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Hypnosium From Reaktion Sound Allows You To Draw & Morph Sounds In Reaktor Blocks

The good folks at Reaktion Sound tell us their new Hynosium is made for REAKTOR 6 Blocks Framework, and this new instrument will bring hypnotic sounds to your sonic arsenal.

ROLI Blocks Is A Lego-Style Modular Music Creation System

ROLI's Seaboard RISE and Noise are amongst the most innovative in the music making industry. Now with Blocks ROLI seek to redefine and revolutionize how accessible music making can be for everyone.

Novation Circuit 1.4 Intros Polyrhythmic Sequencing, Instant Pattern Switch, New Sounds & More

Novation Circuit 1.4 packs in some major new features like polyrhythmic drum patterns, new Circuit packs, new content, instant pattern switch, session color select and improved MIDI control settings.

Excellent 20 Minute Video Review of the Korg Monologue Analog Synthesizer

Sweetwater’s Daniel Fisher gives the brand new Korg Monologue analog synthesizer its first full review in this 20 minute video that includes a full live performance / demo.

Ableton Announce Transient Machines Max For Live Devices by Surreal Machines

This new Live Pack from Surreal Machines brings multi-band transient shaping to Ableton Live. Full details

An ARP Odyssey In Your Pocket? Korg Releases ARP ODYSSEi Analog Synthesizer For iPad & iPhone

Korg just made the ARP Odyssey even more accessible than before. Its popular analog synthesizer is now available for iOS devices as a faithfully modelled app.

Korg Announce Monologue: 25-Key, Super Affordable Analog Synthesizer

Korg have announced a new monophonic analog synthesizer that is smaller, cuter, and more affordable than the Minilogue. Watch the video and find all the specs here on the new Korg Monologue.

Vocaloid 4 Cyber Songman Turns Lyrics & Melodies Into US Male Rock & Blues Virtual Singer

This is Vocaloid 4 in a nutshell: you type in lyrics, input a melody and Vocaloid transforms that into a realistic human singing voice. The Cyber Songman library gives you a US male virtual singer.

Roger Linn Releases LinnStrument 128

Smaller, Cheaper, but just as powerful and expressive, the new LinnStrument 128 expressive MIDI controller, sequencer and instrument proves that good things can come in smaller packages!

New Korg Volca Wavetable & VC-1 Vocal Processing Synthesizers Coming Soon?

Is this a leak or a Photoshop mock-up? We just don't know yet. What we do know is these Korg volca Wavetable synthesizer and the volca VC-1 Voice Processing synthesizer look very cool indeed.

LinnStrument Updated With Powerful Polyphonic Step Sequencer

Roger Linn has revealed a new software version 2 for the LinnStrument which adds “a highly versatile step sequencer”. The credit for this sequencer is down to Geert Bevin who programmed & designed it.

5 Ways Apple's MacBook Pro Touch Bar Could Be Used To Control Music Software

If you're a Mac based musician or producer you'll likely have heard about Apple's new Macbook Pro and the revolutionary new Touch Bar interface. Here's 5 ways we'd like to see it used with music apps.

MelodicFlow, MIDI Plug-in Stops You Playing Notes In Wrong Scale, Updated With 300 New Scales

It's a simple concept but a powerful one for those who haven't learned a large range of scales. MelodicFlow does all the music theory heavy lifting for you and version 1.1 adds more scales.

UVI Synth Anthology 2 Features Sounds From 77 Hardware Synths

Including over 2,500 presets sampled from 77 hardware synths, and a new interface UVI's new Synth Anthology 2 wants everyone to have the authentic sound of hardware instruments in their studios.

This Speaker Projects Sound Only You Can Hear, Is It A Headphone Killer?

Headphones. From tinny Apple iPod earbuds to Master & Dynamic or other high-end studio headphones. But sometimes you just don't want to wear them yet still listen to audio without disturbing others.