07 Sep 2018 · Gibson has now officially presented its 2019 USA range of guitars. Yes, you remember, the ones that were all leaked back in May. Will they divide opinion amongst guitar players around the world?
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07 Sep 2018 · Using Virtual Analog Technology DSP Synths has recreated the Roland TR-909 as the R909 Plugin Synthesizer on a USB stick. Plug it into any device and you have 909 sounds ready to go.
06 Sep 2018 · 7 drum voices through 5 channels with effect processing and filter throttling routing through one deep and dark 30HP module. Could this be the perfect percussion sound source for your rack?
06 Sep 2018 · One of the most anticipated announcements is the next generation version of the awesome Massive synthesizer. Massive X will be with us in February 2019 and free to Komplete 12 owners, but where are the details?
06 Sep 2018 · The little entry level Maschine gets a welcome upgrade. Mikro MK3 is smaller, lighter and sleeker than the previous version and is ideal for music production on the move with the full Maschine software.
06 Sep 2018 · Looking suspiciously like the original Komplete Kontrol keyboards the new A-Series controllers aim to bring NKS instrument mapping to a keener budget.
06 Sep 2018 · Catching up the S49 and S61 the fully-weighted, hammer-action Komplete Kontrol S88 controller keyboard gets the MK2 makeover with dual screens, pitch and mod wheels and the sleek black buttons and lines.
06 Sep 2018 · Kontakt 6 brings new sounds, new effects, a wavetable synthesis engine and the ability to design, build and script your own instruments. Does the upgrade tick enough boxes for your Kontakt wish list?
06 Sep 2018 · Native Instruments create the biggest bundle of instruments and sound library in the world with Komplete 12 Ultimate Collectors Edition. There's a regular version too all featuring Kontakt 6 and Massive X
06 Sep 2018 · NonDestructive Design squeezed a Bastl Kastle into a VHS cassette, added some stuff like a keyboard and are moving forward to turn it into Kasetta - a very cool synthesizer.
05 Sep 2018 · Universal Audio is prepping an updated Apollo 8 for release: the X8 uses Thunderbolt 3, has a new DSP engine, new Elite converters but appears to retain most of the Apollo 8s functionality.
05 Sep 2018 · Audiotent is kicking off a series of sample packs tackling Eurorack modules with the Mutable Instruments Plaits macro-oscillator. Mutant has 270 loops covering all 16 synthesis modes in handy, sequenced ...
04 Sep 2018 · Tangible waves have taken the DSP chip from the TipTop Z-DSP module and dropped it into their low-cost AE Modular system and it sounds great! MultiFX available now.
04 Sep 2018 · Another 80s throwback guitar effect from Ryan Adams, this time made by Walrus Audio: The DEFCON 4 signature pedal is an EQ and MOSFET boost inspired by WarGames, apparently...
03 Sep 2018 · Instruo has passed the Sinifonion torch onto Audiophile Circuits League who will finish and produce the long awaiting complex harmonic processing and sequencing module designed by Mathias Kettner.
03 Sep 2018 · The next synthesizer being revitalised by Black Corporation is the Elka Synthex which will become the rack-mounted Xerxes 8-voice analogue polyphonic synthesizer.