Algoriddim's New 'djay Pro AI' Brings Real-Time Separation of Vocals, Instruments, and Beats to djay for iOS

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Algoriddim, the company behind the popular djay line of music apps for iOS, Mac, Windows, and Android, today is introducing a major update for its djay app for iOS: djay Pro AI. Harnessing the power of Apple's A12 and A13 chips in the latest iPhone and iPad models, djay Pro AI's Neural Mix feature separates out beats, instruments, and vocals from music tracks in real-time to allow for live mixing.


With a revamped user interface and djay Pro AI, users can deconstruct and remix tracks on the fly, such as removing drum tracks and inserting new ones from djay's library of samples and loops. Onscreen sliders allow for smooth adjustments and fades, and even taking vocals or rhythms from one track and placing them on top of another track.


The mixing capabilities extend to video as well, rendering waveforms and video in real-time and letting you add visual effects on top of videos.

djay for iOS is a free download from the App Store, while upgrading to djay Pro AI costs $4.99 per month. In addition to the Neural Mix feature, djay Pro AI also includes libraries of various, sounds, loops, and visuals for mixing tracks, hardware compatibility with DJ MIDI controllers, and more.

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Envo

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Nice addition, but the beat analysis is still nowhere near for a "pro" DJ application... I mean you need to work with your collection anyways, but it's matter in time when you have to manually adjust the BPM, or the Key of the track...
 

PsykX

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$5 a month for a DJ app?
Which is far from an exaggeration if you can make $2-300/night.
Or if you pay just $5 to have it for your Xmas and New Year's nights.

Since the era of mobile apps, people have a hard time evaluating the value of an app.
I'm often against subscriptions, but this app could easily be sold $100 and have a major version every year.
 

turbineseaplane

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This type of software is a nice tool to have in the arsenal but it still really pales in comparison to getting the actual stems.

The clarity just isn’t there most of the time in my experience.
Perhaps it will be there with this new technology but the demo did not convince me yet.
 

threesixty360

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Just played with it. This is nuts!
I think its a game changer. I dont care about pioneer's monopoly right now.
I just mixed 4 rnb tracks with vocals on 1 and beats on the other, with no brain power at all!
Native Instruments had stems with the s8 but it died because no one could be bothered to prepare the stems. This does it for you!

I cant see how dj's are NOT going to want to use this right now. Its not a gimmic at all. This will be essential.
 

hlfway2anywhere

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Just played with it. This is nuts!
I think its a game changer. I dont care about pioneer's monopoly right now.
I just mixed 4 rnb tracks with vocals on 1 and beats on the other, with no brain power at all!
Native Instruments had stems with the s8 but it died because no one could be bothered to prepare the stems. This does it for you!

I cant see how dj's are NOT going to want to use this right now. Its not a gimmic at all. This will be essential.
The only problem i have with DJ pro is that I'm a VJ and because my primary library is on Serato, my video folder on my external drive takes DJay Pro 10 minutes to read before I can use the app.
 

nvmls

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Why mix at all?
Just roll a blunt and let it flow guys.
Nothing beats producing a solid track only for kids to deconstruct it by pressing a button showcasing how "pro" they are.

Try this, get a couple of mk2, some wax and mix with that, it's fun too, you actually need an ear and a hand to interact with the record instead of touching a screen, you'll also put out the best sound quality available since decades.

Music democratization does not make you a pro. Neither paying rent playing at your friend's club.
 

hlfway2anywhere

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Why mix at all?
Just roll a blunt and let it flow guys.
Nothing beats producing a solid track only for kids to deconstruct it by pressing a button showcasing how "pro" they are.

Try this, get a couple of mk2, some wax and mix with that, it's fun too, you actually need an ear and a hand to interact with the record instead of touching a screen, you'll also put out the best sound quality available since decades.

Music democratization does not make you a pro. Neither paying rent playing at your friend's club.
This is such a trash take. Do you think only kids with iPads use this? I have a degree in music production, 13 years of experience recording, creating, editing and manipulating audio, 4 years of college teaching experience, and I DJ at a club. Do vinyl DJs need something to feel superior about because they don't know how to actually produce, or can we all just do what we enjoy without being toxic?
 

trvs

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Why mix at all?
Just roll a blunt and let it flow guys.
Nothing beats producing a solid track only for kids to deconstruct it by pressing a button showcasing how "pro" they are.

Try this, get a couple of mk2, some wax and mix with that, it's fun too, you actually need an ear and a hand to interact with the record instead of touching a screen, you'll also put out the best sound quality available since decades.

Music democratization does not make you a pro. Neither paying rent playing at your friend's club.
I first started djing 20 years ago on vinyl but love this app, and Serato, cdjs, etc. There's a time and place for both. Yes, vinyl has a sound that digital will never replace, but the things you can do digitally open so many creative doors that you just can't do on vinyl, or can't do easily. I love when a vinyl dj has an ego and tries to act superior. It's about using the tools you have.

Also --- dance music was created by poor queer black men who were using hand me down equipment and it was their creativity that made an ENTIRE genre or music and culture. That same kid in 2020 can now download an app on their iPhone/iPad/Android device without having to scrape enough money to buy turntables and a mixer and vinyl. Maybe this is their start of something incredible that your feeble mind can't even begin to imagine.

PS THIS IS AWESOME BUT MIX IN KEY W/ CAMELOT SYSTEM!! CMON ALGORRIDIM. That's the only thing missing to keep me from using this software full time.
 

alpi123

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Technically, how is it possible to separate sections of audio? My guppy brain is folding in on itself.
You train an AI to recognize individual sounds of a song. You play it what a song sounds like and then play what each of the stems sound like - like the drums, bass, vocals etc. and over the time it learns to separate those.

I can name a few other tools that do the same thing - iZotope RX 7, Demucs, Phonicmind, Spleeter...
 
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hiphopdan

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Don't understand why the fuss over the price of this. It's cheap, and professionals across many industries pay for their software. Personally I'd prefer a one-time payment instead of a subscription, but if I'm using the product to make money, isn't that more than fair??

On my end I'm going to be sticking with a laptop for DJing with Serato DJ Pro, but I'm hoping one day this will be a legit feature across different platforms.Until I can store my files locally on an iPad in a more useful way or streaming libraries are more feasible, I don't see myself making any changes in the too-near future.

Also, I'd disagree that it's becoming uncommon to see DJ's working without laptops. I think maybe certain genre DJ's have started using Rekordbox with a USB, but at least from my experience a laptop and a controller is super common.
 
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djcflo

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I recently put out Stemverter app for Mac that does exactly this, but outputs the files as wavs. It's based on spleeter, but has a few more features (and even more in the works)

I also DJ full time (well, used to up until the shutdown) and creating this app has been my personal pivot. If you're looking to make stems on your mac using AI, check it out on stemverter.com
 
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