Traktor Kontrol Z2 ready for pre-order

We deliberated, assumed, discussed, guessed, dribbled, criticized and developed a mild case of hysteria when Native Instruments teased us with their sneak preview of the yet to be named DJ Mixer.  The name trickled out through various tweets and discussions that followed, but now the official news is here. The Z2 is available for pre-order over at Native Instruments for a price not too far away from many peoples’ guesses at $899.00. Ean Golden of DJ Tech Tools fame has stepped once again into the limelight with this new video, this time, with a much more listenable array of samples and music. … Continue reading Traktor Kontrol Z2 ready for pre-order

Customize your Controller – Skinz

Native Instruments have a fantastic range of Midi Controllers, but up until the recent release of the Machine, there hasn’t been multi colour options.  If you fancy standing out from the crowd however there are some great Skinz available from 12 Inch Skinz. They have a varied selection of colours for the whole line of controllers, S2, S4, X1, F1, Maschine Mikro and Maschine. The tech specs are:- Air Xscape pressure permanet adhesive layer & 5mm thick, anti-reflective, micro textured surface laminate. Installs over surface Once applied, skin may removed once with no leftover sticky residue Skin provides maximum protection and … Continue reading Customize your Controller – Skinz

Maschine Mk 2 is here

You can now get your greasy mitts all over the new Maschine. This newer version now comes with a downloadable version of Massive; a synthesizer for amazing bass sounds and leads.  But all older Maschine users don’t despair, if you update the Maschine software to 1.8, you too will get this amazing add on. Purchasers of the new Maschine will also be treated to over 1000 sound elements taken from the Komplete. Chek out the video below and head over to Native Instruments to order your new Maschine. Continue reading Maschine Mk 2 is here

Traktor Kontrol Z2

DJ Tech Tools yesterday reported that DJ Craze had uploaded a picture of a new toy he had been given by Native Instruments.  Besides his Tweet containing a political slam of Mitt Romney (quite rightly so), he was shouting about how cool the Sync button was! Read the full story and see the Tweet over at DJ Tech Tools   Related Articles: Sneak Preview of the Z2 – “Traktor Reveals New Mixer” What’s your views on this new mixer? Will you be saving your pennies? What about DJ Craze slamming Mitt Romney? Let us know in the comments….. Continue reading Traktor Kontrol Z2

Percussa Audio Cubes

Today I wanted to show you all these amazing Audio Cubes from Percussa.  They were introduced in 2008 but I have not seen them around too much since.

Audio Cubes

These little beauties have more tricks up their sleeve than at first you might think.

Each cube has 4 low latency infra red sensors and communication ports, capable of communicating with another cube nearby or with your fingers and hands.  They are rechargeable by USB and offer wireless connectivity.   Continue reading “Percussa Audio Cubes”

Traktor Reveals a New Mixer

I stayed up late to await the release of the preview, but no release had been made before I had to peel off to bed.  This morning upon waking I watched the new teaser video of the Native Instruments 2+2 channel mixer. The only thing this video unveils is some terrible music! For this reason I refuse to put the video up on these pages.  Come on NI, you are based in Berlin, the home of decent music, surely you can pull something together better than this? Anyway – feel free to head on over to Native Instruments website for … Continue reading Traktor Reveals a New Mixer