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.
Atomix Productions has today released an "early access" version of Virtual DJ 8.2, designed to bring the DJ software to a more "controller-centric" state that allows quick mapping of pad sections. The new version also boasts a number of other improvements both usable by the DJ and performance-focused - keep reading to learn more.
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.
Looking for a controller with unique flavor, road-worthy toughness, or extreme portability? How about something with all three? The Livid Instruments Base gives you deep programmability with its touch-sensitive faders and buttons, and 32 velocity pads – read on for our full, in-depth review.
The parade of compact, affordable, all-in-one controllers marches on with the Numark Mixtrack Pro II taking the spotlight. This clear improvement over the original ditches stiff buttons and giant jog wheels for a sleeker design, including 16 inviting MPC-style pads for playing your samples, loops, and cue points. Out-of-the-box integration with Serato DJ Intro and […]
Behind every good DJ software, there is a great controller. Was that not written in stone? Along with the recent release of Serato DJ, Pioneer has launched its flagship controller, the monstrously sized and devilishly fun DDJ-SX controller and audio interface. Besides just high-end, great-feeling controls, it unlocks from the software Dual Deck Control, Slip mode, Loop Roll, Slicer, and other powerful performance tools.
Native Instruments had a bit of a sleeper hit with Maschine. It started off slowly but in the two and a half years since its release it’s managed to cause quite a stir. Now, Maschine Mikro is the new kid on the block; is a cut down version of the beat making machine a DJs […]