Two of the biggest announcements for NAMM 2017 have come to us before the NAMM show has begun. Here's hands-on video previews of the new Akai Pro MPC X and MPC Live.
Spoiler alert: The new Modo Bass from IK Multimedia is an incredibly good physical modeling bass instrument. The sound is excellent and it has a high level of tonal flexibility too.
An opening DJ set is an art form and considered one of the most challenging DJ sets to play. Opening DJs need to set the mood, warm up an empty venue and gradually coax people onto the dance floor.
If you're looking for ways to create rhythmic and melodic parts in the clip editor in Ableton Live then Isotonik Studios have you covered with MIDI Modulators. Here's info about the Max4Live device.
This genius, free, open-source tool, SendMIDI, from Geert Bevin is going to make life so much easier for developers or anyone wishing to send MIDI messages straight from their computer's command line.
Korg's Wavestation was a true beast, and now it's back in app form. But have they managed to cage this 90s classic?
So you want instruments and sounds to help you write a blockbuster film, tv or game score? Spitfire Audio have you covered with Spitfire SymphonyÂ Orchestra for Kontakt.
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Project setup is crucial in any DAW and in this video, Hollin Jones shows you how to nail things down quickly and easily in Cubasis for iPad.
Evolving your sounds in Ableton Live is about to get easier and more fun thanks to Sonic Faction's Hypermorph Max for Live device. It's like a unique synth, sequencer hybrid instrument.
You want deep and rumbling acid bass sounds? Then the latest stereo monophonic synth in the making from Ken MacBeth could be just what you need.
The new Fireface UFX II audio interface from RME is being launched at NAMM 2017 in Anaheim next week. You can expect low-latency, flexible recording options and plenty more.
Bitwig Studio 2 has been announced! And it's good news on lots of fronts for one of the freshest DAWs available. Check out the video and full details below.
Rob papen's original Predator is a monster synth, so we were very curious to hunt down Predator 2, explore its new sound design tools, and discover how it would improve upon a winning instrument.