Monthly Archives: February 2013

Arturia releases iMini for iPad

Arturia launches iMini for the iPad 2 and higher. This is the iOS version of the Minimoog V VST plug-in. I have no idea if this synth sounds like a real Moog. Probably not (exactly). The Moog is hardware with an analog circuit. Especially the heavy bass is still very difficult to produce with software. Continue reading

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Waldorf Rocket Synthesizer announced

Waldorf has announced the Rocket Synthesizer, a synth with an analog filter. The oscillator is digital and it can play up to 8 oscillators in unison for playing chords. It has a usb connection. Continue reading

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Native Instruments releases Traktor for iPad

Native Instruments has released the app Traktor DJ for iPad 2 and higher. It is not Traktor Pro, but it can be fully synchronized with the DJ software for PC and Mac. Continue reading

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Ableton Live 9 released on March 5

Ableton Live 9 and the Push MIDI controller will be out on March 5th. Push is demonstrated in the video above. Live 9 gets Session View automation, Audio to MIDI tools, curved automation envelopes, improved studio effects, and an enhanced browser. Continue reading

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ElectraX 1.4 supports Mac OS 64 bit

ElectraX has been updated to version 1.4. The main addition is the 64 bit support for Mac OS. The update is free for all ElectraX users. Continue reading

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Arturia SparkLE – competition for NI Machine Mikro

Arturia has released a simplified version of Spark, like Native Instruments has done with Machine. SparkLE uses the same software as its big brother, but it has fewer buttons. This is not always a bad thing. It allows you get started quickly making your own beats. Continue reading

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