Pioneer DDJ Ergo Review

What Is It? The DDJ-ERGO is Pioneer’s latest foray into DJ controllers and it’s a bold move from one of the leaders in DJ equipment and a smart one at that, as it’s a move away from the strategy of high performance, premium price tag pieces of kit only. After checking out stacks of footage …Read More »


Gemini CDJ-700

Gemini DJ have been around the block and then some. Back in the 90’s their ubiquitous 626 mixer was the go-to piece of gear for anybody looking to get into DJing and now, some 15 years later (give or take) their brand new CDJ-700 has similar merits; solid performance, great feature set and a damn …Read More »

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sE Munro Egg 150 Monitoring System

The Munro Eggs are, well, egg shaped, their most striking feature but how do they sound? When it comes to studio monitors, the last name that is likely to pop into your head would be British/Chinese Microphone Company, sE Electronics. Despite this, they are a company that over the last few years has built a …Read More »

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American Audio MX1400-DSP

What is the MX1400-DSP? The MX1400-DSP is a 4-channel professional analog DJ Mixer jam-packed with every conceivable feature – and then some. Built like a tank, the all metal chassis is as solid as one could hope for with every inch of the console – top fascia and back of the unit alike – used …Read More »

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Alesis Mic Tube Duo Stereo Tube Microphone Preamplifier

“Alesis continue catering for semi-pro musicians and engineers with the recent release of their entry level Mic Tube Duo mic preamp. While not particularly packed with features, the two channel Mic Tube Duo is one of the most affordable tube preamps around with a suggested retail price of R 1,895.” Alesis Mic Tube Anatomy The compact rectangular …Read More »


Roland UA-55 Quad-Capture Audio Interface

Roland recently updated their line of USB 2 audio interfaces aimed at those looking for pro-quality sound at home or on the go without equipment slowing them down. “Roland have really stepped things up in their audio interface department…” Roland’s designs, while great, have never been very sleek. However, the new Quad-Capture (smaller sibling to …Read More »


Presonus Studio One Mk11

Presonus is an American based audio electronics company based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and was founded in 1995 by engineers Jim Odom and Brian Smith. The company made its name building keenly priced audio interfaces, signal processors and mic preamps, but in recent times it’s their StudioLive range of mixers that has probably caught the …Read More »


Tech Review: Denon DN-MC6000

If controllers were beasts, then this is the pick of the litter What Is It? The Denon DN-MC6000 is a 4 channel MIDI controller and fully functional DJ mixer that is both Traktor and Virtual DJ compliant directly out of the box. The hardware’s nerve centre is an 8 in / 8 out 16 bit …Read More »


Tech Review: Numark M8 Mixer

“It’s the brand new M8… Mate!” What Is It? The brand new M8 from Numark is a four channel professional DJ mixer. Short of USB connectivity this mixer comes packed with every feature needed to connect any sort of analogue device you may find yourself needing to DJ with. Unpacking the unit one is met …Read More »