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Nektar tell us their new Impact GX49 and GX61 are expressive instruments, tailored to composition & performance featuring the acclaimed Nektar DAW integration for computer music systems.
So you want to play guitar well, but without spending years learning it? (I know... even writing that made me squirm). Magic Instruments' Digital Guitar gets you playing songs in a mere minutes.
Designed to get you jamming across multiple platforms and devices, the (Novation) Blocs Wave for iOS music creation app now includes Ableton Link support. It's a free update for existing users.
An online audio mastering service? Before you turn away in disgust / delight read on... MasterBox presents the first ever mastering app for Android, and also provides EQ and loudness controls!
D16 have shared some good news with all past and present users. Their new Limiter plugin, Frontier, is FREE and exclusively available to all D16 customers as an appreciation gift for supporting them.
According to the good people over at Reverb, Moog have begun sending out emails to registered owners announcing their new free Sub 37 software editor. And it looks like it was worth the wait.
Mosaic Beats tell us that AutoTheory PRO gives everyone the power to play any instrument, in any DAW. All you need is the desire to play and a MIDI or QWERTY keyboard.
Thanks to the good folks at MatrixSynth (and Alex Pleninger) we’re a little wiser about the upcoming Polivoks hardware synth clone that’s been in the works for a while now.
One of the most impressive pieces of news from Musikmesse 2016 was Softube’s Modular. An uber affordable and convenient way to emulate a modular synth system. Watch this in-depth video from Messe.
In this 5 minute video tutorial, Joe Albano explains how and why it’s important to avoid the common mixing mistake of hard panning.
Ableton Loop 2016 is a summit for music makers, and if it's even half as good an event at the one last year it certainly shouldn't be missed. Plus watch a video of Robert Henke from Loop 2015.
The Londoners from The Audio Bar, well-known for their premium DAW templates, have partnered up with sample developer and supplier Function Loops to release a free sample pack. Oh, and it's FREE!
StrumPad is an ingenious idea for a MIDI controller that does away with keys and replaces them with virtual strings / fretboard that can be strummed in a way you'd expect to play a guitar.
Circuit Components is the first installment of new software and features for Circuit—including Sample Import, Synth Editor, Session Librarian and Firmware Update. Lots of videos... very impressive!
Synaptic's new plug-ins at Musikmesse 2016 caused quite a stir. AdaptiVerb uses self-learning robot technology! And Wormhole is every Sci-Fi game and film sound designer's dream. Watch the demos now.
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