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IK Multimedia learn to Dj with iRig MIXIK Multimedia learn to Dj with iRig MIX

Another new product at NAMM this year from IK Multimedia see them adding a DJ solution to their popular iRig series. Called the iRig mix we  see a 2 channel dj style mixer solution that

IK Multimedia – iRig StompIK Multimedia – iRig Stomp

Also at NAMM this year but this time for the guitarists was the iRig stomp. Whilst many would have expected further pedal developents for this series of devices this stomp box style hardware controller for

IK Multimedia iRig PRE – The universal microphone interface for iPhone/iPod touch/iPadIK Multimedia iRig PRE – The universal microphone interface for iPhone/iPod touch/iPad

NAMM this year saw IK Multimedia continued expanding it’s range of portable solutions by introducing  it’s new iRig PRE The iRig PRE is a solution designed for connecting via its XLR socket any type of

Bitwig Studio – Ableton remixed?Bitwig Studio – Ableton remixed?

News this week has come in about Bitwig Studio’s multi-platform sequencer hitting it’s Beta phase and opening up it’s testing rosta to those who wish to apply. On first impressions its looking like Ableton has

Numark @ NAMM with new DJ KitNumark @ NAMM with new DJ Kit

Also at NAMM are Numark showing off a number of attention getting items this year. The Numark 4Trak       What They Say: Four decks of software control, a four-channel mixer and total command

Alesis @ NAMM with iPad tools and controllers aplenty.Alesis @ NAMM with iPad tools and controllers aplenty.

The big thing for the last few years at NAMM has been the ever growing selection of iPad style portable recording tools, and this year proves no exception. Leading the charge is Alesis with a

Akai MPC on the FlyAkai MPC on the Fly

Following on from yesterdays posts about the first two of three new units coming from AKAI we have the third and certainly most interesting piece… The AKAI MPC Fly. Designed as a “on the fly”

Akai announces new MPC style midi controllers.Akai announces new MPC style midi controllers.

Ahead of NAMM this year Akai has decided to announce and show off 2 out of it 3 new MPC style midi controllers.  It should be interesting to see how a company that pretty much

Serato announce new video features for Scratch Live and ITCHSerato announce new video features for Scratch Live and ITCH

One of the killer features for Serato has always been it’s Video-SL plug-in for vinyl emulation Software Scratch Live, which allows you to control video clips via the time coded vinal.  This March Serato Video

SandyBridge Extreme and Bulldozer DAWbench testing round up.SandyBridge Extreme and Bulldozer DAWbench testing round up.

The second half of 2011 has seen some high profile CPU releases in the form of both the AMD Bulldozer series and the new highend Intel SandyBridge Extremes. Both platforms offer us Hexcore solutions with