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.
Curious to explore the dark side? Erica Synths' analog Fusion Drone System could be the synth system you are looking for.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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'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 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 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.
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!
You can now take advantage of extra Numark hardware with direct support from the latest updates to Serato. Here are the details and links.
A pocket sized guitar FX processor that models both amps and pedals and is insanely portable must surely be on many guitarists' wish lists. Matt Vanacoro checks out the Hotone Xtomp Mini.
NI just unveiled a free software update for Maschine users that introduces the monophonic bass synth and isomorphic keyboard. Maschine 2.6.8 brings some powerful features for all Maschine hardware.
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