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And the BIG news this week is from Propellerhead! Reason 8 features a redesigned interface and streamlined workflow which they tell us makes it easy to create amazing music, faster than ever.
With over 512 new waveforms and 3 new skins, the FM synthesis-focused NeoFM expansion pack for Nemesis is said to offer unique sounds you just can't get with other synths.
What could be better than Twisted Tools' Ultraloop? How about three new expansion packs from cutting edge artists Arovane, Cooh and D'Arcangelo, each featuring 128 loops?
Have you been hovering on the edge of whether to go the Traktor DJ route? Until 31st August, you can pick up a Traktor Kontrol Z1 or Traktor Kontrol X1 and get Traktor Pro 2 FREE!
The new versatile controllers from Akai Professional, the AFX and AMX, have been announced. Designed for Serato users of all kinds these sweet looking DJ devices are worth checking out.
ModeAudio never seem to stop producing more samples, loops and presets! Their latest collection, Future Trap, contains over 50 presets for Native Instruments' popular synth, Massive.
With a redesigned BeatWeaver Rhythm Synth and an updated Maps panel, the 1.4.1 Liquid Rhythm update from WaveDNA is sure to bring a smile to existing users and those yet to try it out.
Recording is easy, right? Just hit the button and BOOM, you're an engineer! But what is actually happening? Watch this course by Joe Albano and learn the science of recording!
What do you get when you cross one of the most innovative DAWs ever and the masters of multi-sampling? Take a listen to the instantly playable new pack, Mallets and check it out on Ableton.com.
Techno icons, Pan-Pot talk about how the concept of the DJ set is shifting, and how live remixing has become an essential part of their own unique style... a good watch for all DJs.
Ever wondered what plug-ins and settings "The Baron of Techno" (Dave Clark) uses to construct his heavy beats and floor-filling electronic mixes? All is revealed in this new pack from Waves.
Flux completes migration to v3 with the release of SPAT v3 adding support for AVID AAX and 64 bit systems.
The new 1248, 8M and 16A audio interfaces from MOTU offer Thunderbolt, mixing and audio networking. Find out more below.
Mackie have just stepped up in the area of live sound mixing with a tasty price drop for their Mackie DL806 digital mixer with iPad control. The iOS app is free and the mixer is about 25% less!
Watch Berlin-based artist, Keychee, perform a cool set using Ableton Push as a "swing sequencer" in the video below. Then download the free Live set and have a go yourself!
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