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Articles July-August 2018

SOUND OF THE LORDS

With the longest island bar in all of Asia, Lord of the Drinks, Lower Parel is the latest offering from First Fiddle Restaurants to finds a spot among Mumbai’s elite party zones. PALM technology explores the audio system integration for the venue...... read more

NMIMS Mumbai transcends sonic excellence with Bose Professional’s RoomMatch system

Established in 1981 by the Shri Vile Parle Kelavani Mandal with the help of a donation from the Narsee Monjee Educational Trust,...... read more

Harman Professional Solutions Elevates the experience of devotees at Sai Teerth with JBL and Crown Audio Solutions

Technosales Multimedia Technologies P.L installed JBL by Harman Cinema sound solution in two theatres – the Giant screen and the 5D screen at Sai Teerth – India’s first devotional Theme Park that opened to devotees on 30th March 2018 in Shirdi.,...... read more

QSC in 1131 Bar & Kitchen, Bangalore

Located in Indira Nagar, Bangalore, the 1131 Bar & Kitchen, which is now an ideal place in the vicinity for patrons to dine and unwind, is the brainchild of Mr. Mohan....... read more

Comprehensive Bose Professional System reinforces an unmatched aural experience at the Bhavnagar Municipal Corporation (BMC) auditorium

Bhavnagar Municipal Corporation (BMC) is a local government body in the state of Gujarat that is committed to provide basic infrastructure facilities to the people of the city........ read more

HARMAN Professional Solutions brings Exceptional Sound to the new FLEA BAZAAR CAFE in Mumbai

Munro Acoustics deploys a complete HARMAN Professional Solutions audio solution at this first-of-its-kind dining and entertainment concept........ read more

Articles May-June 2018

The ART of Touring

A.R. RAHMAN - the name says it all! 2017-2018 witnessed one of the most imposing live stage tours, when Rahman, set sail on a multi-city tour in India, reliving his musical renditions over the years...... read more on Page 26

SCALING HEIGHTS

Manish Mavani, the man of few words, talks about the SNL journey to becoming one of India’s biggest sound & light rental companies...... read more on Page 38

SETTING STANDARDS with the OVERTONE note

Meet Overtone Audio - a one-stop-shop offering end-to-end recording solutions for Film, TV and the Live events industries. It is not every day that you come across an audio products dealer who has extensive experience of using the products that they distribute....... read more on Page 56

GearHouse

Building stage business requires top level music song writers, big sound, big lighting and good musicians. A lot of musicians are required on stage performing live....... read more on Page 62

Audio & Acoustics for Video

PT invited industry leading Acoustics Designer Kapil Thirwani of Munro Acoustics, a leading acoustic consultancy, specialising in the design of high-end music, film and broadcast studio facilities to write a technical article for the magazine. In this feature article, Thirwani elucidates on Audio & Acoustics for Video...... read more on Page 68

High on OPIUM

PT met Cyrus Gorimar, the man behind milestone events like Dream Theatre and One Republic. Brahma to One Republic, Gorimar has come a long way. In this interview he talks about his love for music and his long-term vision of augmenting rock and heavy metal live concerts in India through O Live OPIUM’s new music IP...... read more on Page 78

The Bose Team full of Gung-Ho

PT interviewed Vibhor Khanna, Country Manager – SAARC at Bose Professional. Khanna is an experienced business leader with over 18 years of experience in sales and business development of Audio-Video products. Since 2012, he is instrumental in setting up new Dealer Channels for Bose Professional products...... read more on Page 90

Articles Mar-April 2018

Opera House Acoustics Nirvana for Munro

Recording music in the black box tape era meant sci-fi acoustics and studios which reminded you of Stanley Kubrick, imagination of space where every sound recorded was primeval, spiritual, pure, so acoustics meant curves and waves and slanted triangular ceilings, sound absorption, double glass partitions, heavy doors and curtains and other ideas..... read more on Page 28

