There is a huge market out there for second-hand used Traktor Gear and what better way to save some money than to jump on the internet or look in the local paper for your next prized possession. Continue reading “Buying or Selling Used Traktor Gear”
There is a huge market out there for second-hand used Traktor Gear and what better way to save some money than to jump on the internet or look in the local paper for your next prized possession. Be Careful If … Continue reading Buying or Selling Used Traktor Gear
After a month of pre-order status the Traktor Kontrol Z2 is now available in stores. DJ Craze has had his for a while now and has therefore had the chance to rock it out pretty well. Check out the video … Continue reading Traktor Kontrol Z2 – DJ Craze Video
A couple of months ago I bought the Allen & Heath Xone K2 controller as addition to my mobile setup during travelling. I wanted a small and compact controller that would still be able to do the job.
At first I thought of mapping it for 4 decks as I usually work with a 4 deck setup on my DJM800 with Denon SC2000 controllers and a NI Maschine controller for the FX, but after looking into the Xone K2 documentation it meant I would need to work with the layering and I didn’t want to make the mapping to complex. After plenty of brainstorming, looking up reviews, checking other mappings and reading the Traktor Bible, I decided to go with a single layer mapping for 2 decks with all necessary transport, EQ and FX controls. Continue reading “Xone K2 Midi Map – by DJ Animine”
“I’m a professional DJ and I don’t mix”: I once read an article about a full time gigging DJ who never mixed. EVER. We all know the type because they are pretty much everywhere, from weddings to school functions to random store openings. The guy literally shows up to an event with a carefully pre-selected iTunes playlist, and spends most of him time making sure the guests are having a good time, NOT mixing. This particular professional DJ didn’t care for the way other “Djs” mocked him in that all he did was push play. His article wanted to set … Continue reading Bedroom DJ: The Art Curator Controllerist