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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.
Monoprice is an internet company that specializes in high quality cables, components, and accessories for electronics. They are able to provide consumers with excellent prices on their products since they come directly from manufacturing plants that meet or exceed build standards. The new Monoprice DJ Laptop Stand was only $35 plus shipping, .so we purchased one to put it through the tests to see just how good it really is.
The new Reloop Beatmix 4 is an entry to intermediate-level four deck digital DJ controller that comes bundled with the full Serato DJ experience. 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. We now have the new Beatmix 4 in the lab for a full video review, but first we'll show you the unboxing and first impressions video so you can see all that comes in the box.
Austin Producer Tim Gunter is back at it again with his Diplo & Friends premiered remix to the throwback jam, Drop It Like It's Hot. If Snoop didn't have you turnt up with the original, this one will surely get you moving. Be on the look out for more Gunter remixes in the coming weeks!
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