The Story Behind Arturia BeatStep

At the 2014 NAMM Show, Arturia BeatStep co-creator Glen Darcey talked with SourceDistributionTV¬†about the inspiration behind the design, his first experiences with synthesizers and also how he’ll be using BeatStep in his own analogue-heavy synth studio.

Tracktion 5 Now Available For Linux, Mac & Windows

Tracktion Software Corporation¬†has launched Tracktion Version 5 (T5), for Linux, Mac & Windows. According to the developer, Tracktion 5 “combines an intuitive workflow with a ground-breaking feature set at a remarkable price”. “Our intention from the start has been to enable rapid capture and manipulation of musical ideas,” says Julian Storer, Tracktion creator and co-founder… Read More Tracktion 5 Now Available For Linux, Mac & Windows

Future Retro Intros Three New Products The Winter NAMM Show

At the 2014 NAMM Show, boutique synth maker Future Retro introduced three new products: The Zillion is a single track algorithmic sequencer, inspired by the very rare Triadex Muse sequencer. The Swynx converts MIDI clock messages into MIDI, DIN Sync, and Analog Clock outputs, with two additional controls for adjusting the time signature and swing… Read More Future Retro Intros Three New Products The Winter NAMM Show