Ableton Live updated to v8.1.4

Ableton has released version 8.1.4 of Live, its music production software for Windows and Mac. A Ableton Live update, version 8.1.4, is now available to download. This update is free for owners of Live/Suite 8, … read more

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Akai Professional releases SynthStation

Akai Professional has released SynthStation, a music production app for iPhone and iPod touch. Transform your iPhone into a music production studio. SynthStation transforms your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad into a portable music production … read more

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GotchaNoddin.com releases Lofi Percussion

GotchaNoddin.com has released Lofi Percussion, a new collection of HD (High Definition) samples. Lofi Percussion Samples feature slimlined mid range percussion hits for rhythm and additives to the music production and beat making process. Emulate … read more

Artur “Ukaef” Czyżewski releases Rock da 500

Artur Czyżewski (aka Ukaef) has released Rock da 500, a collection of programs and sounds designed for Akai’s MPC500. “I`m proud to present You my library of AKAI MPC 500 programs and samples. I hope … read more

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Dan Dean Productions announces Sample Library Sale

Dan Dean Productions has launched a time limited promotion, offering various sample libraries at discounted prices. Founded in 1979, Dan Dean Productions, Inc. is primarily involved in music production for the broadcast media and sample … read more

Xfer Records releases Nerve

Xfer Records has released Nerve, a virtual drum machine instrument for Windows and Mac. Nerve is a software drum machine which brings powerful beat creation and manipulation to your Host Sequencer. Nerve runs as a … read more

Image-Line updates DirectWave to v1.4.9

Image-Line has released version 1.4.9 of DirectWave, a sampler instrument for Windows. DirectWave is one of the most complete VSTi samplers currently available. It loads and edits most of the existing sound formats out there … read more

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Short links for April 12th, 2010

Some interesting things I found recently: # The one thing I don’t like about Thomann Good example of a company that probably hasn’t heard of green packaging or cradle to cradle yet (at least it … read more

Loopmasters releases Circuit Bent Sounds Vol. 3

Loopmasters has released Circuit Bent Sounds Vol. 3, a collection of twisted beats and deformed audio sickness guaranteed to deliver a fresh bout of insanity to any production. Back once again from the electronic surgery … read more

Short links for February 15th, 2010

Some interesting things I found recently: # Handmade synth senses wireless activity From Make: Yoshi Akai's Wireless Catcher analog synth derives control input from nearby wireless signals picked up by an onboard antennae. As if … read more

Akai Professional announces MPD26

Akai Professional has announced the MPD26, a USB/MIDI pad controller with genuine MPC pads. The heart of the MPD26 is its bank of 16 velocity and pressure-sensitive MPC pads, an Akai Professional exclusive. Producers can … read more

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Akai Professional announces iPK25 and SynthStation Studio

Akai Professional has announced the iPK25 keyboard controller and the SynthStation Studio music production app, both for iPhone and iPod Touch. The iPK25 and SynthStation Studio transform a musician’s iPhone or iPod Touch into a … read more

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Akai Professional announces APC20

Akai Professional has announced the APC20, a compact professional Ableton controller. The APC20 retains many of the APC40’s most popular features and capabilities, while shrinking the physical footprint and adding interesting new capabilities. The smaller … read more

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Hollow Sun releases Bass Station Freepack

Hollow Sun has released the Bass Station Freepack, a free sample pack featuring the sounds of the Novation Bass Station. Hollow Sun Bass Station Freepack (Kontakt) From the Hollow Sun website: What’s on offer here … read more

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Mini-review: Goldbaby Productions MPC60 Vol 3

Goldbaby Productions just released the third and final volume of its MPC60 series of sample libraries. MPC60 Vol 3 features over 1,000 sounds sampled on a vintage Akai MPC-60 sampler. This is the last in … read more

Goldbaby Productions releases MPC60 Free

Goldbaby Productions has released MPC60 Free, a free pack of samples following the release of MPC60 Vol 3 (Finale). The MPC60 Vol 3 (Finale) has been released! This is the last in the MPC60 series … read more

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Goldbaby Productions releases MPC60 Vol 3

Goldbaby Productions has released MPC60 Vol 3, a sample library featuring sounds sampled on the Akai MPC-60. This is the last in the MPC60 series of sample packs. It includes: Layered Drums, Vinyl Drums, Various … read more

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Bïzune releases Miniak MIDI Suite

Bïzune has announced the release of the Miniak MIDI Suite, a software suite for the new AKAI Miniak synthesizer. The bundle contains two separate programs, the Minizune parameter editor and the Groove-Mod rhythm sequencer. Together … read more

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Eric Beam releases AKA809 – Drum Sample Set

Eric Beam has released AKA809, a free drum sample set featuring a collection of TR drum machine sounds recorded on an Akai S20 Stereo Phrase Sampler. What is this all about your wondering? Well it’s … read more

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Hollow Sun releases Taurus Pedals and Speak & Spell FreePack

Hollow Sun has released Taurus Pedals, a sample library featuring the woofer troubling sound of the legendary Taurus bass pedals. The Moog Taurus bass pedal synth was a totally unique product (then and now) in … read more