Komplete 12, Maschine Mikro Mk3, Komplete Kontrol A-Series and S-88, Massive X, Kontakt 6, Traktor Kontrol S2 and S4 Mk3...Native Instruments got our heads spinning with their release frenzy today. It will take us weeks to work through all...
Doctor Mix returns with another Roland classic. In his latest video, the Doc demonstrates sound design techniques on the Juno-106, a classic poly synth of the 1980s
Ever wondered how the original Roland TR-909 was programmed? Dr. Mix explains it in this tutorial. If you don't own a 909 yourself you can get the Doc's 909 Sample pack here.
Native Instruments just released three new expansions for Massive. Each pack contains 150 fresh presets for the flagship soft synth. Nocturnal Drive focuses on modern Techno, but contains a lot of well designed moody sounds that will feel at...
Colour Copy is a new virtual analog effect by U-He that is inspired by classic bucket-brigade delays, extended with modern features. Urs Heckmann and his Berlin-based team developed the new plugin based on "Lyrebird", the built-in delay unit of their...
Berlin's Hainbach takes his new favorite machine for manipulating cassette tape loops for a ride. The Library Of Congress C1 features sliders for tempo and tone as well as speed and side switches, which makes the portable device the...
ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst jammed with Kraftwerk at this year's Jazz Open Festival on Stuttgart's Schlossplatz. For the special version of Spacelab, Gerst played a virtual synth on a tablet computer while the band around Ralf Hütter improvises around...
Spent summer at the beach instead of the studio? Chances are you have missed some music tech news. Watch my roundup to get back in the loop!
The new video by Richard D. James aka Aphex Twin can cause extrem pleasure, enlightment, and also strokes. Watch with caution!
Arturia's new DrumBrute Impact is a fully analogue drum machine in a compact form factor. It sports 10 sound engines, a versatile 8-track sequencer with song mode, output distortion and a new feature called color-shaping. It alters each sound...
The Synth News You Have Missed This Summer
A Synth For Your Kids + New Toys by Dreadbox and Arturia (In The Loop #06)
Crush Pack, Circuit Mono Station & 4 New Softube Plugins! (In The Loop #05)
Output Arcade, Waldorf Kyra & Artificial Drum Intelligence (In The Loop #04)
In The Loop #03 - Reason's Europa as VST, Microvolt 3900 & My New Blog!
In The Loop #02: Trk-01, Vocal Synth 2, Studio One 4 & More
IN THE LOOP #01: Weekly Music Tech Update