At Sonar+D 2018 Factmag visited the booth of Playtronica, who demonstrated two quirky music devices, one that turns anything into a MIDI controller and one that turns human touch into sound.
Native Instruments have launched EFFECTS SERIES – CRUSH PACK, a follow-up to the critically acclaimed MOD PACK. Comprising three plugins there's a wide palette of tonal distortion sounds to play with.
Join Infected Mushroom for a free live MasterClass as they show you how they work in the studio, in this exclusive online session that will reveal the secrets of their plugin workflows.
Maths by Make Noise is a remarkably talented module, capable of everything from acting as a VCO and generating ASR envelopes to audio mixing. Here are 22 things you can do with it.
For the 5.4 release, Roland Cloud is bringing you a massive update with a brand new software instrument, Resin, and lots of new effects.
Akai MPC owners around the world rejoice. For absolutely nothing... you can download a very well sampled MPC expansion pack called Dark Mood. Yes, you read that right. It's 100% completely free.
Ableton announced today that registration for Loop—the company’s summit for music makers—is now open. This year the three day event for music makers will be held in Los Angeles instead of Berlin.
A raft of new features including open structure for user customisation come in these free updates. Here's everything you need to know.
The new, limited edition analog drum machine and mono synth from Arturia just got a creative makeover, merging Michelangelo's most famous fresco to the DrumBrute Creation & MicroBrute Creation.
Propellerhead tells us their new beat creation device, Umpf Club Drums rack extension, offers everything musicians need to make pumping, club-ready drum tracks in Reason.
ALK2 is a sequencer that lets you pre-plan where you will record and where the sequencer will play back your recording. Great for live performers, and now the Solo edition is just €39!
The most difficult aspect of using audio loops in your music productions is to make them sound like you, while being extremely creative with them. Output Arcade looks to solve this issue in style.
These two new sample-based instruments from Keepforest aim to cover all the bases for creative sound design for music, games, film and TV.
The next generation of Waves plugins is here. Waves V10 is for existing users and will help future proof your sessions, continue to receive plugin updates and get new plugins in premium bundles.
The Korg Monotron is a super popular, super affordable, super small analog ribbon synth. If it had its own 2-octave keyboard, MIDI and a larger footprint would it be more playable?