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If you use Ableton Live and are an owner of Roland's powerful AIRA System-8 synthesizer this Max for Live device has your name on it. It allows you to control the hardware synth from inside Ableton.
Uli Behringer continues to rock the synthesizer industry with news of plans to create clones of two more synth classics, the ARP 2600 and the OSCar. Here's what we know now.
Choosing your DAW can be a daunting process. But what if you could try out one of the top performers for 30 days with no limitations? Steinberg have released a 30 day free trial for Cubase!
There's lots of good reasons you don't throw food or drink near your music studio gear. And as this video proves the same needs to apply for DJ gear in stage during a Steev Aoki performance.
Trust Isotonik Studios to bring two excellent collaborators together (Invidius from Performodule and Nick from Flintpope) to create simply beautiful instruments for Ableton Live and Kontakt for FREE!
Synths for iPad and iPhone are no longer seen as 2nd class citizens. Moog Model 15 and now the impressive LayR from Living Memory Software are mobile synths well worth considering.
You don't have to buy hardware to get classic analog synth sounds from the 80s. Roland Cloud 4.0 now includes the Juno-106 and Jupiter-8 classics in software plugin form.
Uli Behringer reveals the latest design and features of their upcoming clone of he iconic Moog Minimoog Model D analog synthesizer. It looks great. Features look good. The price? Simply stunning!
April 20th is almost here. Superbooth17 is almost here. Workshops are shaping up nicely. And there's still a few pre-order tickets available. What could be better for synth heads!?
Imagine morphing between complex pads to fat basses to polyrhythmic patterns to anything in between in the blink of an eye. That's what Tim Exile's SLOO Reaktor synth does using voice swarm synthesis.
Manipulator, from Infected Mushroom and Polyverse, is one of the more impressive vocal warping plugins out there. It's just out of BETA and available to download and buy.
The doors to the private Roland Museum are now open online. You can now take a marvellous tour of some of the most iconic synths, drum machines and musical instruments from the past 40 years.
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Synthmaster One is an easy to use wavetable synthesizer for Mac OS X and Windows that shares the same engine as Synthmaster, but with more wavetable synthesis features inside.
This free groove pack for Ableton Live allows you to apply humanisation, swing and timing from almost every Radiohead song to your own productions.
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