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Gear: Pioneer Introduces the DDJ-SX2

An updated version of the company's DDJ-SX DJ controller (made specifically for use with Serato DJ), Pioneer has introduced the forthcoming DDJ-SX2. Read more » 

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  • 08/07/2014

Gear: Allen & Heath Unveils Xone:K1 Controller

Allen & Heath have announced plans to release the Xone:K1 MIDI controller later this month. Read more » 

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  • 08/06/2014

Gear: Ask the Experts: Modeselektor

A few weeks ago, XLR8R announced the launch of a new series, Ask the Experts, in which our readers can send production questions directly to established artists. It's not every day that the average beatmaker has the chance to pick up a little advice from one of their heroes, or even speak with someone who actually knows what they are talking about, so Ask the Experts was created to help make that kind of top-level production knowledge more readily available. Read more » 

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  • 08/06/2014

Gear: Akai Introduces AMX and AFX Controllers for Serato

Akai has unveiled the details of the AMX and the AFX, two compact controllers designed for use with Serato DJ. Read more » 

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  • 08/05/2014

Gear: J Dilla's MPC and Moog Synthesizer to Be Displayed in the Smithsonian

The enduring legacy of J Dilla has been further reinforced today with news that the pioneering hip-hop producer's MPC and Moog synthesizer (one specifically made by Robert Moog for the beatmaker) will be displayed at the Smithsonian Museum in Washington DC. Read more » 

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  • 07/18/2014

Gear: Check Out Pittsburgh Track Authority's Studio

The quietly prolific Pittsburgh Track Authority outfit has opened the doors to Machine Age Studios, the hardware-filled Pennsylvania bunker where the trio crafts its unique brand of dance music. Read more » 

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  • 07/18/2014

Gear: Novation Introduces Launch Control XL

Novation has announced plans to add another controller to its fast-growing line, the Launch Control XL. Read more » 

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  • 07/17/2014

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