20 Aug · This sleek hybrid synthesizer from Dreadbox and Polyend comes with 3 analog and 3 digital oscillators and a grid of 64 expressive pads for performance and sequencing. Will you be enraptured by the Medusa?
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20 Aug · Auburn Sounds released Couture, a dynamics editing and transient shaper plug-in with saturation - all in a single window. This way, you no longer have to apply separate processing and switch windows.
20 Aug · Acustica Audio released version 2 of its Gold suite of outboard gear emulations. Designed for lovers of vintage British console sound, Gold v2 introduces a new equalizer and three more preamps.
20 Aug · Bass players often have a tough time standing out on stage. That didn't stop the bassist Danish band D-A-D from coming up with this eye-catching gimmick...
19 Aug · Do all Tube Scremers sound the same? Music retailer Thomann has made a video comparing 22 versions of the classic overdrive pedal, covering an enormous range of pedals and price points.
19 Aug · With most of 2018 now behind us, it's time we took a look at the five most impressive pieces of studio gear we came across over the past 8 months. The industry didn't disappoint us at all this year!
19 Aug · A new series on tackling the challenge of building Eurorack modules is available now on YouTube. Molten Modular DIY will take you through the first steps and beyond into building a whole rack.
18 Aug · Kickstarter project midiglue is a box of tricks that mutually converts MIDI, USB and CV/Gate, it splits and merges, sequences and arpeggiates and has a bunch of MIDI effects. Perfect for sticking your gear ...
18 Aug · The new 5.5.2 OS for Kemper's Profiler range of modelling amps adds some new features that will make it easier to use and also make it more flexible than before.
18 Aug · UAD has updated its ample collection of plug-ins to version 9.6, adding four new titles - one made in-house and three developed by partnering companies. These include a channel strip, a guitar amp & more!
17 Aug · The Surface Dial is a brilliantly engineering piece of hardware that sits around doing nothing all day. Not any more. With Elephant you can transform it into an awesome knob controller for your music software.
17 Aug · Ellistronics have moved beyond noise and distortion into unexpected tones and melody for their latest handmade synthesizer the Ellitone Multi-Synth. They sell out really fast so get one while you can!
16 Aug · A remarkable open source MIDI project that creates the feel of strumming a guitar. Feed chords from a keyboard into StrumPad and then strum away with your fingers to output a very expressive strummed ...
16 Aug · Developed with ROLI, makers of the Seaboard MPE controllers, Crusher-X is embracing all 5 dimensions of this expressive technology so you can push your grains in many directions at once.
16 Aug · Designed and built (if you want) in Chicago, the Quaverato Harmonic Tremolo pedal has a digitally controlled all-analogue signal path, with both harmonic and more traditional tremolo settings.
16 Aug · Harrison's interesting Mixbus 32C analogue-style DAW gets some new features in this latest v5 update; they're are mostly about speeding up your workflow,