Dart, a line of open source MIDI and DMX controllers, in wonderfully wacky variations

The Dart line of controllers is an Arduino-powered array of devices, either for DIYers in shield form and with open software and specs, or mutated into a cornucopia of peculiar-looking devices. DMX and MIDI support and full customizability. This is old news, but now feels like the right time to rediscover them. It’s impossible not […]

The VJ play: InMusic buys ArKaos, live visual developer

From the VJ M&A file: ArKaos, the pioneering developer of live audiovisual tools, has been snapped up by InMusic. That puts this VJ name alongside brands like Akai, Numark, and M-Audio.

Peter Kirn - October 29, 2020

Rekordbox 6: Ableton Link, sync with Dropbox and Beatport and promos, find lost tracks, more

Pioneer’s Rekordbox continues its play to be the DJ software to beat – and there’s a ton of stuff in the latest release pretty much everyone will want, from cloud and mobile sync all the way up to some powerful live visual features. There’s a ton of stuff here, whether you’re primarily using Rekordbox as […]

Peter Kirn - April 14, 2020

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