Pioneer – No More CDs

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Pioneer XDJ-1000 $999 All-Digital Player Ditches The CDs
via: Dan White

Pioneer has sneakily debuted a brand new media player for DJs – the XDJ-1000 – that takes the CD out of the CDJ. Instead, it’s purely designed for Rekordbox, USB drive, and HID control purposes – finally bringing to the masses a relatively affordable solution for digital playback in a professional CDJ-style design.

TOUCH INSTEAD OF HARDWARE

The unit has the exact same form factor as the CDJ-2000 Nexus units – same dimensions and control layout – although keen-eyed CDJ users will note the lack of cuepoint buttons, touch strip for searching, etc.
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Instead, the XDJ-1000 has a 7 inch touchscreen – which allows control for setting loops, beat sync, cuing, slip mode, and a new function, Beat Jump / Loop Move (a basic function that Traktor has held alone in the digital DJ world.
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There’s also now a QWERTY-style keyboard for searching through your tracks- way easier than just rummaging around folders.
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Also of interest is a new automatic import of player settings (things like Quantize and Master Tempo) from whatever you have them set at in Rekordbox – and a color-coding for playlists that actually corresponds to an LED that lights up around the USB stick plugged in.

FINALLY AFFORDABLE?

Pioneer’s website lists the suggested retail price as being $999 – which implies we might see even lower prices as the minimum advertised price. We’ve reached out to Pioneer to find out if this is an expected street price, but no answer yet.

WHAT’S THE WEIGHT?

Anyone who’s ever moved a CDJ-2000 before knows that they’re around 10 pounds (4.7 kg) – pretty heavy for a piece of DJ equipment. Removing the CD drive (the only moving parts on the player) would seem to reduce the need for at least a few of those pounds. The XDJ-1000′s weight is down a bit to 7.27 pounds (3.3kg) – enough to still keep the unit stable when James Zabiela or DJ EZ inevitably get their frenetic mix sessions on these XDJs, but slightly more portable.
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THE FIRST OF MANY?

Pioneer has a very interesting note on their video description:

“… the XDJ-1000: the first in a new line-up of digitally focused, USB-only, rekordbox™-ready players.”

This makes it pretty clear that Pioneer isn’t stopping here – and we’ll see other versions of this CD-free XDJ line in the coming months. Will we go up to a higher-featured XDJ-2000, or perhaps we’ll drop down into serious budget territory and make feature-slimmed XDJ-400s that are easy for any DJ to add too their setup?

SERATO AND REKORDBOX ONLY?

Something strange about the press release stuck out to us – a hint that perhaps Traktor HID mode might not be enabled when the product launches:

“USB-HID control possible with Serato Inc.’s “Serato DJ” software (More information will be published on the support site pioneerdj.com/support/ once available.)”

With Native Instruments very focused on selling their own screen-laden Kontrol S8, it wouldn’t be a surprise if there’s some feet-dragging on both sides to get Traktor HID integration.

Read more about the XDJ-1000 on Pioneer’s site here.

DJ Jaymz Nylon – Adult Selections #91

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New York native Jaymz Nylon is a name that’s been in the mix for more than a couple of
years. Heralded as the godfather of Afro-tech, Jaymz’ reputation as a sought-after
sound designer, producer, and remixer has continued to grow since his breakout
release, “Ofunwa ‘It All Begins Here’,” thrust him into the global limelight in 1993.
Spanning the greater part of the last two decades, Jaymz has built an impressive back
catalogue of productions, not only diverse but wet with emotion. From Afro-Latin to deep
house, to old school acid house, to broken beat to disco, Jaymz’ magical record bag
knows no boundaries. In addition to traveling the world over Jaymz has touched down
with labels like Tribal America, Nitegrooves, Irma, and of course, his own Nylon
Recordings — proving that quantity and quality can both bunk in the same house. To
date Jaymz has released three full albums, over a dozen remixes, and an even longer
list of singles. And, still going strong; as the newest member of MotionFm’s five-star
cadre, Jaymz’ “Adult Selections” podcast will be sure to leave no rock unturned.

