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If one man is responsible for transforming the music landscape through the invention of electronic synthesizers and drum machines, it's Ikutaro Kakehashi, the founder of Roland who died on Saturday.
Here's an interesting chord machine for your iPhone and iPad with built in effects, rhythm machine, and plenty more features. And it's from the developer behind Tangible Instruments; Arpeggio.
VidPlayerVST is designed to be a light-weight, powerful, multi-format video player plugin for composers and producers who need to sync sound and music to video in a DAW.
Even musicians and producers deserve a chuckle. Here's our favorite April Fools pranks relevant to the modern producer and musician that are worth watching - and some you'll wish were real.
Ableton often take its users along new paths, sometimes even up the garden path as their latest release Sax for Live proves.
In a surprising move, Korg have unintentionally revealed the next move forward for their popular Korg volca and Monologue series of analog synths. And, it certainly won't be what you'd expect.
Every good story has a beginning, a middle and and end. It appears that the Behringer clone of the Minimoog Model D story is coming close to its middle section. The first prototype is functional!
Next time you want to push a headphone-wearing guy (or girl) into a river, lake or the sea, check they're not wearing these new concrete headphones from Master & Dynamic. It's not worth time in prison
No, we haven't completely lost the plot. Zoots and Ghostly Zoots are real instruments, Kalimba's in fact, that are super controllable looping, pitch shifting, recordable thumb pianos.
Mirror, Mirror on the wall which is the fairest audio of them all? We'd all love the mirror to say our audio tracks are the most beautiful... and this Reaktor effect, Processed, wants to make it be.
The new eurorack synth module from TipTop Audio, Fold Processor, is a voltage controlled sub-octave oscillator and wave multiplier, resulting in really sweet or really evil sounds. The choice is yours
With the help of Totoro, Giorgia Angiuli performs her new track, Inner Line, on Stil Vor Talent, using the Moog Theremini, Arturia Minilab MKII, Dave Smith Instruments OB6 and Ableton Live.
The new NOVO Modern Strings from Heavyocity is a massive Kontakt instrument designed for the needs of the traditional and modern producer who needs orchestral strings and loops in their productions.
Native Instruments tells us their new Maschine expansion explores melodic future funk and blurs the lines between hip hop and house music. There's some well-thought out sounds here.
The MatrixBrute 1.1 update packs a punch. Along with real-time recording, a Matrix arpeggiator and display offset, there's enhanced compatibility with Korg synths, better preset loading and much more.
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