Last September, Native Instruments introduced the Maschine Jam, a complementary step sequencing, mixing, and arranging controller to the Maschine software. We asked Mad Zach to take a deep exploration of the new control surface and share his findings. Watch the full video inside today's article.
This week, Pioneer DJ launched a new firmware update for their professional-grade CDJ-2000NXS2 multimedia player. This new update, version 1.6, stabilizes and adds several new features to the player. Keep reading for details.
The rise of MIDI instruments hasn’t been relegated to only DJs and dance music producers. We’ve seen a lot of unique live setups from musicians, and today we’ve asked Jacob Orr to share more about his Future Guitar – a MIDI-augmented axe.
ill.Gates has been a die-hard Midi Fighter user for years - both in the studio and in live DJing/finger drumming environments. In today's tutorial video, ill shares five of his favorite tips for both the Midi Fighter Twister and the Midi Fighter 3D. Watch the full thing inside; many of these tips are useful even if you don't use Ableton or Midi Fighters!
Panasonic held a quick press event at CES 2017, during which they introduced the Technics SL-1200GR. It's another direct-drive turntable system, but it's still designed for audio enthusiasts, not DJs. The price? $2,000 per unit.
Think those Shawn Wasabi Midi Fighter videos are cool, but have no idea what's going on? Just pick up a Midi Fighter 3D and want to get started right away playing beats? This article is for you. Inside, get a better understanding of what's actually happening in the videos, and some tips for getting started.
Two months ago we featured a unique way of recording + sequencing Serato cue points by using a hardware sequencer. The DJ behind the idea, John Type, is back with a new concept: using Ableton to sequence cue points played on a MIDI mixer (or any cue point controller).
Choke has put out some amazing finger drumming soundpack videos recently - including the new "Kubrik" video (below). Find out the secrets behind his compelling soundpacks in today's tutorial. Get these exclusive tips directly from Choke in today's article.