Ecler Official Statement — it’s not over


ecler rising

We broke news last week about Ecler’s long rumoured demise via a Spanish business news outlet. But it would appear that declaring bankruptcy is a long way from the end of the road, and we have exclusive word from Ecler explaining the full picture.

INDUSTRY: Ecler declares bankruptcy


ecler bankrupt

UPDATE: Word has just reached me from a trusted source that this isn’t the very end of Ecler. We will have exclusive information when it’s available, but clearly there are moves to save the brand from extinction.

The rumour mill has churned ceaselessly in recent times about companies changing hands or going under. But one confirmed casualty is Spanish mixer manufacturer Ecler. After a number of years of dwindling sales, they’ve declared bankruptcy in the Spanish courts. RIP Ecler.

IDENTIFIED AT LAST — that Wild Style mixer


wild style DJ mixer eli sl-9090

It’s been a long hunt over many years, employing deep Google trawling and forensic Photoshop techniques. But finally, thanks to the Numark Facebook page and a response from a single DJ with a photo, the mixer used in the final scenes of classic Hip Hop movie Wild Style has been identified at last.

REVIEW: Allen & Heath xone:23 Mixer


Allen & Heath xone:23 review (20)

Allen & Heath knows how to make mixers. Normally associated with being in the booth, they’ve also serviced the entry level market for a long time too. The new xone:23 distills a lot of the established high expertise into a much smaller 2 channel unit. Mark Settle takes a look and establishes that two channels doesn’t always mean scratch mixer.

Musikmesse 2014: Allen & Heath Xone:23C USB Mixer


Allen & Heath Xone:23c USB Mixer Musikmesse 2014

If you were waiting for a USB enabled Xone:23, then this is for you. Allen & Heath has announced the Xone:23C, with USB and X:LINK at Musikmesse 2014.

HELP: Identify this old school DJ mixer


wild style mixer

Old school mixer geeks – any idea what this mixer is from the film Wild Style? Help us so we can sleep at night.

Citronic MINI:MIX2 — 2 channels in your pocket


citronic Mini-Mix-2 4 channel USB mixer

A 2 channel mixer doesn’t have to be huge, and the Citronic MINI:MIX2 squeezes into the smallest corner of your DJ life, for not a lot of cash.

Chris Karns goes Goro on the Rane Sixty Two


Chris Karns Vajra Rane Sixty Two Mortal Kombat Goro

I often think that I need an extra pair of hands to pull of some tricks. And Chris Karns shows that he has in this Goro Mode Rane Sixty Two demo.

And finally, the new Rane Sixty Four


Rane Sixty Four 4 channel mixer Serato DJ (2)

With the demise of Scratch Live comes Rane’s response. The Rane Sixty Four is Serato DJ ready right out of the box, a box that hits the streets in October.

The fully Serato’d up Pioneer DJM-900SRT Mixer


Pioneer DJM-900SRT Serato DJ review (1)

The regular DJM-900 gets an all new Serato DJ infusion. The Pioneer DJM-900SRT is the same, but importantly radically different.