The impact of social media networks on the world is being felt acutely of late. From politics to social justice (or injustice), but also on the music industry as Trent Reznor explains.
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.
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.
So you want instruments and sounds to help you write a blockbuster film, tv or game score? Spitfire Audio have you covered with Spitfire Symphony Orchestra for Kontakt.
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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.
When you think of the MS-20 mini, you're used to a black synth, right? Well, Korg are playing with color a lot this year and here's new limited color editions for three popular Korg synths.
It's real. It's official. It's coming to NAMM 2017. The Korg limited ARP Odyssey is a true 1:1 recreation of the original 40 year old legendary duo phonic synth. Full details, pricing and video here.
Korg's highly acclaimed Gadget synth collection has made a big move from iOS to Mac. Now desktop and laptop users can take advantage of the exceptional synths standalone or in plugin format.
This short video shows you how to quickly and easily make your own MIDI controllable DAC using an MCP4922 and a Teensy 2. The demo video shows it working with Moog Mother 32 and Ableton Live.
The Apogee Control is a Hardware Remote for the Element Series and Symphony I/O Mk II audio interfaces. It's available now and here's all you need to know.