Equipment news, leaks and tips
24 Nov · Get your fingers into your modular with the Intellijel Tetrapad. Four strips of force, position and pressure sensitive material that can be used to send notes, chords, voltage, control, LFO and all sorts.
24 Nov · Yet another budget-friendly pedal from those crazy Danes, but please let us hope that it is not a re-badged Behringer VT911 pedal, as they were shockingly bad.
24 Nov · SoundSpot just released Velo, a modern brickwall limiter made for loudness maximization without the loss of transient information. And it's available at a hefty 90% off introductory discount...
24 Nov · Just when you think Joe Bonamassa surely can't get any more endorsement deals in 2017 the Seymour Duncan Custom Shop proves us all wrong and releases new signature pickups for him
23 Nov · Emulator 2 customisable touch-screen MIDI controller software is now available at a regular pay-once price after they killed off the "unpopular" subscription model.
23 Nov · A completely customisable foot controller with almost limitless control possibilities for your guitar rig setup. Will this control surface be a tap dancing success or a floor dwelling disaster?
22 Nov · The Acidbox III pulls the Erica Synths Black Polivoks filter out of Eurorack and into a desktop form factor. This time it's in stereo, with lowpass and bandpass, LFO, envelope follower and overdrive.
22 Nov · This is the fifth signature guitar model for Joe Bonamassa by Epiphone, based on a rare 1958 Flying V model named 'Amos' - Epiphone say this is a close recreation of the original.
22 Nov · When you want an updated version of a classic '50s guitar shape designed for high performance playing styles and offering lots of bespoke options, this guitar should be on your radar.
22 Nov · DinSync's Paul Barker has been sharing images and video of a new prototype synthesizer called Gilbert inspired by the classic Roland MC-202, SH-101 and SH-09. It's shaping up nicely.
22 Nov · The Varigate 4+ brings CV to Malekko's compact sequencing party. 4 channels of gate and/or CV sequencing with added Glide, Scale, Quantizing, Pulse Width, Play/Stop and 16 save locations.
21 Nov · Shock news! Gibson has pulled the plug on Sonar and all other Cakewalk products. User support will continue as well as access to online assets but it's all over for Sonar users.
21 Nov · The development of VCV Rack has been swift and currently 25 third-party developers are poised to release modules for the platform. This could become a new standard of virtual synthesis.
21 Nov · Illustrated by Oli Freke this poster maps out the history of production synthesizers from 1960 to 1995. It's a stunning work that radiates the illustrator's affection for these revolutionary instruments.
21 Nov · Developer Polyverse Music and producer duo Infected Mushroom have teamed up for another plug-in. It's called Gatekeeper, a volume modulator designed to pull off tricks like sequenced volume patterns.
21 Nov · Akai has announced the release of MPC 2.0, a long-awaited update that turns its MPC software into a DAW (well, nearly). Will NI Machine users be eating their heart out?