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News: Novation MiniNova Announced for October

Watch out microKORG XL, Novation has just announced that they're launching a portable version of their UltraNova synth called the MiniNova. With its portability, performance options and the deep roots in the Supernova series this critter is tailor-made for beefing up your studio productions or ...

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Review: AKAI Pro MPK Mini

Review: AKAI Pro MPK Mini

I remember when I first started out creating music on my laptop. First, programming my melodies note by note in the piano roll in my DAW. Then, I found out I could enable my typing keyboard to jam out some chords here and there. But I couldn't capture any velocities, I needed to alter each note's ...

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Review: Korg microSAMPLER

Review: Korg microSAMPLER

Sampling enthusiasts have a wide range of options to choose from when it comes to mobility. Of course you can sample sounds through a decent line-in or microphone input on your audio interface, but that's not much fun and hands-on is it? An MPC500 or MPC1000 would be a step right in the right ...

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Preview: MPC Fly

Preview: MPC Fly

You gotta love the classic AKAI MPC 2000 (XL). It has been the foundation for many timeless hip-hop and R&B classics. If only we could bring back this same hands-on producing experience to this modern day and age. That's what AKAI Pro must have thought when they came up with the MPC Fly. The Fly ...

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Tutorial: How to Program Your Own Animoog Sounds

Animoog has become one of the most popular and versatile iOS synths around. The launch price of a dollar made it even that greater. Delving into the Animoog can be a little frustrating if you're not a synth-veteran and the presets only get you so far. Check out the tutorial videos from Dubspot ...

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News: Figure 1.1 Available in App Store

The long awaited first update of Propellerhead's addicting iOS app Figure has arrived in the App Store. Besides overall performance fixes this update finally gives you the ability to save all the beats and grooves you're laying down in the app as well as an option to export your audio creations ...

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Review: Apogee ONE

Review: Apogee ONE

As far as portability goes the Apogee ONE USB Audio Interface is already a winner. Lightweight, USB-powered and small measurements (almost as small as an iPhone) make it a no-brainer to take with your Macbook wherever you go. Please note that this is a Mac-only audio interface, so useless in ...

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Review: AKAI Pro LPK25

Review: AKAI Pro LPK25

The laptop producer nowadays can't go without a proper pad or key controller with his in-the-box setup. Your laptop keyboard just doesn't cut it anymore when you're sketching out ideas for a song or beat. The AKAI LPK25 is one of those must-have midi controllers that can make your mobile ...

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