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Pioneer DJ Debuts DDJ-1000 rekordbox Controller

Pioneer DJ DDJ-1000

Pioneer DJ DDJ-1000
Pioneer DJ DDJ-1000 (Photo source: Pioneer DJ)

Pioneer DJ announced the DDJ-1000 on Tuesday, the latest controller for their rekordbox DJ software.

A four-channel device, the DDJ-1000 features CDJ size jog wheels which contain full color central displays. They can be customized to display various types of information, including BPM, waveforms, and cue points.

The controller’s mixer section includes a lot of familiar effects from the DJM mixer range, as well as some new effects like Enigma Jet, Mobius Saw, Mobius Triangle, and Low Cut Echo.

The DDJ-1000 also features two USB ports for DJ switching, 16 performance pads, and a license for the rekordbox DJ performance software.

It will be available mid-January at a price of $1,199. Check out Pioneer DJ’s website for more information and watch the introduction video below, which features Red Bull 3Style world finalist, Deejay Irie.

Related: Pioneer DJ DJS-1000 Walkthrough

Meet Red Bull 3Style World Finalist, Deejay Irie

Deejay Irie performs at the Red Bull 3Style Netherlands Finals. (Credit: Maurice van der Meijs / Red Bull)

Irie Weergang Bove, a.k.a. Deejay Irie, will compete in the Red Bull 3Style World Finals VIII between Feb. 7 and 11 in Kraków, Poland. Below are some fast facts about him. (To see more contender profiles, click here.)

Age: 38

Residence: Groningen, Netherlands

Previous titles won: 2015 DMC Online DJ Championships, 2013 Mixmove Video DJ Battle, 2008 DMC Benelux Championships, DMC Dutch Championships (2005, 2004, 2003, 2003)

Preferred battle setup: Technics SL-1200 or SL-1210 turntables, Vestax or Pioneer DJ DJM-S9 mixer

Winning nationals routine:

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Red Bull 3Style VIII

Related: Meet Red Bull 3Style World Finalist, Damianito

Watch Deejay Irie’s Showcase at the IDA World DJ Championships

The latest video to surface from the 2015 IDA World DJ Championships is of The Netherlands’ Deejay Irie. Born and raised in Brazil, Irie is the first-ever DMC Visual DJ Champion and has won many other video battles in Europe. His IDA showcase performance included a wide variety of visuals from movies, TV shows, music videos and more.
Related: Watch DJ Woody’s Showcase at the IDA World DJ Championships