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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.
Session Guitarist - Electric Sunburst is a new electric guitar instrument from Native Instruments that builds on success of acclaimed STRUMMED ACOUSTIC 1 and 2.
You might not expect a film about designer Dieter Rams, responsible for hundreds of products we use daily, to focus on sustainability and materialism. It does. It also features the music of Brian Eno.
In response to user feedback Waves have added a feature-rich real-time frequency spectrum analyzer, accessible from the main plugin interface, to F6 Dynamic EQ!
What happens when Deadmau5 says a bassline from a remix he's listening to is impossible to play? Davie504 steps up to the challenge and gives the riff a thorough attempt...
This 3+ GB multi-format is packed full of musical, percussive and textural samples from a number of analog instruments and sources. If you like dystopian soundscapes, you'll love this.
Complex synthesizer? Check. Expressive controller? Check. Continuous playing surface? Check. The Haken Continuum Fingerboard is a synth like no other. This review explores what makes it so special.
Yes. Behringer might be going to clone the Jupiter-8! This is a case of drop everything you are holding, even classic analog synths as chances are Behringer will be cloning them in the future too!
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