Having cautioned DJs and producers using Macs about a month and a half ago against upgrading to OS X 10.11.1 (El Capitan), Native Instruments has announced today that the issues are resolved.
The original version of iMaschine was a fun beat-making app, but a lot of the advanced production features that users of the Maschine software were used to never quite made it into the app. Native Instruments is today launching a brand new app, iMaschine 2, that adds an Arranger, Step Mode, and Smart Play functionality. There's a whole host of features that make this app less like a toy and more like a mobile version of Maschine's production software on desktops - keep reading for the full details.
We've been wondering ever since Traktor DJ for iOS launched back in 2013 when the desktop Traktor Pro would get the track recommendation functionality that the iPad/iPhone app has. Unfortunately, Native Instruments has kept us waiting - but one independent project brings the functionality to Mac users with a standalone app workflow. Read on for the details of the TraktorAutoNextSong project.
As we excitedly reported last week, Serato and Pulselocker are teaming up to incorporate a new version of the streaming DJ library service into the 1.9 version of Serato DJ. But details were incredibly slim on how the relaunch of Pulselocker would go down - since the service has been dark for over a year. Keep reading to find out how the new era of the cloud-based DJ library will work!
The piano is one of the most popular instruments and when it comes to music production all the chords and melodies are created using a piano roll. However, not everyone has the luxury of being classical trained or, at the very least, receiving piano lessons as a kid. There is a ton of resources available […]
Serato is moving fast on their new update, (fair enough considering that 1.9 is already on the horizon), and today have launched the new Serato DJ 1.8 version. The new version finally brings key detection into the software - keep reading for a full list of features in the new update.
A cardboard DJ booth sounds like a good way to break a piece of gear, but last month in Madrid during Vogue Fashion Night, cardboard got a bit more attractive to DJs. We stumbled across this awesome project, designed by Spanish cardboard eco-design laboratory CartonLAB. CartonLab regularly builds environmentally-friendly cardboard furniture and architectural elements, including chairs, desks, […]
As a Pioneer DJ dealer, we regularly get updates from them on what gear is starting or ending production. Concurrent with the announcement of the XDJ-700 player, we found out two new interesting changes on Pioneer’s product line: the end of the Serato-ready DJM-900SRT and a new beginning for the DJM-350, which had quietly gone […]