Tag: equipment

Haitian DJ Creates Wooden DIY DJ Controller

We live in a time where you don’t need much to DJ. You just need your computer, the right software and a controller. But what if you can’t get hold of a controller that easily? Haitian DJ Fredly Rosilme wanted one and you can say he’s a true visionary. He decided to make a controller out of wood and wires and the end result actually works. On the one hand it is an amazing idea to have a controller made out of wood when living in a world where everything else is made out of plastic. On the other hand it is just ... Read more

With A Little Help From NYMA, Magda Aims to Blur The Lines Between DJ and Live Performance

Over the past handful of years, the concept of DJing has changed dramatically. Unlike the two-turntable-and-a-mixer approach of yesteryear, mixing is now composed out of a much more complex syntax of structures, layers, stems and patches.  With this in mind, minimal icon Magda and prominent technology pioneer NYMA have collaborated on a brand new, handmade, and customised DJ controller, which they call VERSUS. Developed in congruence with Faderfox and Glanzmann DDS (who hand make each unit in Switzerland, to order), VERSUS aims to “further bridging the gap between live and DJ performances, at maximising creative possibilities and at making the process as smooth and ... Read more