We had a chance to shoot a How I Play interview with French producer and live act Rodriguez Jr. recently at Public Works here in San Francisco, and he took us on a tour of his live setup. His rig focuses around Ableton Live, with a few other bits of gear as well that allow him to do live improvisation and layering - watch the full Rodriguez Jr. interview inside!
It’s been another wild year at one of the largest trade shows in the industry, and over the last few days, myself and the entire DJTT editorial team have been hard at work bringing you the latest and greatest from the convention floor. NAMM is over, and we’re getting back to normal DJTT articles very […]
Native Instruments had a party last night to celebrate the tenth anniversary of Traktor, and there they unveiled their powerful new version of Traktor as well as the new piece of hardware we’ve been waiting to learn more about, the Traktor Kontrol F1. Read more about NI CEO Daniel Haver’s semi-official announcement last night!
The Smithson Martin KS1974 is one of the more interesting products at this year’s NAMM show, because it’s a really laterally thought out product. What the guys at Smithson Martin are doing is bringing touch capability to your workflow without having to make any sacrifices to the raw power of your existing software setup. We […]
One of the best parts about NAMM is when we get to go downstairs and explore the basement, often full of smaller and more boutique companies making unique products. At the Livid Instruments booth, we had the chance to look at their latest project, the up-and-coming Omni Modules with rack-mounted modular MIDI units. Learn more inside!
When was the last time you found yourself craving a keytar? Today’s probably a great day to start- at NAMM 2012 Alesis revealed the brand new Vortex, a MIDI Keytar made to bring performance elements to producer/DJs who play sets in DAWs. The potential for exciting MIDI mappings is extensive, and the unit even has […]
Yes, the picture we posted earlier this week of the MPC DJ was very much real, and we’ve got a full look at what the prototype unit looks like. Additionally, we took a quick look at the brand new Numark 4Trak controller, designed to be Numark’s flagship Traktor controller, in response to users who were dissapointed with […]
Korg rolled out their brand new pocket-sized updates to the Mini Kaoss Pad and Kaossilator yesterday at NAMM 2012, with a complete visual upgrade, new OEL screen, and some new sounds and effects. We took a minute to shoot a quick video overview of this beat-destroying and phrase-synthesizing duo!