Philips and Armin van Buuren are collaborating to develop and promote a series of audio products. Based on feedback from Armin, on everything from sound and design to the overall user experience, Philips has created the M1X DJ Sound System, a controller and sound system designed to let aspiring DJs and music fans alike unleash their creative potential.
The new edition of Jockey 3 ME: Jockey 3 Remix aims at advanced Traktor PRO users who want to elevate their mix to the next level: Live sampling, remixing and spectacular effect manipulation. All of the Reloop Jockey 3 ME’s popular features, such as the high-quality manufacturing, 24 bit BurrBrown interface, highresoultion jog wheels or stand alone mixing function, have been kept.
Besides the new minimal layout and the new performance section with intelligent tri-colour LED illumination, a completely new control concept has been realized here, which disposes of 3 different mighty modes.
Native Instruments has announced the availability from November 1st of Traktor Kontrol Z2, the first 2+2 control mixer designed for Traktor. Z2 is great as a control hub and also as a stand alone mixer.
IK Multimedia iRig Mix Now Shipping – The first mobile mixer for iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, for DJ-ing anytime, everywhere
IK Multimedia has announced that iRig MIX, their ultra-compact DJ and audio mixer for the iPad, iPhone, and the iPod touch is now shipping. When used with an iPad, iPhone or iPod touch, IK’s included DJ Rig FREE app and other DJ apps, it is a complete, highly portable DJ system for practicing, rehearsing, performing and recording. With its unique miniaturized form factor and exclusive features, designed to be used with the entire range of portable iOS devices, iRig MIX brings a new meaning to the concept of mobile DJ-ing.
Reloop has announced its first digital mixing controller designed for Serato: Terminal Mix 4. The new addition to Reloop Family offers a wealth of features, including 3-fold EQ with intelligent kill
technique and filter modulation capabilities per channel. Any of the 4 channels can be easily assigned to the crossfader via the controls on the front panel, where you will also be able to adjust the curve of the crossfader. In addition to the popular Trax Encoder, the master section is now equipped with four convenient management buttons which allow direct access to playlists, crates, or further layout views without the need to touch your laptop. This means a desired track can be located and loaded instantly into any deck via the designated load buttons – a fader start function can also be activated if desired.
Pioneering Drum ‘n Bass DJ, Andy C, is currently on tour in the UK with a new ground-breaking, state of the art show, based around the Allen & Heath Xone:DB4 digital FX mixer. The concept of the ALIVE tour is to take DJ’ing to a new dimension, incorporating visual and audio clips, which are controlled by the latest technology.
Mixed In Key has released Xone Mixed In Key 5 with a lot of new functions added such as multi-core support, on-screen audio player, multiple-key recognition and a powerful new key-detection algorithm.
Xone Mixed In Key is one of the most useful software for DJs and it is used by the authorities in this field like David Guetta, Pete Tong, or Kaskade. The software accurately identifies the keys and tempos of digital music files, making it easy for DJs to create mashups and play perfect DJ sets. The new version, Xone Mixed In Key 5 offers multi-processor support for both Mac and Windows, introduces a new audio player, which lets users audition the key-detected songs and samples from within the software and also added M4A and MP4 (video file) support.
Allen & Heath has announced today the availability for December this year of Xone:DB2, their latest addition to Xone:DB Digital Family. Allen&Heath Xone:DB2is a fully digital Dj mixer that it has under the hood more than 50 FX presets divided into 5 FX types: Delays/Loopers, Reverbs, Resonance, Modulation and Damage. These effects are studio grade FX. In fact, several legendary producers already use the DB range FX in their recordings. Allen & Heath states that there are plans to continue building the FX library in future firmware updates.
Allen & Heath today has announced Xone: K2 a universal controller perfect tool for managing top dj software like Traktor Pro, Ableton, Virtual Dj, PCDJ or MixVibes and even to control lights or VJ Software because if it can receive Midi Data it can take commands from K2.
Viewed from the top, Allen & Heath Xone: K2 is a MIDI controller with a 4-channel internal soundcard, configurable MIDI surface with tri-colour LED illumination, USB bus power, and incorporating Allen&Heath’s proprietary X:LINK to connect with other Xone equipment.
Numark unveils N4, a 4-Channel Dj Controller with Built-In Mixer. The official launch event will happen at BPM 2011 in Birmingham, England from October 1st – October 3rd. Numark N4 features 4-decks of software control plus a mixer that can be used with or without a computer. N4 is designed for DJs who want powerful capability in a lightweight, portable package and for that it has everything DJs need to perform at their highest level: large, touch-sensitive platters, 4-decks of software control with loop and effects controls, a built-in USB audio interface and a comprehensive mixer section with EQ and gain. Numark N4 will come with both Serato DJ Intro Software and a 4-deck version of Virtual DJ LE.