July 28, 2012

The Week in Review: 7/23/12-7/27/12

Greetings and Salutations, it has been a great week around here at UniqueSquared.  Take a minute to check out what’s been going on in the world of audio.

We started our week off with some big Native Instruments news, the two key points being the release of Traktor 2.5.1 and the release of the new sample pack for Maschine, Raw Voltage.

Check out what issues have been resolved with the Traktor update and how the samples were crafted for the new Raw Voltage pack.

Traktor 2.5.1 and Other NI News

If you are looking for another great resource on the Traktor 2.5.1 update be sure to check out Native Instruments forum.

The abundance of DJ Controllers on the market today can often leave one scratching their head is confusion.  When it comes time to invest in a four deck controller one has to ask,  What features are key for my style of Djing?  What controller has the best software integration?  What are some obvious strengths and weakness of said controller.  We try to make your decision process much easier with a rundown of our favorite 4 deck controllers.  Take a look and feel free to ask any questions on which controller is right for you.

Numark 4TRAK, Vestax VCI 400, Reloop Terminal Mix 4, NI Kontrol S4 Comparison


In keeping with our DJ Controller posts we go even more in depth on our review of the one of the newer controllers on the scene, the Reloop Terminal Mix 4.  If you’ve been on the fence between this controller and oh I don’t know say the Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol S4 then you’re are going to want to read this.  Be sure to check out Reloops site for the best mappings and software updates.

Reloop Terminal Mix 4 Review

What’s with all the new releases? Apple unveiled the release of it’s newest OS this week, Mountain Lion.  There are a lot of posts flying around the internet about what works and what doesn’t so we break it down for you in our helpful blog.  We found these sites had great info on the iCloud feature , another helpful review can be found here.

Mountain Lion Attacks Early Adopters

Our second installment in our Summerfest Sessions features the Nashville based indie band Kink Ador.  They jumped on board our Mobile Studio and chatted with us about the exciting advancements in their career and used our Sennheiser mics and Taylor Guitars to play and record an acoustic version of their song, “Who’s on the Line.”

Summerfest Sessions: Kink Ador