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Matt

Matt
June 1, 2011

There’s an App For That: The Alesis IO Dock.

When we arrived at Winter NAMM 2011 there were a plethora of products that utilized the iPad. Everything from keyboards to DJ controllers were tailor made to work with the ever popular technology of tablet computers. For me, the most innovative and exciting piece of gear was the Alesis IO Dock.

The Alesis IO Dock is an audio interface that connects directly to your iPad. The ability to connect instruments to your iPad is not new, but this is the first piece of gear that allows you to connect a direct line input from multiple types of instruments and midi controllers. Because you have the ability to plug all of your existing instruments, microphones, and controllers directly to the Alesis IO dock, it makes this audio interface truly revolutionary and innovative. It works with all of the apps in the App Store so the possibilities are endless. The most useful …

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DJ Scott Mad Flip

DJ Scott Mad Flip
April 25, 2011

The DJ Life And Timeslots: DJ SMILES in Studio

Atlanta night life is very diverse in terms of dance music. I love it because I like to mix in and out of different genres while I play out, and it makes for a great night. DJ Smiles, now living and thriving in Los Angeles, was once recognized as one of Atlanta’s most versatile and highly technical DJs. He builds his sets with banging house, hip-hop, and electro before messing you up with his trademark B-more flavored tracks. His remixes are highly coveted and have been used to fill floors, start the party, and ultimately close your best set. We recently made him one of our own Unique Squared Artists and he dropped by our studio to rap about DJ gear, the new DDJ-S1 controller, and his new music.

Full Interview with DJ Smiles:

DJ Madflip: You are actually originally from York, PA. Moved to Atlanta in 2000. Lived here,