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Just about the only thing we might know about the soon to be announced Modal machine is its name. Skulpt will be revealed on Friday 6th July 2018. An exciting synth summer continues.
Doepfer have released the third iteration of their monophonic standalone analog desktop synth in the Dark Energy series. Here's what you need to know about this CV, MIDI and USB connectivity synth.
Stering Audio have released two new dual-source professional headphone amplifiers in four-channel desktop and eight-channel rackmount models.
This free Max for Live sequence generator isn't like any other sequencer. Based on an equation that models animal population behavior it creates compelling or chaotic IDM sequences in Ableton Live.
The on-demand virtual instrument service, Roland Cloud, now offers native AAX plugin support. This brings the sounds of classic synths and drum machines and new digital instruments to Pro Tools.
Moscow-based AVP Synth have announced a new analog drum synth with 7 channels, individual outputs, and a sequencer with 65 knobs, 4 switches and 27 buttons for fully loaded hands on control.
The new Bass Master synth plugin features dual layers and choices from 217 waveforms per layer for some classic and experimental bass sounds.
The new Panorama T-4 and T-6 aim to make deep plugin and DAW control more accessible than ever. Here's what they tell us about these new MIDI controller keyboards via an official press release.
Moog Music Inc tells us the upcoming 25% tariff on Chinese components will result in a very real threat on US synthesizer manufacturing and jobs. Here's what you can do about it.
Loopop is back with a supercharged video with 9 super synth tips with the Arturia MatrixBrute. It's a great collection of tips and tricks and perfect as a precursor to our MatrixBrute video courses.
Years in the making, this fully-featured iOS synth not only sounds amazing, it's completely free and open source. This could be the start of something huge.
This wooden stand for the Behringer Model D cleverly includes the Arturia KeyStep MIDI controller, uses the same wood as the original Moog Model D and combines form and function at a reasonable price.
What could Moog Music possibly create that would be of interest to the synth playing community? How about an 8 and 16 voice polyphonic analog synthesizer with tons of features and a price to match?
With new noise-cancelling AirPods and studio quality over-ear headphones planned for release in 2019, Apple could be finally forging ahead seriously in the headphone space.
Imagine subscribing to the DVD content of Beat Magazine and owning the plugins you download during that time. That includes top audio effect and instrument plugins and even DAWs from time to time.
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