Monday October 23 , 2017

Posts Tagged ‘short-kuts’

Artist Profile: Kryptonite!

Here’s our first DJ “feature” or “testimonial” for the blog, a recent new friend of the SHORT-KUTS™ family who sent us his feedback via the SHORT-KUTS™ Facebook Fan Page along with some ill shots of his MacBook Pro and SHORT-KUTS™ For ScratchLIVE™ 2.0. Also, Josh happens to be one of the world’s most dedicated Serato Control Record collectors, I dare to say, in the whole planet? More on that at the bottom of this post!

Josh “Kryptonite” McGinn

City: Woodstock, Atlanta

Style: Electronic Music

Age: 30

Tools: 2 Technics 1210M5Gs, 1 Pioneer CDJ-400, Pioneer DJM 800 w/ Innofader, Korg Nano and Kontrol, Video-SL, Ableton Live 8, Zero SL MKII, Launchpad, Macbook Pro 15″ 2.66ghz dual core (unibody), 500gb internal, 8gb RAM, Serato ScratchLIVE™ with SL3, over 200 serato control record collection (at the time of this post)!

 

SHORT-KUTS 2.0: SP6-Sample Player on ScratchLIVE™

If you used to carry your sampler around to launch samples, airhorns, beats and other such elements while mixing you no longer have to depend on a separate piece of gear to accomplish this tasks. ScratchLIVE 1,9 and above offers 4 banks containing 6 samples each (24 Samples Total) that can be configured every which way and loaded with anything, a mix, a song, a sample, anything.

The new SHORT-KUTS™ for ScratchLIVE 2.0 features new stickers that clearly mark the sampler’s function keys and all new shortcuts available in ScratchLIVE 2.0.

Video courtesy of SERATOHQ

 

Video: Serato ScratchLIVE™ 2.0 Beta goes public.

We have been following ScratchLIVE since version 1.4 or so and as it is expected with a version upgrade of any software that moves into the 2.0 realm, the debuting features of this upgrade are nothing short of AWESOME.

Here is the full list of highlights from the yet to be released (officially) 2.0 beta build:

 


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