Ableton's put out a brand new Live pack, Beat Tools, that's designed to help producers quickly craft ideas and make beats with the included loops, and kits. Instead of just a sound pack, it's a full Live project with processing, effects chains, and Macros set up for intuitive control. Watch a demo of how the Beat Tools pack can be used to put together a complete beat in this article.
A brand new version of Serato DJ 1.9.6 has gone into Public Beta today - with a host of improvements focusing around DJ workflow, DVS control adjustments, and stability enhancements for the software on a whole. Keep reading for the complete list straight from Serato HQ.
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.
Have you used the desktop version of DJay Pro for Mac or iPad and wished for the same functionality on your iPhone? Algoriddim just launched a new iPhone application that brings more pro features seen only on Mac/iPad versions of their djay software. Keep reading for their thinking and the launch details.
A week ago, DJ media seemed ready to celebrate based on one interview. SoundCloud's founder went on record and promised that all DJ mixes were safe on the platform, and that takedowns would cease. But Soundcloud's official blog has finally responded with a bit of backpedaling.
A brand new version of the Rekordbox DJ software, 4.2.5, has just been released. In it are a whole host of bug fixes alongside a serious set of updates to the Rekordbox video Plus Pack. Keep reading for the details.
French software company Mixvibes has broken new ground with an announcement of Ableton Link integration on their two softwares, Remixlive and Mixvibes Cross. Link has been adopted by Serato, Traktor, and many iOS apps - but this is the first software that includes support on Android devices. Keep reading for the details.
Serato has launched a brand new public beta of Serato DJ 1.9.5. This new beta will focus on a number bugfixes and stability improvements. The main feature? Support for Pioneer DJ CDJ-2000NXS2 players and DJM-900NXS2 mixers. Read on for details and to join the beta.