The new Toraiz SP-16 touch-screen, sampler with 16 sampler engines from Pioneer DJ includes filters made by Dave Smith (yes, Dave Smith Instruments!). Is this the perfect device for DJ producers?
IK Multimedia's Lurssen Mastering for Mac/PC and for iPad looks to lower the difficulty level for producers who want to master their tracks in their own studios. Has mastering audio ever been easier?
Beat mapping in Logic recently got a quiet (hush, hush) update in the recent Logic Pro X 10.2.1 update. The beat mapping algorithm appears to be better than ever. Joe Albano explores all the options.
Another excellent product on show at Superbooth16 in Berlin was the Carbon Sequencer from Kilpatrick Audio. If you haven't seen this yet, then this video gives a good overview of what it can do.
Audient are celebrating the success of their flagship ASP8024 console by releasing the ASP8024 HERITAGE EDITION at Musikmesse 2016 with a brand new look and an array of added enhancements.
Small enough to fit in the palm of your hand, the Ploytec PL2 is a synthesizer that needs to be heard to be believed. At Superbooth we met Marcus from Ploytec who gave us a sound demo of the PL2.
If you think it's impossible to do a good mastering job at home due to a less than ideal room, think again. Joe Albano explains what to avoid and how to make it work in this video tutorial.
BASTL Instruments kindly spent some time showing and explaining how their new Eurorack synth modules & modular synth systems work while at Superbooth 16, Berlin. Worth watching!
BASTL were at Superbooth 16 to show us an ingenious mechanical synth system they've designed that allows you to transform the signal from a modular system to power a motor that plays a guitar.
We were really impressed with the concept of Ribbon by Eowave earlier in 2016, and now we were able to get hands-on with this unique synth & controller.
I was really happy to run into Frap Tools at Superbooth in Berlin this year. They gave us an overview of the CGM (Channel Group Master) creative mixer for Auroral modular synths.
At Superbooth 16 we caught up with Thomas from Vermona who kindly gave us a detailed yet concise overview of the new Vermon twinCussion & updated twin VC eurorack synth modules.
Find out more about the new 4MS eurorack synth modules given a proper overview at Superbooth16, Berlin. Plus, there's news on the new Modular Addiction Awareness Campaign...
If the the song you are mixing is going round and round your head and ruining your mix session there's help to be found. G.W. Childs shares his advice to stop the repetition. stop the repetition.
Kicking off Superbooth16 for us was an interview with the good folks at Erica Synths. We got an exclusive look at their new Pico Series: 3HP Eurorack modules!