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


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.

Musikmesse 2014: Beat Thang Sequencer & Traktor Sync Talkthrough

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Wanna drop your own beats, loops and samples over Traktor, independently of Traktor software? Like the idea of having a hardware sequencer, but don’t want to worry about keeping everything tightly in sync with your DJ set-up? You can do this with Beat Thang…

Your Questions: Should I Be Using Traktor’s Limiter When DJing?


Digital DJ Tips reader Toni writes: “So, how should I use Traktor limiter in a right way? Some say limiter makes songs sound crappy. Does it sound still crappy if I lower the master so that limiter shouldn’t be active? It definitely takes away possibility to add volume momentarily as an effect if the settings […]

Review & Video: Traktor Kontrol S4 Mk2


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.