The New Maschine Generation – Official

Just hours after my initial post, Native Instruments release their new Maschine Generation video staring Jeremy Ellis.  Check out the skills…… Their release date is October 1st – there is a black and a white version of both Maschine and Mashine Mikro, plus some fancy new hardware including stands and different coloured faceplates for the Maschine only. I like this new feature – New Browser sample preview mode: Easily scroll through the browser list and pre-hear samples without loading them. Continue reading The New Maschine Generation – Official

The New Maschine Mk2

Taking the information from Native Instruments forum I present to you the New Maschine – rumoured to be launched September……(Edited: Release date is October 1st – New video can be seen here)  As no official press release as been seen yet from NI it maybe that the source has leaked this ahead of time.  I am unable to confirm the truth of its existence but the information you see below seems pretty legit to me.  I take no responsibility for the inaccuracy of the information listed below.  At first glance however, it appears to have been made with the Traktor … Continue reading The New Maschine Mk2

Pioneer CDJ integration with Traktor – Plug & Play

Since the new release of Traktor 2.5.1 DJ’s have been able to connect their CDJ 900’s or CDJ 2000’s directly to Traktor without the need for an Audio Interface. The video below from Pioneer is doing the rounds right now in DJ land, creating a buzz for the two main players in the DJ world. I think this could be the final nail in the coffin for Serato. Raine carried Serato for some time there and still does to a very large extent, but this integration with CDJ’s is a blessing for many. The hassle of cable switching and hovering … Continue reading Pioneer CDJ integration with Traktor – Plug & Play