macOS Catalina, the next release of Apple Mac operating software, dramatically tightens security and removes 32-bit compatibility, unfortunately resulting in music software incompatibilities that will require updates. Apple’s never been one to shy away from extensive changes that have a dramatic impact on software compatibility.
Here’s what you missed at Bigsound 2019 last week in Brisbane. Noisegate’s senior contributor Leroy, jamming with Ableton’s Push 2 controlling hardware synths and drum machine.
JBL, with a long and storied history in building studio monitors, have a product to suit every level of budget and spec. What’s unusual about JBL’s range is that the R&D and tech that goes into their top-of-the-line products makes its way through the entire
Last night Roland surprised everyone with a bunch of new product releases aimed squarely at electronic music producers and keys players. Here’s the rundown. MC-101 & MC-707 Grooveboxes That’s right, Roland’s Groovebox line is back! The first ‘MC’ products since the mammoth MC-909 finished production
Wondering how you can take your synth sounds to the next level? Most synth heads will be familiar with the age-old trick of running their rig through an array of effects pedals for further sonic exploration. Another way to achieve similar results is to run
In the not too distant past, Propellerhead shook up the computer based music production world with the news that Reason 9.5 would be adding VST plugin support, a move somewhat antithetical to their initial design philosophy as a one stop, self-contained environment emphasising flexibility and
‘3 Delays You’ll Actually Use’ is the latest addition to Arturia’s existing line of devices with purportedly imminent practicality such as ‘3 Filters You’ll Actually Use, ‘3 Preamps You’ll Actually Use’ and ’3 Compressors You’ll Actually Use’. If you’ve never been one to get particularly excited
Putting out music used to be a fairly straight forward thing in theory. You write music, record it, release it, gig it. But the last decade has seen the rise of a breed — the YouTuber. Adding video to music is obviously nothing new, but
Since its inception, Native Instruments’ Maschine has been one of the foremost hybrid hardware/software music production systems, designed to harness the power of your laptop through a dedicated controller. Providing far more functionality than simply finger-drumming, Maschine’s 16 coloured pads have become iconic, and featured
Ever wanted to use your Push controller to do more than control Ableton? How about baking a cake, squeeze a lemon or do your washing? Well … unfortunately, that’s just not possible, however, Ableton Certified Trainer, DJ, Producer and all-round good dude Mr Ed Rollo