Novation introduces TWITCH – The Touchstrip Controller

Novation has announced TWITCH, a new DJ controller co-developed with Serato. Novation TWITCH is a DJ controller with a completely new take on DJing. It has Touchstrips to navigate tracks and you can slice-up your … read more

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Short links for April 1st, 2011

Some interesting things I found recently: # AnalogTelePhonographer Christopher Locke made an Analog Tele-Phonographer, a sound amplifier for his cell phone/portable music player. I made it from a broken trumpet and a fistful of scrap … read more

Clickproduce and DJ Mag launch Ibiza 2011 Competition

Clickproduce has announced the launch of the Ibiza 2011 Competition, a chance to hear your music played at one of the world’s best clubs. You can experience just that with one of your own tunes … read more

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Soundcells Simple Sampling V2, ReFill updated

Soundcells has announced the release of Simple Sampling V2, an updated version of the ReFill featuring classic old-school sampled sounds. At first Soundcells started working on a fun ReFill based on a Stylophone only, which … read more

Mark Mosher 9 Box Method for performance, improvisation, and spontaneous tribal jams with music, sound, and light

Mark Mosher has launched the 9 Box Method micro site, an on-line guide and library for Mark’s “9 Box” methodology. What is the “9 Box” Method? A system developed by electronic music artist and synthesist … read more

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Ohm Force updates plugins + contests announced

Ohm Force has released updates for the Windows versions of its plug-ins. We have updated the VST for Windows and RTAS for Windows versions of all the plug-ins (except the Ohmicide:Melohman, which was already updated … read more

Broombeck Tik Tik Tak remix competition, win Geist and more + DMD 1.5 for Geist/Guru

FXpansion has announced the Tik Tik Tak Boom remix competition by Broombeck. Remix Tik Tik Tak Boom, a tech house track by Broombeck, for a chance to win a copy of Geist, an Akai MPK … read more

WaveShaper releases Plasticid Dr-110 & TubeSt8tion kit free sample packs

WaveShaper has released Plasticid Dr-110 and TubeSt8tion kit, two new electronic drum machine sample packs. The Boss DR-110 is a cute little drum machine from the early 80s, the last analogue one made by Roland. … read more

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Five12 releases Numerology 3, modular sequencer for Mac OS X

Five12 has announced the release of Numerology 3, a modular sequencer for Mac OS X. Numerology 3 is a music sequencing and audio plugin environment which uses an innovative approach to electronic music composition based … read more

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Loopmasters & ProducerTech launch Logic-Courses.com, 20% discount offer

Loopmasters and ProducerTech have launched Logic-Courses.com, an online service offering two online Logic video courses for beginners, intermediate and advanced level students. Logic-courses.com is the latest joint venture from sample boutique Loopmasters and online music … read more

Novation updates Automap to v3.7, includes improved integration Logic mixer

Novation has released version 3.7 of Automap, a piece of software designed to make the job of assigning your hardware controls to various software parameters quick and easy. Automap enables knobs, faders and buttons to … read more

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Novation UltraNova, analogue-modelling synthesizer now shipping

Novation is now shipping the UltraNova, a ‘Nova’ series analogue-modelling synthesizer with a powerful effects processor. It is a single-part synth taking the legendary Supernova II synth engine as a starting point and packing it … read more

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Live-Courses.com, Ableton Live online video courses powered by Loopmasters

Live-courses.com is a new website which features two Ableton Live online video courses for Beginners/Intermediate and Advanced level students. The courses are designed and delivered by Ableton Certified trainer Rob Jones. The online video training … read more

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Soundcells releases Simple Sampling ReFill

Soundcells has announced the release of Simple Sampling, a ReFill for Reason 4 and higher. At first Soundcells started working on a fun ReFill based on a Stylophone only, which was recorded for sampling purposes. … read more

Ableton and Serato release The Bridge (Live Scratch v2.1.1 + Live 8.2)

Ableton and Serato have announced the release of The Bridge, a software partnership which brings together elements of DJ performance and production. The Bridge spans the gap between music production and DJing, creating a natural … read more

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Novation UltraNova, synthesizer with built-in vocoder

Novation has announced the UltraNova, the new generation of Novation’s iconic ‘Nova’ range of synthesizers, packing the massive ‘Nova’ sound into a compact body with a built-in vocoder. UltraNova is a ‘Nova’ series analogue-modelling synthesizer … read more

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Ableton & Novation Live Beats Series, new tour coming to Europe this September

Ableton and Novation have announced a new tour in the Live Beats Series. After several successful events in the USA and Portugal earlier this year, the Ableton and Novation Live Beats series is touring Europe … read more

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Pro-Sounds Essential Basses v2.0, patches for Bass Station

Pro-Sounds has announced the release of Essential Basses v2.0, a patch collection for the Bass Station synthesizer by Novation. Essential Basses v2.0 is the long awaited update to one of our first releases here at … read more

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Focusrite Saffire PRO 14, firewire audio interface

Focusrite has announced the Saffire PRO 14, a new firewire audio interface. The Focusrite Saffire PRO 14 is an 8 in / 6 out FireWire audio interface designed for the modern home studio environment. An … read more

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Design a Sound EDM Soundset III for Novation V-Station synth

Design a Sound has released EDM Soundset III, a collection of presets for the Novation V-Station virtual synthesizer. EDM Soundset III – new version (nine months after the release of EDM Soundset II) is ready … read more

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