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Hercules releases a DJ Controller for Smartphones


Hercules offers a brand new experience for music fans looking to start to DJ and make their own mark on music mashups: mixing with a controller directly on their Android or iOS smartphone.

Hercules has unveiled their DJControl Mix in partnership with Algoriddim’s mobile app djay, one of the world’s leading DJing apps.

Perfect for emulating the strongest trends and creating mash-ups of today’s top hits, adding one’s own effects, blending musical genres, and making the mix one’s own. It’s a new way to DJ for the next generation of music tastemakers!

The handheld DJControl Mix slips into a backpack to go anywhere. Unleash one’s creativity, hit the top trending videos, or become the pop-up DJ at a small gathering house party.

The DJControl Mix is powered by an external battery or USB power supply and connects to the free Algoriddim djay app using Bluetooth. It’s easy to mix anytime, anywhere! As an added bonus, Hercules is offering 15 royalty-free tracks to download for free to get started.

Available for pre-order today November 17 and for sale starting December 17, 2021 at the recommended retail price of £89.99 / 99.99€ / $ 109.99.

Find out more on herculesdjcontrolmix.com.

DJ Controller

The product fits perfectly into the habits of smartphone users, especially younger ones:

  • Easy to use: just download the free Algoriddim djay app on an Android or iOS smartphone and connect the DJControl Mix using Bluetooth Low Energy. To listen to their mix, the users can either play it back through their smartphone or connect a wireless speaker over Bluetooth.
  • Mobile for total freedom: Hercules recommends using an external battery (power bank) to power the DJControl Mix and mix anywhere, anytime.
  • No limits: Multiple sources for mixing are available: music stored on the smartphone or through certain streaming music services. Algoriddim djay seamlessly integrates SoundCloud and Tidal (on both iOS and Android), and Beatport and Beatsource (on iOS only). SoundCloud even offers 4 playlists for free.
  • Affordable:The DJ controller and the free version of Algoriddim djay app clock in at less than £100. All the features of DJControl Mix can be used with the free version of djay.
  • Handy: The DJControl Mix includes a smartphone stand to hold it in full-screen mode.
  • Rewarding: The DJControl Mix and the djay app are the perfect pair for mixing – it’s a breeze to create transitions and add effects on one’s favorite tracks, as well as scratching (latency is optimized thanks to Bluetooth Low Energy), setting up Hot Cues, moving two controls at the same time and playing with the pads.
  • Advanced: A split cable is provided for more advanced use, allowing to preview the mix.
Grahame Farmer

Grahame Farmer’s love affair with electronic music goes back to the mid-90s when he first began to venture into the UK’s beloved rave culture, finding himself interlaced with some of the country’s most seminal club spaces. A trip to dance music’s anointed holy ground of Ibiza in 1997 then cemented his sense of purpose and laid the foundations for what was to come over the next few decades of his marriage to the music industry.

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