The trial version is now called Serato Lite (formerly Serato Intro), while the full version has been renamed Serato DJ Pro. Where previous versions required a controller or proprietary hardware, the new versions don’t. They now come with a “practice mode” that allows for in-computer mixing.
New users can now download Serato Lite and get started immediately without a license or any kind of controller.
Our favorite music website of record, Resident Advisor, routinely reviews tech of all stripes.
After clicking around for the last few weeks, they’ve come to the conclusion that the landmark Ableton 10 deserves a 4.4 / 5. As they say:
Ableton’s stated goal with Live 10 is to remove barriers between the musician and the music. So while the headlines surrounding the update announcement centred on a range of new devices, the decidedly less sexy truth is that removing barriers to creativity requires a ream of small workflow improvements.
Read their take on the rest of the new features in the program, including Capture, Chase MIDI Notes, Pedal, and much more, here.
Here’s our Ableton instructor Subalias talking about Ableton Live 10.
When it comes to music synthesis, one of the most recent to stand out as a giant of innovation is Detroit hip-hop producer J Dilla. James Dewitt Yancey. Dilla produced music for Erykah Badu, The Roots, Common, De La Soul, and many more. He was also a part of Slum Village, who made what some consider one of the greatest hip-hop records — Fantastic Vol. 2: