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?”

Traktor DJ 1.3 Brings Huge Leaps, But…

traktor-dj

Traktor DJ has been updated, with “Flux” (slip) mode, enhanced looping, new tutorials, and compatibility with the imminent Traktor Kontrol S2 and Traktor Kontrol S4 Mk II hardware.

BPM 2013: Traktor Kontrol S2/S4 Mk 2 & Traktor DJ First Look Video

Traktor S2/S4

A “hands on” first impression of the brand new Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S2 with Traktor DJ, and the Traktor Kontrol S4. Are they really much of an improvement on their predecessors?

Traktor DJ Cable Launched

Traktor DJ cable

Native Instruments has ticked a box in its product range by launching a “DJ cable”, otherwise known as a mono splitter cable, which should appeal particularly to users of the company’s Traktor DJ software.

7 Beginner Tips For Using Traktor DJ

Traktor DJ

With loads of “non-pros” getting their first taste of DJing with Traktor DJ, due in no small part to its being giveaway for free as part of Apple’s fifth anniversary celebrations of the App Store, many users are getting confused over the basics. Today we go over some of them.

Traktor Kontrol Z1 Mixer & Audio Interface Launched

Traktor Z1

Native Instruments today announced the Traktor Kontrol Z1, “the world’s smallest professional mixer and audio interface”, which works with Traktor 2 on PCs and Macs, as well as being the first Midi controller for the company’s Traktor DJ app for iPad, iPad Mini, iPhone, and iPod touch.

Confessions Of A First-Time Traktor User

traktor-520x340

OK, the title’s just a bit misleading. I’ve been using Traktor in my job as a DJ tech writer and editor for nearly ten years, ever since a UK magazine (IDJ) asked me to review some early controllers that used it. But a couple of things have recently persuaded me to switch to Traktor for a while in my own DJing – for the first time.