Native Instruments Previews 5 New Reaktor Blocks
Shift Sequencer, Curve Sequencer, Duality OSC, Morph Filter and one very special block for Reaktor were previewed at Superbooth 2017. we chatted with one of the makers who showed us around them.
Blocs Wave for iOS Goes FREE
What once cost not very much, now costs even less. Blocs Wave for iOS is a powerful looper studio with plenty of advanced features. It's now free to download on the iOS App Store.
Superbooth 2017: Bastl Instruments Eurorack, Softpop Synth, The Dude
Soft pop, new eurorack faceplates, mini mixers, The Dude... desktop modular pieces. All of this and more are coming out of Bastl Instruments' labs, and you just know they're going to be awesome.
Meeting The GhostBusters At Superbooth 2017
There were so many booths at Superbooth 2017 in Berlin it was a refreshing change to meet Vladimir of VPME.de carrying his booth in a bag with some pretty eurorack modules on show.
Ableton Announces Loop 2017
Ableton Loop, Ableton’s summit for music makers, is set to return to Berlin on November 10–12 for its third edition. Here's the latest new and ticket ordering info for one of the events of the year.
Watch Elektron Digitakt Drum Sampler In Action
Now that we've seen it in action, we love the Ekektron Digitakt. Cenk from Elektron gave us an in-depth tour focusing on many of its excellent features.
No More Waiting Lists, 808 Analog Drum Machine Clone, 8RAW8, Soon Available For All
The 8raw8 is a Roland TR-808 clone. It's analog, sounds excellent, looks beautiful, and doesn't come with a sequencer. It's about to get a lot easier to buy one though. That's the good news.
Review: Modstep, The Most Powerful MIDI Sequencer for iOS?
Modstep is arguably one of the most powerful iOS MIDI sequencers around. We put it through its paces and were more than pleasantly surprised.
Watch Korg Volca Kick's Self-Oscillating Filter, The Source Of All Its Power
Get to the heart of the deepest bass and kick tones by learning about the way volca kick generates and shapes its sounds.
Tracktion Releases Waverazor: Takes Synth Players to the Dark Side
It's not been long since Waverazor was announced around NAMM 2017, and now this highly anticipated synth plug-in that splices waveforms into aggressive new sounds is available.
Novation Circuit Mono Station: New Features Revealed & Sequencing 0-Coast
So, You've seen 1st-look videos of the Novation Circuit Mono Station at Superbooth 2017, but you won't have seen one like this. Chris Calcutta demos unknown features and sequences a 0-Coast.
An Akai MPC Controlling Eurorack & Synths? The MPC X Can!
This video demos how the soon to be released Akai Pro MPC X is gearing up to be the central controller of your studio gear. Here's how, using the CV output, it's able to control Eurorack synth modules
Simple Gain May Not Be So Simple: Understanding The Gain Knob on Preamps & Consoles
Understanding the different ways that gain is represented on different devices can be confusing. Luckily Paul Bissell is here to explain everything loud and clear!
The Alpha Base Is The Best Jomox Drum machine Yet
Jomox announced their new analog drum machine, Alpha Base, recently. At Superbooth 2017 we had the opportunity to get hands on with this beast of a beat machine. It sounds good!
Superbooth 2017: PreSonus Quantum Thunderbolt DC Coupled Audio Interface
At Superbooth 2017 PreSonus gave us a sneak peek of their upcoming Quantum thunderbolt 2 DC-coupled audio interface. Could this be the interface every analog and modular synthesist will want?