Today marks the first day of NAMM 2016, and Hercules is coming out strong with the P32 DJ controller, designed for live remixing, sample triggering, and slicing. It's essentially 32 RGB pads with a MIDI mixer in the middle, a design that many live performance-focused DJs will find enticing and unique. Read on for the details on the Hercules P32 controller.
Pioneer has released a second new promo teaser video less than one week after another for their upcoming Rekordbox DJ software - this one focused on a piece of hardware. There's way too much out-of-focus teasing going on in this video (show us the product already), but we've done our best to break down what the controller/mixer holds in store.
Akai has been crushing the small controller game with their AMX Serato hyper-portable mixer and AFX effects and cue/loop/Flip controller . At Musikmesse no surprise to see them coming out with yet another low-cost portable controller, the MIDIMix - this time focused just on multichannel mixing.
The ecosystem of Serato products has expanded massively in recent years, with native control solutions appearing from many manufacturers. The latest company to step into the Serato world is Akai, with their new AMX and AFX units. But do they bring anything new to the table? We tested them to find out.
The much-lesser-known Summer NAMM is in full effect and today Novation announced their latest addition to their Ableton Live devices. The LaunchControlXL has less pads but more knobs, faders, and a wider range of control
Pepperdecks, the guys behind the original “Djoclate” mini-mixer, have announced their newest prototype, the micro-mixing utility called the “Djoclate II.” Adding headphone cueing functionality, the pocket-sized piece of tech is an interesting addition to the growing line of scaled down mixers on the market. Designed with small gatherings and house parties rather than club venues, the […]
Native Instruments today is announcing a brand new controller designed to fit right in alongside the X1 and F1 – the Traktor Kontrol Z1. Take the enormously successful Kontrol S4, shave off the deck controls and two of the channels, and you’ve got the basis behind the Z1. With integrated filters, a sound card, and […]
This morning the Native Instruments Traktor team released a teaser video of a new standalone mixer unit that appears to be a firm foray into professional DJ territory. The unit appears to be completely standalone mixer solution for both turntablists and controllerists who need a Traktor-certified mixer to put at the center of all of their gear. […]