It’s been a great year for MIDI controllers with classics being updated, new models on the scene and even some stuff that came completely out of left field. Here are ten of our favourites!
Gecho. Imagine an open-source, battery operated music machine that converts environmental noise into musical loops and phrases. Better still you interact with the box and can program it in four ways.
Your iPad or iPhone can be the basis for your productions. We feel these iOS apps excel in their respective fields for musicians and producers looking to push their music making to the next level.
Playing drum patterns on your MIDI keyboard need not be a drag. Here's four quick tips to help you get the rhythms in your head to your tracks.
The analog monophonic synth from Vermona, Mono Lancet 15, has been carefully sampled in creating this special Ableton Live Drum Pack and project. And best of all it's FREE for you from AskAudio.
We just love this new MIDI sequencer, Hachi, for the Novation Launchpad Pro. It's really multiple sequencers in one. It requires a bit of setup. But doesn't it look worth it!
Spaceship Delay is a delay audio effect VST featuring classic modern and vintage sounding delays and inspired by the original Korg Monotron Delay.
The new Roland DJ-808 DJ controller seeks to be the hub for every DJ setup. featuring a 4-channel mixer, jog wheels, 16-step sequencer with Roland's iconic 909, 808, 707 and 606 drum sounds and more.
Want a Kontakt instrument with 40 kits, 150 audio loops, designed for cinematic styles and much more... made by Rigid Audio... and made FREE by The Beat Community? Read on!
Plankton Electronics Ants! - yes, that gorgeous sounding semi-modular analog synth has reached its kickstarter goal! To celebrate here's 8 videos covering all aspects of Ants and new stretch goals.
14 iconic drum machines. One plugin. Wave Alchemy have created an instrument for Kontakt and the free Kontakt Player which offers and promises so much. But does it beat the rest?
If you've ever dreamed of having a real analog tape delay as part of your eurorack modular synthesizer system that can be controlled by CV... well, T-Rex Effect's Replicator is real and for you.
Even if you enjoy composing, recording, producing music alone it might be worth considering working with others. Collaborations can bring unexpected, and perhaps powerful results.
Size isn’t everything. But, there’s something about a giant multi-touch tablet the size of a table with a drum machine app that makes this video even more appealing than if it had been a regular iPad.
If you're looking for an audio interface with Thunderbolt 2 connectivity, low-latency performance, advanced I/O and excellent sound quality then the Focusrite Red 4Pre should be known to you.