NAMM 2013: Numark Orbit |

Numark bring the Orbit handheld wireless DJ controller. It reminds me of that handheld DJ device from a few years back, but I can’t remember the name of it!

PodDJ for iPad

I posted a video of this last week. Here’s the full detail on the app now:

PodDJ is a new DJ application that transforms your iPad into a real mixing engine.
Thanks to the design and the perfect fluidity of the display, you will be facing the most realistic virtual turntable you have ever seen.

Moreover, iTunes library music becomes available directly without any loading delay and with the highest fidelity sound processing. Discs and controls have been thoughtfully placed in a way that your hands will cover every feature you need as quickly as possible without the requirement of any additional device to achieve a perfect mix.

PodDJ is the only application of the App Store with which you can truly scratch on your iPad thanks to a brilliant touch to sound reactivity. Test and see the difference!

The simplicity of use will finally inspire the DJ sleeping inside you to wake up and turn your living room into the club it ought to be!


  • iTunes library access without any conversion (MP3, AAC, WAV, AIFF…)
  • Monitor (pre-cueing) output
  • Multi-Route audio: individual output management (you can choose where the monitor and each turntable output goes)
  • Compatibility with stereo splitting cables
  • 5 milliseconds of sound latency
  • 60Hz refresh rate
  • Zero latency cue points
  • Zero latency key lock (time shifting) using DIRAC 3 technology
  • Automatic BPM detection
  • Manual (tap) BPM computation
  • No limit to the number of touches (multiple controls at the same time are accessible)
  • High fidelity equalizer with separate bass, medium and treble settings, kill buttons, and 2 possibles curves
  • Highly customizable turntable emulation
  • AirPlay compatible
  • Numark iDJ Live compatible

More amazing features are coming in next update!

Promotional operations:

  • until the end of January, $7.99
  • then $9.99

podDJ - Cyril CATTIAUX

djay LE for iPhone arrives

A new free version of djay arrives for your iPhone:

Ready to rock your next party? The premier DJ app and winner of the 2011 Apple Design Award for iPad now fits in your pocket: try djay for iPhone & iPod touch for FREE!

djay transforms your iPhone or iPod touch into a full-fledged portable DJ system and seamlessly integrates with your iPod library, giving you direct access to all your favorite tracks and playlists. A hyper-realistic touchscreen interface and ultra-low latency converge to offer you a true professional mixing experience, right in the palm of your hand.

With a simple rotation of your iPhone or iPod touch, djay’s intuitive dual turntable setup beautifully morphs to each turntable individually, allowing you to beat-match, adjust EQs, loop, and cue with even greater precision and control.

With unprecedented ease-of-use and innovative multi-touch mixing features, djay for iPhone & iPod touch brings DJing to the next level, offering a unique experience for beginners and professionals alike—all in your pocket.

djay FREE gives you access to the following FEATURE HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Direct access to iPod library (one song per turntable)
  • Hyper-realistic low-latency turntable interface
  • Exclusive landscape and portrait (single deck) modes
  • Automatic beat and tempo matching (BPM sync)
  • Audio FX: Flanger, Phaser, Echo, Gate, Bit Crusher, Filter (High Pass, Low Pass)
  • Looping: Auto, Manual, and Bounce
  • Cue Point Trigger
  • Pre-Cueing with headphones (using optional Griffin DJ Cable)
  • High-quality scratching
  • Pitch-Bend
  • Mixer, tempo, and EQ controls
  • AirPlay integration
  • Support for Numark’s iDJ Live MIDI Controller
  • Support for all major audio formats including MP3, AAC, WAV, AIFF (no support for DRM protected songs)
  • Fully optimized for iOS multitasking and background operation

Get the full version of djay for even more exciting features such as Live Recording, Automix, and more…

djay LE for iPhone - algoriddim

Modern DJ on Tonium Pacemaker

Modern DJ on Tonium Pacemaker coming to the Blackberry playbook. I have admit that I agree. It is a strange platform to launch on.

DJ Studio for iPad

I’ve been meaning to post about this for a little while now. This is one of those apps that seems to have aimed at the starter segment of the DJ market, which is a good place to aim.

So if you’ve not decided if you want to use your iPad for DJ’ing, then you might want to give DJ Studio a look as it’s free (with expansion IAPs).

Here’s the app’s description:

Got 2 minutes to make some music? DJ Studio is built to help you find – and release – your Inner DJ.

