08 Jul in Music TechThe choice at the lower-priced end of the USB mic market has a new contender: Reloop's sPodcaster Go. But can a respectable USB condenser mic really be had for EUR 60?
08 Jul in SynthsModal's compact 4-voice Skulpt virtual-analogue synthesizer gets a firmware upgrade that brings MPE support, Sustain/Arp Latch mode, Global Tuning Setting and MIDI-In Offset.
07 Jul in Music TechPreSonus has announced Studio One 5! The new version of the DAW comes with many new features, including redesigned effects, score view and a cool live performance mode.
07 Jul in SynthsSample Logic's Symphonic AI is an ambitious orchestral instrument built with 13GB of multi-samples animated by a proprietary quad-core audio engine and messed about with randomness.
07 Jul in GuitarOnline forums exploded today when a feature in Diezel's VHX amp head caused a bit of a stir. We talked to company founder Peter Diezel, who gave us the lowdown on the technology in question.
07 Jul in GuitarThese two new models in the Dean Icon Select series come with all the ingredients necessary to make a good quality instrument, while still managing to keep costs down.
07 Jul in Music TechInitial Audio has released the IA-LA1 compressor. It's not an LA-2A clone, but it does borrow some ideas. And here's a nifty feature: you can dial in the amount of colouration.
06 Jul in SynthsSemiconductor manufacturers Coolaudio has designed an "analog synth on-a-chip" based on the CEM3396 called the V3397 and it will open the door to some very compact polyphonic synthesizers.
06 Jul in SynthsBlackhole Cases has a special edition portable Eurorack case called THREE they are releasing in collaboration with Afrorack and you can win one by donating to Afrorack's educational program.
05 Jul in Music TechSome awesome sample packs this week: more of SampleScience' Vaporwaves series, Clavinets run through guitar amps, a free chillstep pack and some of the best dubstep samples available. Bring it on!
05 Jul in Music TechEver wanted to experiment with different tubes, transformers and transistors in a compressor? Pawn Shop Comp 2.0 by Korneff Audio lets you do just that. The plug-in has just received a major update.
03 Jul in Music TechController pioneer Yann Seven has strapped two Sensel Morph controllers and overlays from the Joué Play controller to a piece of board to make an intriguingly awesome guitar style MPE controller.
03 Jul in GuitarSupporting music industry workers who have lost their livelihoods due to COVID-19, the Hamstead Ascent boost pedal is built by techs working with A-list music acts.