We reviewed the Akai Pro MIDIMix and found it is a capable controller for Ableton Live. Sigabort's new script makes it into a better control surface with ring focus, LaunchSync compatibility & more.
After reaching initial goal for early birds pre-order, the upcoming BT4 Bluetooth MIDI controller pre-order from Positive Grid has been extended to 1000 more units!
FabFilter's popular Pro-C compressor plug-in received a major update end of August, 2015. FabFilter Pro-C 2 features five new compression styles and much more. Noah Pred pushed it to its limits.
It doesn't matter what genre you're creating for, remixing tunes in Ableton Live can be helped by being well-prepared and knowing a range of tricks to keep your creativity flowing.
The bog brother of the highly acclaimed analog-modelled software synth, Strobe, from FXpansion. Strobe2 comes with over 900 presets and still allows you to go deep into synth programming as you wish.
Bastl Instruments have announced 4 new slim expanders and 1 module to enrich the line of their eurorack modules. The expanders enhance functionality of existing modules and and new features.
There's been lots of talk about new musical instruments in the tech world of late. From Ableton, Livid Instruments, and Roli. Now here's a video showing a 3D printed electric violin that just rocks.
How can one of "The Internet of Things" be applied to more than home automation appliances? Liam Lacey imagines a world where IOT is relevant to music recording, production & live performance.
We've seen guitars which can connect to iPhone's, tablets & computers. We've seen mobile apps that can replace the need for hardware amps and pedals. But we've never seen anything like Fusion Guitar.
ROLI's Seaboard Grand has already wowed the musical community with its innovative input and feel as a new class of musical instrument. The new Seaboard RISE is even more accessible.
XILS-Labs have brought Elka's Synthex '80s analog polysynth into the digital age. Noah Pred sets out to discover if Syn'x 2 faithfully reproduces this iconic analog sound while staying CPU efficient.
Before the Synth, was the Mellotron. In this engaging article, Lynda Arnold explores its history from its analog beginnings all the way into the digital realm.
Native Instruments & Reaktor have been at the forefront of the software synthesis game for almost two decades. The long awaited update to v6 brings new depth and new heights. Brian Cass checks it out.
They say 'good things come to those who wait.' And right that that saying feels accurate with Sylenth 64-bit BETA version now available for Mac users.Â Windows users need to exercise patience though...
Having explored what modes are and ways to utilise the major modes, Matt Vanacoro now turns his attention to the first two minor modes in this series on music theory.