THE MIX MAGICIAN

Shadab Rayeen is Bollywood’s current in-demand mix engineer, with a resume boasting of numerous A-list mix credits spanning 17 years in the music industry. Apart from mixing Bollywood songs, Rayeen has worked extensively in multiple regional languages.PT met up with him at his studio in suburban Andheri in Mumbai to talk about audio, plugins, mix, music and more...... read more on Page 40

Madame Tussauds - Sight & Sound to behold

Best described as one of the most popular tourist attractions across the globe, Madame Tussauds is home to wax figures of some of the most famous and historic international personalities in every field of life, from sports to politics, movies and film characters...... read more on Page 58

Entertainment Technology Convergence at PALM 2018

Pro Audio and lighting will take center stage, as PALM expo - India’s largest gathering of the entertainment technology and music production industry heads towards its 18th consecutive edition. Here’s a prevue of what will be on show in the Mumbai expo...... read more on Page 68

IRAA 2018 gears up for a grand 12th edition as nominations continue to pour in

Honouring excellence in the domain of music recording and production is the 12th Edition of the glorious Indian Recording Arts Academy Awards (IRAA)....... read more on Page 80

Recordings to Record

In this feature PALM technology has put down a list of good studio work done in Bollywood in 2017. In trying to define the paradigm in studio recording, mixing and mastering, we chose what was popular. We have enlisted as many popular tracks as possible from Bollywood selected from a variety of studios, that made it to the top of music charts........ read more on Page 91

Articles Jan-Feb 2018

FOH - What’s in my House

Rahul Samuel is an award-winning live sound engineer and founder of LiveEnd. With over 13 years of global experience in the professional audio industry as FOH, Monitor and System Engineer, he has the privilege of working with the best. He blogs about professional audio at www.rahulsamuel.com..... read more on Page 54

Ed Sheeran "The Shape of the Divide World Tour" in India

Trussing and rigging are more often than not, relegated to an unassuming corner position when it comes to live stage acts, while sound, light and visuals hog the limelight. However, on some occasions they have the power to take Centre stage as was witnessed during Ed Sheeran’s Divide World Tour in Mumbai last November..... read more on Page 56

ON TOUR with Pramod Chandorkar

Being an FOH special issue, and as is the custom to feature a live sound engineer in this issue, PT caught up with yet another of the country’s top live sound engineers this year. Our readers can be forgiven for considering FOH engineers and Studio engineers as two different species, but there are some engineers who simply do not want to be limited to either discipline; one such engineer being Pramod Chandorkar, a man who is equally at home behind an FOH console as he is in a recording studio, proving how varied a career as a sound engineer can be. PT caught up with the man who has been mixing live for one of the most versatile and celebrated playback singers in the country – Sonu Nigam, since the past 14 years...... read more on Page 59

FOHrecast

This being the FOH issue, PT approached and tapped the experience of some of India’s top live sound engineers to find out key challenges faced by them while working on the new age live sound consoles and features they would like to see on future consoles...... read more on Page 72

GOING BIG WITH SMALLER BOXES

Investment into quality sound equipment and a fresh business outlook is broadening NJSM’s horizon on the festival circuit in India. In a tête-à-tête with Nixon Johnny, Sachit Subramanian and Sancheth Suvarna, PT finds out what’s new and what’s next for the rental company..... read more on Page 76

Articles Nov-Dec 2017

BELIEVING IN THE MARKET - Bose Distribution Strategy

What is your perception of the Indian Market? MJ: I was in India in 94 and didn’t quite know what to expect, but it’s been really wonderful to be here. We have a global strategy we are trying to implement across all regions, so that we have a consistent way of building distribution and growing vertical markets.... read more on Page 32

Bose Interview

The FINCH - Live Music and More

Plutusone Hospitality Pvt. Ltd. unlocked a new side to Mumbai’s entertainment scene on June 29th when they launched a chic, elegant restaurant and bar - The Finch..... read more on Page 38

