RANE ONE. (Source: Serato)
RANE has officially entered the controller market with the release of the ONE. Similar to the design of the TWELVE, the ONE aims to satisfy the needs of turntablists while providing the convenience of a portable, all-in-one piece of tech.
The ONE features motorized platters with 7.2-inch removable acrylic disks. The mixer section features an adjustable crossfader, allowing scratchers to fine-tune their experience. Each deck has eight RGB pads and includes the Scratch Bank feature recently added to Serato DJ Pro, which allows users to easily load scratch samples or full tracks to either deck.
In related news, Serato has announced their latest update, Serato DJ Pro 2.4.4. This update provides support for the RANE ONE and will be available on their website at 12 PM PST.
Watch Mojaxx’s full review of the RANE ONE controller below.
Beatsource is all about recognizing talented DJs. That’s why they have teamed up with Serato on the Beatsource All-Stars competition. DJs from around the world can enter for a chance to win a $1,000 paid headlining DJ set on Serato’s Twitch channel on Dec. 23, 2020. The winner will perform along with Four Color Zack, DJ Spider, and DJ Diamond Kuts.
How to enter
- Film yourself performing a 10-minute mix using Beatsource LINK and Serato DJ. You can only use tracks from Beatsource LINK.
- Upload your video to IGTV and tag #BeatsourceAllstars, @serato, and @beatsourceofficial in your caption. Your video must be published by midnight PST on Dec. 8, 2020.
Beatsource will review all entries on Dec. 9, 2020, and select one winner on Dec. 16, 2020. The mixes will be judged on creativity and vibe.
- • One-year Beatsource LINK Pro subscription
- • Serato DJ Suite and Serato Studio lifetime licenses
- • Phase Ultimate, Case, and slipmats
- • Nomatic Travel Pack
- • Limited edition Beatsource and Serato merchandise
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Pioneer DDJ-FLX6. (Source: Pioneer DJ)
Pioneer DJ has announced the DDJ-FLX6, a brand new four-channel controller supported in both rekordbox and Serato DJ Pro. The controller combines unique features and a professional club-style layout while staying portable and affordable.
The DDJ-FLX6 introduces Merge FX, a new feature that makes it easy for DJs to mix different music styles. The controller includes the Jog Cutter function that applies a professional scratch effect to the last Hot Cue or playback position on the deck in use and built-in presets containing a combination of Serato DJ Pro effects and looping controls. First introduced for the DJM-S11, the DDJ-FLX6 features Scratch Bank, which allows users to load scratch samples or full tracks for pad mode use.
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(Source: Pioneer DJ)
Pioneer DJ has announced the DJM-S11 mixer, the successor to its game-changing DJM-S9. The two-channel, four-deck battle mixer builds off the success of the previous iteration with some major additions while improving on its predecessor’s key features.
Most notably, the DJM-S11 comes equipped with a 4.3-inch touch screen that displays waveforms, a track browser, FX, and more. The display has a day mode option, similar to that of Serato DJ Pro, which makes the screen easier to view in daylight. An industry-first feature called “Deck 3/4 Control” allows access to decks three and four via the touch screen, to enhance the creative possibilities of live mashups and remixes.
Another notable addition is that the mixer includes dual USB inputs for connecting CDJs and controllers. It features a number of new pad modes as well.
Pioneer DJ will also be releasing the DJM-S11-SE, a special edition that is visually reminiscent of their highly-regarded DJM-909 mixer.
The DJM-S11 is available now at a suggested retail price of $1,999 USD, while the DJM-S11-SE retails for $2,099 USD. In related news, Serato has released Serato DJ Pro 2.4.1, which includes support for the mixers.
Watch Pioneer DJ’s introductory video along with Mojaxx‘s first look below.
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DJcity representative Matsu has linked up with Serato for their From The Crib mix series. The Red Bull 3Style X US vice champion showcases his technical skills with Yo Gotti and Nicki Minaj‘s track “Rake It Up.”
Watch Matsu’s mix for Serato above.
Tips and Tricks host, Mojaxx, provides a walkthrough of Beatsource LINK’s new integration with Serato DJ, which was introduced in Serato DJ Pro 2.4 and 1.4 on Monday. He shows you how to set up LINK in Serato and get the most out of the service.
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