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First Look Video: NI Maschine JAM

2 weeks back the NI team gave me a private demo of the Maschine JAM... I came away mind blown and pretty excited by this sequencer instrument. Here's our first look video of the new Maschine JAM.

Keith McMillen Instruments Brings K-MIX To Windows

The Keith McMillen K-Mix audio interface, programmable mixer, and control surface has just had an update to make it Windows compatible. Read more below.

Focusrite Plug-In Collective Offers Monthly Deals

Focusrite’s Plug-In Collective brings monthly plug-in deals to registered customers. So, if you're a Focusrite customer this month you can get the Eventide Stereo Room Reverb for free (normally $199).

ContortDistort Release Echoes in the Aether Sound Library for Absynth 5

Award-winning sound designer Christian Kjeldsen (Grand Theft Auto V, Red Dead Redemption & Deadpool, Ex Machina, and Avengers 2 trailers), is back with a rather tasty creative library for Absynth 5.

YellowNoise Audio DrumExtract Uses State Of The Art Tech To Separate Drums From A Mix

Extracting percussive content from a mix isn't easy. With most tools it feels impossible. YellowNoise Audio's DrumExtract promises to do a better job than the current crop, and the demo is impressive.

Voxarray 61 Is A DIY Modular Synth You'll Probably Love At First Sight

Perhaps it's better to describe this as more of a modular music workstation than a synthesizer. Either way the Voxarray 61 looks gorgeous and sounds as good as a Meeblip Anode for good reason.

You Can Get Your Synths Covered by Stardust

Stardust make custom, handmade dust covers for synthesizers. Made from synthetic leather these are carefully and lovingly designed for a wide range of hardware models.

After Korg Volca Kick, What's Next? A Volca Toaster?

Some people have been wowed by the new volca kick, others left unimpressed by its supposedly narrow sonic focus. We think it's great, but we'd also love a volca toaster, so what do we know ;)

Blue Microphones Announces USB Studio Series Featuring Snowball, Yeti and Yeti Pro Mics

Available exclusively in the MI and Pro sales channels, Blue’s USB Studio Series systems include one of Blue’s award-winning USB microphones—Snowball, Yeti or Yeti Pro—along with recording software.

Spectrasonics Reveal Keyscape Collector Keyboards Instrument

It's not everyday Spectrasonics release a new instrument. When they do, it's a big deal. Keyscape - Collector Keyboards brings 36 of the rarest and most valuable keyboards to life.

Native Instruments KOMPLETE 11 Now Available

If you've been waiting for the latest version of Komlpete 11 to hit the stores (and your studio) then good news is it's now available with 7 new instruments. Here's what NI have to say about it.

ROLI Acquires FXpansion, Creating Connected Music EcoSystem

Before you become concerned, ROLI has promised to continue development of FXpansion products as they look to integrate hardware and software to create musical instruments of the future.

The Korg ARP Odyssey Desktop Module Is Real, Here's All The Details

A few days ago a photo appeared on Korg's official Instagram showing what looked to be a keyboard-less module version of the legendary analog ARP Odyssey synthesizer. And today Korg confirm it's real.

Korg Volca Kick Analog Synth With MS-20 Circuits, Touch FX & Pattern Chaining

Korg tell us the new analog volca Kick synth delivers powerful percussive and chromatic kick, bass, and sub bass sounds. Plus it uses the filter from the MS-20 and has new performance features.

Korg microKORG-S Features New Design, New Sounds, More Memory & Speakers

The new microKORG-S is a revamp of the original synthesizer an includes built-in-speakers, more memory, new sounds, a new design with features like the vocoder, microphone and arpeggiator you'd expect