09 May · This week’s collection of free plug-ins includes a stereo bus compressor with extras, a stereo widener and a funky 90s lo-fi EQ. Here’s BUSTERse, Wizard and MackEQ.
Equipment news, leaks and tips
08 May · Synescope is a graphic to auditory instrument that interprets colour, contrast and movement on slowing spinning discs into musical tones, and control voltage.
07 May · This strange and beautiful Eurorack module uses the shapes of parametric equations to generate MIDI patterns and doesn't use any CV.
07 May · TC Electronic's RAT-style Magus Pro pedal has three distortion modes and emulates the LM308 op-amp, and comes in at an attractive price.
07 May · Sennheiser has announced that it's selling its consumer division to Sonova. The Swiss manufacturer of hearing aids acquires Sennheiser's consumer line of products like headphones and soundbars.
06 May · Are you looking to get into podcasting? Then these new microphone releases from Kinsman may be just the ticket for you to get started.
06 May · Ableton is experimenting with the format of its yearly Loop event by spinning it off into a new online event called Loop Create.
06 May · Arturia's colourful 4-track polyphonic sequencer and MIDI controller gets a firmware update with oodles of adjustments and added extras.
06 May · On sale until May 26, Samplitude Pro X6 brings a plug-in browser with search function, advanced automation, and tools such as a dynamic EQ.
06 May · Minimal Audio Rift Filter Lite is a unique morphing filter that does all sorts of fun things to your audio tracks. And it's free for a limited time!
06 May · With the new Montreal Premiere LTD Imperial Blue, Godin mixes vintage style and modern playability. Here's the lowdown on Godin's tasty new semi-hollow.
06 May · Everyone's Eurorack deserves the glowing saturation of a Minimoog incandescent lamp overdrive. As luck would have it Music Thing Modular has just released the Mini Drive.
06 May · Andrew Belt of VCV Rack has posted an update on the development of version 2 which includes interesting details on the future of this popular modular platform.
06 May · Black Rooster Audio has released KH-EQ1, the second plug-in of the Koen Heldens signature series. With per-band saturation, KH-EQ1 is as much a creative tool as it's an equalizer.
05 May · More power! Mooer's Hornet 30W has twice the power and a larger speaker than the previous version. Can it conquer the crowded home practice amp market?
05 May · Cool, sleek and very useful: This pair of Black ASR envelopes has much of the functionality of a Make Noise Maths in a smaller, darker package.