05 Mar 2018 · Spitfire Audio announced its Labs sample libraries are going free in the near future. Formerly Kontakt-only, they will be breaking free of the Native Instruments sampler with the addition of a custom plug-in.
Equipment news, leaks and tips
05 Mar 2018 · Stan Cotey of Fender has designed six brand new effects for pedals and now Fender has finally released some great demo videos of each one for you to check out.
05 Mar 2018 · Take the TR-8 Rhythm Performer, tone down the green and import your own samples and you have the TR-8S. It's not groundbreaking but it's probably exactly what we wanted for a live performance groovebox.
05 Mar 2018 · W.A. Production has a brand-new delay plug-in called SphereDelay, with a streamlined feature set, sleek GUI and a nice introductory price of only 7 GBP - frankly, that's a steal.
04 Mar 2018 · Now available in a more pedalboard-friendly 'vertical' edition, the new ZVex '59 Sound Vertical also saves you money as well as real estate on your board.
04 Mar 2018 · British company Origin Effects, known for its compressor effect pedals, has launched its first overdrive effect, the RevivalDRIVE - with a big feature set and a price to match.
03 Mar 2018 · A complete modular synthesizer with 9 generators, 12-voices, 500 waveforms and a wonderfully playful illuminated surface of interactivity - if you're a believer in synthesis then checkout FaithState.
03 Mar 2018 · A mysterious and rather foggy video hints at something with glowing faders that Roland are planning to announce on Monday the 5th March. What do we think? Sampler? Mixer? Groovebox? TR-8 Mk2?
03 Mar 2018 · New rumours around Gibson's financial woes has bondholders demanding a new leadership structure for the company before offering it a financial lifeline. Are Henry's days at the helm numbered?
02 Mar 2018 · The spiritual successor of Braids has arrived. Meet Plaits, the newly designed macro-oscillator with 8 melodic and 8 percussive models, no screen, simple controls and CV for everything. Every rack should have ...
02 Mar 2018 · StageLight 3.5 works some magic into the Drum Machine with multiple lanes of automation, enhances the mixing experience and sorts out the browser. There's no DAW on Windows, Android or MacOS as touchable.
02 Mar 2018 · Based upon an original schematic from Polivoks designer Vladimir Kuzmin the Polivoks Mini rolls onto your desktop with a simplified and improved architecture while retaining that classic face-melting sound.
01 Mar 2018 · We first saw this thing in December and then it was at NAMM last month and while it looks fabulous the Graphic VCO has been a little tricky to fully get a handle on. Erica Synths have just released it for sale ...
01 Mar 2018 · Mammut is sound design through high-resolution spectrum splitting via mammoth Fast Fourier Transforms for individual peak processing with surprising, exciting and unpredictable results.
28 Feb 2018 · Pretty big Bluetooth issue discovered in the Fender Mustang 100 amplifier series and it is such a fail, it makes you wonder how Fender ever let it past final testing...
28 Feb 2018 · The Sonorous Ord "RAYY" is a game-changing digitally controlled analog synth with a 3D dual-layered architecture looking for funding on Kickstarter. Except it doesn't exist yet - would you back a concept?