We saw prototypes of the Dirt Magnet and Modmix at last year's Superbooth. Now Finegear has them ready with preorders to open at the show.
We're witnessing a cassette tape comeback! The compact cassette experiences its biggest sales in 20 years. Here's why you should rediscover tape...
The Vinyl vs Digital debate. Opinions abound as Bob and Stefan discuss different music appreciation formats. Lend us your ears, folks!
Free plugins of the week: TapeStop delivers the tape stop effect, Xenos is an algorithmic synthesizer and the Wave Manuel synth gets an update.
We look into the history of ADAT, a digital multitrack format that made professional recording more accessible throughout the 1990s.
HUE, from Modbap, is a chain of 5 effects to colour, saturate, compress, distort and texturise your Eurorack bleeps and bloops for lush lofi tones.
Teenage Engineering has updated the OP-1 and released the OP-1 Field – for a mindblowing price. Is it worth it? Find out in our review!
Universal Audio's LUNA recording system for macOS now runs natively on Apple Silicon processors. The update also brings several bug-fixes.
Softube August Sale is another strong montly sales campaign by the Swedish developer. Until August 31, there are 15 plug-ins on sale.
Apogee is giving away its Soft Limit plug-in. It's an emulation of tape compression which it introduced in its first A/D converters.
You can now take your cassette tape loops out into the wild with experimental voltage control on the Loopman Field Player from Error Instruments.
Denise Bad Tape 2 has a sequel's best qualities - more of the same, but bigger and better. This means 5 additional algorithms and side-chain.
Excite Audio Lifeline Console has 5 analog saturation modules which can be arranged and combined in as many as 243 different ways.
This week's collection of free plug-ins features a tape emulation for those lo-fi vibes, tube distortion from the makers of Tarabia, and a delay.
ASX-72 by G-Sonique conjures the sound and color of various tape machines. Expect plenty of warmth, saturation, and all-around analog feel.
The Softube Console 1 Mk2 controller is on sale for EUR 449 (a discount of near EUR 100) along with several plug-ins (normally worth USD 596).
The Martinic promotion runs until April 25, 2022 and covers some of the developer's better-known plug-in effects and instruments.
After the leak earlier this year, Boss has announced not one but two new Space Echo Delay/Reverb effect pedals. The compact RE-2 and full-size RE-202.
NEBULA N4.5 brings compatibility with macOS Monterey and Apple Silicon. The 70% discount sees the price reduced to EUR 89.
This new NUX NDD-7 Tape Echo, another Roland Space Echo RE-201 style effect, may give the recently announced BOSS RE-2 Space Echo some tough competition.
Copy Box is a desktop delay module from Mood Armada, famous for their Baby Bots, that's full of tape-style character, warmth and playfulness from subtle modulations to mighty mangles.
Plugin Boutique is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a killer deal on XLN Audio Retro Color. Get it at 80% off – but only for a couple of days!
GForce unearths another fabulously ancient machine and captures the tape banks of the dual-manual Chamberlin Musicmaster and Mellotron MkI and MkII.
Arturia wants to make your holiday season extra warm and cozy with Tape MELLO-FI, a vintage tape emulation with plenty of retro vibes. Get it for FREE until December 31!