16 Jan · Bitwig has revealed the latest version of Bitwig Studio and introduced us to The Grid - a playful modular environment for building synths, modulators and effect chains directly in the DAW.
Equipment news, leaks and tips
16 Jan · Supro has a new delay pedal called, er, Supro Delay. It could be one of the best sounding delays of 2019, designed by an effect pedal genius. But can it win out against tough competition?
16 Jan · Yamaha might have pulled off a cool looking stage piano with the vintage style interface of the CP73 and CP88.
16 Jan · sE Electronics has announced two drum recording and live sound microphones - the V Kic and V Beat. There's also the V Clamp drum mic mounting system, completing the new V Series.
15 Jan · News from Elektron that Overbridge 2.0 public beta is available for any owners of supported boxes. The Digitakt is now on the list, the Digitone still has some work to be done but this is a major step forward.
15 Jan · Two new lightweight combos from Vox, each with 10 amp models and eight effects onboard - the 50W version adds a Nutube preamp section and added grunt.
15 Jan · Ruokangas has announced the Valvebucker, an insane sounding valve pickup system for their guitars and yes, it uses tubes to get you tone! In the pickup! Count us in.
15 Jan · At almost six years old, a a major update to Apple's DAW seems warranted - either Logic Pro X 10.5 or Logic Pro XI. Could the timing of the latest bug fix update suggest an imminent major update?
15 Jan · PRS will debut new SE models at NAMM 2019: the SE Santana Singlecut Trem, SE Schizoid and SE Paul’s Guitar - three different guitars in look and character but all with their own allure...
15 Jan · At just USD 99, the Ember wants to be a great starter microphone for content creators such as podcasters and live streamers. Can Blue deliver the ideal condenser for beginners?
15 Jan · Berlin's premium microphone maker is to present its first pair of cans at Winter NAMM 2019 - but what's the likely price point? How much would you pay for Neumann-branded headphones?
15 Jan · Will the Stylophone GEN R-8 be the synthesizer that finally shakes them free from the ghost of Rolf Harris and the toy synth for kids? Could be!
15 Jan · JBL's new 104 is a desktop speaker for musicians, YouTubers and podcast producers with some neat features but not all the trappings (or bass frequencies) of full-on studio monitors.
15 Jan · Korg takes a decent synthesizer and pushes it into being an awesome synthesizer. Minilogue XD takes on the Prologue's digital oscillator and tweaks the Minilogue into something really quite fabulous.
15 Jan · Volca Drum is a 6-part DSP based digital drum synthesizer that models analogue waveforms and physical resonators to offer a uniquely noisy and exciting percussive experience.
15 Jan · The leaks were right - it's a Buchla Music Easel in Volca form (almost). Volca Modular is the 200 dollar hardware modular synthesizer we've been waiting for.