NAMM 2013: Livid Base Midi Controller Launched


Livid Base was today announced ahead of the NAMM Show 2013, the first pressure sensitive controller from the company – part pad controller, part touchscreen-inspired, with 32 pressure-sensitive pads, nine touch sliders, eight touch-sensitive buttons, and eight momentary buttons.

Over To You: Can I Add A Controller To Traktor Just For Effects?


Digital DJ Tips reader Perry writes: “I use Traktor Pro to DJ with, alongside my Kontrol S2 controller and laptop, and while DJing I find it hard to easily vary the effects I can use. If I’m honest, the S2 just doesn’t give me enough options for controlling effects within Traktor. So I am writing to you today to asking if there are any external controller units that integrate with Traktor “

Review & Video: QuNeo 3D Multitouch Pad Controller

QuNeo Review

Want a controller with a difference? They don’t get more different than the QuNeo 3D Multitouch Pad Controller. The same size as an iPad and weighing just 14oz, this beautifully made Midi controller can give you a wide degree hardware control over your DJ software on your laptop or iPad (via USB or OSC), with LED feedback that’s so god it makes the unit basically irresistible.

Review & Video: American Audio VMS4.1 Controller & Standalone Mixer

The American Audio VMS4.1 improves in at least one key area over its predecessor, the VMS4: Sound quality.

On paper, the American Audio VMS4, which the VMS4.1 that we’re reviewing today replaces, looked like a real bargain. But while some loved it, for many it was ultimately – despite its metal and rubber, workmanlike externals and plethora of controls – just a bit too flaky. Does the latest version fix the issues? We find out…

Video: Denon DJ SC3900 Digital Turntable & Midi Controller


At Musikmesse 2012 a week or so ago we snagged a private talkthrough of the SC3900, Denon DJ’s latest spinning platter controller. Watch our exclusive talkthrough in today’s video.

Vestax’s New VCI-380: The Ultimate 2-Deck ITCH DJ Controller


Vestax has today announced its latest DJ controller, the Vestax VCI-380 – a two-deck, Serato ITCH-powered performance Midi controller and audio interface.

Review & Video: Allen & Heath Xone:K2 DJ Midi Controller

The Allen & Heath Xone:K2. Our review finds out if it's the ultimate 'slimline' DJ controller.

In the sea of me-too twin jogwheeled DJ controllers, just occasionally someone does something different. When Allen & Heath showed the prototype Xone:K2 back at October 2011’s BPM show, the company did just that. Our review finds out if it’s the ultimate slimline DJ controller.