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December 3, 2012

Drumcell Interview: Thoughts on Traktor

With the release of Traktor Pro 2.6 earlier this year, many DJ’s are beginning to take advantage of the new remix deck functionality, better BPM detection, and the new flux mode and macro FX selections. In addition the new hardware  from Native Instruments like the Traktor Kontrol F1 and their first forray into mixers with the Traktor Kontrol Z2, help to make these new features in the Traktor update even more useful. The techno DJ and Traktor specialist Drumcell is not just a former spokesman for the DJ software, but he is an active user of the software and uses it at every gig.

When we interviewed Drumcell he was performing with two laptops: one to use with Traktor and utilizing 4 decks, and the other with Ableton where he was launching clips with Native Instruments Maschine. He noted that in the very near future he will be integrating …

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October 5, 2012

Drumcell Interview: An Introduction to a Techno DJ

Some of you may be familiar with Moe Espinosa whether that be during his tenure with Native Instruments as a product representative and Traktor clinician, or as a Techno DJ performing around the world. For those of you unfamiliar with Moe he goes by the moniker Drumcell and is the founder of Droid Recordings and co-founder of Droid Behavior. Drumcell with the help of his partners have worked to place Droid Behavior at the center of the West Coast techno scene. If you are a techno fan, you should really check out their website as it is littered with artist biographies, streaming music, as well as a blog and podcast. In the age of Soundcloud, Spotify, Pandora, and other avenues of disposable music, its quite endearing to see the folks at Droid Behavior doing more than hosting live mixes and new tracks, but also actively talking about the music and the culture surrounding it.

Drumcell is …