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PIONEER DJ HAS ANNOUNCED ITS DDJ-XP1 CONTROLLER

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Pioneer DJ is releasing a new controller to go with the updated version of rekordbox. The DDJ-XP1 is a pad-orientated controller built to supplement turntables or CDJs with hot cue, track selection, looping and sampling functions and a touch-sensitive FX strip on each channel. It’s designed with the hybrid set[…]

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PIONEER’S NEW HEADPHONE RANGE HAS “SUPERIOR DURABILITY”

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Pioneer has revealed its new HDJ-X headphone range aimed at the touring DJ. Offering “superior durability” after undergoing US military shock compliance tests, the series features three models. The cheapest – HDJ-X5 – retails at $99, the mid-range HDJ-X7 model will cost $199 and the professional-standard HDJ-X10 will set you[…]

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FL STUDIO ADDS NEW DELAY, VIRTUAL MIDI CONTROLLERS, MORE

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FL Studio has been given its final update before version 13, adding a host of usability, performance and functional features. The UI is now fully re-sizeable, including all of ImageLine’s native plugins, with Panel Picker allowing users to quickly render patterns to audio, as well as other managing tools and[…]

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ROLAND RELEASE BRAND NEW 808

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Roland’s iconic drum machine the TR-808 is coming to the Boutique range for £339 (Aprox R7700). Announced today on 808 Day, the TR-08 is cut down version of the bass-heavy beast. Following the footprint of the other units in the Boutique range, it’s USB powered and emulates the colour scheme[…]

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ATARI HAS UNVEILED THE NEW RETRO LOOK ATARIBOX

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After a short teaser trailer at E3 this year, Atari has unveiled the look of its Ataribox console. Bearing some similarity to the classic Atari 2600, the new Atari box will be released in two styles: one all black and red and the other maintaining the original wooden strip along[…]

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BEHRINGER’S MINIMOOG MODEL D CLONE AVAILABLE FOR PRE ORDER

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Behringer have announced their Minimoog Model D clone is now available to pre order for an astonishing $299 (Aprox R.4200). The controversial new synth was expected to retail for more than that, with a figure expected to be somewhere between $399-$499. Behringer’s version of the Minimoog has divided opinion since[…]

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