[Video] Introducing Traktor Remix Sets
Native Instruments set the DJ World ablaze with the inclusion of the new Remix Decks and the F1 controller which works in Traktor 2.6. Now, Traktor Pro owners have yet another reason to rejoice. Native Instruments will work with leading artists and music-makers to provide new loops and sample packs to its users in order to keep your sets fresh and new. These sets will cost less than $5 a pop and the series kicks off with the new M.A.N.D.Y pack which is available now. Check out the press release, the M.A.N.D.Y explanation video, and other links below for more information...
Native Instruments introduces new generation of artist-based TRAKTOR Remix Sets
Berlin, November 15, 2012 – Native Instruments today introduced a new generation of TRAKTOR Remix Sets set up for immediate use with the latest TRAKTOR software with Remix Deck™ technology. These exclusive premium-grade loops and one-shot sample packs provide DJs of different musical genres with complete tracks by renowned artists for enhancing sets, jamming and live remixing. Released in cooperation with leading online music retailers, the series kicks off in style with M.A.N.D.Y., who are celebrating 10 years of Get Physical with their track ‘Twisted Sister’, out now exclusively on Beatport.
Programmed for ease-of-use and flexibility, the ‘Twisted Sister’ Remix Set™ provides DJs with 64 loops and one-shot-samples that are divided into different sections, identified by groups, pages and colors. All pages contain the original track split into four easy to use groups for drums (red), bass (pink), synthesizer lead (green) and sound effects/vocals (blue). While pages 1 and 2 contain the key elements of a track, pages 3 and 4 are the performance pages providing performable synths and additional vocal shots. With this new generation of TRAKTOR Remix Sets, DJs now have the ability to truly perform live.
TRAKTOR’s Remix Decks were introduced with the new version of NI’s flagship DJ software TRAKTOR PRO 2.5, which came as a free update for all existing users of TRAKTOR PRO 2. Remix Decks allow DJs to creatively remix and rearrange tracks before and during their actual performance. With the all-new generation of TRAKTOR Remix Sets, DJs of any genre get inspiring fuel to perform live edits, layer individual parts, or work individual song elements by different artists coherently into their own DJ sets with total freedom, creating their own trademark sound.
Each regular track deck within TRAKTOR PRO 2 and TRAKTOR SCRATCH PRO 2 can be switched to a Remix Deck, thus offering dedicated transport, sync and tempo master controls. With its 16 stylish, multi-colored pads to fire loops and one-shot samples, the TRAKTOR KONTROL F1 was designed specifically to control the TRAKTOR Remix Decks and provides full and tactile control - DJs can combine this with Native Scratch timecode control via vinyl or CDs, or use the jog wheels of the KONTROL S4 and KONTROL S2 hardware.
All TRAKTOR Remix Sets are available exclusively through major
download shops for less than $4.99*.
The ‘Twisted Sister’ Remix Set™ by M.A.N.D.Y. is available now
Additional information on the new generation of TRAKTOR Remix Sets is
Kareem Julien (AKA DJ Blaze) has been a hip-hop, R&B, Reggae, and Club DJ since 1993. DJ Blaze has reviewed over 100 pieces of DJ Equipment and continues to provide the DJ community with high quality DJ gear reviews and updates related to DJ equipment and DJ culture.
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