Run to the Shops – Traktor Kontrol F1 is Waiting

The build up and Hype has worked and now the F1 is in stores, released into the wild for al you adding live remix Traktor DJ’s to get your mucky paws on.  NI seem to have a bunch of cool videos on their site. Thought I’d give you a teaser right here on Traktortips. I think it looks fantastic – I just wanna see some sweet tech house usage – Feel free to submit your videos to @traktortips   on Twitter. Continue reading Run to the Shops – Traktor Kontrol F1 is Waiting

Traktor 2.5

EDIT – correction: The good news: Native instruments contacted me today to explain that all updates within a major version (e.g. 2.x) are absolutely free of charge for registered users, you´ll be able to download the newest version (2.5) in your Service Center application from May 30th onwards – you won´t have to purchase anything at all. AMAZING! So most of us probably already know of the impending release of Traktor 2.5, but how many of you are going to make this leap? It all looks very cool.  The new addition of ‘remix decks’ which seems to be an embellishment of the previous ‘sample decks’ … Continue reading Traktor 2.5

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

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