25 Jun · A new form of distorted synthesis discovered after a lab coding accident that has been likened to crashing data streams together is both painful and breathtaking. StarCruncher is somehow terrible and awesome.
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25 Jun · Drips V2 is a cool drum and percussion synthesizer in a 21hp Eurorack module. "Drips" aptly describes the amount of development in this barely tweaked, hardly changed, module - oh look a grey front panel.
24 Jun · Currently in beta for Windows, with an upcoming Mac release planned, PluginPlay promises "access to the world's best plug-ins, when you need them, for as long as you need them." Watch out, Splice!
24 Jun · If you like your trousers to flap with low sub-bass frequencies, then you should probably consider picking up one of these new, limited edition Super Duper Concert Bass Mod pedals from Zvex.
24 Jun · Paired with the iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch's front camera, it makes for a convenient vlogging solution, ideal for spontaneous creative outbursts or situations that don't allow carrying a more elaborate setup.
23 Jun · New all valve spring reverb version of their classic two-channel Class-A vintage voiced amp and designed with some input from Lenny Kravitz, available as a head or combo.
22 Jun · The new Mooer Black Truck multi-effects pedal tweaks the older Red Truck design to produce a new version that looks more flexible, with a new 5-band EQ and more versatile footswitch functions.
22 Jun · Intel is going to release an 8-core, 16-thread mainstream Coffee Lake processor in the fall. The processor made an appearance in the SiSoft Sandra database, clocked to a modest 2.6GHz.
22 Jun · Now everyone will have the opportunity to add a pair of NS10M-sounding monitors to their monitoring setup or replace their aging Yamahas. The CLA10s will start shipping in August.
22 Jun · New Amp, Eko, IR Cab and Mod Binary Effects pedals that are all based upon the Hotone Xtomp Modelling, each has its own set of dedicated controls and features an OLED screen for scrolling through presets.
22 Jun · Line 6 has just added a new standard scale length version of its Variax Shuriken guitar with more appeal to players that aren't used to baritone guitars but want all the possibilities of guitar modelling.
22 Jun · Thanks to NVMe, Toshiba's newest 64-layer 3D-TLC NAND memory chips, and a custom controller, these SSD drives race at up to 1600MB/s - more than you need even for high resolution audio recording.
22 Jun · We first saw the Quad LFO at NAMM but didn't realise that you could record 16 steps of parameter automation. You can also distort the waveforms, change the phase and attenuate the output. It's full of ...
22 Jun · Apple has dished out a comprehensive GarageBand update with plenty of new content for songwriters at home and on the go; this patch is available to music makers on all Apple platforms for free.
21 Jun · The Pro-Feel key-bed is robust and yet sensitive, delicate and nuanced for high-impact play - are Arturia describing the new KeyLab MkII controller keyboards or a new range of condoms?
20 Jun · Analogue Solutions small but epic Treadstone monosynth has been refitted into the Eurorack format. You get a proper synth voice with filter, envelope, LFO, sequencer and delay. Shame they didn't paint the ...