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Squarp's 64-track hardware sequencer continues to improve thanks to OS updates from the team. Pyra OS 1 adds a new effect LFO, automation editing, quick step, screen improvements and more.
Small boutique synth makers, Schmidt, are coming out with a new version of their 8-voice polyphonic Schmit synthesizer. It's all white and we're waiting to confirm further details.
You're producing & performing. So, you need two different MIDI controllers, right? Wrong. Mine is a new modular MIDI controller with real faders, encoders, pads, buttons that you customise yourself.
Rob Papen's Predator 2 is one of the most hotly awaited virtual synths this year. Originally scheduled for a September release it's available now and looks like it could be worth the wait.
This new update for the OP-1 synthesizer from Teenage Engineering includes the new voltage synth, arpeggio sequencer, tape loop, PO-sync and much more. Check out the video for more info.
Ableton certified trainer and seasoned live performer, Timo Preece, walks us through key concepts for building and maintaining a successful live performance setup in this video tutorial.
Erica Synths Pico modular synth system has taken the eurorack world by storm. They're small in size but include impressive features. Now there's 4 new Pico modules: SEQS, Logic, A logic and DSP.
Joining the iPad version, WeDJ from PioneerDJ, now has a home on iPhone and until 29th November 2016 is free to download! Now you can mix and add effects to your iTunes music on your phone.
Black Friday is back which means excellent deals and special prices which will tempt us to open our wallets. And this is especially true for musicians, producers and DJs.
Ctrl Boy MIDI controller threatens to really shake up the industry, and your workflow, with you only ever being 2-clicks away from controlling a parameter of a hardware or plugin synthesizer!
Instead of tapping your knees when commuting or sitting on a park bench, you could you be playing a full drum kit... without disturbing anyone else nearby. That's what FreeDrum sensors provide.
Melodyne 4.1 includes powerful and user-friendly new ARA (Audio Random Access) functions with Presonus Studio One, new playback type and more. Watch it in action here.
Take simple MIDI input and quickly create anything from acid basslines to complex arpeggiated sequences with this easy-to-use module in Propellerhead Reason.
There's two new Bluetooth wireless MIDI controllers on the block. Akai Professional's LPK25 Wireless features an arpeggiator mode and LPD8 Wireless has a Note Repeat button. Both are inexpensive.
Waves Audio have captured the bite, bark and punchy reed tone of the electric piano model used on classic recordings by Ray Charles, Pink Floyd, Steely Dan and many more in this new virtual piano.
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