The idea is simple: We built a powerful DJ App which requires no skill to use and we packed it full of great Loops & Samples from top Artists & DJs in House music styles. Then we folded in some advanced features and premium content options which you can unlock at your own pace.

The result: you’re officially a DJ!

DJ Studio for iPad brings DJ-ing to a different level, for beginners and professionals alike.


  • Browse builit-in library of Loop & Samples and drop onto your 4×4 Deck
  • Tap Pads to play – auto-sync means you’re always on the Beat
  • Manipulate Level, Mute and FX Send for each Pad
  • Mixer provides Level/Mute, EQ and FX Send on 4 independent channels
  • Delay FX Unit provided will autoset its parameters to match Tempo
  • Save your Sets and Record your Live Performances
  • Absolutely no experience required
  • It’s FREE!

In-App Purchase Options
Once you’ve mastered DJ Studio, you might want to step up your DJ game, so we’ve made the following In-App purchases available:

Pro Features Upgrade
Unlocks limitations on some functions and adds pro-DJ features

  • Full (4×4) Pad Matrix: The Free App gives you 2 channels of 4 Pads (2×4) – the Pro Features Upgrade unlocks the full 4×4 Deck
  • Save your Sets: The Pro Features Upgrade allows you to save unlimitied Sets, so you can quickly build up ready-to-go material
  • Unlimited Recording: Recordings in the Free App are limited to 3 minutes – the Pro Features Upgrade removes the limitation
  • Multiple EQ Types: The Free App comes with Low-Pass Filter EQs – the Pro Features Upgrade enables multiple EQ types (Low-pass, High-pass, Parametric)

Pro Content Upgrade
Adds Content to your library, in Loop and long-form Mixtools format

  • Beef up your Building Blocks: Get tons more options in Bass, Drum/Music Loops, Percussion, Vocals and FX categories
  • Progressive Mixtools Stems: The Mixtools format breaks down tracks by top Artists in progressive stems covering drum grooves, percussion tops, synths, effect builds, breakdowns and drops – saving you time and effort so you can focus on being creative

iOS 5.x or higher and a desire for fun

DJ Studio - Rocudo

Mixr for iPad arrives

Mixr lands in the app store, here are all the details:

Mixr delivers a rich feature set designed for mobile DJ’s. You can pitch, tap to tempo, scratch, multi-cue and mix with precision. You can manage your iPod library with the revolutionary Crate Manager. Make crates with the touch of your finger in the drag-n-drop interface, you have complete control over your mixes. Featuring high quality DSP effects, you can add Delay and Reverb to your mixes to add that extra punch to your sets. Supporting mono split audio output, you can monitor pre-cueing with your headphones for live performances. Record your mixes and back them back in a sleek player. Recording a mix automatically creates playlists! Turn your iPad into the best mobile DJ Turntable Studio, with Mixr.



  • Dual Multi-Touch Turntables
  • Audio Waveforms (2 Views)
  • Multi Cue Loops
  • Tempo
  • Equalizer
  • Effects
  • Quick Loader
  • Double-Tap Slider Reset
  • Manual Crossfader
  • Crate Manager
  • Settings
  • My Library
  • My Mixes
  • Recorded Mix Player
  • LCD Track: Artist, Song/Album. Elapsed/Remaining Time.


  • Tap to Tempo
  • Tempo control (+/- increments)
  • Pitch-Bend (6%, 12%, 25%)
  • 4-band equalizer (-24 dB to +6 dB)
  • 3 Manual Loops
  • High Fidelity Vinyl Scratching
  • Ultra-low latency

Music Library

  • Direct iPod library access
  • Quick track load popover
  • Browser by play list, songs, artist, genre
  • As-you-type instant library search
  • Create, delete & rename Crates


  • Pre-cueing thorough headphones (Mono Split)
  • Advanced recording
  • Auto track listings
  • Auto-saving (cues, crates, bpm, waveforms)
  • Fully optmized for iOS 5

Tips & Tricks

  • Crossfader: Use the A and B buttons to perform a smooth auto crossfade
  • Library: You can rearrange crates and tracks in wiggle mode
  • Sliders & Faders: Tap any where to instantly change values

The app is priced at $19.99

Mixr - DS Media Labs

iPads at the Apple Store Clip to Evernote

Modern DJ reports on BPM

If you didn’t make it to the BPM event in Birmingham then read this report from the Modern DJ for a flavour of what it was like. Clip to Evernote

