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Pioneer launches PLX-1000 direct drive turntable

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Pioneer has launched the PLX-1000, a professional direct drive DJ turntable.

Pioneer PLX-1000

The DJ quality PLX-1000 direct drive analog turntable is designed for DJs who enjoy the look, feel, and performance of vinyl for music playback.

The model offers a highly familiar, user-friendly control layout, high-torque direct drive mechanism, and exceptional audio playback quality. Combine the PLX-1000 with a Pioneer professional series DJM mixer for an ideal system for true vinyl enthusiasts.

PLX-1000 features

  • User-friendly control layout.
  • High-torque direct drive system.
  • Designed for optimal sound quality.
  • Tempo control with variable width levels.
  • Detachable power and audio cables.

The PLX-1000 has a list price of $699 USD.

More information: Pioneer / PLX-1000

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Bluezone releases Club SFX & Assault Mech sample packs

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Bluezone Club SFX

Bluezone Corporation has announced the release of Club SFX – DJ Audio Samples and Assault Mech – Robotic War Unit Sound Effects, two new sample libraries.

Bluezone Corporation returns with a new set of 139 cutting edge sound effects for producers looking for carefully selected dynamic EDM SFX ready to set fire to the club floor. Available in WAV and AIFF formats, ‘Club SFX – DJ Audio Samples’ represents the future of worldwide’s sound.

With pro and flexible sound effects, the samples of this downloadable pack have been created, reworked and mastered to give you access to a lot of awesome variations and get a wide range of options for creating your future Techno, Dubstep, Psytrance or Electro House charts.

Bluezone Assault Mech

‘Assault Mech – Robotic War Unit Sound Effects’ is a new awesome sound library featuring 272 high-powered robotic sound effects for video game sound designers, cinematic productions and multimedia projects.

This epic collection of sound effects features an incredible array of world class robotic sound design elements, incorporating SFX as: deploy sequences, footstep elements, emotion and language expressions, body impacts and hits, heavy main and secondary machine guns, and many more.

Club SFX is available for 10.95 EUR, Assault Mech costs 32.95 EUR.

More information: Bluezone Corporation

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Native Instruments launches THE FUTURE OF DJING video series

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Native Instruments has announced THE FUTURE OF DJING, a new video series featuring acclaimed international artists and how new technologies found on TRAKTOR products inspires creativity. Throughout the summer of 2014, THE FUTURE OF DJING series will highlight the artist, and how technological innovation plays a role in their performance.

The first video features house icon Marc Kinchen aka MK, who’s musical career has given rise to some of dance music’s most iconic tunes. In this video, Marc talks about how technology has always inspired his DJing and fuels his concept of the ideal live DJ performance – creating a track from start to finish live while DJing. MK also shares his vision where a future generation of talented DJ/producers will be setting the new standards of DJ culture without ever touching vinyl or playing an instrument.

Shot on location in Glasgow, Scotland on Record Store Day, the video shows Native Instruments spending the day around town with Marc as he talks about the evolution of the DJ/producer, makes an in-store appearance, and performs at the Lovelife Festival held at The Arches club. Marc is seen using the KONTROL X1’s multi-purpose touch strip to control effects, loop, and beat-jumping.

The FUTURE OF DJING video series aims to kick-start discussions with artists, labels, and the media about the future of DJing. As an added bonus, Native Instruments is giving away five of the TRAKTOR KONTROL X1 controllers signed by Marc in the video. To win, people must leave a comment on the video’s Facebook post. Five winners will be selected at random.

To enter the X1 draw, comments can be left on this Facebook post.

More information: Native Instruments

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Beat launches DJ & Producer Starter Kit

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Beat Workzone: DJ & Producer Starter Kit

Beat magazine has announced the DJ & Producer Starter Kit a new Beat Workzone series edition.

Club events, beach parties, birthdays or weddings: The DJ is the main actor and guarantees for good music and feelings. Thus, a successful career start as DJ has never been so easy.

The latest edition of the Beat Workzone series contains all software tools you need to start a career as DJ, performer or producer. 42 full versions support your start on Windows or OS X , numerous workshops in the booklet will accompany you during the first steps and get you ready for the big show.

To name a few: Algoriddim djay 4.2, One DJ Start, pcdj DEX 2 LE, Virtual DJ Home 7, Magix Music Maker 2014 Silver, Mixxx, MJ Studio, 8Kut, Digijay and Jajuk DJ.

The DJ & Producer Starter Kit is available for purchase for 9.90 Euro from Falkemedia.

More information: Beat / DJ & Producer Starter Kit

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Dubspot LA announces 3rd Wave of Instructors for Grand Opening in June

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DJ & Production School Dubspot has announced that it is opening the doors on its brand new Los Angeles location in just over 60 days with a brand new, cutting-edge facility in Hollywood located at 6515 Sunset Boulevard.

Dubspot LA
The instructor roster features some of the world’s greatest music talents. Dubspot is proud to announce that DJ Rap, Luca Pretolesi, DJ Reborn, DJ Endo and Dynamix will begin teaching students in June.