Sennheiser Chronicles: Interview with Vipin Pungalia

In an interview with PALM technology, VIPIN PUNGALIA, Director Professional Segment, Sennheiser India talks about the global launch of the wired XS 1 dynamic in India, his perception of the market for Sennheiser products in India and the growth achieved by Sennheiser in the country..... read more on Page 54

BUILDING DJ TALENT

With millions of DJs in the running, reaching the top can be a daunting task. The PALM DJ Championship has been instrumental in building, promoting and nurturing this bank of upcoming DJ Talent since 2011..... read more on Page 68

A journey to discover rebirth of Linear Topology

Part 2 of the article Will The Linear Make A Real Comeback? wherein LT COL JASBIR SINGH KABERWAL, (Retd) SC hints at a futuristic emerging trend which may see a comeback of linear audio with advancements in technology offering sonic quality and advancement in size and energy efficiency to the next level..... read more on Page 36

Articles Sep-Oct 2017

AUDIOVISUAL-PROJECTION INTEGRATION

In the last couple of years, jaw-dropping visual experiences at live entertainment events and venues, courtesy 3D projection mapping, motion graphics and augmented reality have made their presence felt in India. Tailor-made three-dimensional projection mappings have altered sound stages, building facades and architecture and even human figures in real time, creating interplay between real and virtual space with the help of cutting-edge technology. The PALM Conference and Seminar 2017 witnessed Technical Evangelist – VIJAY SABHLOK, touch upon the topic of Multi-Imaging using different technologies. Conference delegates got an opportunity to learn about the tools and techniques of creating Multi-Sensational Events and Installations, while also getting insight into new interactive technologies like Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality. PALM technology presents highlights of this session. The PALM Conference & Seminar session can be viewed on the PALM expo YouTube channel.... read more on Page 42

Top end LASERS missing from Rental Portfolios

India has been witness to some astonishing laser light extravaganzas at EDM events in the recent past, however a survey done by PALM technology indicates that as a general rule, lasers are missing in action and top quality brands are not afforded by event and rental companies. Though lasers are missing in action in show business, there is a huge opportunity and potential for renting lasers given that laser use is still in its nascent stage. Smita Rai reports on the ground reality... read more on Page 40

Bringing Life through Lights

Highly experienced lighting designer Roosevelt D’Souza is rarely restricted in his art. Best known for his work on Music Concerts and festivals, Roosevelt is actually a full service special event lighting professional, also specializing in designing & executing light effects for theatre production, brand launches, music concerts & festivals, fashion shows, film shoots, award ceremonies & ambience lighting. In this interview, he talks to PALM technology about his journey to becoming the “Master of Special Event Lighting.”.... read more on Page 66

AMPLIFICATION TOPOLOGY

First proposed in 1958, Class D amplifiers started gaining increased popularity and acceptance in the early 21st century, with this technology ruling since over a decade, overriding the demand for bulky & energy inefficient linear amps. In this article LT COL JASBIR SINGH KABERWAL, (Retd) SC hints at a futuristic emerging trend which may see a comeback of linear audio with advancements in technology offering sonic quality and advancement in size and energy efficiency to the next level... read more on Page 24

Articles Jul-Aug 2017

AV Today’s Trend in Hospitality

As AV sets new standards beyond traditional applications, ICT-AV-Security-Consultant - Mr. A.R. Chandrashekhar, touches on the topic of the latest trends in AV installations for the Hospitality segment with LED screens, displays and interactive video now contributing to the overall interior design of the hotel... read more on Page 84

Playboy Delhi gets a taste of TW Audio

After a high magnitude success with its first superclub in Mumbai, the city of glamour, the Playboy club is now rocking the country’s capital, New Delhi. The city’s party animals got a major reason to rejoice with the opening.... read more on Page 88

Sumi Baptist Church integration scales heights

Painted in blue and white, the Sumi Baptist Church - Zuneheboto is situated in Nagaland, bordering onto China, and is 212km from Dimapur Airport. Situated on the highest point in...read more on Page 30

