Don’t forget the Traktor Kontrol X1 – (Overview)

In recent weeks with the introduction of the new Kontrol F1 and the New Maschine it is becoming increasingly difficult for everyone to navigate the controller arena. I have received questions from many people as to which controller is right for them and following my previous article on the differences between the X1 and F1 I have decided to produce a quick video showing exactly what the Kontrol X1 does and why I find it the most valuable tool in the Native Instruments Collection of Hardware controllers. With the introduction of the Traktor Remix Decks, there isnt one controller that … Continue reading Don’t forget the Traktor Kontrol X1 – (Overview)

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

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