DJ Software Reviews
The Atomix team has started a new video web series called Power Room that will feature Virtual DJ 8’s new engine being used and abused by some of the best DJ’s around to see if it can be broken! In this sixth episode, the Atomix team take the Virtual DJ DVS setup to Miami once again, but this time to see DMC DJ Knockers to get his impressions of the new vinyl engine in VDJ 8. Check out the quick scratch DJ performance and interview below to see how it stacks up to the others…
If you are not familiar, Splice is a revolutionary producer collaboration service that allows music-creators to seamlessly share tracks and open them directly in their respective DAW. Now, they have linked up with popular sample-distributor Loopmasters to introduce a brand new service entitled Splice Sounds. Hit the link for more details!
Last night Serato DJ has released a new update to their flagship Software to provide additional compatibility for new products. This new Serato DJ 1.7.6 update specifically allows users to now purchase a new 24-bit Denon DS1 professional DJ soundcard for Serato Noisemap vinyl or CD control with external mixers and turntables or CD decks. The new Serato DJ 1.7.6 update also has a few other fixes for minor bugs within the software. Check out the quick videos that show the new Denon DS1 in action both with Vinyl and CD setups.
Serato DJ has come a long way in terms of available effects within its software setup. The new izotope effects found in Serato sound great and they have lots of depth to make them unique. There are many different tricks and tips that can be found within the Serato DJ effects engine. The Serato DJ team has just released an in-depth tutorial video on the Serato DJ FX powered by iZotope. Check out the video after the jump.
Virtual DJ has been making waves among Digital Vinyl users recently when they announced that their new algorithm for their DVS engine is as good as any other software out there and they’ve been challenging DJ’s to see if they can break it. Atomix has started a new video web series called Power Room that will feature Virtual DJ being used and abused by some of the best DJ’s around. In this fifth episode, the Atomix team take the Virtual DJ DVS setup to Miami to see DJ Bounce (the head instructor at Scratch DJ Academy) and get his impressions of the new engine in VDJ 8.
Denon DJ has recently released their brand new flagship controller the MC6000MK2 which is an update to their original top-of-the-line controller which adds Serato DJ compatibility, Slip Mode, Aluminum-Top Jog Wheels, the Loop Roll feature, and more. The MC6000MK2 is a high-powered and well-built four-channel DJ controller and standalone mixer that has the versatility to work with all popular DJ software including Serato, Traktor, VDJ, and Mixvibes Cross. We recently reviewed the MC6000MK2 and we found that it was a great Mobile DJ controller with lots of features that are popular today. Check out this quick Denon DJ tutorial walk-through video to see more on the MC6000MK2.
The Serato team has decided to initiate a one-week 50% off sale on select Serato DJ Control Vinyl in its online store. The Serato team continues to release New and Limited Edition runs of their Control Vinyl for DJ’s to use and collect until they are all inevitably sold out. All of the Serato Control Vinyl have the new CV02.5 Performance Series Control Tone for the best tracking and tightest control and some of them are going for only $17 a pair.
Allen & Heath has just released the new Xone:43C mixer which has the great iconic A&H filters and sound quality but also has an internal USB soundcard for Digital Vinyl System playback and an X-Link port to connect other A&H DJ controllers like the K1 or K2. Check out our full video review for the complete rundown of the new Xone:43C mixer after the jump.
The Rane TTM57MKII two-channel Serato DJ Mixer that was recently announced at the NAMM 2015 show is now in the DJbooth.net lab for the full Video review treatment. The TTM57MKII is the new update to a classic. When the original TTM57SL mixer was dropped from the Serato DJ support model many DJ’s were up in arms. Now Rane has made things right by reviving the TTM57MKII complete with Serato DJ control, dual-USB ports, 8 RGB backlit pads, Low/High Pass filters, and the superb build quality that Rane is known for.
Virtual DJ has been making waves among Digital Vinyl users recently when they announced that their new algorithm for their DVS engine is as good as any other software out there and they’ve been challenging DJ’s to see if they can break it. Atomix has started a new video web series called Power Room that will feature Virtual DJ being used and abused by some of the best DJ’s around. In this fourth Episode, the Atomix team take the Virtual DJ DVS setup to Atlanta to see DJ Jaycee to get his impressions of the new DVS engine in VDJ 8.