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Many digital music producers are beginning to miss the warmth and old-school noise you get from the sound of a needle on a vinyl record. Those were the days… here's an app that brings it back for free
Engine, from Social Entropy, is a polyphonic hardware step sequencer for pattern-based music producers and performers. It's an easy way to create rhythmic and melodic patterns in a compact unit.
If you were waiting to upgrade to OS X El Capitan due to problems with audio unit plugins and music hardware, Apple have an update round the corner that is going to fix it for us. Good news at last!
What could make Focusrite audio interfaces even better value? Softube's Time and Tone Bundle is likely to help. TSAR-1R Reverb, Tube Delay, and Saturation Knob are included with the Red suites too!
Created by DevKid (Ján Šicko) and Roman Mackovič, this somewhat portable drum machine made from wood and controlled by stones does things differently and celebrates the fact.
Soundtoys 5 not only includes all 18 audio effects plug-ins from the Soundtoys collection, but also features a new Effect Rack and workflow enhancements. Check it out below.
Since Native Instruments released Reaktor 6 with its modular Blocks feature we've been wondering who will be first to create their own Blocks module... and the prize (seems to) go to Amazing Machines.
If your birthday has been & gone, don't fret! There's a new reason to celebrate throughout the day... Waves have made 8th October Plugin Day! Activities include new artist presets & giveaways & more.
Akai tell us the newest addition to the legendary MPC series re-writes the rules with an intuitive controller featuring multi-touch display for an immersive production experience. It looks amazing...
Listen to an exclusive track from the album, PolyRhythmic, by Kate Simko and Tevo. There's old-school vintage drum machines, analog synths & plenty of Chicago inside & Kate explains the tech process.
The first edition of the Black Lion Audio Auteur microphone preamp became a solid choice for studios for many years. Find out how Black Lion have improved the Auteur MKII mi pre below.
If you're inspired by Jean Michel's Jarre and other laser-based instruments, you'll love this physical laser harp from Imaginando that was recently showcased in Braga, Portugal.
The new BluGuitar REMOTE1 pedal which controls the BluGuitar AMP1 is now available. Guitarists and other looper enthusiasts may well rejoice! Check out the video below for more info.
A de-esser plugin for Mac, PC and iPad? Before you look away and do something else just watch the 50 second video below. A fun way to introduce and show what a good de-esser is capable of.
IK Multimedia's AmpliTube for iOS mobile guitar and bass tone studio adds new Fulltone and Ampeg gear, an Acoustic Sim pedal, 2 intense Metal amps, 2 extremely popular stomp effects, and much more.
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