A free sampler and synthesizer for Reaktor 6 users, DropSynth combines excellent synth effects and filters with a drag and drop sample player for usable or esoteric sound design purposes. It's FREE!
Just released, the new TAL DUB-X delay plugin is in BETA but available to buy and download. It features a special saturation stage and low pass filter with resonance. Lots to like with this one.
Every now and then a DIY synth project comes along that just bowls us over. The Guenther Chiptune is one such homemade synthesizer.
The acquisition of FXpansion by ROLI has brought us another benefit. Now the excellent analog modelling synth, Strobe2, is bundled with every Seaboard RISE and Grand controller.
We're excited by this deal for Audified's MixChecker. You can save $50 in this sale on their acclaimed mixing assistant that'll save you time and money and make your mixes sound better for everyone.
One of the most exciting MIDI controllers announced in the past few years is the Specialwaves Mine. You can choose the layout and controls for the controller. Now this online tool makes it easier.
So you want to remove that tangled mess of cables from your studio / stage setup? This new compact bluetooth receiver from Alto Professional might be exactly what you need.
Interested in alien landscapes, warped sci-fi space journeys, and sonic time tunnels? This new futuristic VST synth, Particle Collider SX7 will take your sounds into the next century! Go to Warp Speed
Cakewalk tells us their new L-Phase plug-in series stands out with commanding features for both mixing and mastering. Here's details on their new additions for the mixing and mastering producer.
Here's a new polyphonic 8-voice synthesizer in development from Baloran based on the Moog Source. Here's some details and listen to what it sounds like.
Native Instruments Stems is a relatively new format for DJs and producers to make music. Now you automatically master this format online using LANDR in a very interesting turn of events.
Pop into the studio with grammy award-winning composer Lorne Balfe as he gives us a sneak preview of his score / piano roll arrangement for Lego Batman, the movie.
The SX-1 is a stand alone expander that doesn't require a Synthi to use it, though can be connected if you wish. Plus, it's being co-developed by Future Sound of London.
With some synths being released in a multitude of colors (Korg, we're thinking about the new Monologues) it's nice to see a cool synth like the OP-1 from Teenage Engineering in black. And it's sexy!
We headed to NAMM 2017 to check out the best new audio gear. You can watch all our coverage in these 3 totally free courses!