Today we're going to get you started on Flow 8, which is Mixed In Key's new DJ software that breaks the four-deck mixing barrier (you can have up to eight decks!). We'll download it from the Mixed In Key site, install it on your machine, get your music on it, and do a mix. Let's get to it!
Mixed In Key just released Odesi, a music composition tool for you browser (comes with a Mac companion app, PC forthcoming) that sets out to help DJs and producers get started on writing hit dance tracks. It takes a fresh approach to the subject, by "crowdsourcing" data from previous hits to help you come up with ideas.
First released two years ago, Flow brought a lot of new ideas to how DJs should DJ with electronic music in software. Now it's back, with a host of new innovations - not least the ability to DJ from eight decks, and to use Stems files. If you've got a Mac or a PC and are interested in trying something new in DJ software, read on...
One of the most interesting pieces of software news ahead of this year's BPM Show is the release of Flow 8 Deck from Mixed in Key. Among its many innovative and interesting features, it's the first DJ software that lets you play Stems files on practically any DJ controller.
With the latest iTunes 12.2 update swinging firmly towards streaming media and reportedly breaking more than a few users' local music libraries along the way, the outcry against the program among DJs is louder than ever. So today we're asking: Is it now time for DJs to ditch using iTunes altogether in their music preparation?
Beatport announced over the weekend an update to its Beatport Pro online music store: You can now filter songs, genres, and artist releases by musical key, allowing you to make purchase decisions based on your harmonic mixing needs.
The latest version of popular key analysis app Mixed In Key has just been released. Mixed in Key 7 brings automatic cue point creation for Serato and Traktor, automatic playlists based on energy level, and a more streamlined and simple workflow,