November 21st, 2012
The Pioneer DDJ-WeGO is unashamedly a controller for beginners and the ‘just for fun’ crowd, but it’s a serious contender at this price point, as we find out…
The Pioneer DDJ-WeGO is a small, entry-level DJ controller, aimed squarely at consumers and those who are wanting to learn to DJ. It comes in a number of colours, and you can even adjust the colours of the software skin and the jogwheels on the controller too!
But this isn’t all style, no substance; the Pioneer DDJ-WeGO is, as it turns out, a serious contender at its market price point. It has everything you need to learn to DJ, in small, affordable and stylish package. Let’s review it in depth…
November 8th, 2012
News & Opinion
Pioneer’s take on what a modern DJ effects unit should be like – the RMX-1000, now in white.
Clearly designed to match its white edition mixers, Pioneer has announced that its RMX-1000 Remix Station is now also available in, erm, white, as the RMX-1000-W.
The unit, first launched in June 2012, brings high-quality and powerful effects to the DJ booth, operating via the send/return loop from pro DJ mixers, and is designed primarily to be mounted immediately above a standard-size DJ mixer for “always there” effects access.
October 3rd, 2012
News & Opinion
The Pioneer DDJ-SX is a heavyweight contender, with a full standalone mixer, four channels of Serato control and just about every performance feature ever invented crammed into its brushed aluminium control plate.
Update: We’ve now published a full Pioneer DDJ-SX review. A new DJ controller – the Pioneer DDJ-SX – will be the first to come bundled with Serato DJ, Serato’s latest software. Today’s announcement of both controller and software gives a launch date of November 1. Scroll on for video, pricing, photo gallery and more.
With velocity-sensitive performance pads, a four-channel standalone hardware mixer and a slip mode borrowed from Pioneer’s CDJs, the controller is a high-end model, in Vestax VCI-400 territory, with visual elements and build quality also reminiscent of the Numark NS6.