Audio Artery’s One DJ software (read our full review here) today launched a new version that brings major changes to the way MIDI mapping works in the software. The update brings the same level of customization available in the modular interface to the mapping controls, allowing for precise adjustment of elements like: the assignment resolution […]
Today’s article takes inspiration from the classic Instant Gratification Midi Fighter mapping. We’re going to show you how you can create your own one button FX build-ups. To get started, all you need is a MIDI controller and an available button to map the FX to.
Most DJ softwares don't use velocity sensitivity in their controls - but with more and more devices including them, why not? Today Ryan shares a quick tutorial on using velocity-sensitive pads to modulate effect parameters and Remix Deck volume in Traktor - read on to learn how and to download a free mapping for Maschine!
Today's article is inspired by the king of loops: Mr Richie Hawtin, who masterfully moves around songs, layering loops into an energetic blend of drums that always stay in time. How does he do it? Fortunately for you, I asked him that exact question on the CNTRL tour. Today we're sharing one important concept from Mr. Hawtin that is critical for DJs looking to play musically with loops.
A number of readers have written in asking how in the “Stage Principle” tutorial the VU meters of each deck show up on the Kontrol X1 – so today we’ve got a tutorial explaining how anyone with any MIDI controller can map VU meters in Traktor! Watch the full tutorial after the jump and get mapping. […]
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 […]
Xtreme Mapping is an advanced MIDI mapping editor tool for Traktor and has just recently updated its software (now version 1.4) to be compatible with the Kontrol Z2 and other new Traktor 2.6 commands and features (also back compatible to Traktor 1.2.7) while also fixing a few minor bugs. In case you were wondering, the […]
You ‘ll remember from his runner-up entry into the DJ video contest earlier this year featuring a modified Midi Fighter Classic. After we sent him over a Midi Fighter 3D, he decided to make an Ableton Live script for the controller that mirrors much of the behavior found in the Launchpad’s standard Ableton mapping. It’s a […]