Traktor 2.9 is out now — Stems are go!

stems d2 kontrol traktor

Traktor 2.9 is out, and with it come Stems. You can head off to the usual sources to buy some, but you’ll have to wait a while to make your own.

EXCLUSIVE: Official NI Traktor Stems demo webcast video

ni traktor stems demo webcast video

Last month via a live webcast, NI’s Chad Carrier demoed the upcoming Stems multitrack format and did a live Q&A. And we have it exclusively on DJWORX.

Review: Native Instruments Kontrol D2

Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol D2 review DJ (2)

NI has lopped the end off of a S8 and called it a Kontrol D2. Jared got a pair and used them with his S8, turntables, and just about anything he could lay his hands on. He wrote many words, and named it a review.

Traktor Pro 2.8 — the walls come tumbling down

traktor 2.8.0 Rane MP2015 Pioneer

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.

Thursday — live Kontrol D2 and Stems events in the UK

NI Traktor Kontrol D2 previews stems

This Thursday, NI UK is attempting an ambitious multi-retailer live preview of the new Traktor Kontrol D2 with a live broadcast from NI HQ about Stems.

Traktor Kontrol D2 — all the official info

NI Traktor Kontrol D2 DJ controller (4)

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.

Native Instruments Stems: Some Clarification

Native Instruments Traktor stems clarification

Native Instruments Stems announcement left a few questions unanswered. So of course, we ask those questions of NI, and got back some clarification for you.

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…