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5 Reasons Musicians, Producers and DJs Should Avoid Updating to OS X 10.11 El Capitan Today

Musician? Producer? DJ? Before you update your Mac to OS X 10.11 El Capitan… read this! Here's four compelling reasons to avoid clicking the update button today and waiting for fixes.

Kenton THRU-25 Allows 25 MIDI Device Daisy-Chaining

So you've got up to 25 MIDI devices that you want to connect up using one MIDI output port... and you want less than a microsecond of latency? Kenton have a solution in the form of the THRU-25.

Native Instruments Free Stem Creator App Released

Out of BETA, Native Instruments' Stems Creator App is available, and ready to be downloaded (for free). If you're preparing your next creative DJ set, or stems for mastering, this is worth a look.

Strange Synths: Arduino-Based Ra Laser Scans Pyrite Discs To Create Unique Synth Soundscapes

Ready to inject your Tuesday with surreal synth sensations? This video Dmitry Morozv passed to us shows his sound object/synthesizer project using lasers to scan Pyrite and create incredible sounds.

What Do BT, Kink, Marc Houle, Rebotini & Blawan Have In Common? They All Love Arturia BeatStep Pro

The BeatStep Pro has proven popular onstage and in the studio with contemporary artists. So, Arturia have decided to outline just how good this sequencer is in case you just didn't get it until now.

Musicrow Releases 909 Freaks (500 Samples as Maschine Expansion & Wav)

Musicrow has released '909 Freaks', an expansion pack for NI Maschine & WAV formats that uses high end analog and digital processing to bring an up-to-date and production ready iconic 909 drum sound.

Audient ASP800 8-Channel Mic Pre & ADC Now Shipping

The Audient ASP800, is their new, eight-channel mic pre & ADC. The good news? It's now shipping worldwide and is available at all Audient dealers. And this bit of kit is worth checking out.

Rob Papen Announces RP-EQ, Brings Unique Features (XY Pad & More)

Do we need another EQ plug-in? When Rob Papen decides to make one, we probably do! There's tons of creative features in this unique concept of what an EQ can be. The XY pad being just one of these.

MIDI Synth on iPhone 6S With Aftertouch? You Can With 3D Touch As This Video Shows

One of the stand-out features on Apple’s iPhone 6S & 6S Plus is 3D Touch. In a nutshell it allows pressure sensitive control of apps. Now imagine how that could be used for synths & MIDI controllers.

UVI Announces Mayhem of Loops 1.5

UVI announces Mayhem of Loops 1.5, a sizable update to their premium loop and construction kit archive boasting over 8,000 samples, which is a free update for existing users.

Maroon 5 Talk Studio Production & Live Performance Using Maschine

As far as successful bands go, Maroon 5 need no introduction. But did you know how integral Native Instruments' Maschine is for them sketching ideas, producing and performing? This video shows all.

Cakewalk Announces “Ipswich” SONAR Update

Cakewalk tell us the new SONAR “Ipswich” release introduces Direct Synth Recording, new “Style Dial” effects, streamlined clip export, an expanded eZine, and multiple other improvements

Steinberg Colliding Worlds Is Stockhausen Content for Groove Agent Virtual Drummer

Steinberg continues to add to drum libraries of Groove Agent 4 and Groove Agent SE 4 with new expansion pack

XotoPad 2, The Feature-Packed MIDI Controller for Windows Multi-Touch Devices

feelyoursound.com has released version 2.0.0 of XotoPad. XotoPad turns any Windows multi-touch device into a full-featured MIDI controller with chords, scales, faders, and more.

Win Entry to Arturia Experience Event During Amsterdam Dance Event

From September 21st to September 30th, Arturia will give away 10 entries for the Arturia Experience Event that will take place on October 14th, 2015, during the Amsterdam Dance Event.