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New M1 Mac Mini Runs 444 Voices, 555 Plugin Instances

In the video, host Nick Batt takes a look at the cheapest of the M1 Macs, a Mac Mini with an 8-core CPU, 8GB of RAM and 256GB hard drive.… Read More New M1 Mac Mini Runs 444 Voices, 555 Plugin Instances

Elektron Octatrack 1.4 Brings MIDI Trig Modes, Tempo Per Pattern & More

Octatrack 1.40 adds Parameter Randomization, Tempo Per Pattern, MIDI Trig Modes, Parameter Locking Multiple Trigs simultaneously, Trig Preview, additional performance improvements and more.… Read More Elektron Octatrack 1.4 Brings MIDI Trig Modes, Tempo Per Pattern & More

Tubbutec Intros MIDI USB Bridge A Eurorack USB Host & TRS MIDI Router

Tubbutec has introduced the MIDI USB Bridge A, a Eurorack USB Host & TRS MIDI Router that lets you connect two USB and one TRS MIDI device and route or merge signals between the connected devices.… Read More Tubbutec Intros MIDI USB Bridge A Eurorack USB Host & TRS MIDI Router

Moffenzeef Modular Intros “The World’s Most Useless Drum Machine”

Moffenzeef Modular has introduced the System Moffenzeef, a modular system that they describe as "The World's Most Useless Drum Machine".… Read More Moffenzeef Modular Intros “The World’s Most Useless Drum Machine”

Bastl Instruments Intros Kastle Drum Mini Modular Groovebox

Bastl Instruments has introduced the Kastle Drum, a new version of their Kastle mini modular synth that focuses on algorithmic industrial glitchy drums.… Read More Bastl Instruments Intros Kastle Drum Mini Modular Groovebox

Elektron Intros Octatrack MKII Anniversary Edition – But It’s Sold Out

Limited to 350 units, the Octatrack MKII Anniversary Edition features a new design that combines the aesthetics from the MKI and MKII versions.… Read More Elektron Intros Octatrack MKII Anniversary Edition – But It’s Sold Out

New Book, Modular Sound Synthesis On the Moon, Offers A Comprehensive Introduction To Eurorack Modular Synthesizers

Modular Synthesis On The Moon is a tool for learning synthesis, a reference book and a gorgeous general introduction to Eurorack modular systems.… Read More New Book, Modular Sound Synthesis On the Moon, Offers A Comprehensive Introduction To Eurorack Modular Synthesizers

Key Control Updated With New Features & Lower Price

Key Control lets you instantly map what you play on your keyboard to any 11 scales and 12 keys.… Read More Key Control Updated With New Features & Lower Price

Dave Smith Talks About The Sequential Prophet-5 Rev 4

Smith and McGowan talk about the reintroduction of the Prophet-5 synthesizer with the podcast panel, including: Mike Rodriguez, Scott Gershin, Rob Arbittier, Nick Peck and Brandon Burnside.… Read More Dave Smith Talks About The Sequential Prophet-5 Rev 4

How To Make a DIY Cassette Mellotron

The video covers building a Cassettone, a custom instrument of Bernett's design that lets you control playback of pre-recorded audio tape at different pitches.… Read More How To Make a DIY Cassette Mellotron

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