We originally saw Numark teasing at a DJ controller with integrated screens a few months ago at a Microsoft developer conference - and now it looks like that product will soon be a reality, called the Numark NV. This Serato DJ controller has dual full-color LCD screen that provide real-time feedback from the software. Keep reading for more details and photos
With the DDJ-SZ, Pioneer have clearly set out to produce the ultimate all-in-one DJ controller for Serato DJ. Have they succeeded? We put it to the test in our review, watch the full piece and read more details inside.
Every time a modular controller project or concept comes to light in the DJ industry, there’s always a ton of interest from the masses – just look at some of the comments on our recent article about unreleased controllers. Palette has sparked that same interest, but with a fully backed Kickstarter project it’s on track to […]
Over the weekend at the BPM Show in Birmingham, UK, Reloop announced three new products aiming at very divergent markets – a new turntable with MIDI controls right in the unit, an iPad controller built directly for Algoriddim’s Djay 2 software, and a live production keyboard controller with channel strips and drum pads all in one. Read […]
Ean played Richie Hawtin‘s ENTER. party at Ibiza’s Space club last week – and it seems like they had a bit of time on their hands to develop a concept for a brand new controller (although it might not make it past Milton Bradley’s legal department). Check out their design in this video from Hawtin’s […]
The parade of compact, affordable, all-in-one controllers marches on with the Numark Mixtrack Pro II taking the spotlight. This clear improvement over the original ditches stiff buttons and giant jog wheels for a sleeker design, including 16 inviting MPC-style pads for playing your samples, loops, and cue points. Out-of-the-box integration with Serato DJ Intro and […]
In 2012, Kickstarter—the most popular crowd-funding site—turned a handful of little-known entrepreneurs into millionaires. These innovators, game designers and artists came up with ideas, set dollar goals for their campaigns, and watched as strangers scrambled to throw money at them. How well does Kickstarter really work in the context of bringing DJ controllers and other […]
What if you could turn any conductive surface into a controller for your DJ or production software? With over 11,000 backers on Kickstarter earlier this year, the MaKey MaKey project captivated the attention of the online world. Three months after raising over 20 times their funding goal, the initial kits have shipped, and we’ve had […]