17 Oct · Sound like a robot, sing through a megaphone, vocode and harmonise your voice with MIDI controlled chords. The Roland VT-4 is a one-stop vocal messing machine.
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17 Oct · AnlogFusion is a rather tasty looking polyphonic synthesizer. It fuses two separate synthesizer engines, one analog and one digital making it less of a hybrid and more of a megasynth!
16 Oct · The AES goodness has officially began with the announcement of RND's 5211 Two Channel Microphone Preamplifier. Each channel has a generous 72dB of gain on tap, enough to cover even gain-hungry microphones.
16 Oct · Version 2 of Redoptor adds a lot of new functions to D16's distortion plug-in and promises a lot of phat tube goodness (as well as a sleek if busy GUI) in what looks like a stellar release.
16 Oct · Accusonus' new ERA Voice Leveler is a plug-in to automatically detect level differences in voice recordings and fix them using patent-pending algorithms while presenting a super-simple GUI.
16 Oct · Pipes holds up to 128GB of sample library in memory for instant, low latency multi-instrument and multi-controller access. It's open source and touchscreen controlled and looking for preorders.
16 Oct · Mix engineer Max Montanez and producer Chizzy Stephens (JLo, Bieber, Chris Brown, and more) released Audio Coach - a free mix and ear training app that's pretty much the first of its kind.
16 Oct · Two for the price of one and posh audio - these are the HA-73's main selling points. And at around EUR 1500 (excl. VAT), it makes for a fine deal, considering it's built with components like Carnhill ...
15 Oct · The MINI.MU is a simplified gesture-controlled musical instrument based on the MI.MU glove developed by Imogen Heap. But this one you get to sew the gloves and write the code yourself.
15 Oct · This is Not Rocket Science was playing with some Curtis chips and came up with the RectangularThing, a dual oscillator synth voice with some very interesting sync and "Rambler" waveform generation.
15 Oct · The original additive, FM and timeslice synthesis emulation of the Synclavier has been expanded to include sampling and the resynthesis of samples as Arturia complete their Synclavier V journey.
14 Oct · The equalizer stands out with the DRIFT+ feature - an additional preamp stage where the custom circuitry's reaction to component temperature changes over time is modeled, and you have hands-on control over it!
14 Oct · The move to extend CITES regulations to all rosewood species caused headaches for instrument makers and buyers alike. Now a proposed rule change may see rosewood exempted from CITES in 2019.
13 Oct · Online music gear retailer thomann is running an interestingly themed competition, #MyEpicMusicStory, with a main prize worth grasping for: a €200 voucher you can cash in on its online shop.
12 Oct · Paul Reed Smith's iconic Custom 24 design now available in new colours for the budget PRS SE Standard 24 range in Europe, with a couple of additional aesthetic touches also added to the range.
12 Oct · Electro-Harmonix has expanded the Canyon Delay, and not just in terms of its size: The Grand Canyon is a full-blown delay and looper with tap tempo, more presets and lots of control for decent money.