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Moog releases firmware update for Minitaur synthesizer

The modern analog synthesizer is half a computer. Moog Music has released a firmware update (REV 2) for the great sounding Minitaur bass synthesizer. With the new specifications, the Minitaur is even more desirable than it already was. Continue reading

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Teenage Engineering let customers print their own replacement parts

The 3D printing services are rising. This development seems to get an impact on the way how customers get their replacement parts, such as a broken button or key on a synthesizer. Teenage Engineering has put online their CAD files for the replacement parts of the cool OP-1 synthesizer. After downloading these files, customers can directly buy the desired parts via the 3D printing service Shapeways. Continue reading

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Free Moog Minitaur instruments for Ableton Live

AfroDJMac in collaboration with Francis Preve released some cool instrument racks for Ableton Live again. The samples are recorded from the Moog Minitaur, a fat bas synthesizer. Continue reading

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DSI releases Mopho x4 Synthesizer Keyboard

Dave Smith Instruments launches the Mopho x4 synthesizer keyboard, see the introductory video below. It has 4-voice polyphony and more controls than the Mopho keyboard. The price is $ 1299. Continue reading

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Free Ableton Live instrument rack: SynthPad Tape Synth

With some creative sampling you can create your own midi instruments. AfroDJMac made ​his own instrument in Ableton Live with ​a recording from the iPhone app SynthPad. Continue reading

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Video series: build a track with Ableton Live

Ableton has uploaded an interesting video series for beginners. The series Building a track with Live shows step by step how to create a track with Ableton Live Intro, the entry level version of Live. Of course you can also apply these techniques with the full version of Live. Continue reading

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