After yesterday’s mobile poll comes news of another boundary breaking product for mobile devices. We all know about the Frisk and Raiden faders, but Edjing’s Mixfader promises a fully wireless crossfader in a box.
Smartphones and tablets have changed our lives for ever. And it’s fair to say that they have impacted on DJs, producers, and performers too. But just how much? Vote in the short poll and tell us what you think in the comments. Hell no, maybe, or hell yes — share with us.
Much is made of audio latency in the mobile platform. Now Superpowered has devised a test, and you’re all invited to help build the definitive database.
The people at Mixvibes just don’t stop. After being the first big player to market with a proper Android DJ app, Cross DJ for iOS has got a big overhaul.
We’ve got three winners for the Friday Giveaway Griffin DJ Connect audio interfaces. Check to see if you’re one of them!
The world changed with the advent of the first downloaded MP3. Many are still trying to make sense of how to harness the power of media-free digital music, and look at new ways to distribute not just individual tracks, but also DJ sets. Enter Playnode — a combination of Bittorrent Sync, apps, and custom servers, that essentially leases DJ sets from a central server and distributes them directly to wherever you want.
Tablets are established within DJing, and their use is becoming more diverse too. While some use them for full-on DJing, their use as an accessory is growing all the time. TKFX runs on iOS and Android and is designed to give much greater control over Traktor’s effects.
Native Instruments has released Traktor DJ 1.5. It’s not a big upgrade to the core software, but via the new in-app purchase model, you can now buy cool new features, the first of which is SuperSlicer. Imagine a slice broken into three layers, and being able to apply an effect to each. That’s SuperSlicer.
In the digital age, DJs have an increasing need for audio interfaces. This has never been truer since iPads and iPhones emerged as a real player in the DJ scene. But they really need a good interface to make them more useful. So having reviewed it, we’ve got 3 x Griffin DJ Connect audio interfaces to give away.
With iOS being multi-channel audio capable, it’s time for hardware manufacturers to step up and harness the 30 pin and Lightning ports, and to finally bring real stereo outputs for headphones and speakers. Griffin has always been active in the Apple peripheral market, and has made the DJ Connect — a small and eye-catching bus powered audio interface that means saying goodbye to the mono splitter cable.