Several weeks before the promised full program announcement, Ableton gave a sneak peek this morning at the lineup highlights for the Loop 2017 conference. The third annual, three-day Loop summit for music makers is coming up November 10 – 12 in Berlin, and features performances, panels and presentations by artists, producers, educators and creative technologists.
Elektron has announced the successor to their Octatrack performance sampler. The Octatrack MKII is an eight-track performance sampler and sequencer, designed for both live performance and studio production with its combination of internal tracks, MIDI tracks and in- and outputs.… Read More Elektron Announces Octatrack MKII Performance Sampler
Moog Music announced today that they are ending production of their Minimoog Model D synthesizer, a scant thirteen months after the company announced, at Moogfest 2016, a limited re-issue of the iconic keyboard synth.… Read More Moog Ends Minimoog Model D Production
M-Audio has introduced the M-Track 2X2 Vocal Studio Pro, an all-in-one computer-based recording package.… Read More M-Audio Intros M-Track 2×2 Vocal Studio Pro
Max for Cats has announced the availability of Pallas, a semi-modular, analog-modeling synthesizer. The synth has been designed to give Ableton users access to “a new palette” of raw and authentic analog sounds. Featuring eight-voice polyphony, this Max for Live device is powered by three oscillators and offers a large and “carefully-crafted” preset library.
Composer & synthesist Suzanne Ciani talks about Morton Subotnick and their connection with the Buchla modular synthesizer.… Read More Suzanne Ciani On Morton Subotnick & Buchla Modular Synthesizers
New features in the update include a Ripple Editing feature, a new Adaptive Limiter that goes beyond the norm, and we’re now the first DAW to support Microsoft’s efforts in Pen technology.… Read More Cakewalk Releases Sonar Update
To celebrate the recent release of the Arpitecht, WMD’s newest module, company founder and lead designer William Mathewson put a patch together showing off what he had in mind when designing the module. … Read More William Mathewson ‘Freq Boutique’ Reprise at WMD Test Lab