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Review: Pioneer DJ’s XDJ-RX3 – more effects, but the new screen is hit-or-miss

The XDJ-RX3 is the third edition of Pioneer DJ’s all-in-one series, a much-appreciated member of their DJ gear family for artists who appreciate its portability, affordability (we can’t all pay to have the dream of a mixer and three CDJs at home, as much as that’d be nice, right?), and features that have developed over […] The post Review: Pioneer...

Traktor Pro Plus = Native Instruments adds paid subscription tier for new features

the Traktor team has announced that major new features being built in this development cycle will be behind an add-on subscription, called Traktor Pro Plus. The post Traktor Pro Plus = Native Instruments adds paid subscription tier for new features appeared first on DJ TechTools.

Toolroom launches Infinite: a one-knob audio plugin w/ parameter customizing, 40 presets + more

Toolroom Academy has released their first audio plugin for producers today – a single-knob utility designed by Mark Knight and producer James F. Reynolds named INFINITE. The plugin, priced at 39.99 Euros with a currently-offered free trial for users, aims to offer a smooth process in which artists can utilize its 40 presets as a part […] The post Toolroom...

Rekordbox 6.6.4: Cloud Analysis uses other DJs analysis files + stream support for bpm supreme

Pioneer DJ’s flagship software has a new update coming this summer – and with it, two key features to note. rekordbox ver. 6.6.4 was announced today, which offers a brand-new Cloud Analysis tool and support for the streaming service bpm supreme. Let’s take a look at the latest additions. Cloud Analysis: get quicker track data, thanks […] The post Rekordbox...

Algoriddim’s djay makes DVS on iPhone possible, integrates Neural Mix into their control vinyl

The djay software from Algoriddim has been on a strong kick this last decade, and this week, they’re announcing DVS support! That’s right, the app is finally getting full control via turntables using their own time code vinyl. DVS support is hardly anything new on computers, but as far as I can recall, it’s only […] The post Algoriddim’s djay makes...

Pioneer DJ’s new DJM-S5: a USB-powered 2-channel scratch mixer to use with Serato DJ Pro

Serato DJ Pro users, this one’s for you. Pioneer DJ has announced the latest addition to their mixer family: the new DJM-S5. Designed specifically for usage with the Serato DJ Pro software, it’s a bright red, two-channel, scratch-style design mixer priced at $839 USD. Scratch DJs may find familiarity in the layout, as it’s similar […] The post Pioneer...

Traktor’s new beta cycle has begun: 3.6 to include iZotope products, maybe NKS support?

Last week, Native Instruments touted something that’s a welcome sight for DJs still in love with the powerful Traktor ecosystem: a new beta. The new version, launched in NI’s Traktor Pro Public Beta forum, is Traktor Pro Beta 3.6.0.313. This is a beta that’s building towards an eventual Traktor Pro 3.6 (the current public release […] The post Traktor’s...

You should produce your vinyl records via short-run lathe cutting – here’s why.

The barriers to entry for music producers have mostly been obliterated. Between the multitude of digital distribution platforms and the self-contained ecosystem of Bandcamp, music producers needn’t – and often don’t – bother with record labels and physical releases. So then, the question becomes: why does the vinyl market not only persist, but continue...

Pioneer DJ releases white XDJ-XZ-W, but more products to come…

It might be no surprise anytime Pioneer DJ teases a sequence of new releases that the first thing is usually a new color way of an existing product. This time, it’s the XDJ-XZ, which is getting a white version, the XDJ-XZ-W. The new white colored version of the XDJ-XZ will cost $2,499, and we’ve already […] The post Pioneer DJ releases white XDJ-XZ-W,...

Engine DJ’s latest 2.2 release: bug fixes, new features like Active Loops, Virtual DJ Computer Mode, Metronome + more

Engine DJ has released a new edition of their flagship software, version 2.2 – and with it an array of new features and bug fixes for both OS and desktop. New features & fixes: Active Loops, FX Time Division + more On the hardware/OS feature front, check out the latest additions: Active Loops – you can […] The post Engine DJ’s latest 2.2 release:...

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