24 Jan in SynthsA chunky update to the Absolute collection of Steinberg HALion, instruments and synthesizers including the new Groove Agent 5, HALion 6 and HALion Sonic 3.
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16 Jan in Music TechsE Electronics has announced two drum recording and live sound microphones - the V Kic and V Beat. There's also the V Clamp drum mic mounting system, completing the new V Series.
23 Dec 2018 in SynthsWhew, what a year for modular gear that was! Here's the best of a cracking field of modular gear in 2018 - which you may or not agree with. It could easily have been a Top 20!
14 Dec 2018 in SynthsA Bassdrum, Snare, Hi-Hat and Clap in four DIY modules that use DSP based virtual analog as their sound source and let you morph through the synthesis parameters in XY 2D. Very cool kits.
17 Oct 2018 in SynthsAnlogFusion is a rather tasty looking polyphonic synthesizer. It fuses two separate synthesizer engines, one analog and one digital making it less of a hybrid and more of a megasynth!
25 Sep 2018 in SynthsVoltage Modular is here but can it make a dent in the VCV Rack and Softube Modular market? It has 69 modules, a fruity look, an inbuilt shop, and a load of effects from PSP Audio - check it out.
23 Sep 2018 in Music TechWe have two bits of freeware for you this weekend: Charango sample library for Spitfire Audio LABS and Beat Magazine's DRMR electronic drums rompler. We'll tell you more about each in this post...
11 Sep 2018 in Music TechThe small but mighty ATOM is a compact performance pad controller with lots of special Studio One integration. Perfect for banging out beats on the Impact XT drum machine.
09 Sep 2018 in SynthsRoland has decided to keep 909 Day for celebrating the TR-909 and instead are going to release 3 new "drum and synthesizer" products on the 13th September instead. What could they be?
07 Sep 2018 in SynthsUsing 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.
08 Aug 2018 in SynthsNot as much going on this 808 Day as we'd hoped but we do get a good sound demo of the forthcoming RD-808 with some hints at pricing and release date. Will we see an RD-909 on 909 Day?
25 Jul 2018 in SynthsIf Steve McQueen in The Great Escape was a DJ then Oddball would be his beat making weapon of choice. Bounce the ball, make beats, repeat. It could also be an interesting physics-based MIDI controller.
26 Jun 2018 in Music TechAtlas is an AI-powered tool which maps out your drum samples, analyzes them, categorizes them, and constructs makeshift drum kits that are ready to go inside your DAW. It looks like an useful tool for ...
14 Jun 2018 in SynthsAn immense analogue drum machine is being cooked up in Soma Laboratories called the Pulsar-23. It's like plummeting through the beating heart of a planet, while on fire and having your soul modulated. I like ...
10 Jun 2018 in Synths3 years after Arturia introduced Spark 2, their uber-versatile software/hardware drum machine, it crawls up to version 2.4 with some bug fixes and a reminder that it's still good.