DJ’ing with the Allen & Heath Xone K2 and Traktor Kontrol X1 I know some of you are going to say, “What, the Kontrol X1? That’s so old?” And yes, you will be correct. It was the 1st edition of … Continue reading Watch How I DJ with my Xone K2 and Kontrol X1
Native Instruments have recently dropped the announcement of new DJ controllers and the long anticipated arrival of the Traktor Pro 3 DJ software. Whilst I have been sat on the sidelines of traktortips.com for some months now, struggling to prioritize any motivation for contributing to the site, I could not pass up an opportunity to comment on this latest foray back into the scene by Native Instruments. So hello, it’s great to see you again. Continue reading “Traktor Pro 3 and the New S2 and S4 DJ controllers”
If you’re looking for a responsive and tactile way to beat match by ear using a midi controller with no jog wheel, or you’re just not getting along with using a touch strip, then the method I have set up here will be just what you’re looking for. I can’t believe I hadn’t thought of this one already! Continue reading “Using your Kontrol X1 to Beatmatch by Ear”
It came at the perfect moment. I was sat working on my Youtube channel and my website last night, making some tweaks to improve the flow of the site and to set up YouTube in a more streamlined way to … Continue reading YouTube changes it’s policy – I need your help
It’s been a long time since Native Instruments made any significant update to their flagship DJ software Traktor. Just recently they spewed out a very minimal change, that may or may not seem useful.
It’s time that I connected with all of my regular supporters here as I’ve taken a huge break from traktorips.com over the last couple of years, which occured due to a number of different reasons. Firstly, it’s no walk in … Continue reading Returning to Traktor Tips
Having bought my first pair of DJ turntables back in the early 90’s at the age of 14, I’m no stranger to dance music! In fact, dance music has percolated my life in some form or another, each day, from that point onwards.