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Algoriddim djay Pro (for Windows 10)

DJs are tactile people. They want to feel the scratch and turn the knobs. The new Algoriddim djay Pro app for Windows 10, with its support for Microsoft's Surface Dial and the new Surface Studio all-in-one PC, fulfills those needs. The app has been available for iOS and macOS for several years, but the Surface Studio is uniquely suited to djay Pro, providing both the visual and tactile interfaces that bring this very cool software's capabilities to the fore.Getting Up and RunningThe only way...

Roland releases compact audio mixer for smartphone videographers

Though modern smartphone cameras can deliver in the video department for home-cooked musicians hoping to go viral on YouTube or dedicated vloggers, video reviewers and online tutorial makers, the device's audio recording prowess may well disappoint. Roland launched a pocket device at CES back in January that's designed to help. The Go:Mixer, which is now available to buy, allows users to capture a high quality audio track at the same time the video is recorded, and mix in vocals, instruments...

Win your mom's heart with these sweet treats

 In need of a heartfelt and simple gift for Mom this Mother's Day? Look no further than your kitchen. Nothing quite beats a homemade treat baked with love and lots of tasty ingredients. This sugar cookie recipe with a sweet twist will satisfy your mother's sweet tooth and may even put you on the fast track to winning daughter of the year.What you'll need:- 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened- 1/2 cup granulated sugar- 1 large egg- 1 tsp vanilla extract- 1/4 tsp salt- 1/2 tsp baking powder- 2...

Girl on the Beat

She says you can leave her alone with music for days, and there would be no complaints. This has been true ever since she was in class five when her father made her an audio mixer for her birthday. She caresses her high-end equipment as she says this. The region's first and only woman DJ, Varnika Kundu, who has been making people groove to her tunes for the past six years, in fact, this is the only profession where she can feel at peace. "I always wanted a job where I can listen to music all...