Two apps from the clever folks at zerodebug allow us to stream audio and MIDI date between iOS and Mac via USB cable. For music making this is a pretty exciting development. Video shows more.
With three bass distortion circuits ranging from low-end crunch to smooth overdrive and all out fuzz attack, the AfterShock Bass Distortion pedal from Source Audio sounds great. Check out the video.
Thunderbolt audio interfaces are beginning to make their way into studios and Zoom are out with the TAC-8, with comprehensive routing, and the TAC-2R, designed for mobile use. More below...
If you're reading this online you're just one click away from an 808, 909 and 303 emulator right in your browser. Go make music and be happy thanks to Errozero.
If you've ever wanted to transform your 3D printer into a MIDI playback instrument / speaker, then you'll likely be inspired by this video. Even if you haven't, take a look for a bit of fun.
Calling all synth-heads. If you're interested in Moog synths and Bob Moog's legacy, these early schematics show not just the path of electricity through components, but also his creative vision.
The latest addition to the UR range of Steinberg's USB audio interfaces boasts DSP-based effects, class compliant support, premium audio and build quality plus Cubase AI software.
Ever wondered what it'd be like for your music career to get a recording contract? Focusrite and Caroline Records are giving you the chance to do just that. Check out the video. It's easy to enter!
Logic Pro X 10.1 and Logic Remote 1.2 were interesting releases introducing new functionality. Apogee are quick off the mark to announce their interfaces are fully controllable from both.
Skynet Prototype from Bluezone Corporation is a 900 MB sound effect library designed for movies and games with a futuristic, mechanical, robotic and military slant.
If you're waiting to open your wallet to get hold of Arturia's AudioFuse audio interface, then why not try and win one in the meantime... here's how.
With live sound and recording engineers as their audience, Waves Audio have released a rather nifty multitrack recorder called Tracks Live. It's free... yes, as in lunch and packs a punch or two.
The app formerly known as LivKontrol has been renamed and re-designed from the ground up with innovative new features for controlling Ableton Live AND MIDI hardware from an iOS or Android tablet.
Until 22nd March, 2015, you can grab 20% off on the excellent VocAlign, Revoice 3 and Titan at the Synchro Arts website. More details below...
Roland's latest plug-out synth, Roland ProMars, is based on the original warm 1979 vintage hardware model. The ProMars is VST & AU compatible and has additional features for SYSTEM-1 users.