Imagine that you are in the middle of a set and the dance floor is going crazy. People are cheering and having the time of their lives. The promoter is giving you a thumbs up and it seems like nothing will ruin this moment. Then you are about to load up the next track and you can't find anything to keep the vibe strong. Pacemaker Music AB, a Swedish music technology company, recognized this problem and offers the Match Machine as a solution in their recent release of Pacemaker DJ app. Watch the product video below and read more about how Match Machine changes the way a DJ selects tracks.
Novation has announced an expansion of their Launchpad app to iPhone. The Launchpad app is a free app that allows the user to make, record, and remix music live.
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.
Berlin-based developers Zerodebug released touchAble 2 for iPad last November (read our review of the software here), which was widely considered to be one of the best low-cost options for Ableton controllers on a touch device. Today they’ve put out a new version of the app for iPhone/iPod Touch users, touchAble Mini, which offers a very […]
We’ve previously covered hand-based motion technologies for DJing and live performance – from the Hot Hand USB to the MYO armband. But IK Multimedia has decided to take on the challenge of dramatically dropping the price of gesture-based control for audio applications by building the iRing. Introduced this week at CES, the iRing uses camera-based positioning, […]
Happy holidays! Two of the industry’s heavyweights, Ableton and Native Instruments, are taking Santa’s job and delivering free goodies to producers and DJs around the world this week. ABLETON DRUM PACK First, Ableton has just released a free 483 MB comprehensive package of some of the top drum loops in the Sample Magic back catalog. […]
A new firmware update to Pioneer’s XDJ-Aero controller brings the ability to wirelessly control some of the standalone DJ setup’s features using the iOS or Android Rekordbox application. XDJ-Aero users have always been able to load tracks remotely off of their smartphone or tablet via a wireless connection, but the new update means that basic […]
Serato has sliced down their iPad-only Serato Remote app to make it compatible with smaller iOS devices – including iPhones and iPods – and changed the name for these devices to Serato Remote Mini. Like it’s bigger brother, the app works in a low-latency wired mode as well as a slightly less instant wireless mode. […]