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DJ Gear Predictions: Pioneer DJ Could Release a XDJ-RZ + XDJ-RB in 2020

Par Dan White — 23 octobre 2019 à 07:13

Just two months left in this decade, and one thing is clear in our industry: Pioneer DJ has absolutely dominated DJ gear sales. It begs some speculation: what will the company release in the coming year to keep competitors at bay? For today’s article, we speculate on two pieces of standalone, all-in-one hardware that we […]

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Traktor Kontrol S3: The Middle Child For The MK3 Traktor Generation

Par Dan White — 16 octobre 2019 à 15:54

As we reported on last week, the Traktor Kontrol S3 is here. Today we can confirm the official announcement of the DJ controller. Native Instruments has sent over their confirmation and initial specs and photos, which seems to place the controller comfortably between the Kontrol S2 MK3 and Kontrol S4 MK3. Ean’s First Thoughts Want […]

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Kontrol S3 Spotted In Traktor Pro 3.3 Public Beta

Par Dan White — 11 octobre 2019 à 04:20
Traktor S3 - Photoshop mockup, not a real image

Remember how the Native Instruments team promised there would be new Traktor hardware before the end of the year? There’s a chance that the first hints of that are coming true, with a new preferences menu appearing in the public beta release of Traktor Pro 3.3 reading “Traktor S3”: Sadly in the actual menu itself, […]

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Update To Catalina? Here’s How To Manually Export Your Music.app As XML

Par Dan White — 10 octobre 2019 à 22:10
Manual Music XML export in macOS Catalina

Yes, here’s another article in the thread of many about the release of macOS Catalina. We decided instead of only revising the previous article, more people might see this manual fix for the loss-of-connection between DJ software and the iTunes replacement, Music. Avid DJ music library management expert MixMasterG (the guy behind the many of […]

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Read this before updating your DJ computer to Catalina! Wait For Serato/Traktor/Rekordbox Updates.

Par Dan White — 8 octobre 2019 à 06:27
Don't update to Catalina yet.

If you’re an early adopter, a DJ, and use a Mac, take note: iTunes is officially done in macOS Catalina, out today. The software is replaced with a music-only app, called simply Music (we’ll call it Music.app occasionally for clarity). One of the biggest issues is that this breaks a lot of DJ apps’ integrations […]

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Beatsource (Beatport for Open Format DJs) Officially Launches Into Beta

Par Dan White — 2 octobre 2019 à 21:29

We covered the rebirth of Beatsource earlier this year, and now the music store has launched into beta. Beatsource is designed specifically for open format DJs who regularly play hip hop, top 40/pop, latin, dancehall and other similar genres. Beatsource: A Three Stage Launch What’s launched this week is is the first of three stages […]

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DDJ-XP2: Pioneer DJ’s New Controller Unlocks Powerful Rekordbox and Serato DJ Functionality

Par Dan White — 1 octobre 2019 à 08:58

Say hello to the DDJ-XP2 – this is a new accessory controller designed for use in either the Rekordbox/CDJ ecosystem or alongside Serato DJ Pro. The controller not only maintains the original functionality of the DDJ-XP1, but also adds a ton of new exclusive features in each of the softwares it works with. Keep reading […]

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How Yotto Approaches DJ Gigs, Sets, and Mixing

Par Harold Heath — 27 septembre 2019 à 02:28
Yotto DJing

Finnish DJ and recording artist Yotto specialises in the clean, precise house music that exists in the space between deep and progressive. One of Anjuna’s breakout acts, his productions get plays from DJs including Sasha, Laurent Garnier, Annie Mac, and Jamie Jones and he has lent his remixing skills to artists like Gorillaz, Coldplay and […]

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Traktor Team Shares Update: Legacy Controllers on Traktor DJ 2, Catalina support for TP3, New hardware

Par Dan White — 25 septembre 2019 à 20:27
An update from the Traktor team in 2019

If you’re a Traktor DJ, or have been recently, it can be hard to read some of the more dire-sounding news recently from the Native Instruments HQ. But today, a message was posted by Friedemann Becker- one of the leads of the Traktor team – sharing more details around what’s underway. Keep reading for the […]

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Virtual DJ 2020 Launches With New UI, Beatport Link, an Event Scheduler, and more

Par Dan White — 24 septembre 2019 à 05:13
Virtual DJ 2020

This past weekend, Atomix launched a brand new version of their DJ software, Virtual DJ 2020. The biggest change in the new update is visual: the team has completely redesigned the DJ software’s interface with a more modern look. Keep reading to learn more about the other big updates, including Beatport Link streaming music, an […]

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Promoters + Clubs Paying Boiler Room Licensing Fees For “Non-Broadcast” Branded Parties

Par Anon — 18 septembre 2019 à 06:52
Boiler Room asking clubs to pay licensing fees?

What happens when you have a highly recognizable brand and you want to monetize it more? This article spotlights an instance of party branding that might have gone too far (we’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments). There are new Boiler Room-branded parties, without any associated livestream broadcast, that local clubs and promoters […]

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