Serato has launched a brand new public beta, Serato DJ 1.9.2, which for an incremental release offers a decent handful of new features and other interface/usability changes that DJs will find useful. Keep reading for the details.
Pioneer DJ's DJM-900NXS2 is aiming to become the industry standard mixer in many DJ booths around the world, and for over $2,000, you'd expect it to do everything as a top-of-the-line unit should. Every feature present on the original DJM-900NXS is on the NXS2 model, with one exception: timecode input for Serato DJ and Traktor Pro. Read on to learn more about this strange situation and to share your thoughts.
Last October, Melodics hit the market as one of the most exciting ways to learn finger drumming. By taking the same moving scale model as Guitar Hero and Rock Band, the app aims to teach finger drumming while making the learning process fun and engaging. But not everyone who wants to get into finger drumming is willing to invest into a controller, and practicing on the go can be difficult since a controller is required to practice efficiently. So Melodics have developed a brand new app that gives anyone with an iPhone or iPad the ability to jump right into the lessons - read on for details.
The original Numark NV was the first DJ controller (besides CDJs in HID mode) to come out with integrated screens that showed a wealth of information from Serato DJ. Now, Numark has done an incremental upgrade to improve the controller based on feedback from their users and the DJ community at large. Keep reading for the details on the Numark NV II.
The new version of Serato DJ has been getting teased since late last year, with the news of streaming service Pulselocker being fully integrated. Now the Serato DJ 1.9 Beta has gone public, which means that anyone can download it and get started right streaming tracks into Serato right away. Read on for details + a download link.
There's a unspoken competition in the casual music app industry right now to see who can design the best party mode / basic auto DJ mode in their music software. We've seen Pacemaker and Spotify both recently make their entries, and now Serato has launched their own Serato Pyro app (available in the US as of Thursday morning). Could Serato Pyro be the winner? We take a quick look at the app in this article.
As we excitedly reported last week, Serato and Pulselocker are teaming up to incorporate a new version of the streaming DJ library service into the 1.9 version of Serato DJ. But details were incredibly slim on how the relaunch of Pulselocker would go down - since the service has been dark for over a year. Keep reading to find out how the new era of the cloud-based DJ library will work!
Recently we've seen a big move to app-based education, using games and intelligent processes to rapidly refine skills and knowledge on a certain subject. Sam Gribben, former CEO of Serato, has taken this concept, applied it to learning how to finger drum, and today is announcing a brand-new software called Melodics.