Allen & Heath may be about to buy Traktor from Native Instruments

Audio mixing hardware company Allen & Heath are thought to be in discussion with Native Instruments to acquire their DJ software and controllers Traktor. If reports from DJ TechTools are to be believed, Allen &…

WWDC 2020 – what to expect from Apple’s software event

Worldwide Developers Conference is where Apple show off all their latest software for their various products. This year going fully digital for the first time. There will be no usual event held this year for…

SoundCloud are giving away music gear every day for the next week!

SoundCloud have launched a contest to give away quality equipment from Native Instruments, Fender, Pioneer DJ, ROLI, and many more. A new gear giveaway contest from SoundCloud gives you the opportunity to win some incredible…

A simple guide to building your first drum kit

Drum Kits are expensive, we all know that, but in this post I’m going to go through the best ways to create your own drum kit as cheaply as possible. Drum Kits are broken down…

OWOW’s controllers make playing MIDI more fun than ever (Review)

These MIDI controllers will leave you saying ‘O WOW’ by re-inventing the way you play with digital music. The awesome team over at OWOW, based in the Netherlands sent us a selection of the MIDI…

A cheaper version of Teenage Engineering’s incredible OP-1 could be on the way

The OP-1 is super cool – if you know, you know. But it’s also super expensive and that’s stopped a lot of people getting it. The OTTO synth could be the affordable solution. Teenage Engineering’s…

Spotify In-Car Music Player is Coming – Competing with Apple, Google and Amazon In-Car Services

Spotify is planning to compete with Apple (with CarPlay), Google (Assistant and Android Auto), and Amazon (Alexa) with a new in-car music player with voice controls later this year. The Spotify in-car player will sync…

Akai’s Mini Play is more than just a MIDI controller

Akai’s new MIDI controller doesn’t just give you power over your software but stands alone as it’s own beast with built-in sounds and speakers. Akai’s MPK Mini Play is a super portable version of “the…

FL Studio’s first ever dedicated controller is here from Akai

FL Studio often gets forgotten behind production and recording staples like Ableton and Logic, but Akai have come to their side with their new Fire controller. Akai’s new Professional Fire controller has been created in…

Facebook Launches Portal and Portal+ – Its Amazon Echo Show Competitor – Smart Speaker!

Facebook has announced a new messenger enabled video chat devices called Portal and Portal+. Facebook is entering the smart speaker landscape! Facebook claims that this is a dramatically change the way we keep in touch….