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DJ Jaymz Nylon – Adult Selections #91

Nastee Nev – Feat. Robert Owens – One With The Dance (0808 Sweesoul Main Mix)
Ralf GUM – Hugh Masekela – With Her Hand (Album Mix)
Portia Monique – Grace (Reel People Vocal Mix)
Monodeluxe – Deep Emotion (Original)
Saliva Commandos – Michelle Rivera – Breaking These Chains (Ezel Classic Remix)
Beppe Gioia – Love Train (Original Mix)
Leandro P feat Jaymz Nylon – Deeper Space-Jaymz Nylon Afrotech Reshape-Master
Noel Nanton – Sacha – Love &Sadness (Sorrow Mix)
Tiger Wilson – Anything Is Possible (Souldynamic Remix)
Mountal – Gold Digger
Timmy Regisford – I Fell In Love
Ralf GUM – Hugh Masekela – In The City (Album Mix)
Mr Raoul K – Enchained Tribe (Chapitre 1 & 2)
Ofunwa Adeagbo – No Akata Man I-Afrotech Dub

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DJ Jaymz Nylon – Adult Selections #90

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New York native Jaymz Nylon is a name that’s been in the mix for more than a couple of
years. Heralded as the godfather of Afro-tech, Jaymz’ reputation as a sought-after
sound designer, producer, and remixer has continued to grow since his breakout
release, “Ofunwa ‘It All Begins Here’,” thrust him into the global limelight in 1993.
Spanning the greater part of the last two decades, Jaymz has built an impressive back
catalogue of productions, not only diverse but wet with emotion. From Afro-Latin to deep
house, to old school acid house, to broken beat to disco, Jaymz’ magical record bag
knows no boundaries. In addition to traveling the world over Jaymz has touched down
with labels like Tribal America, Nitegrooves, Irma, and of course, his own Nylon
Recordings — proving that quantity and quality can both bunk in the same house. To
date Jaymz has released three full albums, over a dozen remixes, and an even longer
list of singles. And, still going strong; as the newest member of MotionFm’s five-star
cadre, Jaymz’ “Adult Selections” podcast will be sure to leave no rock unturned.

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DJ Jaymz Nylon – Adult Selections #90

J Morrison – Some Fella
Blinds – DXin’ (Original Mix)
Deymare – 1990
Carlos Vargas – Danny – Summer Nights (Scott Diaz Sunset Dub)
Michele Chiavarini – Pete Simpson – Staring At The Sun (Original Mix)
Gershon Jackson – EL – Back Again (Michele Chiavarini Vocal Remix)
Kekstar Keke – Sa Is Man Made (Bongani ReMix)
Leandro P feat Jaymz Nylon – Deeper Space-Jaymz Nylon Afrotech Reshape Instrumental-Master
Jazzuelle – Travelling (Atjazz Astro Remix)
DJ Fudge – Hallex M – Omar – Ding Ding (Loic L Remix)
DJ Lamor – Stay Tuned
DJ T.I.C – D’Elaborate Nossca – Baka’Nswazwi (Original Mix)
Lady L Deep – Soulsolder (Original Mix)
Mike Steva – Pelagonia

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NT039 : STEFEK – Tell It To The Groove – Promo Preview

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Representing France’s Deep House sound to the fullest STEFEK keeps his foot firmly on the funky 4/4 accompanied by hypnotic keys and a rhythmic 1990’s piano flavor.
“Tell It To The Groove” is another great release from Nylon Trax.

Jaymz Nylon’s Afrotech Remix and O.P.’s Lost In Keys Mix are both infectious, magnetic and warm. STEFEK “Tell It To The Groove” will surely become a club anthem throughout the world.

Executive Producer: Jaymz Nylon
Mastered by James Thomas in the Nylon Studio
Published by Man Made Nylon Music / BMG Chrysalis
(p) & (c) 2014 Nylon Recordings

DJ Jaymz Nylon – Adult Selections #89

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New York native Jaymz Nylon is a name that’s been in the mix for more than a couple of
years. Heralded as the godfather of Afro-tech, Jaymz’ reputation as a sought-after
sound designer, producer, and remixer has continued to grow since his breakout
release, “Ofunwa ‘It All Begins Here’,” thrust him into the global limelight in 1993.
Spanning the greater part of the last two decades, Jaymz has built an impressive back
catalogue of productions, not only diverse but wet with emotion. From Afro-Latin to deep
house, to old school acid house, to broken beat to disco, Jaymz’ magical record bag
knows no boundaries. In addition to traveling the world over Jaymz has touched down
with labels like Tribal America, Nitegrooves, Irma, and of course, his own Nylon
Recordings — proving that quantity and quality can both bunk in the same house. To
date Jaymz has released three full albums, over a dozen remixes, and an even longer
list of singles. And, still going strong; as the newest member of MotionFm’s five-star
cadre, Jaymz’ “Adult Selections” podcast will be sure to leave no rock unturned.

