Pioneer XDJ-RX2: New All-in-One Dj System

Pioneer DJ introduced the new XDJ-RX2, after two years of the success of the first “all-in-one” XDJ-RX, offers a compact unit with many high-end features at an affordable price.

The new XDJ-RX2 is many aspects similar like two XDJ-700, and a DJM-450 mixer. In fact the central part is identical to this mixer and features exactly the same Sound Color FX and Beat FX, as well as the same arrangement of controls. Finally the unit maintains the same audio interface as the previous version and does not support DVS control when used with the software.

Also, no support for FLAC or ALAC files.

Price: € 1,699.

Check video below.

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New Maschine Mk3 by Native Instruments is here!!

Native Instruments introduced the new Maschine MK3, the third version of the beat-making tool, a totally redesigned model from cero.

Now it offers two color LED displays for editing samples, notes, mixing processes and navigation. Now all pads are larger, with a four-way push encoder for navigation and a touch strip to effects, pitch-bending and strumming notes. The equipment has an integrated audio interface with line outputs and inputs to connect monitors, it will also make it easier to sample audio outside of the studio.

Check promo below.

According to NI, the new Maschine was developed in tandem with its new Komplete Kontrol keyboards (available in 49 and 61-key versions) to help make music production “as fun, intuitive, and hands-on as possible.”

It will be available from October 5, and now can be pre-ordered from NI.

Price: $ 599 / € 599 / £ 479

Features:

  • Integrated hardware/software system includes sampler, arranger, mixer, FX, and more
  • 8 GB MASCHINE library with samples, one-shots, sliced loops, sampled instruments, presets, patterns, drum kits, and songs
  • Includes 25 GB KOMPLETE 11 SELECT library
  • 25 pro-quality studio and creative FX including filter, EQ, delay, reverb, and compressor
  • 2 high-resolution RGB color displays for precision sample slicing, sound tweaking, note editing, mixing, browsing, and more
  • 16 large, ultra-sensitive pads make two-handed drumming easy
  • Pro-grade, 96kHz / 24-bit audio interface with 2 x ¼” TRS line outputs, 2 x ¼” TRS line inputs, ¼” dynamic mic input, stereo headphone output, 1 x MIDI In, 1 x MIDI out, and 1 x Footswitch
  • Touch sensitive knobs for parameter tweaking
  • Smart Strip for strumming notes, pitch bending sounds, performing with FX, and more
  • Four-directional push encoder for browsing, navigating, and adjusting levels and balance
  • Powered via USB 2.0 or with the included power supply unit
  • Seamless integration with KOMPLETE
  • Classic groovebox features including 16 velocity levels, swing, pad link, note repeat, step sequencer, and vintage MPC 60/SP-1200 sampling emulation
  • Compatible with all major DAWs (including Ableton Live, Logic Pro, and FL Studio) as a VST or Audio Units plug-in, with full multi-core support

Source: NI

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iRig Keys I/O – New keyboard controller and portable audio interface by IK

IK Multimedia introduced new products to the family.

iRig Keys I / O is a full keyboard with built-in audio interface. For Mac and PC platforms can be powered via USB, with four AA batteries or an optional external power supply for iOS only. It controls feature quick keys that enhance all of the above, according to IK. It also has 5 touch-sensitive potentiometers for banks and access to 8 controls and multi-color LED pads sensitive to speed. It also has two programmable control tapes, assigned by default to tone and modulation, and a transport section.

The iRig Keys I / O interface offers 24-bit and 96 kHz quality and a 1/4 “or XLR combo input with Class a preamplifier and phantom power. It has 1/8” headphone output and output 1/4 “stereo balanced.

Check promo below.

The software package included in the 25/49 version is Ableton Live 9 Lite, SampleTank 3 with more than 43 GB and 5,000 sounds, and T-RackS 4 Deluxe-with 9 EQs and dynamic processors- and the Syntronik Pro Synthesizer -V. iPhone and iPad users also receive the full version of SampleTank for iOS, and the 49-key model adds the Miroslav Philharmonik 2 CE orchestral instrument for Mac and PC, and the mobile version for iOS.

Availability and price

  • 49-key version € 299.99
  • 25-key version for € 199.99

It will be available in stores from October 2017.

Source: IK

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R.E.X. – “Happy Insane (Original Mix” Is Out On Optikal Dubs

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Our release ODD12 “Happy Insane” created by the Colombian / Venezuelan artist R.E.X. is available at major online stores.

we offer with pride in our lines a great drum and bass track, with winks to the best classic jungle style, moving through melodic elements like guitar chords female vocals, and of course deep basslines to take off towards a trip in which nostalgic sounds and the new wave of breakbeats has merge together giving us a hit in our catalog.

R.E.X. A.k.a Fissure, is also responsible for the Latin American independent label “Maguila Records”.

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Maschine update v2.6.8 adds new tool for create bassline

Native Instruments has added a monophonic bass synth tool to Maschine as part of a free upgrade to version 2.6.8.

Called simply BASS SYNTH, the instrument will allow you to create basslines within the Maschine environment with features that include morph, sine, saw, square waves and “all spots in between” or choose between presets.

Maschine Jam owners will also have glide features with hardware, to get TB-303 style sounds. This tool is aimed at musicians with limited knowledge of synthesis.

The update also adds a keyboard mode isomorphic to Maschine Jam playing melodies and chords.

Check video below.

