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I’ve been personally using Odyssey flight cases for my DJ equipment for over twenty years now! Odyssey always seems to bring out new cases and bags to protect DJ equipment almost as soon as the piece is released to the public. The newly announced Pioneer XDJ-RX all-in-one DJ Rekordbox system was recently released to the masses and Odyssey has already produced new flight cases and bags to accommodate.
The new Magma CTRL-Case hard shell cases are a perfect way to protect DJ gear and controllers from dings, drops, and spills. The CTRL-Case hard shell cases have very durable material, handles to for carrying, and lots of interior foam padding to protect the DJ’s investment. Magma has just released the new CTRL-Case Hard Shells for the Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S8, the Numark NV, and the Akai AFX/AMX controllers.
We reviewed the Hercules RMX 2 Digital DJ Controller over two years ago, but this new video by DJ Timm United lets everyone know that this compact and powerful controller can still rock the stage quite well. The Hercules RMX 2 has a solid metal chassis, velocity sensitive pads, and a true standalone mixer mode that can be used with external timecode turntables or CD decks for DVS playback. Check out our full video and written reviews of the Hercules DJConsole RMX 2 then watch DJ Timm get busy.
Epsilon continues to produce great DJ gear at a great cost with the release of its newest four-deck DJ controller called the Quad-Mix. The Quad-Mix is a very capable controller that comes bundled with VirtualDJ LE, has aluminum knobs, and has all the controls necessary for today’s DJ needs. The Quad-Mix is now available in white and black editions for the slim price of $350. Check out our quick Unboxing & First Impressions Video after the jump.
American Musical Supply is our official DJ and Production equipment partners who always have inventory on hand to get us out of a jam. AMS is sponsoring a new “Ultimate Home Studio Free Giveaway” for US residents who fill out a simple form for entry. The Grand Prize for this giveaway is worth over $14K and includes a Pair of Genelec Monitors, a Mackie Control board, a Neumann Microphone package, and much more.
Native Instruments has just announced that their awesome KOMPLETE Effects suite is running a 50% off promotion so producers can get the effects they want at a great cost. This promotion only lasts until Monday March 23rd so act fast to take advantage of these savings. Check out the full press release and promo video after the jump for the full details.
Audio-Technica is now shipping the ATH-M50xDG Professional Monitor Headphones which is a limited-edition dark green version of their popular ATH-M50x Headphones that we recently reviewed late last year. The new ATH-M50xDG headphones have the exact same features and functions as the black version and it fits in nicely with the new remastered M-Series line of headphones.
DJ Caesar, DJbooth.net’s first resident DJ, releases his newest Mixtape on Audiomack.com. In between his time on Shade45, DJ Caesar always finds time to show everyone some love by releasing these free to download hip-hop, reggae, and R&B mixtapes. This week DJ Caesar released his newest Reggae release called The Bashment 4 Mixtape which consist of a whopping 34 tracks of some of the newest Reggae joints out today.
We recently reviewed the Native Instruments Maschine Studio hardware and software which is a great production tool that can be used in the studio behind the scenes or in all out live performances. Check out this new live drumming video by ASADI on the Native Instruments Maschine MK2.
Numark has recently announced three new headphones in their HF series to suit all DJ’s needs. The HF150 headphones are collapsible and have a small design for easy transport, the HF325 have an on-ear performance design, while the HF350 have an over-the-ear Pro design. All three sets of headphones have leatherette earcups for superior comfort and they all sport 40mm drivers for crisp and clean sound. Numark has sent us a new set of HF350 over-the-ear headphones so we could put it through the review paces. Check out our unboxing and first impressions video to see our early thoughts on the HF350.
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