vjay for iPad: 2-Channel VJ App Mixes, Mashes, and Even Records and Shares [Gallery]

For people who love video, the sight of a tablet simply screams out for seamless mixing and manipulation of video media. We’ve waited some time for something that really looks like a proper VJ app for iPad. TouchViz, from the creator of TouchOSC, was the first entry to move into this territory, with two-channel playback and mixing, camera input, external output (essential for performance), and MIDI and OSC control. Now, we have a second entry, and it looks poised to appeal to a big audience. It’s a VJ app, but it also can be used to remix and record video …

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Numark’s NuVJ as a DJ/Music Controller; No Nudge on iDJ2 iPod DJ Mixer (But Some Won’t Care)

Numark’s new VJ product looks like it could be the missing link DJ controller hardware a lot of us wanted. The Behringer BCD2000 is inexpensive, but availability has been scarce and it doesn’t yet support the Mac, on top of some MIDI implementation oddities. (See shipping and driver complaints, full review on PC.) The US$300 NuVJ, in contrast, looks like it might have just the combination of controller features and build that people want, with complete Mac and Windows support. More on that in a moment. In the meantime, our friend Steve Cooley writes on somesoundswelike about the disappointing lack …

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Messe: Could iDJ2 iPod Mixer Please Even Those Sick of iPods?

If you’re like me, your head is about to explode from iPod overload. Can you still find something about a new iPod DJ mixer to love? Maybe: this one lets you connect other players and USB storage and scratch, change pitch, and loop. It might even appeal as a portable scratcher/sampler. And you can use it to play FLAC and OGG files, meaning you could dock it in your living room to play back all that glitchy, indie music you’ve been buying in the seldom-trod corners of online music stores. (Read: not the iTunes Music Store.) In fact, you don’t …

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Numark iDJ Reviewed by “Playlist”, Twice; Does Vinyl Beat `Pod?

Playlist, the iPod DJ club — and Playlist, the website, no relation — both take on the Numark iDJ iPod DJ mixer: Hands-on Numark iDJ Review by DJ Lisa Rocket, resident at the Playlist Club in London Numark iDJ Review by yours truly for Playlistmag.com Incidentally, everyone who goes to Playlist, the Philly and London club, has a fantastic time DJing with iPods. Partygoers bring music, people who’ve never “DJed” before in their lives mix music, there’s judging, and everyone has a ball — see the photos. That to me is the ideal market for the iDJ, and not surprisingly …

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Numark iDJ Confirmed for September; Still Can’t Scratch iPod

Numark has posted full details of their US$399-list iPod DJ mixer on their site; check out the product details and specs, or see their PDF product overview and FAQ. Yes, those controls work on the iPod, the dock charges the Pods, and you can upload music onto the iPod via USB. No, there’s no new capabilities that you wouldn’t have plugging two iPods into a DJ mixer: you still can’t scratch, pitch adjust, or beat-match. It’s an iPod; whadayawant? But you can attach it to a turntable spindle. (The horror!) Compatibility remains a question-mark; definitely new iPods and iPod photos, …

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NAMM: Numark Launches iDJ Mixer for iPod at $399

Updated – Numark confirmed the story, and expects volume shipments to begin in September. See the updated story. -PK GearJunkies reports that Numark has released the rumored DJ mixer for the iPod. (Updated: Looks like the original link is on the Spanish site Abizu, linked on Engadget.) Some juicy details: Big controls for iPod scroll wheel and transport buttons Ins and outs for connecting other gear (like, say, a turntable? 2-channel mixer, 3-band EQ USB connection to Mac/PC; full docking support S-Video out for iPod Photo Recording support (in iPod) Pricing/availability: Reportedly US$399 (!) / third quarter CDM 5 words: …

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Analysis: Prototype Numark iPod DJ Mixer

Details have leaked out about a prototype Numark DJ mixer that can mix two iPods. I know what you're thinking: Wow, what a scoop! Where are the lawyers? Is it a fake? In fact, in a gesture of spectacularly poor industrial secrecy, it seems Numark showed off an early prototype at the Musikmesse show in Frankfurt. (see the discussion at skratchworx that was the source of the 'rumor'; via engadget) Later in the show, head honchos asked that visitors not take photos, but not earlier in the show; hence we have a couple of images from German hip hop site …

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What Could You Do With Numark’s iPod Mixer?

What could you do with Numark's prototype iPod mixer, if it were actually built? (photo nabbed by German site WebBeatz) Here are some ideas: Charge and load: With dock connectors, you could power your iPod through the night Sample, scratch: Numark's use of short-length samplers (as on the shipping 5000FX) will demand new chops for digital DJs: try digitally scratching your sounds with a scratch wheel, reverse, loop, chop up, and otherwise flip around your digital beats. (See, you can't just let a few lousy MP3s play all night after all — not if you want to impress!) Play and …

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