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Fancy getting a loved one (or yourself) a synth-based gift for under £250? Teenage Engineering have the perfect solution for you with their new Pocket Operator bundles.
What could be better than an 808-style drum machine you can fit in your bag? How about one you could barely fit in a bedroom that's played by mechanical robots? Say hello to MR-808.
Softube's Modular brings the joys of eurorack modular synthesis to anyone with a Mac or PC computer. The latest update adds two new modules and some fixes for Windows 10 users.
If you’re partial, or brave enough, to a bit of DIY, then these stunning stands for the Korg volca machines will turn your head. Better yet, the creator has made the schematics available for everyone.
A collection of artists that make modular synthesisers and guitar pedals you'll actually want to use, WMD have come out with a mixer designed for Eurorack performers. Some very interesting features!
Flintpope is getting quite a name for himself creating interesting Ableton Live packs, samples, instruments and Reaktor ensembles. His latest creation is Reichian for Native Instruments' Reaktor.
With this nifty workaround, you should be able to get some macOS Sierra 10.12 incompatible drivers and audio plug-ins working just fine.
Novation users and Ableton user rejoice! Isotonic's Sigabort is back with some control scripting magic to turn your Novation LaunchControl into an entirely useful controller for Ableton Live.
If you're looking for a directory of all remix contests online and/or want to host your own remix contest for free, then Kreasound has you covered. This might be the only site you need to check out.
Earlier this week Elektron announced their latest machine: Analog Heat. It's safe to say it set the music making sections of the internet on fire. (doh! Sorry) and now you can see it in action.
Jussi from the clever folks at Klevgränd is a unique, if not eerie, new synthesizer. It emulates a man singing. Yes, you can expect to make some rather lovely sounding male vocal emulations using it.
In this video the Hyve synthesizer is processed through looping software controlled via a Wii remote. The result? A beautiful performance.
Swarm Intelligence is Simon Hayes, a DJ and producer based in Berlin. Ableton interviewed him about his personal Push 2 workflows and tips for live performance. Well worth a watch!
Steinberg tell us their next-generation Cubasis app adds exciting new features and enhancements to acclaimed music production studio for iPad. Among them are pitch-shifting & channel strip effects.
Modular synthesizer cases range from the well-designed to the home-made, from expensive, custom-made with ivory (I exaggerate), to a hacked IKEA loo roll holder. And along came TipTop Audio's Mantis!
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