We predicted it ages ago, but now it’s here. Rekordbox 4 evolves into full software via rekordbox DJ, and you can expand it with plugins for video and DVS.
Atomix has been out on the road in the USA again, this time stopping by Atlanta’s DJ Jaycee who gives VirtualDJ’s DVS a good testing.
Off the back of Thud Rumble’s attempts to ditch the laptop, I was reminded of the Replicator, and came across a video from 1995 showing it in action.
Atomix has put out the next video in its Power Room DVS showcase series, this time with an a cool performance from DJ Lazyboy on a Rane Sixty-Two.
Already accidentally outed last week, Allen & Heath has now officially announced the Xone:43C, with X:LINK, USB, and Serato Club Kit compatibility.
Serato has announced the Serato DJ Club kit software bundle (DJ and DVS), but more importantly unlocked some Pioneer and Allen & Heath mixers for DVS too.
Spreading the love wider than ever is Mixvibes, who have generously donated 10 x the full Cross DVS pack including their own timecode vinyl for Worxmas!
You might like to think that Serato and Traktor have the DVS game sewn up between them. But Atomix isn’t having any of that, and is pitching VirtualDJ 8 as a solid DVS alternative. The twist is that you can use pretty much any DVS capable hardware and timecode vinyl, and Atomix would love for you to try it out.
The symbiosis between Serato and its hardware partners often means that new shiny is dependent upon our friends in New Zealand getting their ducks in a row and having everything ready for multiple partners. Such is the case with Serato DJ 1.7, which delivers Flip and DVS capability for a number of manufacturers. Read all about it after the jump.
This week has seen some big announcements from the Serato camp. A lot of this is around the new Serato DJ DVS add-on that lets suitable partner controllers run Serato DJ DVS without the need of external interfaces. You just plug in your turntables and media players and you’re off. But we’re still not sure how much of a need there is. Serato will have done their homework, but we’d like you to tell us if the need is real, perceived, or non-existent.