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Boxed Ear Release Free R-8 MkII Sample Pack

Start your Sunday off with some samples. Better still, make that "Free samples". Boxed Ear have sampled the classic Roland R-8 MkII drum machine and are generously giving it away for free!

Erica Synths Releases Acidbox II Analog VCF

Erica Synths' Acid box II is an emulation of a classic Russian synth's voltage controlled filter for awesome analog resonance sweeps. Don't take my word for it, watch the video to see it in action.

Explore The Art of Mastering In This Free Webinar With Danny Wyatt, Steve H & iZotope

Our sister site, macProVideo, is running their first ever free webinar on Monday December 21st, 2015 in collaboration with iZotope & Danny Wyatt. It's on The Art of Mastering & it's FREE!

Arranging Beethoven’s Masterpieces Is More Fun Than It Sounds As This Google Musical Puzzle Proves

Thursday 17th December saw the launch of one of the best Google Doodle's in my opinion. In this interactive musical puzzle you're tasked with rearranging some Beethoven classics. A must-try.

Wavesfactory Newmello I Brings Tape Sampled Mellotron Inspiration to Kontakt

So you want some Mellotron M400 inspired samples for Kontakt? Newmello I from Wavesfactory is a beautifully sampled instrument that oozes warmth and feel of the Mellotron and takes it further.

Roland TR-REC Gameifies Pattern Sequencing 808 Style

As if pattern sequencing 808-style wasn't already fun enough, Roland's TR-REC is a music game app that is set to bring music making (game-style) to the masses for iOS and Android users.

Elektron Introduces Audio/CV Split Cable Kit

Ever determined to make life easier for musicians using analog hardware in their modern studios, Elektron have released an Audio/CV split cable kit ideal for a bunch of workflows.

Rekordbox DJ Now Available On Monthly Subscription

Pioneer DJ's Rekordbox DJ Plus now features a new way to use it: a monthly subscription. Basically it means you get access to high-end performance features when you need them only.

FL Studio 12.2 Released, New Plugin Interfaces, Sound Content, Harmor & FLAC Export

What could be better than 30% discount on everything at the FL Studio store? Simple. A new update for FL Studio (12.2) that brings with it new interfaces for plugins, 1600 percussion samples and more.

Arturia V Collection 4 Added to ‘Music Through The Ages’ Winter Holiday Discount Deals

Arturia have now added the huge and awesome V Collection 4 to their 2015 winter holiday sale. Comprising software synths and drum machines, this means you can grab it for half price!

G-Sonique Releases Alien 303 V2

G-Sonique tells us the legend is back. Where version 1 was known for Psytrance, EDM and Acid, Alien 303 V2 now focuses on skool acid and bassline modern 21st century sounds.

Bitwig And Irrupt Announce The Irrupt System Inside Bitwig Studio

Bitwig and Irrupt mark the beginning of their interesting collaboration with 1GB of free sounds available inside Bitwig Studio. Irrupt are providing their system inside the DAW.

Ian Shepherd and MeterPlugs Release Dynameter Plugin

Ian Shepherd tells us the big issue for music is not loudness, but dynamics. With this in mind, Dynameter provides a real-time display of your track's dynamics in the form of an easy to use graph.

Percussa Announces SYNTHOR Beta: Digital Modular Synthesizer For AudioCubes

Percussa tells us that Synthor is the first software digital modular synthesizer in the world with a dedicated hardware interface (that being AudioCubes of course!) This looks really, really cool.

FREE Isotonik Studios Guitars Ableton Live Pack (Sampled From Casio PX3000)

This month as the exclusive pack for the Isotonik Studios PMX Series Mailing List members it's PerforModules' Guitars Pack... sampled from the Casio PX3000.