The Big Stage by AKhil Varma – Project Head, PALM Expo

More than 50% of India’s population is below the age of 25 and more than 65% below the age of 35. It is expected...read more on Page 84

Articles May-Jun 2017

Justin Bieber Sound Reinforcement

The Justin Bieber Concert motivated our editorial team to learn, how it is going to be done. The sheer capacity of deployment and state of the art delivery would mean the audio system engineering would have been ingenious and display of the classic Indian Jugaad, which in this instance would need to be disapproved. PALM technology met Warren D’Souza who presented with complete confidence planning, design, technique and expertise in setting up a world-class professional turnkey audio system. This issue being a LIVE Issue and stage sound being all about alignments and calibration, Warren’s role as a Systems Engineer, for the show has been highlighted. His acumen together with Co-Systems Engineer Sunil Karanjikar’s expertise has ensured smooth execution of the massive project. Somya Kedia reports.read more on Page 36

The TOP 10 EVENT COMPANIES

The Event Management industry has grown exponentially over the last decade with a host of varied events encompassing festivals, concerts, conference, corporate events and even marathons. This issue being the “Live” issue, we highlight the top 10 Event companies conceptualizing and executing the biggest live entertainment shows in the country. We have left out some of the bigger event companies whose focus is more into corporate or sports events and have highliighted only the ones organising the live entertainment and music events.read more on Page 50

The Fountainhead of superlative experiences

In a career spanning nearly 22 years, the quality of Neale’s wins have been exceptional. With the vision of building brands he creates delightful experiences with events. In an exclusive with PALM technology, Neale talks about his journey and work and truly believes that the core essence lies in valuing the right talent! Smita Rai and Somya Kedia report. read more on Page 60

Top 35 Rental Companies

PALM Technology has done a crucial exercise of surveying the market for identifying these top 35 audio/video/lighting rental companies who are investing into product and inventory and offering the latest technology thereby driving the market and rental business with sizable inventory. This is not an audited list and is intended as a guide. read more on Page 76

People at PALM

PALM 2017 engages expertise of eminent personalities who have accomplished knowledge in their field of activity. Their valuable involvement in PALM, act as a driving force towards PALM’s intellect and dynamism which leads Indian entertainment professional landscape to a higher paradigm. read more on Page 88

Articles Jan-Feb 2017

Top FOH Engineers in India

There are the mixing masters behind the audio console who strengthen the core essence of live performances. Showcasing aptitude to blend instruments with vocals and attain a flawlessly balance sound, Front of House engineers are effective and confident technical experts who know every inch of the gear. read more on Page 46...

Going Live with Sunil Karanjikar

Sunil Karanjikar has worn many a hats in his career as a Live Sound FOH engineer. He reveals his aces and talks about the secrets and tricks to his success, his journey, along with the key challenges he faces during the course. “Live sound does not have an ‘Undo’ Button” he shares in his insights with PALM Technology magazine.read more on Page 54...

Live Bands - Musical Escape

Commercial music in India has been mostly synonymous with film soundtracks. The fact however is that the music scene in India is constantly evolving and is only going to get bigger with more and more stage acts from independent music bands energizing the business, and by Indian music we also mean languages other than Hindi. In this feature we catch the action on stage from 10 Top live bands who have managed to post a huge-win. The bands have gained a lot of stage attention giving impetus to the entire business in India. read more on Page 64

Articles Nov-Dec 2016

GOING BIG WITH PLAYBOY

The Playboy Club founded by media baron Hugh Hefner, first opened its doors in the 1960s in downtown Chicago and instantly became successful as a read more on Page 22

DJs Scratching on Favourites

2017 is set to be another fun-filled action-packed year in clubland! Somya Kedia tracks the trend and highlights the toolkit of some of the top DJs in the country.read more on Page 32

Global Citizen Festival India

Looked up to as a beacon of hope, Global Citizen Festival India held in Mumbai on 19 November, 2016 proved to be a monumental day as India asserted its solidarity with the world in fighting extreme poverty. read more on Page 44

