A New Kind of MP4 File Lets Anybody Mix Parts Like a DJ

Even if making digital music has never been easier for beginners, a lot of the work DJs and producers do remains relatively opaque to less experienced people. A new music format could help change this.
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NI's New Maschine Studio: A Big-Ass Controller for Your Beats

Native Instruments just released version 2.0 of its beat production software Maschine, and alongside it, Maschine Studio, a hot new hardware controller. As its name implies, this is some serious music machinery. » 10/01/13 2:34pm 10/01/13 2:34pm

Native Instruments' Slick DJ App for iPad Now Comes in a Bite-Size…

Released a few months back, Traktor DJ for iPad is an almost perfect app. Native Instruments just dropped a remixed iPhone/iPod Touch version that fits that party-making machine in your pocket. Its available now for five bucks, compared to $20 on the iPad » 5/02/13 9:00am 5/02/13 9:00am

Traktor DJ for iPad Is Better Than Turntables

If you go out and hunt for a DJ app that lets you mix together two different tracks, you're going to come across a lot of really, really, bad design. Even the best stuff is a hell of fake spinning turntable skeuomorphs. After playing with Native Instruments' Traktor DJ for iPad, we're sure there's a better way. It… » 2/21/13 10:40am 2/21/13 10:40am