Dynamic Phrase Synthesizer/Loop Recorder
Announcing the KAOSSILATOR PRO – a supercharged version of the palm-sized KAOSSILATOR, reborn as a powerful track-making tool and loaded with live performance power.
As a trailblazer among the "instrumental gadgets" that allowed anyone to easily create melodies and phrases, the KAOSSILATOR gained a strong and dedicated user base, even among those without any performing experience. Today, the KAOSSILATOR continues to be enormously popular. Retaining these revolutionary features – while adding a wide variety of new ones as well – is the new KAOSSILATOR PRO. With 200 sound programs, a new Electribe-inspired gate arpeggiator, and four loop recording banks that can even record external audio sources, the KAOSSILATOR PRO is packed with features that make it ideal for both live performance and premium productions. In addition, USB connectivity with your computer and SD card memory storage allow the KAOSSILATOR PRO to be used not just for improvised performances, but also as a superbly intuitive, track-making music production tool.
The DDJ-ERGO allows any music enthusiast the cabability to make their own unique audio mixes. Incorporated with the Virtual DJ Limited Edition software package by Atomix Productions, the DDJ-ERGO controller lets consumers be imaginative with their music collection the moment they take the device from the box. The revolutionary controller also features MIDI functionality, making it easy to be utilized with other MIDI compatible DJ software.
Those industrious chaps at Pioneer have clearly been burning the midnight oil and working themselves into a sleep-deprived psychosis, judging by the amount of new releases of DJ-orientated kit coming from their HQ of late. Pioneer warned us a good few months ago about the imminent deluge of must-have DJ equipment coming our way, and it was no exaggeration! The quality and range of new releases from Pioneer recently has been quite amazing, especially with the new Traktor integration as seen on the DJM-900 Nexus, and their dedicated DDJ T1Traktor controller. The latest dark horse to be released from Pioneer’s stable is the DJM-T1, which continues the Traktor integration trend and is aimed directly at Traktor heads who still prefer to use the traditional two-deck/mixer style set-up and aren’t looking for the all-singing all-dancing CDJ2000/DJM-900 Nexus affair.
The VMS4 features American Audio’s signature “Velocity” touch-sensitive jog wheels, a full-function mouse pad, Midi assignable touchstrips and high-quality channel and crossfaders.
This all-in-one unit has all the features found on top-of-the-line professional mixer as well, such as: Balanced XLR outputs, Gain, Treble, Mid and Bass for each Midilog™ channel, crossfader assign and curve, and 2 Microphone Inputs with Treble,Mid and Bass control.
The price, around 390 (€)
Xone:K2 is a universal controller and is ideal for use with all major DJ computer software, for example Traktor Pro, Ableton, Virtual DJ, PCDJ and MixVibes. Xone:K2 can also be used to manage lighting or VJ software – if it can receive MIDI data it will usually takes instructions from K2.