It's easy to scoff at the hyperbole that companies spout when presenting their new products. Writing this during the Apple keynote, I'm bombarded with lines like “the best phone ever made” and “revolutionary product”. Meanwhile in the DJ world, Numark boldly claim that their new NV is the Serato DJ controller that “changes everything”. Marketing hype, or justified? Watch the full video review inside where we spent some time putting the new controller through its paces.
The team behind NI's Komplete family of instruments and sounds has just released a brand new video teaser hinting at something new that's coming - and it's not a new piece of software, but rather physical hardware. Watch the video below and then join us in the comments for some free speculation on what type of controller this might be.
Have you ever looked at a MIDI controller mapping and thought "what is is this foreign language?" Many people don't even attempt to edit and customize mappings because they don't understand how the files work. In today's article, we give you the basics of understanding a mapping so you'll be able can read the file and understand what it does with ease.
Reloop’s adding a new entrant into the controller fray, the heart of which is a new performance pad section that brings the Terminal Mix 8 up to what’s rapidly becoming an industry standard: 8 multi-color drum pads for triggering cues, slices, samples, and loops. Particularly interesting is that the color-coded pads have the ability to […]
Earlier this week we shared controller concepts that never got past the prototype phase, including the MAWZER modular mixer project from 2005. Spotted today in the DJTT mailbox is a similar concept that takes all of the elements that you would find on the Traktor Kontrol S4 + S2 controllers and breaks them into individual […]
Spotted by Mad Zach over the weekend is a patchbay controller that’s been prototyped for the past three years that allow its users to connect computer programs with a analog-style interface. Dubbed Illucia, the controller is an aluminium case with 16 jacks, 6 knobs and a smattering of buttons, knobs, and switches as well, all […]
Instead of having a case for your DJ controller, why not have your DJ controller be your case? That’s what Hamburg-based DJ gear manufacturer Faderfox must have been thinking when first designing the DJ44. The controller acts as a complete two-channel controller for mixing internally in Traktor Pro (or any other DJ software with a bit of […]
Today we are very excited to offer a first look into our Midi Fighter Twister project – the next DJ TechTools designed and engineered product. Only a few months away from official release, we are ready to start taking reservations, and share an exciting new development in the project: a powerful analog-style drum sequencer right […]