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TRAKTOR – update adds advanced CDJ functionality

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NI Traktor has added some new advanced CDJ features in a new update that’s currently in beta. Most of what’s new in version 2.11.3 – now available for download – is based around using Traktor in HID mode with CDJs, including full colour waveforms, beatjump buttons for instantly jumping forward[…]

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SAD NEWS FOR GLOBAL DANCE SCENE AS AVICII PASSES AT 28

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“It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii,” a statement  read. “He was found dead in Muscat, Oman this Friday afternoon local time, April 20th. The family is devastated and we ask everyone to please respect their need for privacy in[…]

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‘HIGH DEFINITION VINYL’ COULD BE A REALITY BY 2019

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‘High Definition Vinyl’ might be here as soon as 2019, according to Austrian startup Rebeat Innovation, which claims it could have units shpiping by next year following a $4.8million investment. Two years ago, a European patent filing described a new method of producing black plastic which would offer a higher[…]

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KANYE WEST RETURNS TO TWITTER TO CALL OUT NIKE

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What a week for Kanye West. Yesterday the artist’s quote-worthy interview with interior designer Axel Vervoordt hit the web thanks to a slew of statements such as “I don’t wish to be number one anymore, I wish to be water.” And now, West has turned to Twitter to speak his mind on[…]

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HOW I PLAY LIVE: DOP

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As electronic music and live performance continue to intertwine, our new series explores how some of the best artists take their studio’s on the road and what it means for the future of clubbing…  Why was it important to you to develop a live show over just DJ’ing? “We initially[…]

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NATIVE INSTRUMENTS ADD LOOP RECORDING IN NEW MASCHINE UPDATE

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Native Instruments have updated Maschine to version 2.7.3, adding Logic Pro X control and a new Loop Recording mode, letting users sample and loop as soon as a certain number of bars have elapsed. It’s a much-requested feature, one that can be utilised both live and in the studio. Deeper[…]

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EVENT REVIEW: VORTEX Parallel Universe – Easter Weekend

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✧Vortex✧ ✧Parallel Universe✧Easter Weekend✧ Was on Saturday 31st March – Monday 2nd April Vortex Parallel Universe returned once again to the circle of dreams,Riviersonderend for the annual Easter weekend gathering. Vortex promised a three day psychedelic trance universe, a space where one can experience conscious vibrations that lead to new perceptions[…]

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