Traktor DJ 1.5 – SuperSlicer and beyond

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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.

FRIDAY GIVEAWAY: Griffin DJ Connect x 3

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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.

REVIEW: Griffin DJ Connect Stereo Audio Interface

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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.

REVIEW: Reloop Beatpad djay Controller

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Applying their established controller skills to the iOS market, the Reloop Beatpad wears many hats, but is aimed at algoriddim’s djay. Review follows.

Real iOS dual stereo output with the Griffin DJ Connect

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Hot on the heels of the Traktor Audio 2 comes the Griffin DJ Connect. Working with OS X and iOS, it gives proper stereo cueing and master outputs.

Friday Fun: Junglator now free, plus NOiZE beta

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Flush from the award success of Junglator, Studio Amplify is giving it away, and gives you a first glimpse of their new NOiZE music performance app too.

Traktor DJ 1.4 drops with Mixcloud integration and effects

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Traktor DJ 1.4 brings Mixcloud integration and new “free” and “unlockable” effects. Are in-app purchases ahoy?

DJ Player and Myo Armband – wireless iOS gesture control

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Want to spin with just a phone and a wireless controller? Watch DJ Player and Thalmic’s Myo armband play nice together.

Vidibox – audio and video mashup for your iPad

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Video is slowly picking up steam for DJs. And vidibox looks to embrace audio and video in an iPad friendly environment to offer an intuitive interface.

Did Serato Remote just change everything?

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It might seem like a small thing, but adding slicer to the Serato Remote app might just have changed the way hardware and software operates.