication of how DJs are regarded in Hip Hop? Rap Stats gives an indication through emcee’s lyrics.

SHOWCASE: Jon1st on the Rane Sixty Two



Jon1st Rane Sixty Two video

Turntablists can press buttons too. And as Jon1st shows, the Rane Sixty Two’s buttons still sound cool in a scratch DJ set.

Numark NS6: First ITCH controller to get free Serato DJ upgrade



Numark NS6 ITCH free Serato DJ upgrade

While Serato have been rolling out paid Serato DJ upgrades, the promised free ITCH upgrades are here. Numark’s NS6 gets the love first.

Serato DJ 1.1.2 — VCI-400 and WeGO friendly



Serato DJ 1.1.2 upgrade Vestax VCI-400 Pioneer DDJ WegO Numark NS6

As promised, more Serato DJ Intro controllers get the Full Serato DJ Love. Vestax’s VCI-400 and the Pioneer DDJ-WeGO are added to the list.

Serato DJ — Upgrades Round 1 and Opinion



serato dj 1.1 upgrade

As promised by Serato, the first round of upgrades are here – but just for Serato DJ Intro users.

Denon DJ MC2000 — now plays nice with Traktor and VDJ



Denon DJ MC2000 Traktor virtual DJ

The Denon DJ MC2000 now spreads its wings and plays nice with other software. Traktor and Virtual DJ get some love.

ITCH is scratched – say hello to SERATO DJ



serato DJ controller software ITCH replacement DJ Intro upgrade

ITCH scratched and replaced with Serato DJ. And DJ Intro users get the upgrade path they thought would never happen.

NEW: Denon DJ MC2000 – entry level with Serato DJ Intro



Denon DJ MC2000 DJ Controller (8)

Small, perfectly formed and lots of pretty lights. Denon aim to grab the attention of new DJs with the all new MC2000, powered by Serato’s DJ Intro.