It has been about six months since the Kontrol S8 debuted last October - for many, it came off as a strange new jogwheel free direction. While many DJs may feel left out that Native Instruments wasn’t catering to their genre, turntable/controller aficionado DJ Shiftee thinks otherwise. Watch the NI video below and see how a turntablist incorporates the S8 into […]
Looking at major clubs and festivals around the world, the setup most often found in the DJ booth or on stage are Pioneer CDJ 2000s and a Pioneer DJM 900. This is paradise for Rekordbox DJs, they show up, plug in their USB sticks and they're good to go. Imagine being a Traktor DJ and having the ability to show up at a club and get the same setup convenience. Today Ryan Dejaegher is going to show you how by using the CDJ 2000s in HID mode with Traktor. No more soundcards or timecode CDs, just USB cables.
The DJ duo E.A.S.Y. is continuing to redefine what a live DJ set looks like with an integration of live instrumentation and traditional track playback. Today, DJ Shiftee and DJ Enferno dropped a new video which debuts their latest single “Coming Around”. The video features shots of the duo performing parts of the song live while […]
Earlier this week, we learned that one of our members, Arkaei, had not only held down his third winning title in the German International DJ Association championships, but also went on to compete in the World Finals. While he he didn’t make it onto the podium, he still rocked the stage with a wild setup: […]
Native Instruments announced this morning a consolidation of their Traktor product line, centered around the new 2.5 release which contains the new “Remix Decks”. They’ve simplified the DJ offerings and finally offered precise details on when we can expect to see Traktor Pro 2.5 and the Kontrol F1 controller.
DJ Unkut, the winner of the DMC Online championships – not to mention a slew of other high profile titles – has just released a new Native Instruments sponsored routine video. Unkut’s been bringing more and more controllers into his turntablism routines recently, and we think this video might be his best example of the […]