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”

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

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”