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Sometimes you just don't need keys on a hardware synth. Sometimes a key or two breaks and you wish your synth was of the desktop variety. Here's how to mod a Korg MicroKorg and make it look great.
What can you buy for €6 these days? A beer, a coffee... and a really cool software editor and plugin that will make your Roland Boutique TR-08 Rhythm Composer an even better drum machine in many ways.
The upcoming UB-Xa clone of the 8-voice polyphonic OB-Xa analog synth just got a new design which has been shared on Facebook. Behringer also hinted at a hardware effects unit. Perhaps analog too?
So you want vintage studio preamp and synth filters in plugin format that you'll actually use in your music productions? Arturia have six new, good ones for everyone.
Tracktion tells us Waveform 9 is the most creative and inspirational DAW ever created. It does indeed have innovative sampling capabilities, modifiers, a powerful modular rack environment and more.
We're excited by the news coming out of Softube and Weiss today. Namely the launching of the new official Weiss DS1-MK3 and the MM-1 mastering maximiser.
Magneto is a eurorack multi-head tape delay that also functions as a looper, phrase sampler, vintage spring reverb unit, phase-aligned clock multiplier, chaotic oscillator, sub-oscillator and more!
After yesterday's big announcement of the new TR-8S which fuses the TR-808, 909, etc with a sample player and excellent performance controls, Roland has announced the official 808 audio plug-in!
The Roland TR-8S brings back the most classic of drum machines, TR-808, and combines it with new sound design features for the modern musician, producer and performer.
What do you get when you bring a rare 50's Italian analog synthesizer back to life in software form as a Kontakt Instrument? Soundiron's Microrgan with lots of sound design potential.
You can have three guesses what Roland are about to release, but we still won't tell you if you're on the money until the official announcement on Monday 8am UK time / midnight PST. It's exciting!
They've got a wooden, steam punk look, and give you control over Ableton Live like no other controller can. Welcome to the new wonderful workflow world of Ableton Session Controllers.
The original Polivoks was a duophonic, analog synthesizer made in the Soviet Union between 1982 and 1990. Now you get a mini desktop version for just $500.
Just over one month since Logic Pro X 10.4 was unleashed by Apple with Smart Tempo, ChromaVerb and a host of new features and plugins we have 10.4.1 complete with lots of bug fixes. Here's what's new.
Watch this 25 minute video overview and preview / mini-review of the new Behringer Neutron semi-modular analog hardware synthesizer. Find out what it really sounds like and how good it really is.
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