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Arturia Lights Musical Fire with Canny ‘Connie’ Software Emulation

The Connie organ (Vox Continental 300) is the organ sound used on hit records by The Door and The Beatles. Now, thanks to Arturia, you can relive the 60s in your DAW with their faithful emulation.

Nektar Announces Impact LX25 and Impact LX61 Keyboard Controllers

Aside from Logic Pro X and Bitwig integration with their Panorama range (we have a video demo to share soon), Nektar have been busy at Musikmesse 2014 unveiling their Impact LX25 and LX61 keyboards.

Steinberg Announces WaveLab 8.5 at Musikmesse 2014

The point update to Steinberg's audio editing and mastering suite, Wavelab 8.5, has been announced in Frankfurt at Musikmesse 2014 with some important new features.

Universal Audio Announces New Analog Classics Bundles for UAD-2 and Apollo Interfaces

Universal Audio's Enhanced Bundles Add More Classic UA Plug-Ins, New 610-B Tube Preamp, and Softube Guitar Amp Emulations. UAD-2 & Apollo interface owners are smiling!

Musikmesse News: Elektron Announces Overbridge for DAW Integration

At Musikmesse 2014, Elektron announced the upcoming Overbridge for Analog Four, Analog Keys and Analog Rytm. They tell us this enables full DAW integration with analog offerings. We're excited!

MusikMesse News: Akai Introduces MPX16

You might recognise the MPX16 at a glance, but you'll be surprised at what it can do compared to its sample player predecessor. We tried it out at Musikmesse in Frankfurt and the pads felt good!

Arturia Announces Alluring MiniBrute SE Silver Dream Machine

Arturia's updated MiniBrute SE was in danger of stealing many a musician's heart at this Muiskmesse 2014 in Frankfurt. We saw it, touched it, played it and were suitably wowed!

TASCAM Announces UH-7000

Fresh from Musikmesse this week, Tascam have announced a high-resolution USB interface & standalone microphone preamplifier called the UH-7000. It looks amazing and we're waiting to try it out.

Rob Papen Releases All New BLUE-II

It's here! It's finally here!! Rob Papen's much anticipated Blue II has been released, and just in time for Musikmesse. Blue is an amazing synth, and we're looking forward to reviewing its successor.

M-Audio Debuts New Oxygen Keyboards

M-Audio's Oxygen range of keyboards are a mainstay of many a production studio setup. So, how do you go about making a popular series better? Velocity sensitive trigger pads might do it!

AKAI Professional Unleashes Rhythm Wolf

Musikmesse is still being setup and Akai are already stealing the show with big announcements. This one sees the release of the new Rhythm Wolf: an analog drum machine and bass synth with sequencer!

Musikmesse News: Akai Pro Announces APC40 MKII, APC Key 25 & APC Mini

Akai Pro, one of the leading performance controller manufacturers have introduced their new Ableton Live controllers for the musician, composer, and mobile performer: APC40 II, APC Key 25 & APC Mini.

Musikmesse News: Nord Lead A1R Now Desktop/Rack-Mountable Synth

So you want a Nord Lead A1, but you'd prefer it without the keyboard. Wouldn't it be great if you could get a rack-mountable/desktop version for your studio? Well, now you can!

Ambient Violin in Ableton Live: Dreamy Free Live Pack from Rishabh Rajan

Relax, unwind & chill out with this dreamy Ambient Violin Live Set from Ableton Certified Trainer, Rishabh Rajan. Designed for violins, but useful for any sound source, this is free to download here.

AskVideo Releases FL Studio 203, Harmor: Synthesis on Steroids

Harmor is an additive synthesis monster! In AskVideo.com's new 45-tutorial course, GW Childs explains how this FL Studio instrument will change the way you think about making music!