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New portable musical keyboards from Roland offer a nice twist. The concept is these are for novices and music lovers who don't have any formal music training. But there's much to them also.
Hansy1010 hybrid-analog synthesizer just got a makeover. This cool sounding DIY and open-source synth now has a fetching new color. Listen to it in action below.
Music controllers tend to be based on traditional interfaces. The Joué aims to make our performance interaction more flexible and allow us to change the layout. Founder, Pascal Joguet tells us more.
Roland describes their new Rubix line of audio interfaces as "high-fidelity sound, solid build quality, compact size, affordable price, and crucial features". We know you'll focus on the design.
This new sub $100 audio mixer from Roland is designed to help smart phone and mobile music and video makers capture higher quality sound from up to 5 inputs.
Get 4 massive pianos in 1 incredible bundle for $99! “The 88 Series piano collection” by Chocolate Audio is a huge 25 GB bundle built for Kontakt. Sale ends soon...
Matthew Friedrichs, the creator of these cool (and free) set of blocks for Native Instruments Reaktor 6, reached out to us about his collection.
This web-based 808 feels so authentic to the original it might just blow your mind. Now wouldn't it be cool if you could map all the controls to a MIDI controller?
Taking cues from the Atmegatron, but will some new surprises, Soulsby Synthesizers' Oscitron is n 8-bit wavetable oscillator eurorack module being released soon. Here's a video and details.
Unusual shaped synths are not exactly the norm, especially for the modular variety where fitting them together often demands uniform form factors. Not so with these Polytik synth modules.
NAMM 2017 is just 2 weeks away. That means new music product announcements from some of the biggest and most respected music machine brands. Teenage Engineering has started their teaser early...
Seeing representations of sound has fascinated music makers and listeners since forever. It's what makes oscilloscopes so seductively hypnotic. Now you can turn CV or audio into VGA visuals with this.
2016 saw a raft of Kontakt instruments that either advanced what we thought was possible, or consolidated Kontakt as the sample engine of choice. Here's some of our favorites from 2016.
It's always nice to get sample packs of rare and famous analog synthesizers. And in this case you can get a sample pack of one of the best sounding analog poly synths of all time. The Voyetra Eight.
Growing up with Daleks on TV was scary. But here's a way to put the fear in perspective. A Dalek (granted, it's a miniature one) as a synthesizer suddenly makes them a lot more friendly.
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