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One of the most popular news items of 2018 has been Behringer announcement of their Roland TR-808 clone. We saw their prototype in Berlin and now they've shot a video demo and hinted at a release date
It's 808 Day and Roland have released a new feature for both the TR-8S and the TR-8. Step Loop is designed to improve live pattern improvisation on both drum machines. This update is free.
If you're in the market for active studio monitors on a budget look away now. The new Genelec S360 Smart Active Monitors are as expensive as they are impressive-looking.
Arturia's DrumBrute Impact could be just what you need to make powerful rhythms on the move. Here are 5 pro tips to get the best results from this cool drum machine.
In these high-quality patches for the SH-01A you'll have access to an excellent range of sounds from Mario Bros to Star Trek to 70s funk and everything in between you can imagine, and can't.
Here's a list of our five favorite drum machines of 2018 so far, from super portable to heavy hitters. Behringer, Arturia, Roland, Modal... which one will you choose?
MOTU's Touch Console mobile mixing platform is now available for free, and supported by a number of current MOTU audio interfaces.
If you were even mildly interested or excited by Sample Logic's phenomenal Arpology instrument, then you're probably going to be completely blown away by the new Arpology Cinematic Dimensions!
Following on from the impressive and successful ANTS! semi-modular analog synthesizer, Plankton Electronics have today teased a brand new machine for which we have very, very scant information.
The fifth free firmware update for Yamaha Montage expands the sounds, control and workflow features with the biggest enhancement being the new DAW Remote feature.
The Moog Grandmother is a semi-modular analog synthesizer that really stands out, not just visually, but sonically too. In this video Loopop takes us through what makes it so special.
Because everyone secretly, or not so secretly, wants to have lots of sounds of different cars exploding...
Now when you buy an Apogee Ensemble or Elements audio interface (for the next 6 months) you'll qualify for 20+ Eventide plugins free for 6 months.
MixChecker Pro takes the original audio plugin and adds more features with the idea to make it easier for you to simulate and check your mixes for different environments and devices from your studio.
Roland Cloud, the online service where you can use top-quality Roland instruments from recreations of the 808 and 909 to new synths and effects just got another powerful plugin, SRX Keyboards.
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