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2017 saw a plethora of Kontakt instruments that took what we thought was possible to the next level both in sound quality and feature sets. Here's some of our favorites from the past year.
The announcement of the upcoming Jamstick guitars coincides with brand new software upgrades for the Jamstik playing experience, including a web-based play portal and updated JamTutor app for iOS.
The greatest synth event of the year is coming to The Fez in Berlin in just four months. Superbooth 218 promises to be bigger and better than ever so get your discounted tickets before it's too late.
Here's the latest news for the curiously cool customizable Tinami MD-1 MIDI controller. It looks set to be available in February 2018 for under â‚¬200!!
It's been a quiet year for MIDI controllers from the big players but there have still been some impressive new controllers released for software and hardware musicians.
The good news for recording producers is that Antelope Audio's Discrete microphone preamp interfaces are now shipping and their classic mic modelling / emulation solutions are also available.
Jon Rundell is an accomplished DJ and producer who as well as releasing his own music has remixed for the likes of Josh Wink. We caught up with him to find out what makes him tick.
Hardware synths continued to grow in popularity through 2017 proving that demand for tactile music machines is alive and kicking. Here's 10 of our favorite hardware synths released this year. Â
Dipole from Sinevibes is a flanger effect that uses the concept of using two tape machines to create positive and negative flanger effects in a high-fidelity plugin.
Considered one of the most popular synthesizers in Roland history, Roland Cloud has brought the classic JV-1080 back to life in software plugin format. And it sounds good!
Audio interfaces are the heart of most music recording studios. Here's seven of the best released in 2017 which we either reviewed or were very impressed by.
This cool trick / MIDI hack will turn an Elektron Analog Four from a 4-analog voice synthesizer into a paraphonic analog Eight with three simple lines of code.
The MIniMo low-cost modular synthesizer system just got a new kit that can transform any module into a MIDI Out sequencer! It's affordable, useful and easy to use.
2017 has seen leading figures in the film and entertainment industries being outed for sexual harassment. AFEM is launching a support service for those affected in the electronic music industry.
It's Christmas 2017 and iZotope and Ask.Audio want to give you something back as a thank you for your support and just because it feels great to give something cool.
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