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The Best of Messe: Highlights from Musikmesse 2015

Musikmesse 2015 featured some tasty new products with an emphasis on "smart controllers" and modular synths and effects. Here's my roundup along with videos from our favourite announcements.

Siren Audio Releases FREE M4L Device: SA.Puck

The good folk at Siren Audio have a new Max4Live (M4L) device available... and it's free! Puck is a Max MIDI Device that allows you to play chords by playing just one note. Useful & FREE!

Modartt Releases Hohner Collection for Pianoteq

Modartt Pianoteq is unlike some piano instruments you'll come across elsewhere. It uses physical modelling to create realistic piano sounds, not samples... now with Hohner Electra-piano and Pianet T.

Review: Audioprobe Spartan Cue 110

You may not have come across Audioprobe before, but the South Korean audio interface maker may have found their breakthrough product with the Spartan Cue 110. Hollin Jones investigates.

UA Apollo Thunderbolt 2 Interview

Soon after the release of the new Universal Audio Apollo range (Thunderbolt 2 and special Firewire version) and the Marshall Plexi Super Lead plug-in, we interviewed Gannon & Amanda from UA at Messe.

New Automation Trim Options in Logic Pro X 10.1.1

Discovering the inner working of Logic Pro X (10.1)'s new automation trim options has made many veteran Logic users very happy indeed. Here's Jay Asher to share the knowledge.

The First Serious Apple Watch Audio Recording App for Final Cut Pro Users?

It was just a matter of time before an app with Apple Watch control came out to cater for the audio recording (and video production) communities. And Apogee's MetaRecorder sure looks interesting!

5PIN Media / HISTIBE Music Producer Contest

Sample Label 5Pin Media and Producer Histibe in partnership with Loopmasters are hosting an exciting Music Producer competition with more than $2000 in prizes up for grabs.

Review: Tracktion Master Mix

The new Master Mix (3 multi-band compressor mastering plug-in with a host of useful features) has been available a few short weeks and G.W. Childs could barely hold himself back from reviewing it.

Watch Verbos Electronics Modular Eurorack Synth Modules Overview

Verbos Electronics manufactures a line of Eurorack format synthesizer modules designed by Mark Verbos. We talked with him at MusikMesse 2015 to understand and hear more about what the modules do.

Watch Monophonic Analog/Digital Hybrid Synthesizer, MODAL 001, Demo

What exactly is the Modal 001 synth? How different from the 002 is this analog, digital hybrid? What will it sound like? We sought to find answers to these questions at MusikMesse 2015.

Watch Black Lion Audio Pro Studio Gear Overview

Discover why a lot of pro studio users are opting for Black Lion Audio products, from compressors to mic preamps. Nate from BLA was at MusikMesse 2015 to show us what they offer.

Review: Snakebite Synth Reason Rack Extension — Does it live up to the nasty promise?

If you like nasty synth sounds, DLD Technology promises a lot with Snakebite. Here’s my experience.

Watch New Waves Reverb Plug-In 5 Years in the Making

At MusikMesse 2015 we caught up with Mike from Waves Audio who gave us an entertaining and informative overview of their two latest plug-ins and their new unreleased reverb plug-in!

Watch FL Studio 12 New Features Preview

Want to find out what exactly is coming in FL Studio 12 and understand the new features? In this video Scott Fischer from Image Line showed us his favorite new additions at MusikMesse.