PMS-20 Brings ‘Pure Analogue Rage’ To Reason


Primal Audio has released PMS-20 Analog HP/LP Filter, an analog-modeled filter Rack Extension.

PMS-20 has many uses; from crunching up beats, adding some bite to samples, or giving vocals an edge to hoovering sweeps, making synth leads growl, or demolishing whole tracks. Continue reading

Windows 10 Promises Better Audio & MIDI Performance, Easier App Development


At the 2015 Summer NAMM Show‘s Advanced Audio & Application Exchange (A3E) session, Pete Brown of Microsoft gave a keynote that offers a preview of their new Windows 10 OS.

In the video, embedded below, Brown discusses:

  • Audio and MIDI in Windows 10;
  • The new AKAI MPC, which runs a version of Windows 10 Embedded;
  • Xi-Machines custom Windows workstations for audio;
  • Obedia high-performance audio workstations;
  • DAWs that are working on Windows 10;
  • Windows 10 audio performance statistics;
  • Propellerhead Reason on Windows 10;
  • The Windows Mobile port of Propellerhead Figure;
  • Image-Line FL Studio and Windows 10;
  • Bitwig Studio working on Windows 10; and
  • A preview of Microsoft Hololens augmented reality system and virtual reality music software.

Brown says that, with Windows 10, Microsoft is ‘back in the game for pro audio and music’. Check out the video below and let us know what you think!

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Propellerhead Figure Updated To Version 2


Propellerhead Figure – a free groove-making app for iOS – has been updated to version 2. The update adds an arpeggiator, new drum kits, synth patches and more.  Continue reading

Propellerhead Reason 8.3 Beta Now Available


Propellerhead has announced that Reason 8.3 is now available as a public beta.

Note that this is a public beta release, so you should only download it now if you are interested in testing pre-release software and giving Propellerhead feedback on any bugs that you encounter.

The final version of Reason 8.3 is expected to be released in a few weeks. Continue reading