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DJ Jaymz Nylon – Adult Selections #89

Yannick Labbe & Dominik Marz – Other side
Coburn Dialect – Flux (Original Mix)
QuestionmarQ feat. Kilian Pettit – Floating Away (Present Mix)
Glass Slipper – Caught Up
Typheni – Is It Love (Original Mix)
Rick James – Swift Of DJN Project & Jeremias Santiago Ft Rick James-Ghetto Life(DUB)
Louie Vega feat. House Of Rhumba – Steel Congo (Roots Mix)
Nick Holder – Black Thanks (Main Mix)
Boddhi Satva feat. Omar – Benefit (Main Mix)
Mr. Osup – Deep Tagz ( Original Mix )
Mr. Osup – Freak Out, Fleak Out Freak Out (Moose Vibes MIx)
Processing Vessel & Coburn Dialect – Lost In Detroit (Original Mix)
Playless – Juno
Billie Holiday – I’m a fool to love u – Teddy Esposito mix
Yaounde – Yaounde
Goran Tech – Land Of Hope (Original Mix)

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NT037 : Leandro P. Featuring Jaymz Nylon – Deep Space – Promo Preview

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The Nylon Trax roster is likened to a true musical dynasty with the frequent collaborations among label mates.
Leandro P. and Jaymz Nylon launch your senses into the outer galaxies with “Deep Space” an exploration in audible bliss.

Leandro P.’s productions continue to stimulate listeners throughout the universe while Jaymz Nylon lends his often referred to buttery baritone to “Deep Space” along with an Afrotech Reshape of the cosmic original.

Exclusive  Traxsource Pre-Release: 10/26/2014

Worldwide Release Date: 11/09/2014

Written and Produced by: Leandro P.
Co-Writte,Produced Vocals by: Jaymz Nylon
Mastered by James Thomas in the Nylon Studio
Published by Man Made Nylon Music / BMG Chrysalis
Executive producer: Jaymz Nylon
(p) & (c) 2014 Nylon Recordings
Nylon Trax websites: www.nylonrecordings.com | www.nylontrax.com | www.facebook.com/nylontrax

 

Worldwide Release 10/20/2014 – Leandro P. Feat. Braga Havaiana “A Minha Alcunha” on Nylon Trax

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Nylon Trax artists are keeping it all in family with a collaboration between São Paulo/Brazil based Leandro P. and Nylon’s newest addition Angola/Lisbon-based Braga Havaiana. “A Minha Alcunha” is a collage of melodies lead by a warm and spacey Electric Rhodes Piano that sits well with the voice of a soulful passenger upon a landscape of lush percussion. “A Minha Alcunha” calls out to your adoring ears guiding the body into the dance.

Retailers:
traxsource, junodownload, beatport, iTunes, nylon trax shop etc…

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released 20 October 2014

Written and Produced by: Leandro P. and Braga Havaiana
Vocals: Braga Havaiana
Mastered by James Thomas in the Nylon Studio Published by Man Made Nylon Music / BMG Chrysalis
Executive producer: Jaymz Nylon
(p) & (c) 2014 Nylon Recordings
Nylon Trax websites: www.nylonrecordings.com | www.nylontrax.com | www.facebook.com/nylontrax

DJ Jaymz Nylon – Adult Selections #88

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New York native Jaymz Nylon is a name that’s been in the mix for more than a couple of
years. Heralded as the godfather of Afro-tech, Jaymz’ reputation as a sought-after
sound designer, producer, and remixer has continued to grow since his breakout
release, “Ofunwa ‘It All Begins Here’,” thrust him into the global limelight in 1993.
Spanning the greater part of the last two decades, Jaymz has built an impressive back
catalogue of productions, not only diverse but wet with emotion. From Afro-Latin to deep
house, to old school acid house, to broken beat to disco, Jaymz’ magical record bag
knows no boundaries. In addition to traveling the world over Jaymz has touched down
with labels like Tribal America, Nitegrooves, Irma, and of course, his own Nylon
Recordings — proving that quantity and quality can both bunk in the same house. To
date Jaymz has released three full albums, over a dozen remixes, and an even longer
list of singles. And, still going strong; as the newest member of MotionFm’s five-star
cadre, Jaymz’ “Adult Selections” podcast will be sure to leave no rock unturned.

