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Akai has just announced that they are releasing two brand new modular/mini controllers for the Serato DJ software. The Akai AFX is a small controller that lets users manipulate multi-color RGB performance pads, effects, hotcues, slicer, loops, navigation, and the new Serato Flip expasion while the Akai AMX is a mixer-like device that controls the EQ, filters, headphones, two volume linefaders, a mini-innofader crossfader and DVS Capable RCA inputs and outputs.
A brand new expansion pack is coming to the Serato DJ software in September called Serato Flip. With Serato Flip, DJ's and producers will be able to save their hot cue, censors, loop edits, and track mashups so the creation can be recalled on the fly. Users will be able to save up to six Serato Flips per track and recall them when ready. Check out the full press release and quick teaser video after the jump.
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.
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