Sonomag dedicated its January 2012 issue a large report (7 pages) of the Chinese Man tour. With two video projectors broadcasting on stage for a 8/3 format widescreen, the Chinese Man group composed by 3 DJs and 1 VJ create an awesome live audio-video performance.
"The content : images, exclusive or not, made by Fred & Annabelle, the directors of the label Chinese Man Records clips, the film excerpts or short films sampled by DJ: and the images captured by seven cameras shooting the turntables, the DJ and the public. Therefore VJ Tot uses 15 of the 16 inputs of its mixer video!"
For its May issue, Trax magazine (electronic music magazine) devoted a special issue to the explosion of visual arts in the entertainment and events. The VJX16-4 video mixer is naturally referenced in the list of materials needed for these new practices.
"(...) This intuitive mixer works as a video hardware Photoshop with four layers and sixteen different video sources."
When the VJX16-4 video mixer was still in its beta-test version, Mondo DR already wrote an article calling it "revolutionary".
Today, the international publication for technology in entertainment published a full page about the video dedicated solution developed for the Pastorale opera (Théâtre du Chatelet - Paris). In fact, this article is about the video system created by VIXID labs engineers to meet the technical needs of Pierrick Sorrin in its spectacular staging. This solution included 5 VJX16-4 video mixers driven simultaneously from a single computer. A real opportunity for Mondo DR to write again on the French mixer skills.
"With its extreme versatility, the VJX16-4 adapts itself to all kinds of configurations and needs. VJs, theater companies, music bands, Web TVs, events broadcasting, concerts recording, audiovisual production, conferences, live shows, sports events reach a whole new level of creation with the VJX16-4, free from usual constraints."
The German magazine Video Aktiv Digital tested the VJX16-4 video mixer capacities in its last issue.
Once again, the VIXID video switcher successfully passes the test and get a section title that could not be more flattering: "VENI, VIDI, VIXID!"
For its first issue this year 2010, Only For DJ's magazine deals with VIXID news in the material section. After introducing readers to the VJX16-4 video mixer in a previous article, the French magazine of night club culture announces the upcoming release of the VJX16-4 Snapshot Manager software.
"With this new product, VIXID reinforces its leadership position in the video production market.".
Starwax is a French magazine focusing on DJs, producers and music lovers. The last issue is a "Images vs Audio" special edition. For this occasion, the Starwax team tested the VJX16-4 video mixer.
You can freely download the magazine in pdf format here.
"A very nice mixer designed by a dynamic French team listening to users’ real needs. Keep an eye on this company, as its first product is already a reference."
The july issue of 'Turbulences Video', the magazine dedicated to video and multimedia art, features an article on "Silk Road/Inner Road" by *LLND, an A/V performance using the VJX16-4 video mixer.
The magazine can be downloaded here. Visit the video gallery from VIXID users to see some clips of the performance.
The french magazine Actualité de la scénographie, specialized in technique dedicated to live art performances and events, highlights the use of the VJX16-4 video mixer in the "Stuff happens" theater play.
"Containing rare features, it meets the needs of live art performances in its own way. Everybody has searched for a way to beam different images simultaneously with the video mixers available on the market, without success."
The French magazine Keyboard Recording, specialized in music products, featured the VJX16-4 video mixer.
"With its 13 blend modes, the mix of four video tracks and the video outputs management, the VJX16-4 is worth purchasing it and leaves competitors far behind."
In the French magazine Only For DJ's, D-Frank reviewed the VJX16-4 video mixer.
"The VJX16-4 video mixer is an audiovisual equivalent to the Swiss army knife. It is original and well-made. It fits perfectly into an audio and video performance."
Read the full article (in French): here.
Since 1993, Videoformes publishes 'Turbulences Video', a magazine dedicated to art, focusing on video and multimedia art in particular. The last issue features an article written by Manuel Reynaud. He presents two artistic projects geared up by the innovative video mixer VJX16-4. This electronic issue can be freely downloaded here.
The October edition of Total Production International magazine features an article about the use of the VJX16-4 video mixer during the Unigthed party at the Stade De France in Paris.
The July/August edition of the German magazine PCVideo features an article about video mixers used by VJs. The review covers the VJX16-4 video mixer. Read the full article online here (free registration needed).
The VJX16-4 video mixer is featured in the July edition of Night Magazine, in an article dedicated to the club visuals.
The French site "Repaire Numérique" features an review of the VJX16-4 video mixer titled "Vixid VJX16-4 mixer: nearly After-Effects inside!".
The January/February 2008 edition of the German magazine synthesizer magazin features a review of the VJX16-4 video mixer titled: "VIXID VJX16-4: the French revolution".
Read an interview with Sebastien Vaillant, CEO of VIXID in Sonomag (www.sonomag.com) where he talks exclusively about the new VXJ16-4 video mixer, the VJ phenomenon and the future of video mixing.
Read a users review of the VJX16-4 at Audiofanzine.com where you can also get the specifications for the model.
In its second edition in November, the magazine "Mondo DR" featured the VJX16-4 and Coldcut claims it to be "revolutionary".
In its second edition in September, the French magazine "Keyboard Recording" featured the VJX16-4.
In August "Only For DJ's" announced the release of the VJX16-4.