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Super Knob

3 Hidden Tricks in Itch

The boys from Auckland are notoriously cheeky fellows and love to throw 'easter eggs' into their software for a good laugh. One of my favorites was the addition of pong to Serato Scratch and several other hidden features that required a bit…

Fader FX Theory

Djing is a visceral activity much like painting. You want to reach out, grab a tool and shape the music into your own without thinking but sometimes technology can get in the way of that process.  The VCI-100SE was originally designed to…

Mix Smart

Main Entry: 1smart mixing Pronunciation: \?smärt ?miks\Function: nounEtymology: from Old English smeart/ akin to Greek mignynai to mix7 a: aided mixing <software enviroment>b: operating by automation <a smart machine tool> c:…

Instantly Load Effects

In one of our tutorials 2 weeks ago I showed you how to layer 2 filters on top of each other and assign one knob to many different functions on those 2 filters. This "super knob" is a handy way to create wild sounds with minimal effort. In…

FX Fundamentals- Filters

In response to the handy feedback icon you see on your left hand side of this site I will be starting a "FX Fundamentals" series and go through many different uses of FX that you can use inside Traktor or any other software. First on the…

Super Knobs

With a limited number of physical knobs to control an ever increasing number of software goodies you need to find a way to get more out of your control surface. Using a single knob to control more than one parameter is one of the best ways…