Another Kontrol D2? Well this is awkward…

Core Kontrol D2

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.

The new Traktor Kontrol D2 — the facts

Traktor Kontrol D2 controller S8 (19)

As promised Native Instruments gave us a sneak peak at their future. The Kontrol D2 is essentially one third of a Kontrol S8, but the implications are big.

NI live stream from WMC. And maybe something else?

NI Traktor X WMC Miami 2015

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…

Official flight case for Traktor Kontrol S8 available now

Traktor Kontrol S8 flight case (12)

The Traktor Kontrol S8 is big and expensive. So cramming it into a soft bag isn’t ideal. But NI has you covered courtesy of their dedicated S8 flight case.

[VIDEO] E.A.S.Y. presents “Coming Around Again”

E.A.S.Y. Coming Around Again

DJ Shiftee and Enferno aka E.A.S.Y. are back, this time with a new track called “Coming Around Again”. This is the official video.

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.

REVIEW: Traktor Kontrol S8 Controller

Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S8 controller review (31)

The first wave of NI’s #futureofdjing is upon us in the shape of the Traktor Kontrol S8. It’s quite the beast, so review duties were handed to Jared Helfer, who not only played at home but also out in the wild. Behold 5000 words that you really need to read and heed.

Worxmas 2014: Traktor Kontrol S4 MKII

worxmas traktor kontrol s4 mkII

NI’s Kontrol S4 MKII let’s you play as a controller, as a DVS, and with an iPad. And we’ve got one to give away as part of Worxmas 2014.

Worxmas 2014: Traktor Pro 2 x 10

worxmas traktor pro 2

I’m sure NI would agree that there can never be enough Traktor users, so our friends at NI UK have given us 10 x Traktor Pro 2 licences for Worxmas 2014.

Worxmas 2014: Traktor Kontrol S2 MKII

worxmas Traktor kontrol s2 MKII

The Traktor Kontrol S2 MKII is NI’s entry level all-in-one, but certainly doesn’t leave you wanting features-wise. And we have one to give away for Worxmas!