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If you want to gear up your music studio setup, or your skills, but are on a budget this list is here to help. From audio interfaces to DAWs, MIDI controllers to synths to mics: all under $100!
Vince Clarke's new Eurorack module is all about generating inspiring 1-bar patterns. It's an ingenious writing tool and can be fed MIDI note data from software or hardware. Check out the videos.
The new DJ Player Pro for iPad brings full Native Instruments STEMS support to Apple's popular touchscreen tablet. Includes support for 4 stems per deck for a whopping 16 tracks!
Do you want to see more rare Indian instruments intelligently and carefully sampled as Kontakt instruments? Do you want to support the artists and programmers involved in their creation? Now you can.
Want a free audio plug-in from Waves? Then sign-up to this awesome deal at Waves to get your freebie. It's simple and free!
The generous folks at Universal Audio are getting festive already. They are offering anyone who purchases any Apollo rackmount interface...a FREE UAD-2 QUAD Satellite — a $1,249 Value! Sweet!
Stanton DJ tel us the new version of Deckadance (version 2.50) features streamlined architecture with high speed processing that will bring "a profound new level of creativity" to DJ’s.
In this video tutorial on Ask.Audio Academy, Bill Burgess shows how to create complex, grooving sequences using dual arpeggiators all inside Spectrasonics’ Omnisphere 2.
Roland tell us their new SYR-E84 is a durable case and power supply for AIRA Modular Synths and other Eurorack gear. And they go perfectly with the new SYSTEM-500 Modular pieces also released.
With the recently released Esspresso turning heads (we've a review coming soon), Klevgränd are not resting on their laurels. Their envelope shaper, Kuvert, is both in VST-AU plug-in and an iPad app.
If you want your MIDI controllers to work in tandem, then Isotonic's LaunchSYNC series 2 of Max for Live devices is going to appeal. Especially now they've added Push 2 & Akai MIDMix support!
Splice tell us they are the first service to allow dynamic previews of presets before purchase so you can hear them in mono, poly and more modes, with exclusive presets from Mike Hawkins and 7 Skies.
Roland tell us their new M-100 AIRA headphones offer "incredibly detailed sound quality for AIRA owners"... but we're convinced they're also for non-AIRA owning producers and DJs too ;-)
Want hands-free phrase looping on your iPad with the ability to create long or short decaying echoes and sonic patterns? You're in luck. For less than the price of a beer Ostinator makes it easy.
One problem for live sound engineers is balancing the sub and tops in small and medium sized venues. Waves Audio tell us their new Sub Align plug-in is an easy-to-use survival tool for FOH engineers.
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