DJ Rap, is an undisputed queen of the turntables who has been an ambassador for electronic music and DJ culture around the world. She has collaborated with artists such as BT, Erick Morillo, Hans Zimmer, Hybrid, and countless others. When Dubspot’s doors open on the west coast, she will be in the classroom teaching new and experienced DJs alike.

Luca Pretolesi is a 20-year sound engineer who specializes in EDM mixing and mastering. He has now become the ‘Producer’s Producer’, polishing and perfecting the music of some of the industry’s biggest artists. Over his extensive career he has worked worked with countess artists including Savoy, Steve Aoki, Diplo, Major Lazer and more. When Dubspot’s doors open in LA, Luca will be at the helm of it’s Mixing and Mastering course.

Dynamix is constantly on tour headlining parties in major cities across the US. From winning back-to-back titles in the prestigious Red Bull Thre3style DJ Competition to being one of the most memorable DJs on VH1′s Master of the Mix, Dynamix has risen to become one of the most prominent open-format DJs. Dubspot is honored to have him bring his talents into the classroom to teach and inspire students.

In addition to these new talents, longtime Dubspot NY DJ instructors, DJ Endo and DJ Reborn will be heading west to join the team in Los Angeles. Both Reborn and Endo have over 10 years of teaching experience combined, not to mention countless hours touring the world. DJ Endo has supported acts such as Dubfire, Pete Tong, Steve Lawler and Reborn has performed at public and private events for the likes of Metallica, Maxwell and Lauryn Hill. She was also the touring DJ for hip-hop icon Russell Simmons’ Def Poetry Jam.

These new additions will join instructors such as Daddy Kev (Low End Theory/Alpha Pup), Mark de Clive-Lowe (Tru Thoughts), Thavius Beck (Plug Research), Steve Nalepa, Jeremy Ellis, James Bernard, Matt Piper, Computo,and Emch Subatomic who were recently announced.

The Los Angeles school will mirror the curriculum available in New York City, offering a choice of courses including DJing, Music Production with Ableton Live, Music Production with Logic, Music Foundations, Mixing and Mastering, Sound Design and more.

Enroll before April 7th, 2014, and save 25% off Dubspot LA courses.

More information: Dubspot

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Native Instruments launches limited-time price drop on Traktor Kontrol S4 & S2

Native Instruments has launched “It’s all about the drop”, a limited-time special offer on the industry-standard Traktor Kontrol S4 and S2 all-in-one DJ controllers.

Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 / S2
Traktor Kontrol S4 is reduced by 100 EUR/USD, the S2 is 50 EUR/USD off SRP.

The TRAKTOR KONTROL series has earned a reputation as the industry-standard TRAKTOR DJ controllers. At the forefront is TRAKTOR KONTROL S4 – the flagship 4-deck all-in-one DJ system. The S4′s premium 4-channel mixer, built-in 24 bit/96 kHz audio interface, and intuitive, hands-on controls offer DJs a seamless and comprehensive unit designed for the latest TRAKTOR software.

The “little brother”, TRAKTOR KONTROL S2 delivers all key TRAKTOR PRO features with the same built-in audio interface, 2 decks, and a 2-channel mixer with multi-effect units. Its compact build makes the S2 the ideal controller for use with TRAKTOR DJ for iPad and iPhone.

With the release of iOS 7.1, TRAKTOR KONTROL S4 and S2 now also join the growing list of TRAKTOR hardware compatible with TRAKTOR DJ for iPad and iPhone.

Traktor Kontrol S4 is available for $699 USD / 699 EUR / £579 GBP, Traktor Kontrol S2 is $449 USD / 449 EUR / £369 GBP. This offer ends April 30th, 2014.

More information: Native Instruments / “It’s all about the drop”

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Image-Line updates Deckadance to v2.3

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Image-Line has announced version 2.3 of its Deckadance DJ mixing software for Windows and Mac.

Deckadance 2.30 adds support for Image-Line Remote so you can now control Deckadance & FL Studio from any Android (phone or tablet) and iOS (iPod touch, iPhone or iPad) device.

You can even use any combination of up to 15 devices at once! Why not invite your friends over for a group DJ session :)

Changes in Deckadance v2.3

  • Image-Line Remote Support – Controller support from up to 15 Android and iOS devices.
  • New Smart Panels – EQ, Gain & Filter, Volume, Mix & Isolator, FX and Grossbeat.
  • Fixes bugs – Reported from Deckadance version 2.2.
  • Added MIDI script commands – PLAY_X, PHASE_SYNC_X, BEAT_ID_X, STANDALONE and TRACK_POSITION_X.
  • Support for ESI soundcards.
  • Fixed – Issues with soundcard samplerates >= 99.6 KHz.
  • Fixed – Synchronization problem with the Leap function in Snap mode.
  • Added – Automatic switching of MIDI ports between standard MIDI page and Scripts page..

Deckadance 2 for Windows and Mac is available to purchase for $79 USD / $149 USD (DVS support). New Image-Line customers can get 10% discount on orders of $89 USD or above at the Image-Line online store.

More information: Image-Line / Deckadance

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