Yesterday, Native Instruments released a software update for their Maschine family of music- making tools. The Maschine 2.6 update, free to all registered owners of Maschine 2 software, brings several innovative features to Maschine Studio, Maschine MK1 and 2, and Maschine Mikro that were previously only available for Maschine Jam customers. It includes a suite… Read More NI Maschine 2.6 Update Adds Variation Engine, MIDI CC, Parameter Snapshots, More
At the 2017 NAMM Show, we got a hands-on demo of the new AKAI Pro MPCs – the MPC X & MPC Live.… Read More AKAI Pro MPC X, MPC Live Hands-On Demo
Akai Professional today announced the MPC X – a flagship standalone MPC that offers extensive MIDI + CV/Gate sequencing. … Read More Akai Pro Intros New Standalone Touchscreen MPC X With Touchscreen Display, CV Support & More
MPC Live expands on the production workflow of the MPC Touch by adding standalone functionality. … Read More Akai Pro Announces Standalone MPC Live
MPC 2.0 works either alone as your main DAW or can also integrate with your current DAW as a VST or AU plug-in. … Read More Akai Pro Intros MPC 2.0 For Mac & PC
This video takes a look at using hardware MIDI devices with the Novation Circuit. … Read More How To Use MIDI Gear With A Novation Circuit
Synthstrom Audible let us know that pre-orders for their new Deluge all-in-one, stand-alone, portable synthesizer, sequencer and sampler end Nov 25, 2016. The Deluge lets you do grid-style sequencing, using 128 RGB pads; play samples from SD card (up to 32GB); create new sounds with an internal synth engine (FM & subtractive synthesis); control other… Read More Synthstrom Deluge Workstation Pre-Orders End Nov 25
At Knobcon 2016, we talked with Yamaha Music Production Product Specialist Blake Angelos and got an update on their Montage keyboard. Yamaha has updated the Montage firmware with new features, and has also introduced a new DAW plugin that’s designed to streamline your music production workflow.