Now, that’s just clever. Learn more about the Office Turntable at DJ Worx.
A new music app that can be installed on your iPad by developers @retronyms. It features: Use with Tabletop’s Timeline Editor Line-in allows you to resample Tabletop devices Route to and use with your favorite Tabletop Effects and devices Tabletop Ready App: works seamlessly with Retronyms’ Tabletop app for iPad AudioPaste samples from compatible apps AudioCopy … Continue reading "iMPC App for iPad"
I don’t see scratch DJs fully converting to MIDI controllers anytime soon…but I think it may be possible one day. Read it here: http://www.studioscratches.com/dj-happee-interview-scratching-with-traktor-kontrol-s2-s4-part-2/
If you have about $10,000 USD lying around, you may want to get one of these for that next party at your house! More info at http://www.reactable.com/
iRig MIDI is an ultra-compact standard Core MIDI interface for iOS that connects any MIDI compatible device to the iPhone®, iPod touch® and iPad®. iRig MIDI connects MIDI keyboards, drum machines, drum pads, pedal boards and more to an iOS device to control not only the included SampleTank FREE* but also a world of MIDI-compatible … Continue reading "iRig™ MIDI Core MIDI interface for iPhone/iPod touch/iPad"
For a limited time, DJs and producers can sign up for a FREE account using the code: “loopport03” at http://www.loopport.com. What if you never had to purchase another sound library, download pack or sample CD ever again? What if you had access to thousands of high-quality, royalty free packs at your fingertips? I recently had … Continue reading "LoopPort"
Introducing the Quincy Jones Signature Line by AKG: a collection of headphones for your home or the road. Each set is a blend of sophisticated style and perfect sound—exactly what you’d expect from one of the most gifted, successful and admired music icons the world has ever heard.
It’s amazing how much has changed….and hasn’t.
Custom DJ Booth constructed with concrete board over plywood frame and rusted steel pipe with laser-cut tread plate top. Yes. It’s Bad-ass. http://www.trevoroneil.com
A musician from Zurich named Zander Ander has built his own controller. Based on the uCApps.de MIDI hardware platform, this thing employs custom acrylic knobs, colored LEDs, and a whole bunch of buttons to bring his DAW controls into the real world.
Linn has come up with a new and equally novel tool for musicians – a digital music interface that uses a pressure-sensitive multitouch pad and a layout that combines a piano keyboard with a guitar fretboard.
If only the iPad had a USB port…it could possibly revolutionize DJing. Until then, we got the iPad Mixr.
Serato, Traktor, Torq or any digital DJ can now easily hook up their laptops at the club without interruption to the party!
Kay Kay is killing it on the beats! Check her out on her You Tube page.
Being a fan of open-eared headphones…i had to hype these up. I usually test my mixes on a pair of open ear headphones before I bounce to disk. For less than $50 bucks, anyone can have audiophile quality headphones! Samson RH600 Reference Headphones
A hardware device to sample, remix, and perform anywhere at any time.
I think I know what to get my nieces, nephews and kid this Christmas. Hey’s it’s under $100 USD!
Propellerhead Software’s funk flavored Soul School ReFill, the soulful sound of the 60’s and 70’s is up for grabs.
I guess you can DJ (and backspin songs) in your car on that next road trip with Vestax Spin!
Its hard for me to see how this could be used in the real world of DJing…but it’s cool nonetheless.
I can see Serato DJs jumping all over this one. The device of the flexible display allows a new concept in notebook design growing out of the traditional bookformed laptop into unfurling and convolving portable computer. By virtue of the OLED-Display technology and a multi touch screen the utility of a laptop computer with its … Continue reading "Rolltop – A Laptop that rolls up"
It kinda resembles a Mac, but hey…who cares! it looks dope.
