Legowelt, Dutch electronic musician, has released a free drum machine for Ableton Live 9.5 and above based on his old Amiga 909 sample floppy disc. And it sounds great.
Want some more FREE Ableton Live synths and goodies? Flintpope is here with two very generous packs that'll make a great addition to your Live 9.5 / Max for Live setup. Simpler Synth & Multipads.
This might be the most ambitious MIDI controller we’ve seen on Kickstarter for a long time. Perhaps too ambitious? Micli One combines a multi-touch screen and futuristic-looking mechanical keyboard.
The new integration grants SONAR users access to LANDR’s quick and affordable mastering. It's certainly an interesting development for those wishing to apply quick mastering to tracks from Sonar.
Turner MK2 - instant loop machine is described by SturmSounds as a Remix Machine, an Idea Generator, a Beat Machine, and a Sample Slicer. It's a multi-functional Kontakt playground.
The latest update to Traktor Pro 2 is not only free but brings the Stems format to any Traktor setup or mapped third-party controller. Watch the videos below to find out more.
The awesome MIDI chord controller, arpeggiator & sequencer, KordBot (formerly known as ChordBot) that has been generating so much hype across the net, is now available on Kickstarter. Happy days!
It's not often I get this excited about music shows these days... but SuperBooth in March/April 2016 in Berlin this year has got my synth and music making juices flowing. Here's why.
Yes, you read this right. These headphones are designed to make you high. By stimulating a particular nerve in your brain, Nervana, say you’ll feel pretty great while listening to your favorite tunes.
It seems that MIDI controller gloves are really catching on. (Imogen Heap has a lot to answer for ;) And the new Remidi T8 is a wearable MIDI controller/instrument that looks like it has potential.
The time is right to re-educate yourself on the finer things in music. We're talking Dutch House. Legend from the early days until now, Olav Basoski, has opened up his entire back catalogue for all.
You can now inject that legendary high-gain Boogie magic into your playing with the AmpliTube MESA/Boogie app for iPhone & iPad - the official mobile MESA/Boogie tone studio collection of MESA amps.
So, you want free bass samples? Isotonik Studios are the providers with a sampled Casio Privia PX-300 collection which are fun, crisp and capable. They've also released new Ableton racks. Good times.
We've reported on browser-based sequencers and synths before. But now, Splice have brought purpose to it by integrating a beat making sequencer with their Splice Sounds sample catalogue. Clever.
The latest 500-series modules, the 1503 DeS Dual Band De-Esser and Model 1502 TDx Transient Designer, from SPL are now shipping. Lots of good info direct from SPL below...