Tag: hardware

Akai announces MPC5000 and XR20 Beat Production Studio

Akai has announced the MPC5000, a music production center featuring a sampler, sequencer and synth. The MPC5000 is the first MPC ever to include 8-track...

Arturia shipping Analog Factory Experience

Arturia is now shipping the Analog Factory Experience, a unique combination of a software synthesizer that brings 3500 sounds, along with a high quality...

Novation introduces Nocturn controller and Automap Universal 2.0

Novation has introduced Nocturn, a new controller featuring Automap Universal 2.0 software for instant and intelligent control of all automatable plug-ins with every major...

Use Audio announces Plugiator table top synthesizer

Use Audio has announced the Plugiator, an innovative table top synthesizer which utilizes the latest and fastest DSP technology to provide high-end plug-in technology...

Native Instruments releases KORE 2 demo

Native Instruments has released a demo version of KORE 2, the powerful software / hardware system with a versatile library of more than 500...

Chimera Synthesis releases bC16 miniature patch synthesizer

Chimera Synthesis has released the bC16, a miniature patch synthesizer featuring a fully featured VCO, LFO, 24dB VCF, VCA, ADSR envelope generator, noise source,...

Alesis releases M1Active 320 USB

Alesis has released the M1Active 320 USB, a professional USB monitoring system with built-in audio interface. Alesis brings pro-grade USB speaker performance to the computer...

Muse Research announces Receptor with Komplete 5 Inside

Muse Research has announced Receptor with Komplete 5 Inside, a combination of the Receptor hardware plug-in player and Native Instruments Komplete 5. Receptor with Komplete...

SIMS Audio shipping JamMate PRIMUS a25 MIDI Controller

The PRIMUS a25 MIDI controller by SIMS Audio is now shipping worldwide under the JamMate brand. The PRIMUS a25 MIDI is controller/USB interface which functions...

M-Audio announces MicroTrack II professional mobile digital recorder

M-Audio has announced the MicroTrack II, a professional 2-channel mobile digital recorder. With an extended input gain range, analog input limiter, 48V phantom power,...

TASCAM releases HD-R1 Solid State Recorder

TASCAM has released the HD-R1 Solid State Recorder, a two-channel, single rack-mount recording and playback device created with the sound contractor in mind. Utilizing the...

Akai MPK49 performance controller with 12 MPC drum pads now available

Akai has announced the MPK49 is now available for purchase. Maximize musical ideas on-stage or in the studio with the new Akai MPK49 performance...

Numark shipping Fit For Sound

Numark is shipping Fit For Sound, a 2U rack mount configuration delivering high performance audio playback and an Integrated Universal Dock for iPod. Numark Fit...

Native Instruments releases KORESOUND PACKS (KORE 2 now available worldwide)

Native Instruments has released four KORESOUND PACKS, a collection of expansion packs for KORE 2 (which is now available worldwide). Each pack contains a...

Pro-Sounds releases LD-50 KLC-OASYS Edition

Pro-Sounds has released LD-50, a sound bank for Korg's LAC-1 synthesizers on the OASYS workstation. Chloridecone, Kasugamycin, Transfluthrin...Go ahead, try and pronounce them, we dare...

CME shipping M-Key mobile ultra-thin MIDI keyboard

CME is now shipping the M-Key, a portable ultra-thin 49-key MIDI keyboard. CME M-Key ultra-thin MIDI keyboard M-Key features 49 notes ultra thin full...

Visual tour of Native Instruments KORE 2

Create Digital Music has an exclusive visual tour of Native Instruments KORE 2. Native Instruments KORE 2 Peter Kirn writes: Computers are endlessly flexible for music —...

Digidesign announces Mbox 2 Micro

Digidesign has announced the Mbox 2 Micro, an ultra-small USB Pro Tools LE solution which enables playback, editing, sequencing, and mixing on the go. Digidesign...

Music Thing review: Yamaha Tenori-On

Tom Whitwell of Music Thing has posted a review of the Tenori-On, after 5 days of playing with it. Tenori-On, intuitive to work with as...

Arturia announces Analog Factory Experience

Arturia has announced the Analog Factory Experience, a dedicated controller-keyboard for use with the Analog Factory 2.0 software. Analog Factory Experience features Hybrid Synthesizer ...

Native Instruments updates TRAKTOR SCRATCH to v1.1

Native Instruments has released version 1.1 of TRAKTOR SCRATCH, a professional DJ system allowing you to spin your digital track collection on vinyl or...

HardDisko – hard disk music

Valentina Vuksic's HardDisko is an installation piece dealing with raw computer sounds. HardDisko installation by Valentina Vuksic Valentina writes: Rhythmic noises are evolving from sixteen hard drives,...

Synesthesia announces Mandala 2.0

Synesthesia has announced Mandala 2.0, a new version of the popular high-def drum and synthtesizer, co-developed with professional drummer Danny Carey of the progressive...

Livid Instruments announces Ohm real-time MIDI performance instrument

Livid Instruments has announced Ohm, an innovative new MIDI control surface. Custom designed for real-time audio and video performance, Ohm gives you expressive hands-on...

Field recorders announced: Sony PCM-D50 and Marantz PMD620

Sony has announced the PCM-D50 Digital Recorder, a powerful, compact version of Sony’s flagship PCM-D1 Digital Field Recorder. Sony PCM-D50 features 24 bit /...

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