So last night, I decided to attempt mixing inside the box (mixing a song strictly in Pro Tools without the use of outboard gear). A few years ago, I convinced myself to go out of the box with a summing mixer to achieve more space between the different sounds in my songs. Also, I wanted … Continue reading "Mixing in the box (ITB)…again"
Since a lot of my buddies are involved in the music industry one way or another, I thought some of you would be interested in this new product by Propellerhead (the company that brought you “Reason”). Record gives you unlimited audio tracks, world class effects and mixing gear, and a whole new take on music … Continue reading "Propellerhead – “Record”"
Before I begin, I would like to mention that you can start with any brand of equipment you like, want or can afford. I’m simply listing my personal top “must haves” if I was going to buy all my equipment from scratch! So here it is…turntables, mixers, needles, headphones and cables…
Just plug this into your guitar or bass, plug your headphones in…and you’re AMPED. 🙂
Solid State Logic is having a special on their MYNX bundles until mid-March. How special? Well, under $1500 USD ($2500 USD regular priced) special! Use the link below to get the special pricing… Solid State Logic Mynx SuperAnalogue 9k Channel Strip Bundle
Rupert Neve Designs Portico 5033 5-Band Equalizer Module The Rupert Neve Designs Portico 5033 5-Band Equalizer and high performance line driver with the performance, features and musicality expected from the legendary Rupert Neve, its designer.The Portico 5033 EQ features Rupert Neve’s custom input and output transformer designs, 5 bands of EQ based on his traditional … Continue reading "Rupert Neve Designs Portico 5033 5-Band Equalizer Module"
If you haven’t listened to music on a pair of Grados, you haven’t really listened!!
The Ovation iDea is the first guitar of its kind featuring a built-in MP3 recorder/player. A digital recorder is part of the on-board Ovation preamp. A simple and direct recording control makes it easy to record entire songs or fragments — even vocals and commentary. The iDea is also a learning tool and offers audio … Continue reading "The iDea Ovation – guitar with recording studio built-in"
Where was this tutorial 10 years ago when I was trying to dig for records?!
Yea, I’ve been shopping lately! I thought it was time to make a few upgrades around my home studio. Hey, it’s a good time to find some deals with the economy being down and people not buying as much as they used to. Just thought I’d share a link with my fellow musicians… Use this … Continue reading "10% off coupon at Guitar Center"
For those of you who like to mix your music down away from the studio (ie: beach, park, car, roadtrips, etc.), check out these Novation Nocturn units. It let’s you control your plug-ins with a knob + fader rather than a mouse. This shit is so fresh…I picked one of these up last week! In … Continue reading "Novation Nocturn"
Sonoma Wireworks have released FourTrack, a application for Apple’s iPhone that lets you record and synchronise up to four tracks of audio, without any additional equipment. A lot can be done with four tracks, and using the application’s GUI, users can start laying down tracks very simply. Just arm a track, slide the Record control, … Continue reading "4-Track Recording on your iPhone!"
In response to ghost stories of economic doom and gloom we invite you to celebrate the festival of witches and ghouls with a bit of fun. SSL offers you ‘X-Orcism’, their free Halloween VST/AU format plug-in. Feed in your voice and you will be transformed into the voice of Halloween itself… be afraid, be very … Continue reading "Get into the Halloween spirit with this FREE SSL plug-in!"
Just got word today about DigiDesign’s latest release….Pro Tools 8. It appears LE users can now have up to 128 Audio Tracks! Looks pretty dope. read more…
Back in the days…ok, maybe not that far back, stage DJs had to rely on “Instant Replay” machines to back up their artists/rappers during performances. Now, it’s 100% computerized. more…
Lyndsay Williams created the SenseSurface — a modular system that allows you to literally stick a controller onto a display when you need it. The devices use an X/Y matrix on the backside of a typical laptop display coupled with custom designed movement sensors. Lyndsay claims that the apparatus is multitouch and low friction, leaves … Continue reading "Virtual instruments become Physical"
I didn’t think they could do anything else to a guitar, but damn. It auto-tunes itself! Musician’s Friend (one of our sponsors) has hooked me up with a link to save you $1200 on this Les Paul edition! Enjoy! Click here
Ever since I started recording on my very first 4-track recorder in the 90’s, to recording on Pro Tools, this has always been a topic of discussion among musicians. We can go on and on, and I’m sure every one of you can find a musician friend that has an opinion about this very topic. … Continue reading "“Analog” vs. “Digital” Test and Debate"
Samson’s G-Track is the world’s first USB condenser microphone with a built-in audio interface and mixer, allowing simultaneous input of vocals and guitar, bass, or keyboard while also providing monitoring through an on board headphone output. I guess the only thing I’m concerned about now, is the sound quality. more…
“Pegasus” piano made by the German firm Schimmel and designed by legendary Luigi Colani himself.
I’ve declared my love for SSL since I started making music. With that said, SSL has released what appears to be a portable version of their X-Rack called, MYNX. Basically, artists can now have the SSL sound on the go…in their bus, car, kitchen, etc. Solid State Logic Mynx SuperAnalogue Desktop Mini X-Rack Standard