Danish headphone company famous for its modular architecture AIAIAI just launched its latest addition to its TMA-2 family: a “smart” headband called the H05 that transforms the TMA-2 into a fully wireless pair of headphones. This move comes just months after the release of Apple’s iPhone 7 that (to the chagrin of wired headphone users) does away with the traditional headphone jack.
Earlier this year we highlighted a variety of analog rotary mixers being made by independent companies, and the list continues to grow. Two British companies, MasterSounds and Union Audio, have teamed up to create the simple-but-unique Radius 2 DJ mixer. Keep reading for details on this two-channel mixer with master isolators, analog VU meters, and high-pass filters on each channel.
The budget-friendly Mixars brand that first debuted in January 2016 at NAMM has a new mixer: the MXR-2. It's a two-channel mixer "designed for club DJs", packs a built-in 4x4 soundcard, an onboard effects unit, and only costs $349. Keep reading for more details.
Arturia is coming out with an analog beat maker that is an all-in-one beat machine made for performance and sound-design. The Brute product line is centered around hardware synthesizers - you might know the MiniBrutes, MicroBrutes, and MaxiBrute. They're introducing DrumBrute - an analog drum machine and sequencer. Read more about the analog beat maker below.
Pioneer is back at it again with another product release. This time, they’ve decided to bring some of the exclusive features of the CDJ-2000NXS2 down to the more affordable XDJ range. Check out the new features of the updated XDJ-1000MK2 and get the DJTT low-down.
Portablism is making waves, with more DJs delivering scratch routines in the wild. While some companies have already created equipment that has been co-opted by the portablism movement, there hasn't been very much gear made just for this audience - until now. Introducing the PTO1 Scratch turntable from Numark. The new turntable is the only all-in-one solution featuring a mini-speaker and crossfader built-in.
Putting performance pads on DJ controller is the common refrain of the market in the last few years, and Hercules' just-announced DJControl Instinct P8 is no exception. This new controller is a remake of a previous budget Hercules' with a few changes - keep reading to learn more.
Denon DJ has announced a brand new DJ controller, the MC7000, a feature-heavy 4-channel unit with two built-in soundcards. That means that two DJs can be using the setup at the same time with two different laptops, which until now was only possible on the Pioneer DDJ-SZ. Keep reading for a video overview and all the details.