Electric Daisy Carnival debuts in India

Originating in Las Vegas Nevada, the Electric Daisy Carnival over the years has asserted itself as a hub for EDM fans across the globe, as a result of its fantastic on-stage music programming, enchanting stage designs, read more on Page 46

Product Specialists Driven by Passion

A professionally qualified sound engineer from SAE in Chennai, Tuhin is also a sought after DJ who has immense experience of playing at various clubs. A sharp understanding of the technical aspects behind sound production and immense knowledge of equipment, gained him the position of a product specialist for Pioneer DJ India and his areas of expertise lies in club equipment, samplers and remix stations. read more on Page 48

“Indian DJs are tech savvy” - Reji, Director, PALM DJ Championship

Growing DJ Industry

DJ industry is expanding exponentially and the growth rate has been phenomenal. Talking about the industry expansion, Reji observes that as the industry continues to evolve, the demands for technology, equipments, expertise and specific services have also witnessed a

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Articles Jul-Aug 2016

I-Kandy gets K-Rigged

I-Kandy nightclub at Le Meridian hotel in Gurgaon was recently in need of an upgrade for its indoor sound system. Located at the Sector 26, Le Meridian Gurgaon, I-Kandy oozes sophistication. The luxurious pool club and European styled designed lounge boasts 2 bars across a sparkling 85 feet swimming pool...

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Sound Design for Night Clubs and RestoBars

The focus of Milind’s presentation was ‘Sound Design for Nightclubs and Restobars: A field view’, wherein he spoke about the technicalities of sound engineering to formulate a great night club or a restaurant bar. Milind who is an Electronics Engineer from the CCSRR-Mumbai University, has invested years into sound engineering, setting up different clubs and bars. He has to his credit venues such as Triology - Mumbai, F Bar Mumbai & Chennai, Privy @ Le Meridian Delhi, Club Nyex, Goa, The Good Wife – Mumbai and many more...

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AG Acoustics strikes the right chord with KV2 Audio’s ES Series

Conveniently located in the Outer Circle, near KG Marg, New Delhi is a new café in town - FLYP@MTV. Viacom18 Consumer Products - the consumer products arm of Viacom18 has extended Viacom’s flagship property “MTV”, to an on-ground experience by introducing this unique ‘MTV-style’ hangout in association with Funbars Hospitality Pvt. Ltd.

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DJ Technology News

Mastersounds Announces Mixers

MasterSounds has launched its second-generation suite of products, the 4V, “building on the success of the award-winning Radius DJ mixers.”.......

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Pioneer DJ Introduces DDJ-400 Controller

Pioneer DJ has announced the DDJ-400, a portable two-channel Rekordbox DJ controller aimed at new DJs.......

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compatibility for CDJ-TOUR1 & DJM mixers

Traktor Pro 2 is now compatible with the USB-HID control feature of the CDJ-Tour1, .......

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Audio-Technica Launches Two New Moving Magnet DJ Cartridges

Audio technical has launched AT-XP5 and AT-XP7, two new moving magnet DJ phono cartridges.......

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Ortofon Launches Concorde MK2 Turntable Cartridge Line

Ortofon has launched its new Concorde MK2 turntable cartridges line series which has five different cartridges in it: MIX, DJ, CLUB,......

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Denon DJ Adds an Update to its ENGINE 1.1 Management Software with Exciting New Features

Denon DJ, has announced the introduction of its Engine Prime v1.1, the latest version of its proprietary music analysis and librarian software......

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Pioneer DJ Launches DDJ-SB3 New Budget Serato Controller with Pad Scratch Feature

Pioneer DJ has announced DDJ-SB3, the latest addition to its popular DDJ-SB controller for Serato DJ. With this new two channel DJ controller users can.....

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Technics Announces Two New Additions to its Reference Class Audio Lineup

The Technics, known for its direct drive technology and superior performance, has extended its Reference Class line-up of audio components with its.....

