REVIEW: NI Traktor Kontrol S5 Controller

The Traktor Kontrol S5 might not be as feature rich as its big sibling, the S8, but how does it stack up as a new four-channel controller?

Traktor now gathers anonymous usage data — how to switch it off

The new version of Traktor introduces collection of non-personal data to help make Traktor better. It’s on by default, but you can switch it off.

Traktor Pro 2.10.1: Stems for all… well more DJs anyway

Traktor Pro 2.10.1 opens up Stems compatibility just a little more today with the Kontrol S4 being mapped, Stems in the GUI, and mapping too.

Music made easier with iMaschine2

Squeezing a full hardware experience into a mobile device often leads to compromise. But the disparate worlds just got closer with iMaschine2 for iOS.

Traktor 2.10 released — the back door is opened again

Traktor 2.10 adds support for the new Kontrol S5, but for many of us importantly reopens the audio interface back door closed in 2.9. Yay.

The Traktor Kontrol S5 — Stems on a smaller scale

A good day for controllers it seems, and NI has officially taken the wraps from the Traktor Kontrol S5, a cut down Kontrol S8 for Stems toe-dippers.

Traktor Kontrol D2 — all the official info

First there was the not-so-vague tease from WMC, and now the full detail of the new Traktor Kontrol D2 is here, along with some more Stems detail too.

Another Kontrol D2? Well this is awkward…

Only sort of announced yesterday, it seems that the new NI Traktor Kontrol D2 shares its name with an existing Kontrol D2 from DAP Audio. Awkward.

NI live stream from WMC. And maybe something else?

NI throws party with Dubfire and others and live streams it from WMC — not a surprise. But it might be worth keeping an eye out for other things…

My long weekend with the Traktor Kontrol S8

We consider ourselves most fortunate to be able to play with DJ gear as a career. So when the opportunity arose for Dan Morse to take one of the hottest pieces of gear home for an extended play, he jumped at the chance to test his Traktor skills on more than just turntables and add-ons. This is a short story about his weekend with the Traktor Kontrol S8.