Native Instruments Stems – A New Audio File Format Provides DJs, Producers, and Live Performers

Stems - A New, Open Multi-Track Audio Format is Announced at WMC 2015 in Miami New audio file format provides DJs, producers, and live performers the ability to mix with a track’s different musical elements individually MIAMI 2015 – Stems – a new, multi-channel audio format has been unveiled at [...]

By |2015-03-30T00:00:00-04:00March 30, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Native Instruments Maschine – Reader Review

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have a full blown production console at your fingertips, while also accessing the speed and storage capacity of your PC or laptop? Enter: Native Instruments Maschine. Native Instruments unveiled their revolutionary Maschine console hoping to take the industry by storm. [...]

By |2011-08-10T00:00:00-04:00August 10, 2011|Categories: Reviews|Tags: , , , , , |

Griid vs touchAble, side-by-side Guide

Love the hype or loathe it, the iPad is happily changing the way a generation of musicians interacts with sound. From new implementations of classics, like Korg’s iMS-20, to mainstays like GarageBand, to a growing number of interfaces for existing performance software, the touchscreen input is redefining our [...]

By |2011-07-28T00:00:00-04:00July 28, 2011|Categories: Apps|Tags: , , , , |

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 |2011-07-12T00:00:00-04:00July 12, 2011|Categories: Apps|Tags: , , , , , | Review

Before we get into this, let’s take a quick look back at where the scene has been. It’s going on 40 years since Herc first shocked The Bronx by reimagining the turntable as a musical instrument, 20 since Paul Van Dyke’s first live show and more than 10 years since [...]

By |2011-07-08T00:00:00-04:00July 8, 2011|Categories: Reviews|Tags: , , , |

Pioneer DDJ-T1 Edition 2 Update

Last month we reviewed Pioneer’s achingly beautiful DDJ-T1 Traktor controller, and bemoaned the unfortunate timing that saw the hardware coincide with the most substantial update to the software in a decade. Pioneer had promised a 2.0 upgrade to the manufacturer’s edition of Traktor in July, and they’ve delivered. Bundled with [...]

By |2011-07-06T00:00:00-04:00July 6, 2011|Categories: Reviews|Tags: , , |
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