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Audio-Technica Exhibits New Line of DJ Products

Audio-Technica has debuted a new line of DJ products at The NAMM Show. The range includes the ATH-PRO5X and ATH-PRO7X Professional DJ Headphones.....

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Korg Introduces Volca Mix Analog Mixer

Korg’s new Volca Mix is a 4-channel analogue mixer that is designed to connect the Volca units together and create the ultimate live performance rig......

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MWM Launches Phase

Phase is a new device from MWM that allows users to control DVS software without the need for a needle, cartridge or even timecode vinyl......

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Pioneer Dj Adds Lighting Mode to Rekordbox

Pioneer dj has added a new lighting mode to rekrdbox dj, as well as a new piece of hardware to support the new dmx output.....

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Reloop’s KUT, A Classic Design Battle Mixer with Innofader + FX

Reloop has announced the launch of Kut, a two-channel mixer with a USB sound card (24-bit/96khZ) built-in and InnoFader crossfader.....

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Mumdance unveils MUM M8, a low-pass filter

Mumdance has launched a new Eurorack module called MUM M8, low pass filter for use in modular synthesizers with UK Company ALM Busy Circuit....

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Analogue Solutions Announces New Semi-Modular Mono Synth

Analogue Solutions have announced a new semi-modular synth called the Treadstone synthBlock. The company will launch the new mini synth in January next year, claiming...

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Maschine Gets Real-Time Stretching mode in 2.7 update

Native Instrument’s Maschine is finally getting real-time stretching of loops in its new update...

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Denon DJ Sc5000 Prime Media Player Upgraded to VERSION 1.0.3 Firmware

Denon DJ, manufacturer of premium DJ products and solutions, announced that their SC5000 Prime media player...

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Serato’s latest DJ 1.9.10, supports macOS High Sierra

The DJ 1.9.10 update, is an update to its Serato DJ. It adds compatibility with macOS High Sierra, the latest operating system for Mac users, also brings Official Serato....

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Pioneer DJ Announces DJM-900NX2 and CDJ-2000NXS2 in White with Exclusive Plaques

Pioneer DJ has released its exclusive new versions of flagship multi-player and DJ mixer in a brilliant white finish. A strictly limited run....

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The New 02 Stick DJ headphone: PHONON

The latest 02 Stick headphone by Phonon, a single earpiece attached to a foam stick. It is said to be the perfect, comfortable....

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Pioneer releases New DJS-1000 standalone DJ sampler

Pioneer DJ has released its new DJS-1000 standalone DJ sampler, enabling professionals to create unique sounds and phrases....

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ROLAND’s NEW DJ-505 and DJ-202 DJ CONTROLLERS

Roland’s DJ Controller Lineup Expands with the DJ-505 and DJ-202, two new DJ controllers for Serato DJ. Equipped with features derived from the popular DJ-808 DJ Controller, the DJ-505...

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NUMARK SHIPS NEW NTX1000 PROFESSIONAL-CALIBER DIRECT-DRIVE TURNTABLE

NUMARK announced the immediate availability of its new NTX1000 Professional Direct-Drive Turntable...

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RP-7000MK2 Professional turntable; reloop

Reloop has announced the new RP-7000MK2 direct-drive turntable - an update to Reloop’s RP-7000 turntable which caters to the to the high demands of professional DJs and modern nightclubs...

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LATEST POCKET-SIZED DJ CONTROLLER BY NUMARK

Numark has announced the introduction and immediate availability of its new DJ2GO2 pocket-sized—but full-featured—DJ controller. Boasting a built-in sound card and Serato DJ....

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Pioneer DJ Introduce DDJ-XP1 Pad Controller & Rekordbox 5

Pioneer DJ has released the latest version of music organizing and library software Rekordbox with a new piece of hardware DDJ-XP1 to get the best out of the new features. The DDJ-XP1 has a total of 32 multi colored performance pads (16 for each deck) as well as 2 touch strips for FX control along with standard controls for track browsing and loading....