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

DJ Jaymz Nylon – Adult Selections #88

Yannick Labbe & Dominik Marz – Other side
Coburn Dialect – Flux (Original Mix)
QuestionmarQ feat. Kilian Pettit – Floating Away (Present Mix)
Glass Slipper – Caught Up
Typheni – Is It Love (Original Mix)
Rick James – Swift Of DJN Project & Jeremias Santiago Ft Rick James-Ghetto Life(DUB)
Louie Vega feat. House Of Rhumba – Steel Congo (Roots Mix)
Nick Holder – Black Thanks (Main Mix)
Boddhi Satva feat. Omar – Benefit (Main Mix)
Mr. Osup – Deep Tagz ( Original Mix )
Mr. Osup – Freak Out, Fleak Out Freak Out (Moose Vibes MIx)
Processing Vessel & Coburn Dialect – Lost In Detroit (Original Mix)
Playless – Juno
Billie Holiday – I’m a fool to love u – Teddy Esposito mix
Yaounde – Yaounde
Goran Tech – Land Of Hope (Original Mix)

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JAYMZ NYLON – OCTOBER 2014 TOP 10

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JAYMZ NYLON
OCTOBER 2014 TOP 10
New York native Jaymz Nylon is a name that’s been in the mix for more than a couple of years. Heralded as the godfather of Afro-tech, Jaymz’ reputation as a sought-after sound designer, producer, and remixer has continued to grow since his breakout release, “Ofunwa ‘It All Begins Here’,” thrust him into the global limelight in 1993. Spanning the greater part of the last two decades, Jaymz has built an impressive back catalogue of productions, not only diverse but wet with emotion. From Afro-Latin to deep house, to old school acid house, to broken beat to disco, Jaymz’ curatorial continuum knows no boundaries. In addition to traveling the world over Jaymz has touched down with labels like Tribal America, Nitegrooves, Irma, and of course, his own Nylon Recordings — proving that quantity and quality can both bunk in the same house. To date Jaymz has released three full albums, over a dozen remixes, and an even longer list of singles. And, still going strong; as the newest member of MotionFm’s five-star cadre, Jaymz’ “Adult Selections” podcast will be sure to leave no rock unturned.

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Traktor Kontrol S8 – THE FUTURE OF DJING

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THE FUTURE OF DJING

Experience a new way to mix and perform with TRAKTOR KONTROL S8 – a 4-channel stand-alone mixer, professional audio interface, and enhanced performance decks for ultimate control over the included TRAKTOR SCRATCH PRO software. Touch-sensitive controls and high-res displays deliver DJ workflow that is truly cutting-edge.


CONNECT WITH YOUR CROWD

Get physical with the music. Touch-sensitive knobs, faders, and LED-guided touch strips bring TRAKTOR software to life on vivid full-color displays, keeping you focused on performance – not on your laptop. The S8’s touch-and-see workflow means you connect with your music – and with your crowd.

 

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HIGH-RESOLUTION DISPLAYS

Two high-res color displays put TRAKTOR software in plain sight. Browsing, track info, effect, and filter values come into view directly in front of you. Keep an eye on the running track’s ultra-crisp vector waveform. Or access Remix Decks in full view.

REMIX IN THE MOMENT

Create your signature sound with responsive Remix Deck controls. Intuitively mix in sounds with 4+4 channel Remix Deck faders. Plus, live capture and trigger your own samples and loops using 16 color-coded performance pads.

Your style. Your sound. This is enhanced DJ performance.

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BUILT FOR PERFORMANCE

Connect anything your setup needs – TRAKTOR KONTROL S8 boasts the most expansive connectivity on a DJ controller yet. The on-board 4-channel mixer features unique wear-resistant faders that offer unprecedented durability.
Plus, TRAKTOR Mode buttons on every mixer channel switch between TRAKTOR and stand-alone mode – ideal for handing the night over to the next DJ.

DESIGNED FOR TRAKTOR PRO SOFTWARE

TRAKTOR KONTROL S8 is built for seamless control of the included TRAKTOR SCRATCH PRO 2* – the choice DJ software of countless professionals worldwide. Get in-depth control of your music with up to four software decks, customizable interface, timecode media, and advanced track library management.