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If you want to play MIDI files quickly and easily on your Mac, with the choice of running the MIDI through MIDI compatible software or hardware, then MIDIPlayer X 2.1 is worth investigating.
Perfect Circuit Audio have shot a demo video showing what the Erica Synths Pico series (probably the world's smallest modular synth setup) is capable of from a single patch.
If you've been on the fence as to which analog mono synthesizer to get and Arturia's MiniBrute or MicroBrute are on your radar, and you like the color red, these sizzling limited editions will appeal.
PunchBOX from D16 is designed to help you craft your ideal kick drum sounds using analog modelling synthesis and plenty of processing. Here's more info and audio demos.
Flintpope offer three demo-packs to showcase their premium Ableton Live content. Hit the direct links below and get these free!
There's a lot more than meets the eye when it comes to vocal production. Fortunately, Danny Kirsch with credits for multiple world-wide top 10 hits is here to share his tips in this video.
A guy called Tom (that really is how we refers to himself) has created an alternative way to interact with sound and instruments. It's called Â«WOMBÂ» and is a real hands on experience.
vtol's Divider is a Laser Powered Rhythm Machine inspired by Rhythmicon, the world's first rhythm-machine created by LÃ©on Theremin in 1931, powered by Arduino and with interesting results.
Wave Alchemy are excited. I'm excited. And if you like vintage synths in a plugin instrument (for free) you can be excited too.
Another 909 plugin? Monade Sound feel there's room for theirs, and after listening to it, they might be right. It's not going to empty your wallet either!
At Summer NAMM Carson from Dave Smith Instruments shows their new DSI OB-6 desktop synth module with an extra feature over the OB-6 keyboard version.
It took 40 years before Daphne Oram's visionary synth and sequencer was ever built. And it took Tom Richards, PhD student from Goldsmiths University London 3 years to make it happen.
The next big in online education for musicians and producers is here. BEAT.SCHOOL brings the best pro instructors & producers to online classes for a stunning summer of sound skill sessions for all.
It looks like NI are doing away with Service Center at some point in the near future. But, worry not, Native Access will be the new way to get your NI goodies downloaded, installed and activated.
We don't normally get involved in politics here at AskAudio. And today being the UK's EU Referendum we'd probably shy away moreso if Portishead hadn't just released this.
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