HY-Plugins Releases HY-SEQ16x3v2 Analog-Style Sequencer

HY-Plugins has released HY-SEQ16x3v2, an analog-style step sequencer in VST and AU plugin formats for PC and Mac. The plugin is offered in free ($0) and paid ($40) editions. HY-SEQ16x3v2 is an updated iteration of the HY-SEQ16x3 plugin which was our #1 pick in the “Best Free Utility VST Plugin” category last year. The new version comes…

DJ Skill Sessions #6: Huge BPM/Genre Change From House To Reggae

In today’s DJ Skill Session, a truly simple but devastatingly effective transition from way back in our archives… here I take Groove Armada’s big room dub-influenced house smash Superstylin’, and drop into Alice Russell’s reggae cover version of White Stripes’ Seven Nation Army. Watch on YouTube There’s a ridiculous BPM change of 30 or so…

Friday Five: Where Have All The Mashups Gone?

In this week’s Friday Five, we’re leading with a piece from AV Club that traces the history and whereabouts of an entire dance genre that defined the noughties: Mashups. We’ve also got pieces from Billboard, Mixmag, DJ Worx and The Economist. Have a fantastic weekend ahead! What Ever Happened To The Mashup Artist? – The…

HEXLOOPS Presents SHOBEATS Trap Construction Kits

For all Trap lovers, HEXLOOPS announces the SHOBEATS Trap Construction Kits Series which a new collection of specially designed Trap sample packs designed for all today’s producers who need the latest and modern Trap sound. These new Trap Kits are inspired by the world’s most famous artists and producers such as Drake, Lil Pump, Lil Uzi…

Rane Recalls Twelves

High-end DJ hardware manufacturer Rane DJ has taken the unprecedented decision to recall all of its new Twelve motorised turntable controllers, following the discovery of an obscure but universal glitch in the firmware that can cause the platter to behave erratically under extreme performance circumstances. “We have identified a bug which can cause the Rane…