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.
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.
ENGINE is the newest music management pltform developed by Denon Dj and it is designed to work great with the new Denon Dj Products “ENGINE Powered”. ENGINE is a available for Mac, PC and also for iPad.
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 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.
Numark announce the new partnership with Serato Audio Research for includind Serato Dj Intro Software with top Numark Dj Controllers. So, from today MixDeck, MixDeck Express, MixDeck Quad, MixTrack Pro and also the latest Numark Controller, N4, a four-deck digital DJ controller and mixer will come with all new Serato Dj Intro Software. The launch of Serato Dj Intro will be highlighted by Numark at BPM 2011 on October 1st in Birmingham, England.
Numark and Serato are not at the first collaboration, having worked together on numerous innovations in the past. They have produced together professional-level controllers that are unmatched, both in terms of seamless hardware/software integration and market success. Numark NS7, NSFX, NS7FX, V7 and NS6 professional DJ controllers are just some result from Numark – Serato collabo.
Serato Audio Research unveils Serato DJ Intro, a new software that offers a fun and intuitive DJ experience. Serato DJ Intro allows for traditional two deck mixing of digital music files from a computer and also work great with a controller. Serato DJ Intro is the newest piece of software to join Serato’s illustrious DJ range, which includes popular professional DJ solutions, Scratch Live and ITCH.
“Serato DJ Intro will transform the way people interact with music,” explains Sam Gribben, CEO of Serato Audio Research. “It’s amazing to see how the Serato DJ experience has evolved, and now a whole new generation of people can discover what professionals around the world have trusted for years.”