Review & Video: Traktor Kontrol D2 Modular Deck

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The Traktor Kontrol S8 was a bold move for Native Instruments, mainly because it dared to drop the jogwheels, but also by putting the company’s Remix Decks idea front and centre. Now, with Stems Decks just around the corner, the company has released the Kontrol D2, which is basically a single modular S8 deck. So what’s it like?

Your First Day With: Traktor Pro 2

Your First Day With Traktor Pro 2

In the final instalment of our “Your First Day With…” series, we take a look at Native Instruments’ Traktor, undoubtedly one of the most popular DJ apps today. Just like in the previous articles and videos, I’m going to walk you through your first encounter with the software.

Get Traktor Pro 2 Free With A New Traktor Kontrol X1 Or Kontrol Z1

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Native Instruments has announced a limited offer that gives buyers a full version of the flagship Traktor Pro 2 software with a purchase of either the Traktor Kontrol X1 decks and effects controller, or the Traktor Kontrol Z1 compact DJ mixer until August 31, 2014.

Buy Traktor Kontrol X1 & Get Traktor Pro 2 Free

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Native Instruments is giving away a free copy of the full version of Traktor Pro 2 (usually US$99) for every new purchase of the Traktor Kontrol X1 controller up to March 31.

Review & Video: Traktor Kontrol S4 Mk2

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With an overhauled look, improved functionality and tight integration with iOS, the upgraded Traktor Kontrol S4 looks set to retain its dominance in the four-channel controller market for Traktor. Capable, reliable, portable and fun – the S4 packs a punch, but at a price.

Controller Clinic #18: Can I DJ Weddings & Bars With The Novation Twitch?

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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.

Traktor Pro 2.6 Half Price Until Nov 26

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If you’re one of our US readers, you’re already well aware it’s Thanksgiving this weekend. To celebrate, Native Instruments is offering Traktor Pro 2 for half price until November 26.