In a rare video with Ean, he answers a question that we get almost daily here at DJTT: what's the best all-in-one Traktor controller? There isn't one answer, but in this video Ean shares his experiences from DJing with each of these controllers in real life situations. After the jump, watch him compare and contrast the Kontrol S2, S4, S5, and S8.
Being new to the DJ/Producer world often is confusing, with all the constantly changing available technology. How many kinds of entry level DJ controllers are there? What software do you use? Just choosing the right DJ software can be difficult - let alone a controller to go along it. Want to get started or know someone who does? Here's our list of solid beginner controllers to help you find you start your journey!
DJing has advanced from a two deck affair to reasonably incorporating four decks in more advanced sets, but there hasn't been a DJ software that easily allows DJs to venture beyond "simple" four deck mixing. For the DJs looking to mix on eight decks (with full Stem file support) the time has come with Mixed in Key's new DJ software, Flow 8 Deck.
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.
The Native Instruments Maschine software and hardware is very much at home in a production workflow, but bringing the audio output into Traktor isn’t especially intuitive, especially if you’re limited by the number of computers you can use or don’t have MIDI ports on your controller or soundcard. Today we’re looking how to route and sync Maschine with Traktor […]
Last week Mad Zach showed off how to build remix routines in Maschine, but with our Traktor users in mind, he made this new tutorial for a different style of remixing. Watch and learn how to use the Loop Recorder as the main tool to build quick and powerful Remix Deck Sets. Check out the […]
We couldn’t help but share this photo that DJTT friend Joe Andolina posted on our Facebook wall featuring a Kontrol S2 rocking our Chroma Caps. Burning Man will do crazy things to your DJ equipment – but Joe reports that it seems to be working fine after just a bit of cleaning!
Preparing tracks to DJ with is one of the most time-consuming processes for DJs downloading new tracks everyday. Since there isn’t yet a mobile app to take care of this process on-the-go, Ean’s come up with an awesome mapping for Traktor Kontrol S2 and Traktor Kontrol S4 owners that brings an intelligent workflow to your […]