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The Smithson Martin KS-1974

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Old meets the future on this touchscreen controller from Smithisn Martin. It looks like it has been ripped out of the Millennium Falcon’s dashboard. 22″ of strengthened touchscreen loveliness set in a wooden stand for that vintage feel.
Oh you want one? you’re looking at about £1,500… Read More

Behringer CMD STUDIO 4A

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Looks like Behringer are trying to up their game with the release of their new CMD series of DJ controllers. Some of you may be cowering in the corner at the idea of this and I’d be inclined to agree. However it all depends on where they choose to position themselves in the market. If … Read More

New Traktor Controller Sneak Peek

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What’s this? Native Instruments have setup a new Twitter account just for Traktor and they’ve released this image as a sneak peek of their next new controller. If I’m not mistaken I reckon we’re looking at NI’s version of Twitch. And if it is then I’m all over it like a nasty amazon rash. I … Read More

Gadgets! CES2012 – Line 6 unveils Mobile Keys™

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Line 6 has announced a duo of keyboard-style controllers at CES2012. Mobile Keys connects directly to your iPhone’s 30-pin port or via USB straight to your computer, which is pretty snazzy. The controller features velocity sensitive keys, two 1/4-inch jacks for sustain pedals, and it’ll interface with any apps that support CoreMIDI. We’re looking at … Read More

Livid Instruments – CNTRLR

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I’ve just spotted this on Facebook courtesy of Music Radar. If, like me, you’re a fan of technology and controllers when it comes to DJing and performing then you’re going to love this. Not keen on the price though. Almost $700!

CNTRL:R is a contemporary MIDI performance instrument for creative music production. Housed in Read More