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Review: Positive Grid Pro Series Compressors

With Bias FX and Bias Pedal emulating classic guitar gear so well for iOS & desktop we had high expectations for the Positive Grid Pro Series compression matching plugins. So, how does it perform?

How to Mix Stems Using TRAKTOR PRO 2.10.2 and the S4

Curious about NI's Stems format but unsure how to get started? Mixing with Stems is easier than you think. Here's how to incorporate Stems into your performance using the latest version of Traktor.

Two Impressive Thunderbolt, USB & MADI Audio Interfaces From Antelope Audio

Musikmesse 2016 served up a number of impressive audio interfaces. Amongst our favorites at the show were the Goliath and Zen Tour from Antelope Audio.

Sinevibes Intros New “Dynamic Collection” Plug-In Bundle for Mac

Those who know Sinevibes plug-ins know they are cool, creative plug-ins for producers and music makers. Now you can grab seven of their most popular plug-ins as a bundle and save more than 50%!.

Ik Multimedia Announce Upcoming Micro Monitors and More at Messe 2016

A mastering app for desktop and iPad, an iPhone portable holder and mount, an orchestral plug-in that combines synthesis with samples, and more were on show at IK Multimedia's booth at Musikmesse.

Review: AIR Music Tech Creative FX Collection Plus

The AIR Creative FX Collection includes 28 plug-ins in AU, VST and AAX formats. But is it worth the price of admission? Hollin Jones investigates.

What's New in Akai Pro MPC Touch 2.0

At Musikmesse 2016 we caught up with Andy from Akai Professional to talk about the new enhancements coming to MPC Touch in version 2.0.

This Hardware Sequencer from Polyend is Like a Monome on Steroids

If you're looking for a large MIDI Step Sequencer with so powerful but easy to use features and a gorgeous look and feel then you need to watch this video about Polyend's SEQ from Musikmesse 2016 now.

DiGiGrid New Desktop Series At MusikMesse 2016

Mick Anderson from DiGiGrid showed us the new desktop series of products at Musikmesse 2016. These are seriously impressive and unique products that will appeal to bedroom musicians and pro end users.

Preview of Pioneer DJ & Dave Smith Instruments Toraiz SP-16

One of the most intriguing announcements from Musikmesse is the collaboration between Pioneer DJ and Dave Smith Instruments. It has spawned the Toraiz SP-16 which we got a chance to get hands-on with.

How Pure Data, Free Open Source Graphical Programming Language, Can Help You Create Music Software

Wouldn’t it be cool if you could create software graphically without having to learn how to code? Well, you can with Pure Data (Pd). And best of all... it’s free and open source!

Interview: UAD-2 Satellite USB for Windows at Musikmesse 2016

What is the UAD-2 Satellite USB? How will this help Windows music producers? What impact will its DSP have on the plug-ins and processing you choose? We talked to Universal Audio to find out.

Watch: The First Drum Machine That Plays Real Drum Kit

What do you get when you cross a drum machine, robotic mechanical balls, and an acoustic drum kit? Polyend's Perc is just that and can play the drums that'll make your human drummer jealous.

Meet The Innovative Modular Synth & Sequencer Called Alex From DASZ

This is one of our favorite finds at Musikmesse 2016. Alex from DASZ is an expandable synthesizer and sequencer with an engaging interface and performance features. Watch our 10 minute video for more.

Musikmesse 2016: Fredenstein Showcase MixCube & Pro Audio 500-Series Gear

Fredenstein MixCube is an awesome solution for a more analog sound when mixing int he box. Along side this are 500-series racks, amplifiers and compressors. Watch the video here.