SNEAK PEEK: DJ Tech DIF-2S scratch mixer

The original DJ Tech DIF-1S was great for the money, but missed a few bits. But those have been added in and is getting released as the DIF-2S.

REVIEW: Reloop RMX22i and RMX33i mixers

While many crave innovation, there is also a need in the market to satisfy. And Reloop’s just announced RMX22i and RMX33i mixer fulfil a core need as well as bringing the odd extra to the table. Mark got them before they were even announced and spent the weekend with them.

Musikmesse 2015 — a brief look at the Xone:43C

Allen & Heath’s renewed DJ activity saw them in hall 5 with everyone else. And a steady stream of people had a dabble with the new Serato DJ Xone:43C mixer.

REVIEW: Rane MP2015 Rotary Mixer

There’s something magical about rotary DJ mixers that breeds lustful thoughts, even from those not needing one. I got to spend some time with the Rane MP2015, and after considering a change of identity and eloping with it, I decided instead to write words. Lots of words, and some pictures too.

Allen & Heath Xone:43 — no jokes, just mixer

Allen & Heath made its name in the analogue world. And while they’re perfectly happy in the digital world too, the new four channel Xone:43 sees them back in the place that people love them best.

GEAR PORN: Rane MP2015 as far as the eye can see

We have seen and lusted over the new and MP2015. But brace yourselves for a massive dose of DJ gear porn — a factory full of almost ready rotary mixers.

Retro mixer update: Wild Style and Beat Street mixers ID’d

By today’s standards, vintage mixers are featureless lumps of trash. But we’re still fascinated by them and want to know all about them. We successfully tracked down one used at the end of Hip Hop classic “Wild Style”, and now we’ve managed to fulfil a couple of DJWORX community member’s requests. Behold, the mixer used by Grandmaster Flash in the classic kitchen scene, and the one used in the Beat Street trailer.

FIRST LOOK: Rane MP2015 — Rotary is back!

While the rest of the industry has climbed aboard the reinvention and repurposing train, Rane is not only sticking to what it knows best, but is also looking back to simpler times. The MP2015 is an entirely rotary mixer but also embraces all that is new. Ray takes a look at NAMM 2015.

NAMM 2015 — Reloop RMX-60 Digital club mixer

The Reloop RMX-60 Digital is the younger sibling of the flagship RMX-80. With a saving of nearly £200, what’s different?

Ecler Official Statement — it’s not over

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.