The sounds of the ’90s are back, and the cutting-edge (at the time) sampling technology from brands like Akai and E-Mu was a key influence in the early sounds of drum’n’bass and jungle music — in much the same way that Roland’s TR drum machines
Korg’s software recreations of their own classic synthesizers such as MS-20, PolySix and Wavestation date back to 2004 with the release of the ‘KORG Legacy Collection’. Amongst the first virtual instruments to offer truly authentic hardware emulation (both analog and digital), they’re arguably as pioneering as the instruments they set out to recreate, putting KORG’s legendary back catalog of instruments into the hands of
Battle DJ and turntablists will be raising their brows today as Rane launch a new signature edition of their flagship Seventy DJ mixer. The collaboration with legendary turntablist A-Trak has brought forward some exciting new features, improved sound and a fresh design that looks wicka-wicka-wicked!
Most synthesizers these days seem to fall into (at least) one of three categories: subtractive, wavetable, or sample based. So what’s the difference between these categories, and are they all mutually exclusive? Let’s investigate and try to find out. For simplicity’s sake, let’s generalize and
What a fantastic offer! Treat yourself to a 50% discount on new ARTURIA instruments, effects, and sound banks but only until August 8. What’s included? Pigments: Create complex patches thanks to its multiple sound engines and limitless modulation. Analog Lab V: A single, simple plugin
For most musicians, the correct tuner can make all the difference when it comes to enjoying your instrument and creating a hassle-free setup. Tuning an instrument is not the most romantic part of your music-making adventure, but it is arguably one of the most important.
The name Korg has been synonymous with synthesizers for many years, perhaps even longer than you may realize. Their iconic patch bay laden semi-modular MS-20 dates back to 1978, however, Korg’s synth journey really began with the 1973 unveiling of the miniKORG 700. Intended to compliment more
French guitar brand Lâg has landed in Australia, and we managed to get our hands on the first shipment of their acoustic guitars in several years. All these guitars feature solid tops and come in at highly affordable prices. Andy takes us through 4 of the
Arturia have updated their V Collection virtual instrument bundle to version 8.1, bringing a host of new features and functionality, for free! There’s plenty here to please all manner of V Collection owners from new sounds and tuning capabilities, to improved controller integration and accessibility features.
Native Instruments have again collaborated with Galaxy Instruments to release PIANO COLORS, an experimental and highly expressive piano-based Kontakt Instrument. Following in the footsteps of their recent Noire instrument, PIANO COLORS utilizes innovative performance and sampling techniques and creative modulation and an inspiring interface to create an instrument