Traktor Kontrol S2 – In Stores

Native Instruments today announced TRAKTOR KONTROL S2, a versatile integrated DJ performance system that was designed to set a new professional standard in the two-deck category. Based on a compact version of the market-leading KONTROL S4 hardware, the KONTROL S2 provides a “2+1” setup with sample decks as well as comprehensive mixing and effect features, all based on the included full-featured TRAKTOR PRO 2 software. To offer DJs a more portable alternative to the professional 4-deck TRAKTOR KONTROL S4 system, the KONTROL S2 is centered around a new compact controller hardware. It provides the same patent-pending high-resolution jog wheels, combined … Continue reading Traktor Kontrol S2 – In Stores

DJ Tech Tools – Zabiela Interview

Thanks to DJ Tech Tools for sharing this cool interview of James Zabiela unpacking his bag of tricks!  What an ordeal packing all that stuff up would be! Nice to see he is a fan of the Audio 8 – I know he used to use traktor for some effects a little while back to using the Korg Nano Pad, for more check out this video Continue reading DJ Tech Tools – Zabiela Interview

First look – Traktor Pro 2

Traktor Pro 2 is here! The eagerly awaited Traktor Pro 2 from Native Instruments has arrived in stores and is also available for download.  I downloaded the demo version yesterday and had a quick play around with it.  The aim was to check out the main differences and to communicate them to you. What’s changed? So the install process is first of all very simple.  It allows you to copy all your previous settings and information across into Traktor 2.  The only thing that appears to be missing so far is my X1 settings, but this will be straight forward to do … Continue reading First look – Traktor Pro 2