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The AlphaSphere family of music instrument controllers feels more complete than ever, with the introduction of the new AlphaSphere Me. It's still spherical, still has tactile pads (32) but is cheaper!
It sounds like something from a futuristic movie, looks Sci-Fi, and functions in a really intriguing way... the Metphase Sound Machine by ::vtol:: uses radiation to generate ambient music.
Barclaycard Mercury Prize-winning record producer Charlie Andrew (alt-J) chatted with us about his setup, life as a mixing engineer and shared tips and tricks from his studio.
BEB have created an iOS app and modular rack that turns your iDevice into a 2-channel module for a hardware modular synth. So now you iPhone will never feel left out of your modular synth adventures.
If you're heading over to NAMM this month in Anaheim, California, and are into your vintage synths, be sure to drop by the Yamaha exhibition for a nice surprise. Not going? We'll cover it too :)
Of course we're excited about new update features for Liquid Rhythm, but we especially love how it's now compatible with the latest airborne percussion generators!
Casio's New DJ Controller, XW-DJ1, and XW-PD1 Groove Center offer users the chance to mix, scratch and produce their own tracks. Stay tuned for reviews coming very, very soon!
Take one album cover by DJ Qbert, one iPhone, one app called DJay for iPhone, and what have you got? Not only the tracks on the album, but also an album cover that doubles as a wireless DJ controller!
The successor to IK Multimedia's popular mobile guitar interface improves sound quality, adds features and allows for wide cross-platform compatibility. Time to shred it up on your iOS device!
Looking for something inspirational to watch today? These six videos of instruments being played in super slow motion fit the bill. Enjoy!
Have you ever considered creating your own musical instrument? You could go one better by using 3D printer tech to print a guitar! ODD Guitars (company run by Olaf Diegel) can help you do just that.
SEISM is a FREE download of 160 SFX by Nicholas Yochum. Take a listen to the SoundCloud audio demo below to get an idea of how impressive these audio effects are!
Until 31 March 2015, purchasing a Nord Lead A1 can get you a free pair of AKG K612s. Alternatively, buying an AKG P820 tube microphone could get you a free pair of AKG K121s.
Now here's a great way to start 2015'¦ a rumor of a new JD-Xi polysynth (probably hybrid analog by the looks of it) from synth powerhouse, Roland.
Do you use your iPhone or iPad as a music creation device? Making it a part of your music making or controlling workflow is easier than ever with the right apps. Here's 11 of our favorites from 2014.
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