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Interview: Dada Life

As well as performing around the world, Swedish Duo Dada Life find time to remix, make albums and have even created some of their own plug-ins. We caught up with them to find out what makes them tick.

Output Unveils Movement 1.1, New Features, Fixes & Faster

Output's update for Movement 1.1, their powerful rhythm generation engine plugin focuses on the F word... well three F words: fixes, features and faster. Here's more info.

Vermona Releases uniCYCLE Voltage Controlled Oscillator Eurorack Module

uniCYCLE is a six-waveform VCO –Voltage-Controlled Oscillator– module for Eurorack modular systems from Vermona. They tell us it has outstanding features that will help it stand out from the crowd.

How To Create Authentic, Expressive String Ensemble Sounds

NI's Symphony Essentials distils the best of its larger Symphony series into a more affordable and compact collection - but it still sounds great, as Matt Vanacoro demonstrates.

Erica Synths Fusion Drone System Now Available: Explore Dark Sound Territories

Curious to explore the dark side? Erica Synths' analog Fusion Drone System could be the synth system you are looking for.

Tasty Chips, €800 Hardware Granular Synth, Coming Soon

The futuristic-looking Tasty Chips Electronics GR-1 is a polyphonic hardware granular synth for sound designers, beat makers, film scoring, and so much more. Take a listen and find out more below.

This New Markup Language Solves The Modular Synth Patch Problem

Now here's something useful that could be a game-changer for the modular synthesizer world and change the way we use virtual services and tools to interact with hardware synths.

Review: Universal Audio UAD 9.3 Software Update

UAD brings yet more goodies to the table with its latest 9.3 software update. Matt Vanacoro tests it out and lets you know how he got on with these new and varied plug-ins.

Get Great Results Quickly From Novation Peak's Arpeggiator

If you want to add movement and energy to your Peak patterns, the arpeggiator is a great way to do it. Watch this video to find out how sequencer heaven is only a couple of buttons away...

Kenton Announces Pro CV to MIDI Convertor

Whatever analog machine you're using from eurorack or Buchla to other synths and sequencers that use CV ins and outs, this Kenton Pro CV to MIDI Convertor does what it says with no fuss.

IK Multimedia Announces iRig Keys I/O - 25 & 49-Key MIDI Controllers With HD Audio Interface

IK's latest combines full size keys, touch-sensitive MIDI controls, iOS and desktop compatibility with an HD audio interface and even battery power. Could it be the ultimate portable music interface?

Sebastian Mullaert: Art Of The Moment

Sebastian Mullaert is a multi-talented performer with a frankly dizzying array of gear in his studio and live rig. We caught up with him to find out what makes him tick.

Korg Resurrects Vintage Mono/Poly Synthesizer (For iOS)

Korg have revived one of their classic analog synthesizers and brought it to Apple's iOS platform. The 4VCO Mono/Poly is now record for iPad and iPhone at a fraction of the price of the original.

Isotonik Studios Arcade Series Returns Are Generative Sequencers For Ableton Live

This is probably the biggest release from Isotonik Studios and one every Max for Live / Ableton Live musician can get excited about. Plenty to like here!

Serato Announces Numark NS6II And DJ2GO2 Support In New Updates

You can now take advantage of extra Numark hardware with direct support from the latest updates to Serato. Here are the details and links.