DJ Equipment News & Reviews
The new V-MODA Crossfade Wireless is the company’s first cordless headphones that sport the same over-the-ear 50mm drivers and overall construction as my favorite DJ headphones, the M-100’s. The Crossfade Wireless headphones are rechargeable via USB, can use the same accessories and shields as the M-100’s, and they even have almost the same sound signature when running in wireless mode and cable mode. Check out our unboxing & first impressions video to see all that comes in the package.
Numark has recently released its newest flagship controller the NS7III. In this newest version, the Numark NS7III has all the same features and layout of the NS7II controller we reviewed last year, but it also adds three new 4.3-inch full-color screens for full track and navigation information without the need to look at the laptop screen. Check out our full video review where we put these claims to the test and see if the new NS7III is a real improvement.
Check out this new Quick Tutorial video of the newly released MC4000 controller by Denon DJ.
Native Instruments has released its’ latest collaboration with musician, producer and inventor, Tim Exile. The release is entitled “FLESH” and it allows the user to create production elements like basslines and melodies using rhythmic material. The FLESH utilizes advanced algorithms to transform the source material thru re-synthesis. Like the previous Tim Exile & NI collaborations, “The Finger” & “The Mouth”, FLESH is powered by Reaktor.
VModa make great headphones. Always wanted to own one. Their headphones have won great awards, they are worn by some of the best DJs in the business. So it is not a big surprise with Roland establishing a partnership with them. This is what the SEO had to say: After testing countless headphones for the ultimate pair that accurately represented the music we created, we found V-MODA’s Crossfade M-100.”
With mobile devices nowadays becoming as powerful as a desktops or laptops, Ni has come out with a new mobile app pushing the limit. The iMASCHINE2 is all about making music anywhere. You hear sound idea that you quickly want to sketch out a quick beat or melody with? The iMASCHINE2 has your back.
For some, just spinning records is not enough… With the amount of features that is being enabled with advancement in technology, it is not enough to just know how to blend two tracks together nowadays. But for some, that is still not enough. And for a DJ like Kypski, he wants to be able to play out a whole remix live.
DJ Shiftee, the 2009 DMC World Champion dropped a cool routine video featuring the Z2 from Native Instruments.
Following the video performance from Mr Switch, Pioneer has released a new performance video, this time featuring Dj Kentaro. The new Pioneer DJM-S9 Serato DJ Mixer sports eight RGB backlit pads for each channel, and a new Magvel Pro scratch crossfader that has many unique adjustments and features for todays scratch DJ and boy does he take full use of these features. Get ready to be amazed!
Pioneer has recently released the new BULIT series monitor lineup that is affordable and squarely aimed at DJ’s & Producers who want good performance speakers with a small form factor. The Pioneer BULIT speaker range is nearly identical to the S-DJ X range that we reviewed two years ago as they also come in either the five-inch (BULIT5), the six-inch (BULIT6), or the eight-inch (BULIT8) woofer and have an auto on/off mode to save on power when not in use. These speakers are powered internally by an AB amplifier and Pioneer says that the technology in the woofer design and front port found on these speakers improve air flow with “Groove Technology” for deep and vibrant bass.