Meet Pioneer's New DJ Sampler: DJS-1000

A standalone DJ sampler, for improvising unique sounds and phrases.

The newly announced DJS-1000 looks to suppliment DJ set-ups by being the ideal musical instrument for unique and creative sets. Boasting an easy-to-use interface, 16 multicoloured step input keys, 16 multicoloured Performance Pads, a host of inputs and outputs, and various other performance features, the sampler is meant to allow DJs to create sounds and phrases in advance of a set, or on the fly, then sequence and loop them as they wish. The DJ-1000 will be available from mid-October. Read more here, or watch the video below.

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Pioneer's New XDJ-1000 [Video]

Pioneer DJ has just announced that they are releasing a new lineup of "CD-less" CDJ's called the XDJ Line. The new XDJ series will feature USB ports to connect to computers for digital software playback like Traktor/Serato or to connect USB drives to DJ straight from the user library using Rekordbox. The first release of the new line is called the Pioneer XDJ-1000 and it features a familiar CDJ layout, an intuitive touch-screen, and more.