Modulate playback speed, use key tracking to control pitch, loop, reverse and much more. Bitwig Studio 2's Sampler is deconstructed in this video from certified pro, Thavius Beck.
Kontakt-based instruments just keep getting better, and 2018 saw some of the most ambitious and great-sounding releases ever. Here are the boldest and best Kontakt instruments of the year.
With an emphasis on late 1990's soul, the latest in Native Instrument Expansions series captures the sound of warm funk, hip-hop, jazz, and soul.
Alesis is looking to redefine what drummers can do onstage with this new and multi-talented hardware pad, sampler and looper with plenty of onboard storage, digital FX and more.
Featuring a new resynthesis engine and a sample playback mode, the Arturia Synclavier V2 packs a real punch and is an instrument plugin well worth updating.
This video from Dave Mech appears to be the first user video showing the features of Overbridge 2.0 working with the Elektron Digitakt. There's lots to look forward to.
This update, free for existing users, sees big changes to Bitwig's sampler, a new parameter modulation sequencer and much more besides. Here's all the details.
The first big new feature of the upcoming 2.1 update for the Synthstrom Deluge is Waveform view which will make editing samples intuitive. Watch how it works.
Learn everything you need to know about synths, samplers and virtual instruments with this 52-video course covering everything from vintage classics to cutting edge software.
Roland Cloud, the online service where you can use top-quality Roland instruments from recreations of the 808 and 909 to new synths and effects just got another powerful plugin, SRX Keyboards.
Creative sampler gets a major update with workflow and engine enhancements - and it's on special offer until the end of July.
From a brand new sampler to ParSeq-8, a unique modulation sequencer, MIDI channel support to a new way of working with samples, there's something for everyone in the new Bitwig Studio 2.4.
This completely free MPC expansion pack adds more sounds to your AKAI setup and is compatible with both the hardware and software. Grab it now!
A sample pack made up of plenty of synthesized drones and environments, Tidal by Umlaut Audio is an affordable way to fill gaps in tracks or even use for your own sound design.
Output's latest virtual instrument has a twist - it's cloud-based and delivers new content to you every single day. But how does that work in practice? G.W Childs found out.