It appears that the reports of the death of Logic may have been exaggerated. Last week, the site Pro Tools Expert kicked off the Logic Pro death watch with a blog post that said that “Apple’s Pro Audio application team is virtually gone.” According to a statement from Apple, though, the Logic isn’t dead, despite… Read More Logic Isn’t Dead – Despite The Rumors
This teaser image has leaked out for the Virus TI Snow Black Edition – a 15th anniversary special edition of the Access Virus TI Snow. No official announcement has been made yet, but Access has teased an introduction for ‘Black Friday’. For now – here’s what we know about the rumored new synth…..
Buzz is starting to heat up for the 2012 NAMM Show. We’ve already seen a few teasers and leaks, including: The Nektar Panorama Controller for Propellerhead Reason The Moon Modular 6005 module The Moog Minitaur analog bass synthesizer – which has been confirmed by Moog The Akai MPC Renaissance – a new Music Production Center… Read More NAMM Rumors (2012)
Reader aymat is worried about the future of audio plugins on Mac OS X. Apple recently announced that applications sold through the Mac App Store need to be ‘sandboxed’, meaning that they need to live in their own space and have limited access to the filesystem and other applications. Some, like WireToTheEar’s Oliver Chesler, are… Read More Will Apple Kill Off Mac Audio Plugins?
Hot rumor: CDM’s Peter Kirn reports that the JazzMutant Lemur controller software has been ported to the iPad, and that he’s seen it in use: “A funny thing happened to me the other afternoon. I’m looking over the shoulder of M-nus DJ Ambivalent (Kevin McHugh) at Berlin’s Watergate and an afterparty, and I see – no,… Read More JazzMutant Lemur Coming To The iPad – About Time Or Too Little, Too Late?
Japanese site Macotakara reports that Apple is finishing up work on a new version of its Logic professional audio software, Logic Pro X. According to the report, Logic Pro X: Discontinues the Soundtrack Pro component of Logic Studio with the update. This would mirror the move taken with the release of Final Cut Pro X… Read More Logic Pro X (Rumor Alert)
The 2011 NAMM Show kicks off January 13 – but that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy some NAMM Show rumors! The most reliable NAMM Show rumor so far is probably the M-Audio Venom synthesizer – a new virtual analog keyboard synth. We’re also expecting to hear a lot more about the delayed, but anticipated, Elektron Octatrack… Read More NAMM Show Rumors & Predictions
This image of the unreleased Dave Smith Instruments Mopho Keyboard comes via Jabberwalky on flickr. Is it a real photo of an unrealeased synth or just some create Photoshop work? And would you buy a Mopho Keyboard? You make the call – and leave your reasons!