Traktor 2.8 Released, Rane MP2015 Mixer Now Traktor Scratch Certified

Rane MP2015

Native Instruments has just released the latest version of Traktor Pro 2. Now at version 2.8, the update includes Traktor Scratch Certification for the Rane MP2015, which means you can use it with Traktor timecode CDs and vinyl. Faster song library analysis and support for the Traktor D2 controller are among the improvements too.

Native Instruments Officially Launches The Traktor Kontrol D2

Native Instruments has officially released its Traktor Kontrol D2 modular controller.

As reported on Digital DJ Tips last week, Native Instruments has a new DJ controller, the modular Traktor Kontrol D2, with a built-in screen, and direct control over the Remix Decks and the new Stems multitrack DJ format pioneered by NI, as well as a novel solution to the problem of raising modular devices to industry-standard mixer height.

Native Instruments Launches Multitrack Music File Format

Mate Galic of Native Instruments announcing the new format, at Miami's Winter Music conference last Friday.

Native Instruments has announced a new multi-track file format for DJs and producers, called “Stems”. The new, open format allows a track to be released with four “parts” (or “stems”) – for instance drums, bassline, harmony and lead – that DJs can then use for advanced mixing using isolated parts of each track.

NI Teases New Traktor D2 Modular Controller

Traktor Kontrol D2

Native Instruments has just shown the world a glimpse of its upcoming Traktor Kontrol D2 controller over at the Winter Music Conference in Miami. The Traktor Kontrol D2 looks like one side of the Traktor Kontrol S8 without a mixer.

Official Flight Case For Traktor Kontrol S8 Released

Traktor Kontrol S8

Native Instruments has announced a custom flight case for its flagship Traktor Kontrol S8 controller. Meant to protect the controller both in use and in transport, the Traktor Kontrol S8 Flight Case comes with detachable front and rear panels for easy access to connections and controls.

Get 10 Remix Sets For Free From Native Instruments

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Hold up on that Christmas list! Native Instruments is giving away a selection of 10 Remix Sets from their catalogue, along with a US$25 E-Voucher that you can use towards any purchase on the NI Online Shop at the Native Instruments website.

From Vinyl To The Kontrol S8: 25 Years On, Carl Cox Still Rocks!

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Native Instruments has just released a new promo video for the Traktor Kontrol S8, in which the company has (really wisely, we reckon) got an undisputed stalwart of the electronic music scene to use and endorse the product: Carl Cox.