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Our first Resident team DJ Caesar is back at it again with another mixtape release. In between his time on the Shade45 radio show, DJ Caesar always finds time to show everyone some love by creating these classic (and completely free to download) hip-hop, reggae, and R&B mixtapes. This week Caesar released the newest release in his R&B lineup called the 'Buttasoft Crack 8' Mixtape which consists of 15 tracks of dope R&B.
If you're looking for what's hot in hip-hop this week, look no further. Consistently rated as one of the top record pools, Digital DJ Pool is here to provide you with the latest in what's hot in the music world.
Sennheiser has just released their new "HD" lineup of three new performance headphones that is sure to please DJ's and Producers across different performance needs and cost levels. We recently reviewed the Sennheiser HD8 DJ flagship model headphones, but now we have the new HD6 MIX headphones that are optimized for production and mixing in the DJbooth.net Lab for the full video and written review treatment.
Our good friends over at Audio-Technica have been creating professional sound products for professionals for decades. We've recently reviewed their latest headphones the ATH-M50X and their Wireless 10 Microphone System with great results. The Audio-Technica brand has now released a new blog space that provides updated content including product spotlights and really handy tutorial videos.
Novation recently announced a new product to sit along side the Launchpad Control S to bring users an even more complete experience when teamed up with the Ableton Live software. The new Launch Control XL is like the missing piece to the Novation/Abelton lineup as it contains the eight faders, 24 knobs and 16 multicolored buttons to seamlessy integrate into the Abelton Live mixing section.
Brian Cox is a famous Hip-Hop and R&B producer that's worked with all the big named artists in the industry over the past 10-plus years. Bryan Cox sits down with Native Instruments and discusses how he uses the iMaschine App to start his music-making process, and then transfers the project to the full sized Maschine Studio so he can add the finishing and mixing touches to the final product.
Every few weeks our good friend and World Famous DMC Champ, DJ Cable gets busy on the decks for his 60 minute mix on the BBC 1Xtra radio show. This 5th mix in the series features all of the hottest hip-hop tracks that everyone is banging in their MP3 players and smartphones right now. DJ Cable seriously puts it down and the skills are always superb. Download and stream the latest mix and check out other work from DJ Cable after the jump.
Mackie has been really busy lately bringing out new Thump Powered Speakers that pump out over 1000 watts each and now they are adding new affordable powered monitor speakers to their new range called the CR3 and CR4. The New Creative Reference line of Powered Monitors come with three-inch woofer (CR3) or four-inch woofer (CR4) versions and also house silk dome tweeters for great high and mid range accurate sound reproduction.
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