New MPC One features Akai Professional’s premier multi-core processor and delivers the ultimate in standalone performance to a new generation of beatmakers.
This free software update for 1010music's standalone, touchscreen sampling music workstation brings a raft of new capabilities. Here's the details.
Quickly assign controllers from hardware or other software to parameters inside Kontakt for more dynamic and interesting sounds. Matt Vanacoro shows you how.
This groovebox and drum machine is the most affordable hardware Elektron has ever made. But what can it do? Dave Mech shows you in this video review...
UVI has assembled what could be the most comprehensive collection of toy instruments ever. But as Hollin Jones found out, there's much more to it than just a bit of fun...
DigiStix Drummer runs as an AUv3 plugin within the DAW of your choice on iPad and comes complete with serious beat making features.
Get hands-on with your beats with this upcoming hardware drum machine and sampler, which its designers believe will be a future classic. Here's the details.
With 81GB of samples, impressive low latency performance and stunning pianos, could Synthogy's Ivory 2 be the ultimate sampled piano collection?
IK's legendary sample-based instrument gains a scalable interface, beefed up audio engine and a ton of extra content in version 4. And that's just the start, as Hollin Jones discovered...
Blackbox is a portable sampler and groovebox that lets you record, save/load, apply effects and edit one-shot samples and beat-sliced loops. Here's what you need to know.
The many different sample-based instruments out there can use an array of terms to refer to the same concepts. Here, Joe Albano simplifies the whole thing for you.
Part of the Modular Process Music family of hand crafted instruments, Tape Sampler is a clever and fun way to manipulate sound. See it in action here.
QWERTY keyboard mode and wavetable shortcuts on both oscillators are just a couple of the big changes coming in version 3. Read on to find out what else is new...
Combining the best of classic and new technology, this portable hybrid sampler and drum synth will even let you upload and manage your own sounds. Here's when, where and how to get it.
Creating your own samples is a great way to make new, unique and inspiring tracks. Here are four ways you can do it - which one will you choose?