Controlling the Sample Decks with an X1 – Limited Offer

Native Instruments have started another great offer for this August and September 2011. If you purchase an X1 during those months, you can upload your receipt to the NI website to claim your free copy of Traktor Pro 2.  You also receive an e-voucher to claim your free overlay for the new X1 along with the new mapping to set up the new X1 to control the sample decks. Very tempting, I would love to have two X1’s.  Hmmmm, can I afford it this month?! Go check out the deal on the NI Website It appears that there is already … Continue reading Controlling the Sample Decks with an X1 – Limited Offer

Traktor with Lion Mac OSX

As per the old post from Native Instruments (see here) Traktor Pro 2 seems to be working fine on my 2006 MacBook Pro. I installed the New Mac Operating System, Lion today and have not seen any issues thus far.  As with Lion the mouse track pad works in the opposite direction than before, so when you are scrolling through tracks it works like it would on an iPhone or iPad for scrolling.  It is a little tricky to get used to, but it can be turned off in the preferences if you like.  So far, I like it, so … Continue reading Traktor with Lion Mac OSX

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

More iPad / iPhone Software

So a little while ago I shared some info with you all on the OSC IOS device controller software for Traktor.  There is another one out there, that also looks pretty good. I Came across the ixiMix and wanted to spread the news.  Watch the video below – keep it going past half way and you will see the iPhone demo aswell as the iPad. Below the video you will find a link to the site – doesn’t seem bad at all for the price.  The question is, is it simpler to set up than the OSC app from the … Continue reading More iPad / iPhone Software