Cue Play DJ Lite appears

I thought that this was already on the app store, but perhaps I’m wrong there. This free ‘lite’ version of Cue Play DJ has turned up on the app store today. Here are the details:

Cue Play DJ Lite gives you the chance to try the world’s most advanced and fully-featured digital DJ solution for the iPhone and iPod Touch, using our five bundled tracks. A plane flight, a car ride, a waiting room, or a couch can now become a DJ booth where one track seamlessly blends into another as you control every aspect of your audio experience. Comparable to the feature sets of digital DJ solutions that cost several hundred dollars on your desktop, Cue Play DJ let’s you try your hand at real DJing using an interface that should be familiar to anyone who has ever stepped into a DJ booth.

Key Features:

  • Industry standard interface familiar to all DJs
  • Simultaneous playback of 2 tracks at CD-quality
  • +/- 10% pitch capabilities
  • 3-Band EQ w/Gain
  • EQ kill switches
  • Delay, Flanger, and Low Pass Filter effects
  • Crossfader
  • Automatic Track Syncing (BPM and Phase)
  • Multiple Stored Cue Points with Hot Cues (up to 5)
  • Quantized Loops (with dynamic loop length)
  • Rolling Loop Sampling (Track keeps playing while loop repeats)
  • Multiple Headphone Modes (Stereo cue/mix, Mono cue/mix, Split “Party” mode – mix/master)

Cue Play DJ Lite - Capsulated Software Clip to Evernote

algoriddim brings djay – David Guetta Edition to the iPhone

I know that this won’t be to everyone’s taste, but it might be of interest to some people. Here’s the detail:

David Guetta, superstar DJ and Producer, and algoriddim, winner of the 2011 Apple Design Award, have teamed up to bring you the ultimate DJ app – packed with David Guetta’s own beats and sounds!

Transform your iPhone or iPod touch into a full-fledged, portable DJ system giving you direct access to all your tracks and playlists from your iPod library. This special edition of djay features an all-new, stunning Live Sampler, and contains exclusive David Guetta bonus material including twelve signature synth samples and drum beats, and five of Guetta’s electro tracks from the deluxe editions of his new album NOTHING BUT THE BEAT:

  • Lunar
  • Little Bad Girl Instrumental
  • Sunshine
  • Glasgow
  • Paris

A hyper-realistic touchscreen interface and ultra-low latency converge to offer you a true professional mixing experience, right in the palm of your hand. You can perform, record mixes on-the-go, and remix live using the Sampler to trigger original David Guetta sounds in-sync with the music, hours of fun! Or simply enable Automix mode and let djay mix your favorite iPod playlist at your next party – auto-magically.

With unprecedented ease-of-use, innovative multi-touch mixing features, and a wide range of David Guetta bonus material, djay – David Guetta Edition gives you all the tools you need, offering a unique experience for beginners and professionals alike—all in your pocket.


  • Direct access to iPod library
  • Integrated David Guetta section with 5 bonus tracks
  • Live Sampler with 12 exclusive David Guetta signature sounds (6 synths + 6 drum beats)
  • Hyper-realistic low-latency turntable interface
  • Exclusive portrait (single deck) and landscape modes
  • Automix mode with automatic transition control (Fade, Backspin, Reverse, Brake, and Random)
  • Automatic beat and tempo matching (BPM sync)
  • Looping (Auto, Manual, and Bounce)
  • Cue Point Trigger
  • Live Recording
  • Seamless AirPlay integration (wirelessly transmit your mix to Apple TV or AirPort Express base station)
  • Pre-Cueing (with optional headphone adapter)
  • Full visual waveform
  • High-quality scratching
  • Mixer, tempo, and EQ controls
  • Pitch-Bend
  • Beat-synchronized scrubbing
  • Support for all major audio formats including MP3, AAC, WAV, AIFF (no support for DRM protected songs)
  • Fully optimized for iOS multitasking and background operation


  • Griffin DJ Cable (adaptor for Pre-Cueing with headphones)
  • Numark iDJ Live (MIDI controller for a tactile turntable-like experience)

The app is priced at $7.99

djay - David Guetta Edition - algoriddim Clip to Evernote

Meta.Dj iPad Dj App Demo

meta.DJ - Sound Trends LLC Clip to Evernote

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