In the three years since the original Kontrol S4 dropped, Native Instruments added Remix Decks, Flux Mode, and the Traktor DJ app to the Traktor lexicon. The Kontrol S4 MK2 and S2 MK2 refresh the series to keep up with the software’s progression. Is all that growth worth a shrinkage to your bank account? Judge these beautiful new controllers for yourself.
Though it came out almost a year ago, many digital DJs may not have noticed the Flux Mode feature available in Traktor Pro 2.6 and up. Flux Mode kind of works like an advanced Looper, allowing you to do all sorts of crazy tricks like jumping around hotcues or adding glitchy effects without accidentally backtracking […]
The new version of Traktor Pro that was featured in the Kontrol Z2 video with Ean just hit the Native Instruments Service Center a few hours ago, and is ripe for the downloading! While we’ve written about the feature set of this new version previously, the final official list has come out – see below. As always, […]
Today we've got the full details on the Kontrol Z2 mixer teased a few weeks ago by Native Instruments. As many of you know, I'm a big believer in standalone mixers for serious DJing, so it was a pleasant surprise to find out NI was making a dedicated Traktor mixer. In today's exclusive video, I walk you through the Z2 and show you some of my favorite features of the mixer and of the new Traktor 2.6 that I used in NI's launch video that was just released.