Blackbox 1.3 Features Overview

This video offers a quick overview of version 1.3 of the 1010music Blackbox.… Read More Blackbox 1.3 Features Overview

UNO Drum Update Adds Sounds Of 40 Classic Drum Machines

IK Multimedia has released the new Drum Anthology libraries for the Uno Drum, featuring the sound of 40 iconic drum machines.… Read More UNO Drum Update Adds Sounds Of 40 Classic Drum Machines

Alesis Updates Strike MultiPad Electronic Drum Instrument

Alesis has introduced update v1.2 for their Strike MultiPad electronic drum instrument, which supports set lists, hi-hat playback mode, footswitch playback control and more. … Read More Alesis Updates Strike MultiPad Electronic Drum Instrument

Elektron Announces OS Update For Analog Rytm MKI / MKII, Analog Four

Today Swedish musical instrument company Elektron announced major firmware updates for their Analog Four (MKI and MKII) and Analog Rytm. The OS updates expand the instruments’ performance control, add sequencing potential, and increase machine power, among other improvements.… Read More Elektron Announces OS Update For Analog Rytm MKI / MKII, Analog Four

Analogue Pocket A Sexy Retro Game Player + Chiptune Sequencer (Sneak Preview)

Analogue Pocket is a new multi-video-game-system portable handheld, with a built-in chiptune synthesizer and sequencer.… Read More Analogue Pocket A Sexy Retro Game Player + Chiptune Sequencer (Sneak Preview)

Audiomodern Releases Playbeat, ‘Creative Groove Randomizer’

Today Audiomodern introduced Playbeat, which they have dubbed a “creative groove randomizer.” Available as a plugin or iOS app, Playbeat generates beats and patterns for the user. Unlike an ordinary step sequencer, Playbeat creates patterns using algorithmic and random procedures for generating notes by combining steps, pitch, volume and more.

Users can load, or drag-n-drop their own sounds, and can use Playbeat to generate up to four patterns simultaneously to get polyrhythms.… Read More Audiomodern Releases Playbeat, ‘Creative Groove Randomizer’

Roland MC-101 vs. MC-707

The latest loopop video is a head-to-head comparison of the new Roland MC-707 and its budget alternative, the MC-101.… Read More Roland MC-101 vs. MC-707

Synthstrom Deluge v3 Hands-On Demo

The video includes a full overview of the Deluge, in addition to digging into the details of the new features.… Read More Synthstrom Deluge v3 Hands-On Demo

Roland MC-707 Hands-On Demo At Knobcon 2019

At Knobcon 2019, Roland debuted their MC-707 groovebox synthesizer & sequencer. Here’s a hands-on demo from Roland’s Peter Brown.… Read More Roland MC-707 Hands-On Demo At Knobcon 2019

Roland MC-101 Groovebox First Look At Knobcon

The MC-101 Groovebox has sound, sequencing, and effects capabilities similar to its larger counterpart, the MC-707, but in a compact, battery-powered format. … Read More Roland MC-101 Groovebox First Look At Knobcon