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?
The Mixed In Key crew released the brand new 6.0 version of their key detection software for DJs over the weekend, bringing with it a set of updates that will make key detection more accurate for digital DJs. In the press release we got for 6.0, MIK boasted to be “600%” more detailed in the […]
Mixed in Key stirred up quite a lot of interest when they announced an upcoming DJ software based around energy detection + cue jumping last month. Today the new software, dubbed Flow, is exiting the private beta and launching a 1.0 release to the public. While buying the software outright will cost $58, there’s a […]
The team behind Mixed In Key today released a simple image teaser on their Facebook page announcing a brand new foray out of the third-party utility world and into the DJ software world. Details are very slim so far, but here’s what we know so far: Full MIDI controller support in the beta, CDJ HID […]
Spotted this morning over on reddit’s r/DJs, a new script written for Traktor DJs who are tired of using Traktor’s Open Key notation but don’t want to have to spend money and time on a separate key detection software. The script takes a Traktor collection and converts the Traktor-detected key to a Camelot key tag. […]
Mixvibes’ Cross DJ software continues to keep up with the major software feature set – with Traktor having just added key detection earlier this year, there was a clear opportunity to do it better. Watch the video below to see what’s new in CrossDJ and how Mixvibes has managed to take key detection and matching […]
We’ve gotten a barrage of comments, tweets, and emails this afternoon asking us how well the new Traktor key detection algorithm works – and before we’ve even gotten a chance to give it a whirl, one of our forum members ibsh has jumped on the question and made the below quick graph comparing it to […]
The popular harmonic mixing detection software Mixed In Key announced this morning an open beta test of the new version of their software, 5.5. In addition to providing support for lossless AIFF and FLAC detection, the new beta version also incorporates a brand new feature designed to help DJs quickly determine the energy level of […]