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Patch Base’s Synth Editor Collection Expands to the Mac

Patch Base, the vault of synth patch editors and librarians, has made the migration from iPad app to the Mac desktop.

Filling The Groove: Pioneer’s Cheap & Stylish PLX-500 Turntable

A turntable that costs less than a car? Pioneer bridges the gap with the new entry-point PLX-500.
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Gearporn: Arturia’s DrumBrute Impact Locks Down the Cheap Analog Beat Machine

There's a golden age of hardware going on, continuing with the simple, compact and powerful Arturia DrumBrute Impact, an analog drum machine available for just $300.
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Moog’s Subsequent 25 Squeezes Phat Bass in a Tiny Box

The Moog Subsequent 25 packs a wallop and will spank your bare ass with the sheer heaviness of the basslines it's able to generate.

The Sound of the Late ’80s, Roland’s Classic D-50 Gets the Boutique Treatment

Roland releases the Roland D-05, the boutique edition of the famed Roland D-50 synthesizer.
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Sound United Picks Up Onkyo’s Home Audio Brands

Major consolidation in the home audio business as Denon, Pioneer, Marantz, Onkyo and Boston Acoustics will all be under one roof.
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Pioneer HRM-6 Studio Monitor Headphones

Can headphones save your life? No, but they may save your music. Pioneer HRM-6 Studio Monitor Headphones designed with mobile music production in mind.
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Watch a Tripped Out 20 Minute Documentary on the Moog One

A Meditation on Listening introduces Moog's first analog polysynth released in over 35 years.

Korg’s Gadget Leaps from iPad to the Mac

It's not quite a DAW, but Korg's GADGET is the first music making app to jump from iPad to the Mac with a stop on Nintendo Switch in between.

3 Best Apps for Music Making

Mobile music apps are no longer toys. Here are three useful apps that can be used - right now - for music production.
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#Gearporn The Defoss Logigram Turntable is the Most Swoon-Worthy Platter of 2019

The Italian company has designed a turntable that Dieter Rams would love.
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Akai Introduces an Entry Level MPC, the MPC One

Akai has created an entry-level MPC which also functions as a stand-alone production studio, the MPC One.

Attigo Touchtables: are these what DJs have been waiting for?

YouTube has made celebrities out of more than the sneezing panda and the bulldog on a skateboard. Three months ago, Scott Hobbs, an engineering student at the University of Dundee, UK, posted video clips...

Open Source Synthesizers Come of Age

Download VCV Rack for free and start making music as soon as you figure it the fuck out.
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Traktor DJ 2 Demos DJ Streaming Directly from SoundCloud

Native Instruments' free, entry-level DJ software gets a facelift and showcases live streaming from SoundCloud directly into DJ sets built into the app.
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So where are the new Technics 1200s?

Panasonic unveils the new Technics 1200s turntables this Summer. Sometime. Were they worth the wait (and $4000 price)?

Get (Almost) Famous with Roland’s #808Day Showcase

Roland is promoting their Roland Cloud software with their first ever 808 Beat Maker's Showcase in August 2018.
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Meet the Microlab, Arturia’s Ultra-Compact Keyboard Controller

Arturia's Microlab is a keyboard controller for music producers who need to compact their home studio down to the size of a carry-on bag.
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HearThis: What Happened To The “Soundcloud Killer”?

The first in our in-depth explorations of SoundCloud alternatives and streaming sites made for DJs.
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Behringer Clones Roland While Roland Puts a 303 in the Cloud

Instead of the long-desired hardware revision, Roland has put the TB-303 into the cloud as part of the 303 day festivities.

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#StayHomeDisco Kevin Knapp Live at Kater Blau

Hot Creations, Crosstown Rebels and Dirtybird recording artist Kevin Knapp live set recorded at Kater Blau in Berlin Feb 22 2020.

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