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Completing your set

Pioneer DJM-2000nexus Mixer

The Pioneer DJM2000nexus Mixer ($2,999) is in many ways just a slight tweak of the already outstanding DJM2000 released in the spring of 2010, refreshed to match the brand’s advanced CDJ 2000nexus turntables. The most notable changes found in this nexus version are two additional Beat Slice and Sync Master functions that expand on Pioneer’s…

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Is that a Deadmaus in your pocket?

iRig Mix

The new iRig Mix ($100) is packaged with the promise of portable party prowess to help you move the crowd. Whether you’re only rocking an iPhone, or packed your iPad too, IK Multimedia’s latest iTool will process your playlists and allow you to scratch and fade with any iOS device. Twist some knobs to fiddle…

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Shot Class

The Bullet Cocktail Shaker by Metrokane

For some strange reason, bar tools have consistently remained the lone torch carrier for Art Deco styling, long after the movement’s influences faded from architecture, cars, and graphic design. The 18/8 stainless steel Bullet Cocktail Shaker by Metrokane ($20) epitomizes this trend better than most and should up the caliber of your next home soiree,…

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Mix Master

Pioneer DJM-900 Nexus

Wannabe bedroom DJ’s may like the idea of using an iPad as a cheap & easy way to get their mix on, but the pros still turn to Pioneer’s DJM line when it comes to sound processing. The DJM-900 Nexus ($2,400) is the company’s latest tour-friendly mixer that stands on the shoulders of the supremely…

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Things Can be Built Like They Used To Be

Philips Robust Kitchen Appliance Collection

The phrase “made to last” is not the first concept to spring to mind in a word association with kitchen counter appliances. After some serious design work and innovative thinking, Philips’ hopes that’s exactly the connection consumers will make though while coming across the company’s new Robust line of appliances. Distinguished by a nice mix…