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Review: Arturia SparkLE drum machine

A few years ago Arturia released the Spark drum machine. Recently Arturia released the SparkLE, a compact version of this drum machine which is very intuitive to use and well designed. With the included Spark software you will be creating some electronic beats very quickly with the SparkLE. Continue reading

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Free Roland TR-727 drum machine samples

Alessandro Saccoia has released over thirty samples from the Roland TR-727 drum machine. They are available for free. The sounds include congas, bongos, whistles, timbales, maracas, agogos and cabasa. Continue reading

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Samplr: innovative app for iPad

Samplr is an example of the innovative way music is made with the iPad. This sample manipulation app allows jamming with up to six loops or pieces of audio. Continue reading

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Free samples and loops at Loopport

If you’re looking for free samples and loops, then Loopport is worth a visit. This site is full of high quality sample packs in a great variety of genres such as dance, house, hip-hop, R & B / Pop and techno. Continue reading

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Ableton Live tutorial: realistic hi-hats and big fat snares by DJ Vespers

Ableton Live offers lots of possibilities for creating your own drum sounds. The Canadian DJ Vespers shows in this interesting video how he creates realistic sounding hi-hats and fat snares in Ableton Live. He uses Sampler and an Audio Effect Rack, and also gives away some neat tips and tricks. Continue reading

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MuTools releases MUX for Windows

MuTools has released MUX, a modular synth and effect plug-in. It has lots of possibilities, it looks like you can make it your own. Continue reading

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