04 Jun · Do you have a Nova or Nova II? Then you're going to enjoy the NovaX VST Editor and Librarian which will expose all the parameters, manage your patches and give you automation ecstasy.
Equipment news, leaks and tips
03 Jun · The Shrolca takes the Mutable Instruments Shruthi mono MIDI synthesizer and puts it in a Volca sized box and adds a touch keyboard for good measure. It's not exactly innovative but it looks cool.
03 Jun · This new show is aimed at those that play or love the electric and acoustic guitar, so if you are in or near London at the end of September, this could be one to put in your diary.
02 Jun · The new version of Steinberg's scoring software Dorico is now offered in two versions, Pro and Elements, the latter being priced for the amateur and entry-level market.
01 Jun · LABS is a new range of free curated library from sample library crafters Spitfire Audio. You can download the blissfully simple plug-in free today along with a Soft Piano and a 14 piece Strings ensemble.
01 Jun · Aiming for fast, simple workflow, Beatformer has only four knobs named Boom, Punch, Squash, and Air. Each knob triggers a set of pre-defined algorithms that do something to your drum mix.
31 May · The new Labyrinth dual-channel overdrive/distortion pedal looks like it can offer many amp-like tones at a very reasonable price. But will the higher internal voltage make a noticeable difference?
31 May · The Thereminator adds more dimensions to a Theremin performance with three positionally controlled triggers or gates to either the pitch or volume antennas. Trigger drums, samples and sequences as you play.
30 May · Riffstation is a piece of software that helps you learn how to play songs on the guitar by recognising the chords and displaying the diagrams in real-time - and it's now available for free!
30 May · Propellerhead have released their flagship spectral wavetable synthesizer as a VST/AU plug-in. Will Europa by Reason be a unique port to the format or is this the beginning of a new era for Propellerhead?
30 May · You can now get to preview Mutable Instruments modules inside VCVRack before they release the source code. Audible Instrument Preview currently has Plaits ready for you to try and there will be more to follow.
29 May · If the Komplete 11 release left you a little disappointed with its lack of major product updates, the next version of Native Instruments' all-in product package could have what it takes to redeem itself!
29 May · The Oceans 11 reverb pedal from Electro Harmonix packs in a lot of reverbs yet squeezes in some hidden parameters in, too. This thing looks like it could give you all the virtual space you need.
29 May · Don't have anyone to jam with? MidiBot can replace all your band mates by offering a percussive and melodic probability pulse engine for human grooves and accidental improvisation - or just cool random stuff.
29 May · Gracious plug-in developers release products for free all the time, so treat yourself to a pair of cost-less plug-ins. These are the Mercurial Chorus WS-1 and the Zynaptiq Audio Subspace.
28 May · The whole Gibson 2019 line-up has been prematurely leaked on the company's website - and they will all cost $5249 each! OK, so the last bit's down to some IT glitch...