Nearly two-and-a-half years ago, we first saw Traktor’s Remix Decks in operation, Yet still we get asked over and over again: “What exactly are they?”, “Should I be using them in my DJing?” or alternatively, we hear DJs saying: “I’ve bought the hardware, and it’s gathering dust – help!”
Here’s a question which like yesterday’s, has been asked to me on several occasions (here’s another one) since the Traktor Kontrol F1 was launched. “I like my F1 and I have a lot of Remix Sets that I’ve created using the sample CDs from music magazines plus the NI free downloads. My problem is I cannot […]
Digital DJ Tips reader Scott writes: “I am looking at purchasing my first controller. I would like to get out there and DJ to a crowd ASAP – maybe even bars and weddings, as I love music although it would be useful to make some extra cash. My dilemma is that I like the idea of the Novation Twitch and its features but I am concerned that this may not be as applicable to the type of crowds I hope to entertain.
A week or so ago we asked you to take part in a quick survey of your musical tastes, gear, DJing aspirations and so on. We wanted to know a bit more about you to help us to serve you better, and Native Instruments kindly donated $2000-worth of prizes for a draw. Well, nearly 5,000 of you completed the survey, and today it is our pleasure to announce the winners.
With the just-released 2.5 version of its popular Traktor Pro software, Native Instruments has added something it hopes will prove to be revolutionary: “Remix Decks”. Almost simultaneously, the company released the Kontrol F1 hardware, designed to offer full control over them. We take a look at both…