Traktor Launchpad Mapping

Lamebot offers you tips on buying a portable and cheap DJ Set up and also includes an amazing Traktor Launchpad Mapping. Read how you can play out with Traktor for as little as $200. Continue reading “Traktor Launchpad Mapping”

Xone K2 Midi Map – by DJ Animine

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”

Percussa Audio Cubes

Today I wanted to show you all these amazing Audio Cubes from Percussa.  They were introduced in 2008 but I have not seen them around too much since.

Audio Cubes

These little beauties have more tricks up their sleeve than at first you might think.

Each cube has 4 low latency infra red sensors and communication ports, capable of communicating with another cube nearby or with your fingers and hands.  They are rechargeable by USB and offer wireless connectivity.   Continue reading “Percussa Audio Cubes”

Midi Mapping in Traktor

With so many options available to us for control methods of Traktor, I can imagine that unless you are using the standard controllers with the included standard tsi files, then there isn’t 2 people out there with the exact same controller settings. This is the beauty of Traktor; the individuality that it can provide all of the DJ’s using the software. Since the industry has moved on from the simplest raw art form of turntablism, we have been introduced to a new era of DJing. The introduction of ‘Beat-gridding’ removed the need for timing skills (the original essence of DJ’ing), … Continue reading Midi Mapping in Traktor

Xtreme Mapping

For those of you who are heavily into using controllerism as your art form when it comes to DJ’ing, you may find that the mapping capabilities of Traktors ‘Controller Manager” are somewhat lacking for your various needs and requirements.  Enter “Xtreme Mappings”. Xtreme Mappings is a Mac OSX only app, that is available from the Mac App Store for $7.99 and offers a different, purportedly more user friendly method of assigning your various midi tasks. For a full review of this software head on over to Traktor Bible.   Continue reading Xtreme Mapping