22 Sep · With a concept reminiscent of NI's Drum Lab Kontakt instrument, Drum Designer is an elaborate tool for layering synthesized and sampled drum sounds into hits as subtle or as monstrous as you'd like them to be.
Equipment news, leaks and tips
21 Sep · Viridian is a collection of vintage British solid-state gear emulations, including a modern reissue of a "coveted" FET studio compressor and a "hyper-rare" early 60's German console.
21 Sep · The simple Supro Keeley Custom 1970RK is a 25-Watt combo tuned to work well with your pedal set-up. Is it the the perfect platform for pedals or is the price going to undermine its success?
21 Sep · Without the dramatic discontinuation of the original module, Mutable Instruments have quietly upgraded and replaced their Tides: Tidal Modulator with the Tides: Tidal Modulator.
20 Sep · A new Vector based desktop synthesizer appears to be emerging from Vector Synth. It's all about orbits, inertia and morphing between sound sources. Check out the teaser video.
20 Sep · New version 1.2 of Korg Gadget on the Nintendo Switch introduces the idea of collaboration with up to 4 players multiplayer composition mode and a cool new song transfer feature.
20 Sep · Mercuriall Audio is planning a new preamp plug-in based around the AMT SS-11A pedal, with some useful added features and nice loyalty pricing for existing Mercuriall customers.
19 Sep · The Red Devil PAF pickup set gets you closer to Billy Gibbon's Texan Blues tone without having to hack up your beloved Stratocaster. But how close to Billy's Pearly Gates do they sound?
19 Sep · With lots of control, four effects sections, MIDI integration, a simple user interface and 100 presets, could the new Electro Harmonix Mod Rex be the king of modulation effects pedals?
19 Sep · TC Electronic has continued its TC ICON software-hardware integration journey by resurrecting another classic unit in the series, the DVR250-DT reverb. The classic EMT 250 Electronic Reverbator lives on!
18 Sep · Antelope Audio has expanded its Edge large-diaphragm condenser modeling microphone into a full-on mic line-up. The Edge family, as it's called, encompasses the Edge Solo, Edge Duo, and Edge Quadro.
18 Sep · We found three wo fantastic free plug-ins you can download right away: a distinct and unusual distortion called Tarabia, the Youlean loudness meter and Hora Music's free Pure Mono synth. Enjoy!
18 Sep · With the OP-Z they plan to push more boundaries, annoy more people and reach new levels of hipster smugness. 16 tracks of sequencing covering drums, synths, sampling, MIDI, CV, lights and video - and it's tiny.
18 Sep · This great-looking limited edition new signature guitar for Slash offers a (way, way) cheaper way of getting a Slash-endorsed Firebird than last year's eye-wateringly expensive Gibson model.
17 Sep · Become one with the Touché SE wobbly block controller and you'll be gesturing your control over all your software instruments. This USB only version is a great price for a fabulous amount of nuance and ...
17 Sep · TipTop Audios new Steiner-Parker inspired multi-mode analog filter is going to take your Eurorack into orbit! Forbidden Planet combines the usual 3 modes with some unusual CV control - things could get spacey.