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Stanton launches ST.150 M2 and STR8.150 M2

Numark has introduced a new, high-torque direct-drive turntable, the NTX1000 that suits demanding professional gigs, with highest starting torque, 12” platter and rugged, and precision tonearm....

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Numark launches NTX1000 Direct Drive Turntable

Numark has introduced a new, high-torque direct-drive turntable, the NTX1000 that suits demanding professional gigs, with highest starting torque, 12” platter and rugged, and precision tonearm....

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Virtual DJ 8 Adds More Supported Controllers

Virtual DJ 8 has just included more DJ controllers in its compatibility list. Joining the...

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Pioneer introduces INTERFACE 2 – 2-channel audio interface for using rekordbox dvs with any DJ set-up

Denon DJ has been a major player in DJ history, creating industry standard CD players in the 90’s to their latest range of controllers, interfaces, monitors etc...

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Denon DJ launches MCX8000 AT PALM 2017

Denon DJ has been a major player in DJ history, creating industry standard CD players in the 90’s to their latest range of controllers, interfaces, monitors etc...

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Ableton Launches Beat Tools Pack

Ableton has launched a brand new Live pack, Beat Tools, that is designed to help producers quickly craft ideas and make beats with the included loops, and kits. Instead of just a sound pack, it’s a full Live project with processing,...

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Serato Launches Serato Sample DAW Plugin

Serato has announced the Public Beta launch for Serato Sample- a fun, fast, high-quality production plugin that allows the user to quickly find, chop, key shift and time stretch samples. Until now, producers have struggled...

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Numark Launches NS6II A 4-Channel Serato DJ Controller

Numark released an update to their NS6 DJ controller- the NS6II.The NS6II builds on the NS6’s legacy of innovation and performance and delivers the user a 4-channel DJ controller, now with two USB outs and built-in hi res screens!...

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CDJ-2000NXS2 and CDJ-TOUR1 now support djay PRO with USB-HID control

Algoriddim’s djay PRO is now compatible with the USB-HID control feature of CDJ-2000NXS2 and CDJ-TOUR1 multi players. This comes under the Pioneer DJ Certification Program, an initiative to evaluate products from other...

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Algoriddim's Introduces djay Pro for Windows

Algoriddim has introduced djay Pro for Windows. Created from the ground up for Windows 10, djay Pro provides a unique experience that bridges desktop and touch...

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V-MODA UNVEILS 'CROSSFADE 2' WIRELESS HEADPHONES

V-MODA, a manufacturer high-fidelity audio devices, unveils Crossfade 2 Wireless Over-Ear headphones. It is build on the success of V-MODA’s original Crossfade M-100 and Wireless headphones and have won 29 editors’ choice and best headphones awards...

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Denon DJ Powers Up With New ENGINE

Denon DJ, a leading manufacturer of premium DJ products and solutions has introduced the latest version of its exclusive and revolutionary Engine dynamic...

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DJM-250MK2 2-channel mixer with pro-grade features and built-in sound card

Pioneer DJ has upgraded one of its popular 2-channel mixers to create the DJM-250MK2. The new mixer is the entry point into the DJM series and is packed with...

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Gemini launches MAS-1 Ableton Live Controller

Gemini has introduced the MAS-1 controller, the company’s first Midi controller that’s targeted towards users of clip-based performance software like Ableton Live...

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UDG GEAR Launches New Flight Cases

UDG Gear has lately launched new UDG Ultimate Flight Cases that boasts secure transport and...

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Serato releases Serato DJ 1.9.6

Serato has released Serato DJ 1.9.6 which is an update that includes DVS-specific tweaks like Smart Sync, improved Sticker Lock...

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Pioneer DJ Announces DDJ-SZ2 Serato DJ Controller

Pioneer DJ has announced a new version of their Serato DJ controller, the DDJ-SZ2. The DDJ-SZ2 has been built on the strong foundations of its predecessor,...

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Akai Introduces MPC Live + MPC X

Akai Professional, one of the most formative brands for production workstations, specifically their MPC lineup, has announced two new standalone products – the MPC Live and MPC X. ...

