August 19, 2013
I have to hand it to Rokit for the monitors they produce. They have an entire line of monitors that range from “just got my new DJ setup” to, “I need something professional to test my production skills on”. Whether it is a few hundred dollars or a few thousand dollars, there is something in the line of KRK products that will suit your needs. The funny thing is that I’ve seen many producers who have a set of KRK monitors, with the classic yellow cones – but they have told me that they also have other pairs of speakers that they use during practice rather than performances.
Sounds strange, but there is something about the yellow cones that attract the eyes. There are other monitors that have the same basic shape and structure, but lack any color in their speaker cones. Yahama’s monitor line comes to mind here, since …
November 7, 2012
Pioneer has certainly been busy in the past few months releasing a series of controllers that fit the needs of different DJ’s from the active professional controllerist like the Pioneer DDJ-SX, to the casual, mobile, bedroom DJ with the Pioneer XDJ-Aero. The Pioneer DDJ-WeGO falls into the latter category with all of the features that you can come to expect from an affordable DJ controller, but with the build quality and attention to detail that comes from Pioneer DJ products. Some DJ’s may scoffingly wave this controller off or wonder why Pioneer, the company responsible for the most used professional DJ equipment, would release a controller like this. Others will view this as a release from a company looking to capitalize on a flourishing low priced DJ controller market. The fact of that matter is that the DDJ-WeGO is made for the beginner or mobile DJ looking to pick up …
October 3, 2012
In order to kick start their newest software campaign, Serato DJ – Serato has made a deal with Pioneer, and Pioneers newest controller will be bundled with Serato DJ, instead of a Traktor variant. Pioneer’s DDJ-SX is just plain sexy looking. True to Pioneer’s style, the 4-channel controller uses vibrant looking jog wheels, with position indicators similar to those on a CDJ-2000.
Each jog wheel has 8, yes count ‘em, 8 velocity sensitivity performance pads located underneath which are no doubt of the highest quality on any controller to be released so far, save the Traktor S4. Features like slip mode, dual deck mode, and fader start have also been included – which makes perfect sense, as the mixer was built to function as a one-piece unit. The entire device will also work as a standalone mixer if you’d like to DJ with external sources.…