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Pioneer DJ’s new DDJ-XP1 controller will help you get the most out of rekordbox 5

To help you get the most out of the latest version of rekordbox [link], Pioneer DJ has also dropped a new controller, called the DDJ-XP1, which promises to be the perfect tool for battle DJs and DVS users.

The unit includes 32 multi-coloured pads and the interface is also decked out with Hot Cue functions, Pad FX, Beat Jump, Sampler, Beat Loop, Slide FX strips and the new Key Shift and Keyboard modes.

Licences for rekordbox dj and rekordbox dvs worth a combined €248 are bundled with the hardware. However, there’s no official word yet on price and availability, so keep your eyes trained on the Pioneer DJ website for more news.

DDJ-XP1 features

  • 32 multi-coloured Performance Pads
  • Customisable interface
  • Control for Hot Cues, Pad FX, Key Shift, Keyboard mode and more
  • Slide FX strips
  • Robust structure
  • Non-slip rubber surface
  • Includes rekordbox dj and rekordbox dvs licences
Simon Arblaster
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I take care of the reviews on MusicRadar and Future Music magazine, though can sometimes be spotted in front of a camera talking little sense in the presence of real musicians. For the past 30 years, I have been unable to decide on which instrument to master, so haven't bothered. Currently, a lover of all things high-gain in the guitar stakes and never one to resist churning out sub-standard funky breaks, the likes of which you'll never hear.

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