Review & Video: Reloop RMX22i Mixer

RMX22i

No matter what type of DJ you are or what type of gear you own, having a two-channel mixer in your arsenal is a good idea. It’s like the multitool of DJing, and will help you with everything from DJing with friends, to good old fashioned DJing with – god forbid – real turntables. Reloop’s new RMX22i is just such a traditional mixer.

djay Pro 1.1 for Mac Brings Pioneer CDJ/XDJ Integration & Video Mixing

djay Pro 1.1

In a major upgrade to its djay Pro platform for Mac, Algoriddim has added comprehensive support for Pioneer CDJ and XDJ models; live video mixing; and a host of other features, helping to make djay Pro a serious alternative for use in pro DJ booths. The platform now supports Pioneer’s CDJ-900, CDJ-2000nexus, and the XDJ-1000.

djay 2 Arrives For Apple Watch, Free For A Week

djay 2

Algoriddim’s popular djay 2 program for iPhone has had a major update to work with Apple Watch, it has been announced today ahead of the smartwatch’s official launch tomorrow. Both djay 2 for the iPhone and its sister djay 2 for the iPad will be free for an entire week on the App Store as part of the launch.

New-Look Beatport Relaunches As Streaming Service

Beatport

Beatport has transformed into a free music streaming service and online community for dance music enthusiasts. Currently in beta, the new Beatport offers unlimited, ad-supported music streams of their deep electronic music catalogue at no cost, the latest dance music and festival news, and social features like curated playlists and charts for community members.

BPM 2014: Pioneer WeGO 3 Up Close

wego3

We got a first look at the WeGo 3 here at the BPM Show, and can report that it feels more professional and sturdier than previous incarnations. The top is brushed metal, the jogwheels a cool silver colour that feel great, and the design is distinctive.

Pioneer DDJ-WeGO3 For iPad & iPhone Launched

WeGO3

The Pioneer DDJ-WeGO3 has just been announced for Algoriddim’s djay 2 software on iPad or iPhone, letting you mix from either your own library or the millions of tunes available on Spotify. The unit has jogwheels and a mixer built in plus access to loops, FX, pitch controls, EQ and sync.

Your Questions: Are iPads Finally Gaining Acceptance For DJ Use?

Tong

Digital DJ Tips reader Shaun writes: “Are iPads slowly starting to become more acceptable pieces of equipment for DJs to use? And, would you expect to find them in DJ booths up and down the country in the near future?”