Designer Virgil Abloh collaborated with Pioneer DJ to create custom ‘skeleton’ DJ gear

Artists, fashion designers and DJ Virgil Abloh collaborated with Pioneer DJ to create a mixer to be displayed in the exhibition room "FIGURES OF SPEECH" at the Off-White and Transparent CDJ and Chicago Museum of Modern Art. 19659002] Abloh plagued equipment for the first time in Instagram in April. And soon he played in Coachella as a DJ. The CDJ-2000NXS2 and DJM-900NXS2 are the main gear for Pioneer DJ's professional DJs, and Abloh calls his version the "skeleton" model.

Because there is no branding (outside the screen), we literally look inside all the mechanisms, cables and housings internally. "We aimed to design an invisible tone for the classic model," the DJ added, inspiring other sounds. And music technology and human interaction will be a new way to produce new results. "

Despite the removal of color from the molded parts of the CDJ and the mixer, the classic lighting schemes remain intact, meaning that they are stylish, modern and formalistic when they are dormant.

designer virgil abloh collaborated with pioneer dj to create custom skeleton dj gear

Image: Pioneer DJ

Pioneer DJ has completed the limited edition color of the device, in the past it has been able to reproduce the full white version of the CDJ-2000NXS2 and all the gold version of the DDJS-SX2 But while the transparent version of Abro was specially designed for him and can not be purchased, they were all available to the public in small quantities. The only way anyone can see it now is to attend Abloh's upcoming museum exhibition Pioneer DJ will not mention it unless you plan to sell a transparent CDJ in the future.

If you want to see Abloh's "skeleton" Pioneer DJ equipment closely, "FIGURES OF SPEECH" show will take place from June 10th to September 22nd, Chicago Modern Art Museum in 2019.

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