London-born, Brooklyn-based DJ Kayper has delivered a creative and technical performance for Serato‘s In The Mix series. In her 16-minute set, Kayper mixes funk, hip-hop, and more with high-energy turntable tricks.
Watch Kayper’s mini mix for Serato above.
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Vancouver-based DJ crew The Freshest recently stopped by Serato’s Los Angeles studio to drop an open-format mini mix. The crew, comprised of DJ Marvel, Kutcorners, Rico Uno, and DJ Seko, takes turns dropping rap classics, Afrobeats, dancehall, and more.
Watch The Freshest’s routine for Serato’s In the Mix series above.
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Rane SEVENTY mixer. (Source: Serato)
Rane and Serato have announced that the SEVENTY mixer has been released and is officially supported in the latest version of Serato DJ Pro. The two-channel battle mixer unlocks Serato DJ Pro 2.3.4 along with Serato DVS. Its 16 RGB performance pads can be used to control a range of Serato DJ Pro pad modes and has configurable quick-access buttons for sync, silent cue, and more.
Serato Chief Strategy Officer Nick Maclaren says, “It’s an incredible new mixer with an impressive, refined feature set. It has such a wide variety of capabilities that are suited to so many different DJing styles. The fact it can unlock our latest version of Serato DJ Pro and well as Serato DVS is also a big plus. I can’t wait to see people using it online.”
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Serato’s 2.3.3 integrated with Pioneer DJ’s XDJ-XZ (Source: Serato)
Serato‘s continued push into supporting the mobile and club DJ industry continues via its launch of the latest edition of Serato DJ Pro 2.3.3. With this update, Serato can officially integrate with Pioneer DJ‘s four-month-old all-in-one DJ system: the XDJ-XZ. The DJ software’s colored waveforms now appear on Pioneer’s seven-inch screen and CDJ-sized jog wheel displays. Furthermore, Serato DJ Pro support for the XDJ-XZ allows for four-deck mixing capabilities and other Serato specific software features to be enabled.
Serato Chief Strategy Officer Nick Maclaren says, “It’s super exciting to deliver official Serato support for the XDJ-XZ. This powerhouse has already proven to be immensely popular – the versatility of this all-in-one system means it could take center stage at house parties, mobile gigs, and professional club setups. We’re really looking forward to seeing what DJs can do with the XDJ-XZ when used with Serato DJ Pro.”
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The portable controller has bass EQ/filter knobs, touch-sensitive jog wheels, and RGB backlighting to allow for easy mixing. It also comes with Serato DJ Lite software.
Watch Mojaxx’s review above.
Serato is celebrating two decades in business with a series of anniversary releases. First, a three-part documentary chronicling the company’s history has been developed. Also, a limited-edition anniversary box set is available for sale that includes two 20th Anniversary Serato control vinyl and a 20th Anniversary photograph book tracing the story of Serato from 1999 to 2019. These two items are now available on Serato’s website.
Serato has expanded from the minds of two New Zealand-based computer science students to be a worldwide product and tech staple. DJs including the likes of A-Trak, Jazzy Jeff, Rich Medina, Mix Master Mike, DJ Spinna, and more appear in the documentary.
Watch part one below.
For more information, visit Serato’s website.
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