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NATIVE INSTRUMENTS ADD LOOP RECORDING IN NEW MASCHINE UPDATE

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Native Instruments have updated Maschine to version 2.7.3, adding Logic Pro X control and a new Loop Recording mode, letting users sample and loop as soon as a certain number of bars have elapsed. It’s a much-requested feature, one that can be utilised both live and in the studio. Deeper[…]

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GOOGLE HAVE ANNOUNCED A NEW TOUCHSCREEN HARDWARE SYNTH BASED ON AI

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Google have announced a new touchscreen hardware synth that uses NSynth technology to combine a range of sounds into something entirely new. First previewed by Google last year, NSynth uses machine learning to ‘interpret’ samples and combine them into something entirely new, rather than just combining waveforms. NSynth interprets the[…]

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HERE’S – HOW TO MAKE YOUR OWN DIY DRUM SEQUENCER

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ers are fortunate enough to have excess amounts of cash or credit for new gear. So, a resourceful builder has shared a 10-minute DIY drum sequencer video to aid similarly cash-strapped artists. The video, from clever Youtuber Look Mum No Computer, uses 15 easily-acquired components to build a six-channel drum trigger[…]

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BEST ENTRY LEVEL DJ MIXERS

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While most industry-standard mixers go for professional prices, it is possible to land an adequate home mixer on a strict budget. We round up your options… r Professional DJ mixers rarely come in at a wallet-friendly price – and for good reason. Sound, effects and phono amp quality are all at[…]

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ABLETON LIVE 10: 10 THINGS WE LOVE ABOUT THE NEW INTERFACE

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Ableton Live 10 was announced late last year, but it’s only been the last few days that mere mortal users have been able to get their hands on the tenth version of the popular DAW. With a complete re-design, new devices, under-the-hood improvements and workflow changes, it’s one of the[…]

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MOOG LAUNCHES NEW DRUM MACHINE, DRUMMER FROM ANOTHER MUTHA

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Moog has announced a new Eurorack compatible drum machine called Drummer From Another Mother. The drum machine is actually a commercial version of a limited DIY kit which was available at Moogfest last year and is the second member of Moog’s Eurorack family of hardware. Unlike most drum machines, the[…]

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TECHNICS UNVEIL THEIR “MOST PREMIUM TURNTABLE EVER”

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Technics unveiled their “most premium turntable ever” during this week’s CES Conference in Las Vegas. The equipment is a revival of the brand’s SP-10 player that originally debuted in 1970. Carrying the SP-10R name, the new turntable and its $10,000 price tag, is aimed at the wealthy audiophile searching for[…]

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ANALOGUE SOLUTIONS RELEASES NEW COMPACT TREADSTONE SYNTH

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Boutique synth company Analogue Solutions has announced its new desktop synth, the Treadstone. Featuring a high-grade double-sided circuit board, the Treadstone comes with an analogue VCO and analogue SSM-style 24db filter along with analogue voice and modulation circuits to give it an authentic retro sound. The synth also features an[…]

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The Best DJ/Producer TECH of 2017

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What do you buy the producer who has it all? That is, of course, a trick question – no producer ever has it all. There’s always more space on our hard drives and studio desks for music-making gizmos, gadgets and gear to distract us, stop us from finishing music or[…]

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