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Easiest Way to Tune Your Instruments? IK Multimedia UltraTuner, Now for Apple Watch

IK Multimedia tell us their ultra-precise standalone tuner for Apple Watch is now available and features 1/100th of a cent accuracy - the most precise, feature-packed instrument tuner available.

Forget Vinyl, Encode Your Music onto DNA Molecules

Music of the Spheres is an art-science collaboration to produce the first piece of music recorded onto DNA molecules (a medium that’ll never disappear?)

Get Overkill Drums from Real Drum Samples for $1!

How much would you shell out for a premium drum sample pack comprising 120 high-quality wav files? $25? Possibly. $1? Almost definitely! Check out this offer from Real Drum Samples below.

Blue Hummingbird, Small-Diaphragm Condenser Microphone with Rotating Head, Now Shipping

Blue tell us the new Hummingbird microphone features a precisely tuned capsule for ultra-fast transient response and high-SPL handling along with a 180 degree rotating head for perfect placement.

EastWest Launches Composer Cloud

With all the Musikmesse 2015 noise we didn't post about the new EastWest Composer Cloud which provides instant access to 9000+ high quality virtual instruments from $29.99 a month.

XILS-lab Launches Low-Cost Luscious Soft Synth 80s Polysynth Emulation

Jean-Michel Jarre said: “I’ve just got miniSyn’X and am so excited, because the Synthex is a fantastic rarity. Thanks to XILS-lab for giving everyone the opportunity to play with it.” Enough said.

Watch What Can Be Done with 2 Roland BOSS Pedals and A Good Voice

Musicians have been fascinated by the potential of loopers since… well, since they became available! This 2 year old video of a Michael Jackson cover by Kawehi shows what's possible with little gear.

Patchworks Conductr 2, Now Control Traktor Pro & Ableton Live from your iPad

Conductr 2, an IPad app environment aimed at DJs and producers, launches a brand new in-app iPad module allowing users to control Traktor alongside their already released Ableton Live controller.

UVI Synthox 1.5 Brings FM, Updated Patch Library and Engine Enhancements

UVI updates Synthox to version 1.5 and expands the instrument with FM section from Elka EK-44, an updated patch library and performance optimizations.

UDG Unveil The Ultimate DIGI Headphone Bag

Carrying headphones and keeping them safe is never easy. Until now, that is! UDG's new DIGI Headphone Bag not only keeps your cans safe and secure, but has storage for SD cards, USB drives and more.

FL Studio 12 Now Available, Free for Existing Customers

We got a demo of FL Studio 12 at Musikmesse and were left VERY impressed. And just a few days later, FL Studio 12 has been officially released. Find out all about it here.

DJIT Launch edjing Pro, Mix-Tracking App for Pro DJs

The popular edjing app now has a bigger brother with plenty of new features designed for pro DJs. And if your memory needs jogging, DJIT were also behind the recent MixFader, the portable DJ fader.

The Best of Messe: Highlights from Musikmesse 2015

Musikmesse 2015 featured some tasty new products with an emphasis on "smart controllers" and modular synths and effects. Here's my roundup along with videos from our favourite announcements.

Siren Audio Releases FREE M4L Device: SA.Puck

The good folk at Siren Audio have a new Max4Live (M4L) device available... and it's free! Puck is a Max MIDI Device that allows you to play chords by playing just one note. Useful & FREE!

Modartt Releases Hohner Collection for Pianoteq

Modartt Pianoteq is unlike some piano instruments you'll come across elsewhere. It uses physical modelling to create realistic piano sounds, not samples... now with Hohner Electra-piano and Pianet T.