Electronic Instruments

Akai Pro MPC 2.0 Now Available

Supported MPC models are: MPC X, MPC Live, MPC Touch, MPC Studio Black, MPC Renaissance, MPC Studio, MPC Element and the MPK2 line of keyboard controllers.… Read More Akai Pro MPC 2.0 Now Available

LEGO Robots Get Their Jam On

Giuseppe Acito of the Toa Mata Band let us know about his latest video, which features him and a collection of music robots getting their jam on.… Read More LEGO Robots Get Their Jam On

Expressive E Touché Hands-On Demo

The Expressive E Touché is a new devicer that lets you add expressive control to your existing gear.… Read More Expressive E Touché Hands-On Demo

New Prototype Optigan/Orchestron Disc Player (Sneak Preview)

After four decades, it looks like the legacy of the Optigan optical sample playback keyboard will live on in a new instrument.… Read More New Prototype Optigan/Orchestron Disc Player (Sneak Preview)

Ultimate Percussion K2-X Overview & 240 V To 120 V Mod

The Ultimate Percussion K2-X is a rare 80s analog drum module. It offers 8 drum voices, with individual triggers and outputs. … Read More Ultimate Percussion K2-X Overview & 240 V To 120 V Mod

ContinuuCon Comes To Paris In 2018

ContinuuCon, the conference focused on the Haken Continuum Fingerboard, has announced dates for its next event. ContinuuCon 2018 is scheduled for April 26-28 at IRCAM, the Institut de Recherche et Coordination Acoustique/Musique (Institute for Research and Coordination in Acoustics/Music). … Read More ContinuuCon Comes To Paris In 2018

Twisted Electrons Crazy8beats Drum Sequencer (Sneak Preview)

Twisted Electrons is working on a follow up to their Crazy8 sequencer, Crazy8beats.… Read More Twisted Electrons Crazy8beats Drum Sequencer (Sneak Preview)

Elektron Updates Octatrack OS, Adds ‘Trig Conditions’

Elektron has released xb, a free update. OS 1.30B introduces trig conditions for MKI and a few bug fixes for MKI / MKII. Here’s what’s new in OS 1.30B: MKII hardware support The MKII keys have built-in LEDs, and two separate LEDs have been added for VU-metering of the internal resampling source in stereo. A… Read More Elektron Updates Octatrack OS, Adds ‘Trig Conditions’

Madrona Labs Soundplane Updated With Improved Tracking & Sensitivity

The update features rewritten touch tracking, making the unique instrument more responsive and sensitive. … Read More Madrona Labs Soundplane Updated With Improved Tracking & Sensitivity

Folktek Resonant Garden Hands-On Demo

The Resonant Garden is an acoustic-electronic hybrid, designed to create ‘anything from beats and oddities to dense soundscapes’.… Read More Folktek Resonant Garden Hands-On Demo