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Roland SYSTEM-8 PLUG-OUT Synthesizer Now Available

Probably one of the most anticipated synths releases by Roland this year (though there are lots to choose from), the System-8 plug-out synthesizer is now available for $1499.

IK Multimedia Tease MODO, New Real Sounding Instruments Coming?

It looks like IK Multimedia have been very busy for the last 8 years working on a new type of physical instrument modelling that they tell us will bring a new level of realism to software instruments.

Ableton Live 9.7 Is Here, New Sampling Improvements for Push 1 & 2

These videos from Ableton show what's new in Live 9.7, with big improvements for Push owners. There's new slicing modes, 16 set velocities, routing audio and MIDI with Push, improved feedback and more

TipTop Audio's Z2040 VCF Is A Redesigned 80s Analog Poly Synth Filter For Big, Creamy Sound

The 24 DB 4-Pole Low Pass VCF synth module from TipTop Audio promises to bring back the famous 80s analog polyphonic synthesizer sounds. Here's a short demo video and more details.

RME MADIface Pro Audio Interface Now Shipping

RME MADIface Pro is a 136-Channel MADI USB audio and MIDI interface. The follow-up to the successful Babyface Pro, it maintains the aesthetic of its predecessor while pushing the tech boundaries.

These Everyday Objects Sound Like Chewbacca

If you've been scratching your head trying to emulate the sound of Chewbacca from Star Wars... stop. There are everyday objects that sound just like the Wookie. You just need to find & record them.

Watch First Sound Demo of Futuristic Genesis 1 Hardware Synthesizer Based on Ableton Live

Our teaser video for the Genesis 1 hardware synth that merges analog feel & digital convenience (and runs Ableton Live) got lots of attention. Here's the first proper sound demo video. It's stunning.

Embertone Introduces Whiskey Series Mountain Dulcimer Sample Instrument

The good folks at Embertone have intricately sampled a mountain dulcimer to create an incredible-sounding and versatile Kontakt instrument. If you're even slightly curious check out the video below.

Best Video Demo of Arturia DrumBrute So Far

If you've been wowed by the features and price of the new Arturia DrumBrute analog drum machine and sequencer... you're going to love this video from Source Dsitribution in the UK.

The Bastl Kastle Is A Pocket Modular Synthesizer That's Fun & Kind On Your Wallet

Bastl Instruments have announced their latest new synthesizer. And not only is it super kind on space (table top or shirt pocket), it's also extremely affordable and plays nicely with other CV synths.

Arturia Announces DrumBrute Analog Drum Machine & Sequencer

The recently announced Arturia DrumBrute is set to be a runaway success. With great sounding analog instruments like MicroBrute and MiniBrute, the DrumBrute weighs in with some impressive features.

This Browser-Based Sampler Lets You Make Hip Hop Loops With Your QWERTY Keyboard

I think I've just found my Friday distraction. Creating hip hop loops from awesome samples using your computer keyboard has probably never felt so good thanks to Sample Stitch.

Qu-Bit Intro Rhythm, 4-Channel Pattern Generator Synth Module

A 4-channel rhythm generator with infinite rhythmic variations and a BPM. Qu-Bit's Rhythm promises complex beats in a simple to use synth module.

Top Secret New Product From Arturia Coming Soon

Is it a synth? Is it a controller? Is it analog? Is it a software plugin? Is it an audio interface? What is this new thing from Arturia? We're not allowed to tell you yet. But we can report this...

Exploring The Instruments Inside Air Music Tech AIEP 3 Complete

The Air Music Tech AIEP 3 Complete collection of instruments and effects is huge. How many of these can Joshua Casper cram into a 12 minute video? Not all of them... but at least you get a taste