September 18, 2012
If you see a DJ with a Rane 61, you know their serious about their work. The TTM 57-SL and the TTM 56 have always been well known for their influence on Serato users and scratch DJs alike. The magnetic cross faders on them were like none other, and the integration of SL1 inside the mixer really sold people on the deal.
The 57 is beginning to be phased out for the next big mixer, the Rane 61. It has the same features and a similar layout as the older 57, but a few minor changes were also made like the design of the faceplate and color of the pots.…
DJ Scott Mad Flip
February 29, 2012
The king has arrived. The unveiling of the Rane 62 was one of the most heralded announcements at this year’s Winter NAMM show in Anaheim. Their booth was one of the most popular with many enthusiasts, all-star DJs, and industry people alike gathered in awe of its majesty. We got a sneak peak at the show and captured our first look here. It was apparent that this new mixer was going to be hot especially with Z-Trip having a hand in its development. When we finally had a chance to see it in action, we knew that Rane had gotten it right. In my opinion this represents a second renaissance for Rane and Serato Scratch Live users. Much like it’s older brother the TTM-68 there are many cool additional features that are bridging the gap between turntablists and controllerists, like expanded sampling and loop controls, but now on a …
January 27, 2012
The Winter NAMM show in Anaheim, California is always a lot of fun for the UniqueSquared Team. We have captured content for the last 2 years, specifically to cover and report on the hottest and latest gear in the realm of remix, recording, live PA, and DJing. Not surprising, there were some huge announcements from a lot of the major manufacturers and some from those that are less well known. In addition to running around the show floor with cameras, our team got a chance to talk at length to some of the product specialists at their booths. After the same memorized overview and sales pitch that they recite thousands of times for the whole week, they got down to the dirt of what they were trying to hock. After careful consideration, the UniqueSquared team has put together their Top 10 Product Announcements from NAMM 2012.
10. Numark MPC DJ …