Source: NI

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Rane presents a new media player for digital Djs

Rane introduced a new media player with a turntable aesthetic.

The Twelve Controller is made for digital djs. The controller works with Serato, and features a 12″ turntable similar to a classic turntable Technics. Obviously, it has no arm or needle but is perfect for those Djs who enjoy a sense of control like vinyl records.

Track and playback search is done with a multifunction touch strip.

With Twelve, all djs can scratch and play with all the spontaneity and creativity of a turntablist.

Twelve will be available in Q4 2017, priced at $ 799.

Features

  • Full 12” Vinyl with motorized platter to control playback
  • Traditional, familiar turntable layout, no need to learn something new
  • Strip Search with 8 hot cue triggers access
  • 5.0 kfcm High torque motor with Hi/Low torque adjust for more traditional setups
  • 4 decks of control so you can use one, two or more
  • Extreme precision—3600 ticks of platter resolution for seamless performance
  • MIDI interface via USB that can be connected to the SEVENTY-TWO or your computer
  • 33 1/3 and 45 rpm platter speeds
  • 8/16/50% pitch with precise dual resolution detented slider
  • Top Panel rotary and traditional Motor Off switch, allows traditional wind down effects
  • Serato DJ OSA READY

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Roland DJ-505: New DJ Controller with Drum Machine

Roland introduced its new DJ-505 a compact 2-channel controller for Djs. You can control virtual players in Serato DJ – in addition, to toggle between 1-2 and 3-4 channels control. Also, It can work as a standalone two channel mixer.

Check promo below.

According to Roland Website, the DJ-505 is a powerful and inspiring instrument that allows unparalleled flexibility to DJ, remix, and produce, empowering exciting new approaches to music performance. And with its standalone mixer functionality, narrow footprint, and Serato DVS upgrade path, the DJ-505 is an ideal controller to pair with turntables or CD players.

The new DJ-505 is an interesting equipment that offers almost the same characteristics of the DJ-808, but without its effects. So, the drum machine that comes with it and the accompanying software package is worth it.

Features

  • Two channels and Deck Select for up to four decks
  • Large, low-latency platters optimized for scratching
  • Eight dedicated pad controls for Serato DJ with Hot Cue, Roll, Slicer, TR, Pattern, and Sampler modes
  • Built-in, fully editable drum kits from Roland’s legendary TR-808, TR-909, TR-606*, and TR-707*, realized with advanced ACB (Analog Circuit Behavior) technology
  • TR kits contain eight sounds–Bass Drum, Snare Drum, Closed Hat, Open Hat, Tom, Rim, Clap, and Ride–that can be played on the performance pads and triggered from the sequencer
  • Shape TR drum sounds and Serato samples in real time with Level, Attack, Decay, and Tune knobs
  • Classic 16-step sequencer that can trigger either TR drum sounds or the Serato Sampler; new features include nudge (TR-S), step-roll, and instrument/sample mute
  • Unlocks Serato DJ and comes with a Serato Tool Kit license (includes Serato Pitch ‘n Time DJ, Serato Flip, and all Serato DJ FX packs)
  • Mixer can be used standalone via connection of multi-players or turntables to the line and phono inputs; Serato DVS Upgrade Ready
  • Balanced XLR outputs let you connect to a professional PA system; Booth Out plus separate 1/4-inch and 1/8-inch Phones outputs allow you to monitor your mixes
  • Mic input with gate, hi-pass, reverb, and echo FX
  • MIDI output to sync external devices with Serato DJ and the TR-S sequencer

Source: Roland

 

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Roland DJ-202: New DJ Controller with Drum Machine

Roland introduced its new DJ-202, a compact 2-channel controller, for beginners with low price with built-in drum machine, an ideal choice for beginners who want to venture on djing.

The compact DJ-202 preserves the concept of the flagship DJ-808 and streamlined DJ-505, allowing unparalleled flexibility to DJ, remix, and produces beats on the fly while performing live or in the studio.

Check promo below.

It can not be used as a stand-alone mixer, neither offers DVS control functions. Allows you to control 4 decks with controls for 2.

Includes Serato DJ Intro

Price: 290 €

Features

  • Two-channel, four-deck controller for Serato Intro
  • Large platters with the lowest available latency, optimized for scratching
  • Built-in drum kits from Roland’s legendary TR-808, TR-909, TR-606*, and TR-707*, realized with advanced ACB (Analog Circuit Behavior) technology
  • Eight sounds in each TR kit: Bass Drum, Snare Drum, Closed Hat, Open Hat, Tom, Rim, Clap, and Ride
  • Onboard sequencer that controls Serato DJ Intro’s sampler for on-the-fly beat creation
  • Independent sampler volume control
  • Eight dedicated pads with Hot Cue, Loop, Sequencer, and Sampler modes for controlling Serato DJ Intro or Serato DJ software
  • MIDI output for synchronizing external devices with tracks in Serato DJ Intro
  • Mic input with gate, hi-pass, reverb, and echo FX
  • 24-bit/48 kHz audio fidelity with high-resolution digital-to-analog converters
  • Compact, rugged, and lightweight design with easy-grab handles for optimal portability
  • Connect straight to your speakers or amplifier via RCA stereo outputs
  • USB powered for simple connectivity
  • Serato DJ Intro included; Serato DJ Upgrade Ready
  • Use Serato DJ Intro to organize and build music libraries or integrate songs from iTunes—just drag a track to the deck, set and trigger cues, loops, and samples, and apply basic FX

 

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