Algoriddim is a household name when it comes to DJ applications. Their djay app for iOS and Android has been downloaded millions of times by users all across the globe who were looking for a way to get their feet wet in DJing. djay is also the name of Algoriddim's Mac dedicated software that has recently been given a total over-haul and redesign. Today, Algoriddim announced the release of djay Pro, the latest desktop DJ software for Mac OSX. I had the pleasure of talking to Algoriddim's CEO, Karim Morsy, who walked me through the software which has everything from automatic iTunes playlists to MIDI capabilities and even full Spotify integration.
Today's the day that you can DJ with music streaming from the 20-million-track-plus Spotify library. Algoriddim has partnered with Spotify to give Spotify Premium subscribers access to Spotify's music—as well as their playlists, starred tracks, and Inbox—from Algoriddim Djay 2 for iPad and iPhone. The launch also includes Match, a track-selection tool based on the Echo Nest's analysis of Spotify's library, a new Automix Radio features, and optional new effects for Djay 2 created by Sugar Bytes.
Harmonic mixing has become an integral part of a lot of digital DJs arsenals, reflected by the presence of key detection algorithms in a variety of softwares. We last stood just three entrants against each other in a harmonic showdown in 2012, but this year we've got 12 different algorithms competing in our key detection comparison. How does Traktor Pro fare versus Traktor DJ? Is Rekordbox reliable? Is the new Mixed In Key worth an upgrade?
After yesterday’s concerning warning from Native Instruments, it’s good to see that two alternate DJ app developers are leading the way with new versions ready to go on iOS 7: DJ PLAYER 7.0 First up, DJ Player from iMect has had a complete rebuild from its previous version, offering a dramatically cleaner interface (the developer […]
Forget what you knew about Algoriddim djay and find out what’s in store in this massive version 2 update, which launches today in the App Store. Known up until now more for solid performance than whiz-bang features, djay 2 checks a huge list of goodies off the want list: waveform view, effects, a sampler, beat […]
Spotted over on the Digital DJ Tips’ YouTube this afternoon – a comparison of keylock engines some of the more prominent iOS DJ applications. It’s pretty shocking to hear the disparity between each of the different apps, and how some of them have vastly more quality audio than others. The video’s description explains the test: […]
As the little $20 DJ software that could, Algoriddim Djay has been stepping up its hardware support game. Two compact new controllers — Vestax Spin 2 and Pioneer DDJ-WeGo — natively support Djay with a sub-$350 price tag and then divert from there. The Spin 2 directly connects to iPad and iPhone, but only for […]
We first marked the announcement of Pioneer’s consumer-level, multi-color DDJ-WeGO DJ controller back in August, just prior to its release. The unit sported a customized version of Virtual DJ at launch, but today Pioneer is showing off brand new support for using the controller with Algoriddim’s ever-popular application, djay for Mac. WeGO owners will need to download […]