Arturia BeatStep sequencer/controller now shipping

Arturia has announced the availability of its BeatStep portable pad controller. Chameleon-like in its many control options, BeatStep is designed to work with DAWs, loop triggering software, VST instruments or effects, MIDI hardware, or even … read more

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PreSonus intros Music Creation Suite Recording Kit

PreSonus has announced its Music Creation Suite, a complete recording kit comprising hardware and software components for producing music. Create music, podcasts, and more and distribute projects on the Web with PreSonus® Music Creation Suite … read more

M-Audio introduces updated Keystation keyboard series

M-Audio has introduced the updated Keystation keyboard series. Designed to be simple, powerful solutions for sequencing music and playing virtual instruments, the new Keystation series boasts even more functionality, a virtual piano instrument, music production … read more

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RME intros Fireface 802 audio interface

RME has introduced the Fireface 802, a new USB 2.0 and FireWire 400 audio interface at the Musikmesse 2014. 60 channels of audio, high-end microphone preamps, reference class converters, a complete effects section and operation … read more

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Elektron announces Overbridge for Analog Four, Analog Keys, and Analog Rytm

Swedish music machine maker Elektron announces the forthcoming Overbridge implementation for Analog Four, Analog Keys, and Analog Rytm. This breakthrough technology completely erases the line between analog hardware and software plug-in instruments. For the first … read more

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Arturia launches MiniBrute SE analog synthesizer

Arturia has announced the MiniBrute SE, a ‘special edition’ of its analogue mono synthesizer. Arturia’s red-hot MiniBrute Analog Synthesizer set the electronic musical instrument world alight immediately upon its introduction in 2012. Indeed, it rapidly … read more

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M-Audio intros new Oxygen controller keyboards

M-Audio has introduced the new Oxygen series of controller keyboards for musicians and producers. Available in 25-, 49- or 61-key models, the Oxygen series combines a velocity-sensitive keybed with a series of 8 trigger pads. … read more

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Akai Pro intros Rhythm Wolf analog drum machine & bass synth

Akai Professional has announced Rhythm Wolf, an analog drum machine and bass synthesizer module with built-in sequencing. The Rhythm Wolf is an authentic analog instrument that combines the coveted sounds of early electronic and hip-hop … read more

Nektar launches Impact LX25 & LX61 controller keyboards and NP-1 & NP-2 footswitches

Nektar has announced the Impact LX25 and Impact LX61, two USB MIDI controller keyboards, featuring the unique and musician friendly direct integration with most DAWs, Nektar Keyboards are famous for. The Impact LX25 is a … read more

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Akai Pro intros MPX16 sample recorder & player

Akai Professional has announced the MPX16, an advanced sample player with onboard sound recording. The portable MPX16 plays and records .WAV samples using SD cards for powerful, reliable performance in live and studio situations. Like … read more

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Akai Pro announces APC40 mkII, APC Key 25 & APC mini

Akai Professional has announced the APC40 mkII, APC Key 25, and APC mini, three new Ableton Live controllers. In 2009, Akai Professional partnered with the creators of Ableton Live, a powerful performance and production software … read more

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AudioFront updates MIDI Expresion to v1.1

AudioFront has released version 1.1 of its MIDI Expression compact Pedal to USB MIDI interface, bringing improvements to all aspects of its design. MIDI Expression is a compact class compliant USB MIDI device that allows … read more

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Native Instruments launches Heavy Valentine – Limited-time TRAKTOR KONTROL Z2 sales special

Native Instruments has launched a limited-time February special on TRAKTOR KONTROL Z2, the highly acclaimed 2+2 channel DJ control mixer that unites analog and digital DJing techniques. Featuring two standalone channels each with Remix Deck … read more

Behringer intros MOTÖR 49 & MOTÖR 61 controller keyboards

Behringer has announced MOTÖR 49 and MOTÖR 61, two new USB/MIDI master controller keyboards with motorized faders and touch-sensitive pads. The MOTÖR 49 master keyboard controller allows you to take total command over your virtual … read more

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Moog intros Theremini

Moog Music has announced the Theremini, a re-imagination of one of the oldest electronic musical instrument in history, and Bob Moog’s first love – the theremin. Its design fuses the experience of performing with an … read more

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Alesis announces CORE Series USB audio interfaces

Alesis has announced the new CORE Series of 24-bit USB Audio Interfaces providing complete, fully integrated recording solutions. CORE Series interfaces offer a full range of recording solutions including XLR+1/4″ combo inputs, Mic/Line or Guitar … read more

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Dubspot intros DS1 MIDI Mixer

Dubspot has announced the DS1, a MIDI mixer developed in collaboration with Livid Instruments. The DS1 MIDI Mixer is a portable solution for computer-based mixing, production and performance, constructed with only the highest-quality parts and … read more

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M-Audio announces M-Track Eight audio interface

M-Audio has announced M-Track Eight, an eightchannel, 24-bit USB audio interface designed for expanded recording capabilities with an ultralow-noise signal path, 112 dB signal-to-noise ratio, and zero-latency monitoring. M-Track Eight will include Avid® Pro Tools … read more

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Akai Pro announces new models in MPK line of keyboard controllers

Akai Professional has announced four additions to its MPK USB keyboard/pad controller series— the 25-key MPK225, 49-key MPK249, 61-key MPK261 and an update to the ultra-portable MPK Mini. Akai Pro MPK249 USB/MIDI Performance Keyboard. Housed … read more

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Korg announces Limited Edition MS-20 Kit

Korg has announced the MS-20 Kit, a limited edition DIY monophonic analog synthesizer kit. Build a real MS-20 with your own hands. Creating an instrument your own hands is the part of the true enjoyment … read more

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