Traktor DJ 1.5 – SuperSlicer and beyond


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.

VIDEO: Pan-Pot on NI’s #futureofdjing — it’s live remixing?


Native Instruments are really trying to drive discussion around their #futureofdjing hashtag. This time, they hook up with Techno darlings Pan-Pot to find out about how they work and how NI’s Traktor range fits into what they do. But NI also opened up the question of if live remixing is the #futureofdjing to DJ royalty. The responses are not exactly unexpected, but are still interesting.

NI and MK ponder the Future of DJing, and give X1s away too

Native Instruments MK Future of DJing

What is the future of DJing? Native Instruments wants to know and are giving away five X1s signed by House DJ MK to coax an opinion out of you.

NI’s iMaschine gets an update — great news for iPad users


Native Instruments has rolled out a long overdue update for iMaschine, making the iPad version more advanced than the iPhone counterpart.

REVIEW: Native Instruments Traktor Audio 2 Interface

Native Instruments Traktor Audio 2 review (3)

NI has made its already tiny Traktor Audio 2 interface smaller, and at the same time iOS friendly. Mark Settle falls in love with this pocket rocket.

REVIEW: NI Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2 DJ Controller

NI Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2 review (10)

NI’s Traktor Kontrol S4 gets a MK2 update to include Traktor’s latest goodies, and to work with Traktor DJ. Jared Helfer discusses the differences.

REVIEW: NI Traktor Kontrol S2 MK2 DJ Controller

NI Traktor Kontrol S2 MK2 Review (7)

NI’s first Traktor Kontrol S2 was a massive success. But the revised Kontrol S2 MK2 is an update rather than game changer. Jared Helfer takes a look.

UPDATE: Traktor Pro 2.6.8 — a tweak and a fix

Traktor Pro 2.6.8

Everso gently pigeon-stepping towards a big update, incremental update Traktor Pro 2.6.8 tweaks the Controller Editor, and fixes a big bug.

Traktor 2.6.7 — vital 2.6.6 upgrade

Traktor 2.6.7

Traktor users — if you’re on v2.6.6, it is essential that you upgrade to Traktor 2.6.7, or your playlists might get hurt.

INDUSTRY: Native Instruments gets the London Look

Native Instruments UK London

Native Instruments’ bid for world domination sees them setting up another office in another key location, this time London.