The folks over at touchAble, the premier iOS app for controlling your Ableton Live session, have announced the upcoming release of touchAble 2 for the iPad. Offered as a free upgrade to those who already use touchAble, version 2 is a full overhaul of the old software featuring even more of what Ableton is capable […]
The life of a VJ just doesn’t have the highs and lows of a DJ’s – a VJ didn’t save anyone’s life last night, but nor are any morose British pop stars calling for them to be hanged. But what happens when a company known for designing a simple but respectable DJ application builds a […]
In less than 18 months, the iPad has successfully built a strong foundation on innovation and ease of use, qualities that resonate with a market that, prior to its release, never even existed. Of course, a limitlessly morphing touch screen would be the medium of choice for forward-thinking developers, creating beautifully powerful apps on the […]
Sound Trend’s new iPad application, meta.DJ, hit the web earlier today, claiming to be the next level in DJing apps by combining DJing tools with production tools in a seamless interface made for serious use. We’ve had a chance to put the app through its paces and see if it lives up to the hype […]
The first round of “DJ” apps, made a lot of people rightfully question their place in the clubs. Sure enough though, with more refined iOS features and a new breed of sophisticated music app’s emerging, we are starting to see iPads comfortably show up in clubs. In the video above, touchable shows three amazing use cases for […]
Beatport may be one of the leading music download sites on the internet. However, their flash based website is a source of contention amongst many of its users. The developers at Cancel Monday though have taken a step towards making your Beatport music shopping experience a pleasure. Beatler is a desktop application that interfaces directly with […]
Got an iPad and trying to figure out how to complement your DJ set rather than use it to DJ? There’s been a lot of articles written (including one on this site) about using your iPad for digital DJing. While some of the apps that exist out there are pretty impressive (Mixr and djay are my favorite so far) most of them assume that you are going to use your iPad to control your whole set. While the portability and ease of use of this type of setup likely can’t be topped, if you already have a killer setup you probably want to use additional hardware to enhance your existing setup instead of replace it.
With Apple now allowing all Ipad apps to directly access music in the Itunes music library, a bevy of new programs will begin to offer the first peeks at what future ipad djing might look like. In the example above, the Djay software from Algoriddim has been ported over to the Ipad with a few […]