OS X El Capitan: can you upgrade yet?

It’s coming up to two months since Apple released their latest OS X update dubbed El Capitan. Is it OK to upgrade yet? We round up the latest news.

Mixvibes Cross DJ goes to 11… v3.3.11

The hard working folks at Mixvibes have a new version of Cross DJ. V3.1.11 is out now, and it works with Windows 10.

Rekordbox to evolve into full DJ software? Our take

Pioneer DJ just put out a teaser that shows rekordbox with Serato and Traktor like features. Is Pioneer DJ about to take on the big boys and go it alone?

Atomix Power Room #5 — VirtualDJ 8 on the DDJ-SZ

D-Rakkas has been on the road again for Atomix with VirtualDJ 8, this time getting DJ Bounce from the Scratch DJ Academy in Miami to do a set on a DDJ-SZ.

Something for the weekend: Kenny Dope 7″ vinyl set

We’re wrapping up the week with a set that defines DJing — great music, put together with great skill. Kenny Dope nails a 7″ vinyl set on Pioneer PLXs.

VIDEO: Pioneer DJ History Part 3 — with added DJWORX

In the last of Pioneer DJ’s 20 year history videos, VIP DJs share their experiences of the digital age, as does some old duffer from DJWORX too.

Traktor Pro 2.8 — the walls come tumbling down

The Kontrol D2 is out, and so is Traktor Pro 2.8. Out too is NI’s closed door policy, which brings Rane certification and Pioneer CDJ and XDJ support.

djay Pro 1.1 with Pioneer, Spotify, video, and the Apple Watch

Algoriddim’s djay Pro seriously raises the bar with the 1.1 release. Pioneer player compatibility and video built in. And there’s an Apple Watch app too.

FIRST LOOK: 60 minutes with the Pioneer XDJ-RX

So there I was at Pioneer DJ UK, waiting to be interviewed for an upcoming video. And having been left alone with the new XDJ-RX all-in-one controller for an hour, the only logical thing to do was write a first look piece about my brief experience. I only had a USB key with a few tracks on it, but it was enough to get a solid first impression. And here it is.

REVIEW: Pioneer XDJ-1000 multi player

After years of asking, and an equally lengthy period of Pioneer DJ doing the “lalala-we’re-not-listening” thing, they’ve finally unveiled the rekordbox-centric CD-less XDJ-1000 multi player. Andrew Unsworth returns to the DJWORX fold, dusts off his Pioneer reviewing trousers, and takes the XDJ-1000 for a turn around the reviews room.