Having the Source Audio Collider for a week has been a blast, it’s without a doubt one of the nicest sounding pedals of its kind out there. Impressive specs and numbers are one thing, but the sound is obviously most important — and it absolutely
Some big new features were announced for Elektron’s Digitone and Digitakt overnight, adding some awesome new functions and workflow improvements including a dedicated trigger probability parameter, step-preview function and class-compliant USB audio (meaning iOS/Android compatibility!) Some other improvements include a couple of step record modes,
Elektron were surprisingly absent from NAMM Show this year, it felt like the right time for them to have something new to show, but they were nowhere to be found. But here we are, 6 weeks later and they’ve got a new toy for us.
Something that is little known and doesn’t seem to receive the attention it should (at least in my opinion anyway) is Maschine’s ability to control hardware synths right from the controller. Native Instruments has created stacks of presets from different synth manufactures all with pre-mapped
From Teenage Engineering, Korg, Arturia and Behringer showcasing a range of synthesisers and modular gear, to Akai’s FORCE being heralded as a replacement for the laptop and DAW – NAMM 2019 had it all. Here’s a choice collection of new synths, controllers and gear we expect
Overnight Swedish manufacturers Elektron unveiled their offering to the 2019 NAMM gods, the oddly named Model:Samples groovebox — an entirely new budget-friendly form factor for the company who’s bread and butter is high-end complex analog, digital and sample based sequencers. The new unit is a
After weeks of leaked photos and info doing the rounds on the internet, Akai puts the rumours to rest with their announcement of FORCE – A standalone production workstation which features “Ableton Push” style workflow, whilst providing musicians of all disciplines DAW-centric capability. It’s something