Pawing Hawtin’s mixer — Ray plays differently and makes tea

Richie Hawtin’s playDifferently project marches towards release, and Ray got some quality (or should that be quali-tea?) time with Richie and the mixer.

stpVx update: The Phoenix mixer in photos

The Vestax rebirth edges closer. We saw the stpVX mixer a while ago, and now Paco has posted a few small images of the Phoenix and an update on progress.

STPVESTAX is now stpVx — new mixer images

We’ve got some more info about the company rising from the ashes of Vestax. And we have proper images of the stpVx mixer too.

NAMM 2016: Reloop Mixtour portable controller

Reloop announce their take on the Traktor Kontrol Z1, the Mixtour, designed for Algoriddim djay… or pretty much any desktop software you want.

REVIEW: Allen & Heath Xone:43C Serato DJ Mixer

Allen & Heath has brought out an update to their four channel club mixer, now with a built in audio interface. But is the Xone:43C any good?

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.