Stanton Magnetics – Visionary or Mixed Up?

Stanton holds a strange place in the DJ world. They’ve been around for more than 60 years and have vacillated between breaking open new markets as genuine innovators, and, sometimes, missing the point entirely. They’re top-notch manufacturers, though, and even their more derivative offerings, like the ST series of turntables, [...]

By |2011-07-25T00:00:00-04:00July 25, 2011|

PCDJ Red Mobile 2.0 Review

Are you looking for a light, less cumbersome DJ application to rock informal house parties and upscale wine parties alike? PCDJ’s Red Mobile 2.0 mobile dj software may be exactly what you are looking for. In designing an offering for the “mobile DJ," PCDJ’s Ryan Sherr says the objective was [...]

By |2011-07-22T00:00:00-04:00July 22, 2011|

DJay iPad App Review

With a flurry of IPad applications emerging as controllers to existing DAWs, DJay by Algoriddim attempts to provide its users with a self-contained DJ setup. Though this app touts that it can give everyone the opportunity to be a DJ, there are some features that can be useful to experienced [...]

By |2020-11-26T11:54:38-05:00July 21, 2011|

On The Menu: Avid's Tasty Torq Chop Special

"They've certainly stepped up their game," said me to myself when I started to pick through Avid's recently released Torq 2.0 software. If you've worked with Torq 1.5, well, you've probably already made the switch, but for those of you who haven't, it's a no-brainer. That's not to say those [...]

By |2011-07-19T00:00:00-04:00July 19, 2011|

Mixvibes U-Mix Remote Review

Mixvibes aren’t alone in their attempts to tackle the titans of a vibrant DJ software industry, but by expanding into hardware and mobile apps so early in the venture, they do have something of a unique approach. Hot on the heals of the 1.6 release of their flagship Cross DJ [...]

By |2020-11-26T11:54:38-05:00July 18, 2011|

The Beatport Experience

I think anyone who’s interested in the EDM scene knows the giant that is Beatport. It’s perhaps the largest online music store within the electronic community and boasts some very impressive numbers (both member and sale wise). Located in Denver, Colorado, Beatport is the main reason the EDM scene is [...]

By |2011-07-13T00:00:00-04:00July 13, 2011|

TrakProDJ Review

In the last month, we’ve taken a look at several iPad-based control surfaces for Ableton Live, which is proving a popular platform for developers thanks to its relatively open API and OSC-friendly architecture. It was only a matter of time before other software got the iDevice treatment, and UK-based iXiMix [...]

By |2020-11-26T11:54:39-05:00July 12, 2011|
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