The brand new Mixvibes Cross DVS package that works with any DJ soundcard has now been released and can be purchased at retailers everywhere for the new low price of only $99. The new Mixvibes Cross DVS package comes with the Mixvibes timecode vinyl and the powerful Mixvibes software in order to get started. The user needs to add a mixer, a soundcard, a computer, turntables/CDJ's, and music to start spinning. We have a new Mixvibes DVS package in the Lab for the full review treatment, but we've unboxed these vinyl on camera to see what's included in the package...
Earlier today Native Instruments released a new video featuring DJ MK in Glasgow speaking about his DJ experience and where the DJ game is headed today. NI has always had its foot in the Production door with the Maschine and Komplete and they have a steady foot on the DJ side of the house with Traktor. They started to bridge that gap with the Remix decks but we're pretty sure that NI is going to mix the Production and DJ software in a revolutionary way.
Serato has just announced a brand new 1.6.3 update to it's flagship software Serato DJ to improve platter latency with the new Pioneer DDJ-SZ controller, improve platter LED response on all controllers/CDJ's, and official Serato Accessory Support for the Pioneer CDJ-900NXS. They've also fixed a Playhead jumping issue with CDJ's in Relative mode and a Slicer Mode fix with the Reloop RP-8000 turntables using link mode.
Pioneer DJ has released the DDJ-SP1 USB MIDI controller that is designed to work in conjunction with the new Serato DJ 1.5+ software so users can trigger new effects and samples with the 16 velocity-sensitive performance pads, buttons, and knobs in a nice compact package. The DDJ-SP1 is designed to be used as a "sub-controller" that works in conjunction with a primary Serato DJ controller or a Mixer+DVS setup to offer the advanced features found on the popular Pioneer DDJ-SX controller to all Serato DJ users.
The new Reloop RP-8000 Professional Hybrid MIDI DJ turntables sport some of the familiar Super-OEM turntable DNA including the same high-torque motor and tonearm with the additional features such as the digital Pitch LED display, eight rubberized MIDI pads, four MIDI layer buttons, and an over-sized encoder knob which can all be mapped to any MIDI compatible DJ software out on the market today. Reloop has just released a new three-part Tutorial Video Series to show the main features of the RP-8000.
The new Reloop Beatmix 4 is an entry-level four deck digital DJ controller that comes bundled with Serato DJ. This new controller is mainly entry level in price while providing the full Serato DJ software experience (for a limited time), full RGB backlit performance pads, and aluminum-top jog wheels with an LED light ring for needle position monitoring. Reloop has just released a new four-part Tutorial Video Series to explain the main features of the Beatmix 4.
Pioneer DJ has finally teamed up with Serato to bring us a new four-channel professional grade DJ mixer that sports an internal Serato DJ Soundcard that is capable of Digital Vinyl Playback of up to four CD or vinyl timecode decks within the full new Serato DJ software now with DVS control. The new Pioneer DJM-900SRT Serato DJ Mixer has all of the cool features of the DJM-900nexus but with an internal Serato DJ soundcard instead of the internal Traktor soundcard. Check out our review to see if its just as good as the original.
The Traktor Remix Decks allows DJ's to perform like producers in real-time while beatmashing and remixing with different sounds, loops, hotcues, and effects using different controllers. The Remix Decks originally came with a few Remix sets to get users started, but NI has made sure to keep releasing Fresh and New Remix Sets for users to play with, all for a small fee. Check out the seven new Remix Sets created by various artists.
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