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Novation Offers XLN Audio Addictive Keys For Free!

Novation users can be a little bit smug today with good reason. Owners of Impulse, Launch Key, SK MKII and/or a Launchpad Pro qualify for a free Addictive Keys instrument from XLN Audio.

Review: CableGuys TimeShaper

Some plugins go beyond regular processing and open up whole new worlds of time-based sound mangling. Could Cableguys' latest offering take you to another world?

Erica Synths Announces Black Octasource & Black XFade & Black Stereo Mixer & Black PFL Modules

There's four new synth modules announced by Erica Synths including a new LFO, high-end crossfader module, a stereo mixer, and a pre-fade listener expander. Check out the details and videos below.

How You Can Make Sure You're Hearing An Accurate Reproduction Of Your Electronic Kick Drum

All kinds of factors affect the way you perceive kick drums when designing and mixing sounds. Multiplier is here to help you make sure you're doing it right.

This 1987 First Person Shooter Video Game Used MIDI For Multiplayer Mode

How are an Atari ST, MIDI, and one of the earliest First Person Shooter Video games connected? A multiplayer first person shooter, death match style video game experience.

Create Unusual Textures: Flintpope FREE Sample Morpher for Reaktor 6

Flintpope's free Reaktor and Live releases are becoming more and more frequent and polished. Here's WAVCLOUD, a sample morphed for Reaktor 6 that does fantastical things to your sounds. Oh, it's FREE!

Review: Lofelt Basslet, Portable Bass Listening Solution

Anyone wanting major bass extension when mixing has traditionally needed a subwoofer to provide it. But can this new wearable device provide an alternative? Timo Preece finds out.

Choosing The Right Synth Engine in Logic Pro X

Logic Pro X has a wealth of synths bundled with it, but they all have their own unique character and potential uses. Matt Vanacoro sheds some light on exactly what those are.

This Max App Converts Your Images Into MIDI Files In Ableton Live

Ever wondered how your favorite photos or images would look as MIDI? Owner no longer. Tom Cosm's new Max app converts images right inside Ableton Live.

Focusrite Unveils Scarlett OctoPre and OctoPre Dynamic Eight-Channel Mic-Pre Units

Focusrite have been busy with new releases and collaborations and high-quality free plugin offers recently. The latest from Focusrite HQ are the Scarlett OctoPre & OctoPre Dynamic mic preamps.

Watch Dusty Kid Testing Out This Modular MIDI Controller

Electronic musician and producer Dusty Kid gets hands on with the Specialwaves Mine and Mine S, tests it out in Ableton Live and shares its potential in this video.

Review: Mojave MA-1000 Vacuum Tube Microphone

A vacuum tube microphone can give you great recordings. But can the Mojave MA-1000 really sound as good as mics costing ten times as much?

How to Create a Cashmere Cat Style Kick Bass in Reason

Reason's modules are capable of creating almost any kind of sound you like. Here's how to create a Cashmere Cat-style kick bass patch using Subtractor.

This Modern Analog Reel To Reel Tape Machine Will Burn A Hole In Your Pocket

How desperate are you for a beautiful, modern, analog reel-to-reel tape machine? Are you €27,000 EUR interested?

Korg Reveals Gadget for Mac Price & Availability

We knew that Korg's highly acclaimed Gadget for iOS was coming to the Mac... but we didn't know the availability or price. Korg have now revealed all and it might be more than you expect.