15 Aug · The Waverazor Dual Oscillator is a barely contained firework of two complex spliced waveforms wrestling for supremacy in a laser show of dissonant sonic explorations and modulated insanity - available now!
Equipment news, leaks and tips
14 Aug · The latest Fender Rarities Series release is the Quilt Maple Top Stratocaster. And it's, well, got quite a unique aesthetic. Put it this way: If you like gold and quilt maple, you'll love this one...
14 Aug · Puremagnetik has released Zerone, a granular effects processor that shoots your audio to pieces with its laser eyes. These particles are then time compressed or expanded to create ambient soundscapes.
14 Aug · With just a couple of sliders and a pair of knobs the Contour 1 can move from Slew to Envelope, filter to oscillator, divider to LFO, and onto being a weird signal shaping super-device.
14 Aug · European retailer Thomann has listed the highly anticipated Behringer RD-8 analog drum machine for pre-order. The price is EUR 299 and shipping may take up to 4-5 weeks.
14 Aug · Sampleson has shifted its spectral modelling gaze onto the electric pianos of the 1990s and offers up the aptly named Glassy combining classic DX and Roland digital sounds with a snuggly pad generator
13 Aug · In a recent interview, legendary synth designer Axel Hartmann hints that Access is working on something new. We haven’t seen anything new from Access in what feels like ages, so what could it be?
13 Aug · Fender dealers are now starting to receive a new limited run of models with solid rosewood necks. Available in classic '50s & '60s colours these new guitars won't hang around long
13 Aug · Retro 80s sounds ahoi! RetroByts is a new software synth with C64 and NES waveforms, so If you've always wondered how to recreate chiptune sounds in your DAW, this plug-in could be what you need.
13 Aug · With controls for Sub, Root and Upper the new Mr Black Octaves mini pedal has all you need to mix and blend in your favourite polyphonic octave effects.
12 Aug · Creative Intent has released Remnant, a grain and tape delay plug-in for intricate experimental soundscapes. With a tape delay and two grain delay lines, it manipulates audio in many creative ways.
12 Aug · Zeppelin Design Labs has released the Altura MkII Theremin MIDI controller, adding an arpeggiator / sequencer. If you're intrigued by the idea of controlling your synths like a Theremin, take a look!
12 Aug · Yellowcake Pedals has announced a new sample/hold filter effect, the Psychotropia, designed to react in ways hitherto unknown and open gateways both to new tones and altered states.
12 Aug · What does every guitar player need in their life? A boutique 100% hand-wired Batman Batmobile Ratmobile RAT2 distortion pedal, of course! Preorders are now open, Batman fans!
11 Aug · BeatBox by Rhythmo is a DIY drum machine in a cardboard box. It's a lovely creation that's definitely worth checking out, as BeatBox seems to be capable of producing some awesome - well - beats.
11 Aug · This week, we have two awesome free sound libraries for you, as well as an unconventional sample recorder / editor. Check out Hand Bells, Vos Contemporary, and SP22.