Two new audio interfaces are coming from German based ESI. They tell us both the U168 XT and the U86 XT improve performance over USB and come bundled with Bitwig Studio 8-Track and Deckadance LE.
Good news for Akai Pro MPC users. MPC 2.0 is now in public BETA for MPC Touch and MPC Live owners. There's plenty of new features, including a new GUI. Here's what's new.
We got the heads up on this special offer from Native Instruments that gives seven free Maschine Expansion packs to anyone buying Maschine Jam, Maschine Studio, Maschine or Maschine Mikro.
Fancy your chance to win Ableton Live Suite, iZotope Neutron, AskAudio Academy subscription and Crypto Cipher sample libraries? Check this contest out.
Principal Systems Engineer (DSP) at Midas Consoles, Rob Belcham, nabbed one of the Behringer Minimoog Model D clones for the weekend for testing. Here's some of the sounds he was able to conjure up.
Go surgical or savage with Waves' new transient shaper mixing plugin, Smack Attack. The name alone suggests it'll provide more bite and immediacy for your percussive and other sounds.
Junkie XL takes you on a sonic tour of classic Roland synthesizers in his studio. Headphones or studio speakers are highly recommended to get the most from this.
There are some excellent audio effect plugins available, and incredibly many of these are free. Here's a list we've compiled of 52 that'll make you and your music productions happy.
Soundmachines are coming out with a revolutionary new controller interface for synths and modular synths unlike anything you've seen before. Here's the pre-prototype of Arches explained.
This video by the Sequential team taken at Superbooth 2017 captures the vibe and diversity of one of the biggest and most interesting synth trade shows and events in the world (probably).
JUCE is a C++ cross-Âplatform framework owned by ROLI that provides building blocks that allow developers to create powerful, cross-Âplatform audio, interactive, embedded or graphic apps.
Fifty years after the original Moog Music announce the return of the Moog Synthesizer IIIc to production for a very limited time.
One of the most impressively powerful synths for iOS, LayR, just got a free update with new features and bug fixes. Here's what's new for this excellent iPad and iPhone friendly synthesizer.
Oh. My. Goodness. Reason have just changed the DAW game again. Reason 9.5 now supports... wait for it... VST plugins. Yes, read that again. Reason supports VST instrument and effect plugins!!!
500 patches from 3 rare vintage hardware 90s synths in three virtual instruments from UVI. Sound interesting? Check out the video below if you need more convincing.