Opal is a brand new software synthesizer by Universal Audio which comes as part of their UAD Spark native plug-in package. It combines virtual analog and wavetable synthesis and offers plenty of versatility, a very flexible layout, and fits right in aesthetically with UA’s high-end
Roland have just announced AIRA Compact, an all-new series of ultra-portable instruments with free-flowing features for creative exploration and with that authentic Roland sound. Fun, affordable, and easy to learn, the T-8 Beat Machine, J-6 Chord Synthesizer, and E-4 Voice Tweaker bring serious musical power
The synth lords at Arturia have today released V-Collection 9, marking the latest edition of their absolutely delicious collection of synth emulations, fan-boy much? Arturia have included 4 new instruments, as well as introducing their original Augmented Series instruments, plus a ton of new presets and performance
Nadia Struiwigh is an electronic music producer and DJ from Rotterdam, Netherlands. Her music is heavily inspired by the flourishing 90’s UK electronic music scene, sitting somewhere between Biosphere and Boards of Canada. Struiwigh’s refined downtempo electronica takes you on a journey full of synthesized
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TRAKTOR! Native Instruments have released a limited-edition collection of control vinyl in celebration of the 20th anniversary of Traktor. NI have designed a highly limited range of coloured control vinyl including a collaboration with New York-based turntablist Shiftee and Sasha’s record label Last
Say hello to Syntakt, Elektron’s new hybrid groovebox which has been one of the music industry’s worst-kept secrets, but it’s not until now that we get a glimpse of what Elektron’s newest groovebox is all about. First Glance The Syntakt is a 12-track drum computer
Native Instruments just released LORES, the latest addition to their range of KONTAKT instruments, in collaboration with world-class sample library developer Evolution Series. If music is a story, LORES is the narrator, inviting listeners on a sonic trip around the world to hear a unique
Native Instruments, iZotope, Plugin Alliance, Brainworx, and Sound Stacks Join Forces Under Parent Company Soundwide
Soundwide is the newly named parent company that includes Native Instruments, Plugin Alliance, Brainworx, and Sound Stacks. Soundwide brings iZotope and Native Instruments together in one unified group, alongside the popular audio plugin platform Plugin Alliance and audio software company Brainworx who have recently joined.
Arturia have announced the ‘Augmented Series’, a new range of hybrid software instruments blending acoustic sounds with advanced synthesis. To launch the new series, Arturia are releasing ‘Augmented Strings Intro’ featuring their new hybrid strings engine, which is free to download until April April 30th.
Sample packs can be a great resource for kick-starting ideas, crafting your new tune or finding that specific sound missing in your music and productions. Native Instruments sample packs called Expansions are nicely packaged sounds, samples, loops and instrument presets catering to a range of