Harmonic Mixing

For years DJ’s have been mixing tunes together using their musical ear and their talents for recognizing what songs will work well with other tunes. Not only does this talent relate to the timing of beats and the blending of bass, mid and treble, but it also relates to the tone or key of these tracks. In recent years with the explosion of digital DJ’ing and the birth of MP3’s, the DJ world has been treated to software that decipher the key of a track. Musically, certain keys work well with others and knowing which tracks compliment each other can … Continue reading Harmonic Mixing

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