DEMO: DJ Cerla on the Numark NS6

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Given the slightly contentious nature of the previous post, where I floated the idea that 4 channels might not be for everyone and that it might be an idea to go back to your 2 decks and make them work better before assuming that 4 decks is the answer to your lack of skills, DJ Cerla comes along with a perfect example of kicking ITCHy sanding my journo face with his own brilliant demo of Numark’s soon to be released NS6.

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DEMO: DJ Cerla on the Numark NS6

NAB 2011 Report

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Mix magazine editors present Mix’s online 2011 NAB Report.

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NAB 2011 Report

4 is the magic number – or is it?

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The last year or so has seen the DJ world whipped up into a frenzy by the apparent demand for 4 decks. I’m not exactly sure where this has come from – has the consumer been making noises because of Traktor’s ability to handle 4 decks, or have manufacturers run out of ideas so decided that we absolutely needed to replace our existing gear with twice as much of the same product but in a single bigger box? But this 4 x Contour setup on the Reloop stand brought a question that I’ve asked previously on Twitter to the front of my mind.

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4 is the magic number – or is it?

Game Meets Album: Behind the Music and Design of the iPad Indie Blockbuster Swords & Sworcery

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Jim Guthrie was a rockstar long before the iPad was. Paired with pixel-intense artist Craig D. Adams (aka Superbrothers) and a crack team of coders at the indie studio capy , he’s made a soundtrack that’s destined to be a gaming classic.

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Game Meets Album: Behind the Music and Design of the iPad Indie Blockbuster Swords & Sworcery

NAB 2011: The Hollywood Edge Debuts New SFX Collections

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The Hollywood Edge—a premier sound effects library for motion pictures, television and digital gaming—is showcasing several new CD and DVD releases at NAB, including new collections of Foley effects from Soundelux, animal sounds from Discovery’s Animal Planet and sci-fi flavored mechanical effects from renowned sound designers Richard Devine and Jim Stout. The Hollywood Edge is exhibiting at booth #SL8513.

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NAB 2011: Sanken Introduces New COS-11D HWM Miniature Head Worn Mic

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Sanken Microphones is introducing at NAB (booth #C-3740) the new head worn COS-11D HWM, which uses the same miniature mic used extensively as a lavalier in feature films and TV.

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NAB 2011: Sound Ideas Launches General HD Sound Effects Library

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At NAB 2011, Sound Ideas, based in Toronto, Canada, announced the release of its new General HD Sound Effects Library. The new collection has more than 25,000 sounds, all originally recorded at 24-bit/96 kHz.

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Musikmesse 2011: UDG

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UDG have been making bags for years. It all started out from a record shop when someone needed a bag to carry vinyl around. But how times have changed

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Ed Cherney Joins McNally Smith Board of Directors

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McNally Smith College of Music in St.

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ADAM Audio Introduces ARTist Series Speakers

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ADAM Audio USA in Hicksville, N.Y., is introducing its new ARTist Series of monitors targeted for recording, game audio and film/video post-production: the ARTist 3 ($1,000/pair), ARTist 5 ($1,500/pair), ARTist 6 ($2,500/pair) and ARTist 6 Center ($1,000 each). The new ARTist Series monitors offer ADAM’s exclusive X-ART transducer technologies.

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