Review: Avid Torq 2

The managers at AVID's R&D department must have been bouncing off the walls with joy when they were set with the monstrous task of competing with the boys at Serato and Native Instruments. A lot of time and effort seems to have been…

The DMC – A Brave New Era

DMC is an institution. Since its inception, the DMC world DJ championships has been a turntable focused competition – but that’s finally all changing. DMC recognises that DJing isn’t just about turntables anymore, and Sally McLintock, DMC’s…

Review: Denon MC6000

The MC6000 is Denon’s flagship 4-channel MIDI controller and mixer hybrid that allows full control of your DJ software while allowing line input and phono sources to pass through for a seamless, all-in-one unit. With a full 4 channels of…

Latency – A Brief Guide

Latency is, put as simply as possible, the delay between something happening and it becoming apparent that it has happened. In the audio world, it’s the time difference between you pressing a button and the sound that button makes becoming…

Review: Pioneer DDJ-S1

Pioneer’s 2011 products have definitely had an ‘if you can’t beat them, join them’ bent, and feature much improved integration with DJ software. The announcement of the DDJ series surprised many with two different products, one for Native…