Hercules Announces DJ Console 4-Mx DJ MIDI Controller

Hercules has announced the DJ Console 4-Mx, the newest version of their DJ Console line. The DJ Console 4-Mx is a D-specific controller which features large touch-sensitive, jog wheel, a built-in audio interface, and control over 2 and/or 4 virtual decks. The DJ Console 4-Mx is housed in a steel and aluminium chassis with a wide variety of performance controls...

Wok Releases BFS-1 Frequency Shifter Plug-In

WOK has released BFS-1, a virtual recreation of the Bode Frequency Shifter. Different from a pitch shifter, a frequency shifter moves all frequencies/harmonics by adding a fixed amount. The sound is similar to a ring modulator, but in contrast to this, it is possible to get the upshifted and downshifted signal seperately. Unlike a ring modulator, the frequency...

Pioneer Launches New Near Field Monitors

Pioneer has announced the S-DJ08 and S-DJ05, its first line of active reference monitoring speakers, designed for DJing and music production. The two speaker models feature audio parameter control, built-in linear equalization and four switchable inputs. In addition, both speaker models offer users the ability to change settings such as sound characteristics...

iZotope Upgrades RX and RX Advanced To Version 2.0

iZotope has released RX 2 and RX 2 Advanced, updates to their audio repair software suites for Mac and PC. With a range of new features and functionality, iZotope has expanded the scope of RX into any field where audio is recorded or restored by both consumers and professionals. RX 2 and RX 2 Advanced are designed to repair common and uncommon audio problems...

Diplo Featured In New Documentary Short

Wing-Yee Wu has just released a short-film about DJ Diplo, aka Wesley Pentz. The 10 minute film focuses on a day in the life of Pentz who is headlining an outdoor gig in Philadelphia for record label Mad Decent. More serious than your usual affair, the black and white film demonstrates that the life of a DJ is not all glamour. A good...