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Gemini launches SDJ-4000 and MAS-1

Gemini DJ launched two new products to their line-up at NAMM 2017- SDJ-4000 and MAS-1. The goal of the company is to design products ...

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MIXARS Introduces PRIMO, UNO and QUATTRO

MIXARS recently introduced three new products- PRIMO, UNO and QUATTRO. MIXARS focuses...

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Technics launches New Grand Class SL-1200GR

Technics unveiled the new Grand Class SL-1200GR Direct-Drive Turntable System for audio enthusiasts, a standard model inheriting the technology of the SL-1200G, which was developed as a reference direct-drive turntable for the next generation. ...

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KORG ANNOUNCES NEW MONOLOGUE SYNTH

Fully programmable, analog synthesis for all players, monologue is an advanced monophonic synthesizer with a new voice and features. It has a sleek layout, knob-per-function workflow and high quality...

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Pioneer DJ introduces the DJM-450 – Two-channel mixer

DJM-450, a new two-channel mixer joins the Pioneer DJ range. Inheriting features and design elements from the flagship DJM-900NXS2, the DJM-450 is the ideal mixer to partner with XDJ-700 multiplayers or PLX-1000 turntables to create a professional-style set-up...

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MasterSounds and Union Audio Join Forces; Launch Rotary DJ Mixer: Radius 2

Audio accessories company, MasterSounds has announced the release of the Radius 2, a hand built analogue rotary DJ mixer...

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NUGEN Audio Introduces MasterCheck Pro

Audio accessories company, MasterSounds has announced the release of the Radius 2, a hand built analogue rotary DJ mixer...

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ROLI launches BLOCKS

ROLI has launched, BLOCKS which is an affordable LEGO- like music creation system. Each individual Block offers unique capabilities that allow users to create music in simple but far-reaching ways. The Blocks connect together to create customizable kits that suit any budget, skill level and musical style...

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PiDeck project releases low-cost digital vinyl system for Raspberry Pi

64 Studio has announced the first official release of the PiDeck project which is an open source hardware and free software project retro-fitting the Raspberry Pi onto any turntable...

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Allen & Heath launches new performance DJ mixer

Allen & Heath has launched the Xone: PX5, a new 4+1 channel DJ performance mixer that combines classic Xone analogue audio quality with comprehensive digital connectivity and next generation...

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ROLAND ENTERs DJ ARENA WITH NEW DJ-808 CONTROLLER

The fun doesn’t stop as Roland get in on the act with the announcement of a rather special collaboration with the guys from Serato....

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Pioneer Dj’s XDJ-1000MK2 with latest added features

Pioneer DJ has introduced the XDJ-1000MK2 multiplayer with enhanced track browsing features and high-quality audio support. The new player inherits features from the club-standard CDJ-2000NXS2, including its 7-inch full-colour high-resolution touch screen, enhanced track...

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Reloop Mixon4 a new 4-channel hybrid DJ controller

In close collaboration with Serato and Algoriddim, Reloop proudly presents the first hybrid Performance controller RELOOP MIXON4 that fuses the two acclaimed DJ softwares with a multi-platform concept....

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PANASONIC DJ-1200 HEADPHONES LAUNCHED IN INDIA

Panasonic has launched a new DJ-1200 headphone in India with a “swing-arm” system that supports “free-style monitoring” for music enthusiasts and disc jockeys. The company claims that the headphones are packed with...

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UVI SOUNDS & SOFTWARE INTRODUCES FALCON EXPANSION: SPECTRE

The Spectre expansion ventures to the heart of precision sound design with heart-stopping bass, aggressive leads, hypnotic arps and pulsing rhythms evoking the energy, detail and futuristic styling of modern electronic music...

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NATIVE INSTRUMENTS INTRODUCES MOLTEN VEIL MASCHINE EXPANSION

Native Instruments has introduced Molten Veil a new Maschine Expansion aimed at producers looking for the bold...

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