Native Instruments Officially Announces Traktor Kontrol S8

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After revealing its imminent existence with a mysterious teaser video last month, Native Instruments has officially announced its new all-in-one Traktor Kontrol S8 DJ controller. The S8 is designed for state-of-the-art Traktor Pro 2 control and aims to bring DJs an entirely new performance ...

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Native Instruments Unveils Traktor Kontrol S8 with Teaser Video

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Native Instruments has released a teaser video announcing the Traktor Kontrol S8, its new flagship all-in-one DJ controller. The video was shot at the controller’s Ibiza launch party and features high-profile DJ appearances, including Davide Squillace, Luciano, Carl Craig, and Booka Shade’s ...

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Pan-Pot Stars in Second Part of Native Instruments’ ‘The Future of DJing’ Series

Native Instruments launched its The Future of DJing video series last month by chatting with MK about the relevance of vinyl in the modern era, and German duo Pan-Pot are starring in the latest installment. In the second part of the series, the Berlin-based techno pair discusses the transition ...

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Duck Sauce Releases Limited ‘Radio Stereo’ Traktor Vinyl Single

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Traktor users can now get their hands on a special “Quacktor Scratch” vinyl housing Duck Sauce’s new single “Radio Stereo.” The duo—comprised of America’s Best DJ nominees A-Trak and Armand van Helden—has teamed with Native Instruments to produce a bright orange Traktor Control vinyl limited to ...

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Native Instruments Releases Circuit Halo Expansion for Maschine

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Native Instruments has released its new Circuit Halo expansion for Maschine, allowing users to combine vintage synths and drum machine samples with contemporary patterns. The new sound set combines multi-sampled synths, classic drum machines, custom glitch modulation effects, and new presets ...

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MK Thinks Future DJs Will Never Touch Vinyl

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House icon Marc Kinchen (aka MK) talks about how new technologies are shaping the future of DJing. MK’s long production career has given rise to some of dance music’s most iconic tunes. In this video, he talks about how new technology inspires creativity in DJing and brings him ...

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Native Instruments Updates iMASCHINE iOS App

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Native Instruments has released an update to its popular iMASCHINE iOS app, streamlining its workflow and adding a slew of fan-requested features. The app lets iOS device users to create music sketches using a wide selection of drums, synths, one-shots, and the built-in audio recorder, and is ...

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25th Anniv. Moment: Native Instruments Massive – Sept, 2007 [Breakthrough Product]

Originally published: January 2007 Native Instruments takes a giant step forward with their creation of Massive—a soft synth that’s packed with features and possibilities, yet is still easy to program. Powerful wavetable oscillators, a variety of filters, multiple routing possibilities and ...

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Audio Artery’s One DJ: New Mixing Software [REVIEW]

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It should go without saying that the growing interest in EDM over the past few years has spawned an expanding interest in DJing and the culture that goes along with it. Today, we have DJs of all experience levels and varying aspirations—from global stars to bedroom wannabes and everywhere in ...

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REVIEW: Traktor Kontrol S4 MK2 – NI’s New Flagship Controller

After 25 years spinning with vinyl and CDs, I finally made the switch to a Digital Vinyl System (DVS) three years ago. I started out with CD time-code and my Pioneer CDJ-1000 players, but soon found I wanted to take things further and converted to the Traktor Kontrol S4 controller from Native ...

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Take Kontrol of your Dancefloor

A DJ's review of Native Instruments' Kontrol S4.

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How Globe-Trotting DJs Can Avoid Airport Agida

How global disk jockeys can ease their airport hassles.

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Richie Hawtin Predicts Your Future

Richie Hawtin, using Traktor, Serato, and Ableton, sets the course for the future of DJing.

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