Bluffer’s Guide To Traktor’s Remix Decks, Part 1

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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!”

Review & Video: Mixur Template For Traktor

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In this article we’re going to review Mixur, which is a Lemur template custom built to take control of Traktor Pro 2. Developed by Desertfox studios, it’s a great introduction into the world of Lemur objects and interfaces, as we shall see…

Promo Video: Using Remix Sets On Traktor’s Remix Decks

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Native Instruments just released a video showing a routine using the Remix Decks, a couple of Traktor Kontrol F1s and a whole pile of Remix Sets. Remix Sets are pre-prepared “packs” of sounds by top producers that you can load into the Remix Decks on Traktor and “play” using the Kontrol F1.

Video: How To Use Traktor Kontrol X1 Mk2′s Touchstrip

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In this short video, I introduced modular DJing and the Traktor Kontrol X1 Mk2, before going into detail as to what the touchstrips do on the unit.

Traktor Kontrol S4 & S2 Get Price Drops For April

Been meaning to buy a Traktor Kontrol S4? Along with the S2, you now can at a discounted price for the whole month of April.

Native Instruments has announced a price drop of US$100/€100 for the Traktor Kontrol S4 Mk2 and US$50/€50 from the Traktor Kontrol S2 Mk2, making these units US$699/€699 and US$499/€449 respectively.

New Traktor Audio 2 Is iOS Ready

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Native Instruments has announced the compatibility of its pocket-sized interface Traktor Audio 2 with iOS devices. The latest iOS 7.1 update now lets you use the new Traktor Audio 2 with Traktor DJ for your iPad/iPhone, giving you two separate stereo outputs that you can use to cue and monitor your next track in your headphones while a song currently plays on your speakers.

Traktor To Serato: 10 Things You Need To Know

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Want to try “that other” industry-standard piece of DJ software, but have some questions you’re afraid to ask for fear of getting shunned by your DJ peers? Fear not, Traktor-user! We’ve listed 10 essentials about making the jump to Serato.