Traktor X1 MK3 is NI’s compact DJ controller, refined: hands-on

In the first glimpse of new-generation hardware from NI, the company is offering an MK3 revision of its Traktor X1 controller. The X1 line has always found some fans at for its simplicity and compact size. This version adds additional controls, lots of aesthetic touches, and functionality that incorporates what had previously required user hacks. So what can it do at launch – for Traktor, or even as a MIDI controller for other software?

Aslice, system to compensate producers, added its first performing rights org

Aslice was already an intriguing idea – what if you could create a system to give music producers a share of the revenue DJs earn with their tracks? A new pilot program, though, promises to connect this with existing systems, as Aslice partners with Canadian performing rights organization SOCAN.

Peter Kirn - July 27, 2023

Rekordbox Cloud Library Sync now does Google Drive alongside Dropbox

DJs wanting cloud sync now can use Google Drive and not just Dropbox for storage – possibly useful if (raises hand) you’ve got a big unused storage allocation on Google.

Peter Kirn - July 27, 2023

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