Elastic Drums looks to be expanding its already impressive horizons by adding four new synths, with more to follow. Plus there's a raft of other tweaks and improvements. Here's the detail.
Like something out of Tron, could this stand be the future of synth stands for those who love their synths and machines on a sturdy, transparent, fluorescent stand?
ROLI adds to the software bundle that comes with Seaboard hardware including the Seaboard Block, now giving you a fullly fledged DAW, Tracktion Waveform.
Despite its name, Isotonik Studio's PerforModule Collection Four now includes five excellent modules for Ableton Live users for one reasonable price.
Get ready for retro sonic 8-bit madness! The latest expansion from Native Instruments cracks open early-gen PCs and video game consoles to unleash a world of 8-bit sounds for Maschine users.
Ableton's summit for music makers adds Goldie, Nosaj Thing + Daito Manabe, Chloe x Halle, Laurel Halo, Ben Frost, Tennyson to line-up of over 100 participants.
Enrol for free to watch this hands-on demonstration of patching Reaktor Blocks to build an awesome Buchla style synth. Patch along and ask questions as you go!
File this story under read with some discretion or "synth rumour alert". Either way it's exciting to think that Roland might be resurrecting the SH-101 classic mono bass synth as a Boutique.
Cremacaffé are the makers behind some of the most innovatively designed desktop stands for synths and music machines we've seen. They are made from plywood and feature rubber anti-slip feet.
This new 2.2 firmware update has given the Moog Minitaur analog bass synth a shot in the arm with new LFO waveforms, sample and hold and now you can save up to 128 presets via the editor/librarian.
DJs are perhaps more guilty than most entertainers for taking cheesy posing promo shots. This website has catalogued some of the better ones.
Elektron have just released 1.0.4 firmware update for Digitakt users with some useful changes and bug fixes. Of note are speed and performance issues, extended chromatic mode, and more bug fixes.
There's 6 seriously cool Reaktor goodies from Flintpope which are 100% Free for just a few days longer. Check out all 6 below and grab them while you can.
It's not a big update fully of new features, but it'll be most welcomed by those who've come across the issue and wanted a fix. Maschine 2.6.7 solves this bug.
With a focus on stability and performance (read: bug fixes) Apple have released a free update for MainStage 3.3.1. Definitely worth checking out if you use Logic and perform live.