If you’re a Traktor user, taking the first step towards using the Remix Decks can be a daunting one. They look complicated and seem to taunt you; like how the naughty school boy at the back of class taunts the teacher. But there’s an easy way to take control of those unruly, mystery decks. Let me explain. Continue reading “How To Take Charge of the Remix Decks At Zero Cost”
There are lots of places where we can access loops for use inside the Traktor Remix Decks, but there is one particular crew that currently stands out from the crowd: Let me introduce you to the Loop Lounge! Continue reading “Getting Creative with the Loop Lounge”
Remix Decks are very useful when it comes to applying effects. The remix decks have 4 separate channels within them and each channel has it’s own FX on/off switch. This allows for the application of effects to be used on individual samples or loops, allowing users to affect only certain parts of a track. Continue reading “Using Effects Inside Traktor Remix Decks”
In a previous tutorial I showed you how easy it is to capture samples into the remix decks, well now it’s time to put the remix decks to some use, and the second video in this series will show you … Continue reading Creating Build Ups in Traktor Remix Decks
Capturing samples in Traktor is extremely easy and there are a couple of ways you can do this. One way is to use the sampler, which I have covered in a previous tutorial. The other way is by capturing samples into the top row of remix deck cells.
For those that have not used the remix decks before, you can get a basic idea of their functions in an article titled: Traktor Remix Deck Basics.
If you already own a Kontrol S4 you are in an ideal position to start working with the remix decks. If you don’t have a controller, don’t despair, you can also do this with your mouse! (more about that below) Continue reading “Capturing Samples into the Traktor Remix Decks”
Whilst I have owned the Kontrol F1 for almost two years now, it has remained rather dormant up until recently. I have tinkered around with it on various occasions but very rarely immersed myself in it for any notable length … Continue reading Discovering Traktor’s Remix Decks
I wanted to take time to thank Phil at Digital DJ Tips for his recent publication of my article entitled, “Are Traktor Kontrol F1 & The Remix Decks For Me?” My article offers advice for those just started out with … Continue reading Traktor Tips on Digital DJ Tips – Kontrol F1 Advice