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At Summer NAMM 2015, Roland unveiled a software version of their popular System-1 hardware synth. The in-the-box System-1 features DAW integration and an advanced editor too.
TouchPress are known for releasing ground-breaking mobile apps, both reimagining books and creating apps to improve learning. Now Steve Reich's Clapping Music app looks to improve the world's rhythm.
The pinnacle of their multi-award winning reference monitoring DAC legacy, the 2-channel and 8-channel CONVERT-2 and CONVERT-8 from Dangerous Music have hit the market today.
PreSonus tell us their new DP88 8-channel preamp and A/D/A converter has a particularly clean audio path with 118 dB of dynamic range, 8 mic preamps which can be remote controlled and much more.
Greynote Music have just released a new drum module plugin called "Analog Drum Kit M01". It's a vintage-inspired drum module plugin which comes in both Mac Audio Unit/VST and PC VST formats.
Arturia's Beatstep Pro is more than an upgrade of the original Beatstep. The good news is it's now available and you can watch this excellent video showing it in action controlling 10 analog synths!
Yamaha have launched their new range of Reface mini keyboards which have redesigned and reimagined four classic keyboards used by artists from Stevie Wonder to Pink Floyd, Queen to Michael Jackson.
Akai Pro tell us their new feature-packed MPD MIDI pad controllers give artists unprecedented creative musical firepower with Thick Fat backlit MPC Pads, multiple controls and included software.
There's new firmware for Ploytec's duophonic synthesizers to be released on July, 9th 2015 at Summer NAMM, Nashville, Hall A booth #649. Not long to go now. Check out the video below to see more.
The cross platform amp-and-effects processor, BIAS FX for iPad gets an arsenal of effects with three new expansion packs: Essential Analog, Classic Effects, and Effect Powerhouse.
Yamaha have teased and teased us for a few weeks now about their new synths, Reface, due to be launched officially tomorrow. But now the cat is well and truly out of the bag.
Where would we be without Acid House? Have you considered there could be a connection between it and Indian ragas? Pioneer, Charanjit Singh did as far back as 1982. Today he has passed away.
Now musicians can power-up their productions with club-ready synths and mixable "stone room" drums from the engineer-producer behind Phil Collins' "In the Air Tonight".
In case you hadn’t already guessed, music streaming is on the rise and most physical music sales (CDs) are on the decline. But would you have guessed Vinyl sales are up 56%?
The upcoming Carbon Electra subtractive software synth from Plugin Boutique is designed to emulate vintage analog routing with flexible modulation options and a virus-style sound. Check it out.
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