These gloves could change how we perform music

Since we discovered rhythm and learned tone we’ve been playing instruments with our hands, but what if our hands were our instruments. English musician and engineer Imogen Heap has been showing off her new gloves which transform…

Internet gets first authentic TR-808 added to Roland Cloud collection

The Roland Cloud is home to over $4000 worth of amazing synths, drum machines, samples and now they’ve got the legendary TR-808 drum machine. Earlier this month Roland updated their online subscription service which gives…

Gibson guitars face bankruptcy; “running out of time – rapidly”

One of the world’s most iconic guitar manufacturers, Gibson may run out of money very soon as debt payments loom. Gibson’s doors may soon close after over 100 years making top-quality guitars for everyone from…

The top 4 best sites for VSTs and Virtual Instruments

As a producer having the correct sounds that you want is vital and finding them can be hard, so here are the best one-stop shops for all your plugin needs. Pluginboutique Pluginboutique is brought to you…

The Poly Expressive lets you take control of your entire rig with a piece of paper

Poly Expressive is a new MIDI foot controller that gives you full XY control over your pedal-board on a printed piece of paper. MIDI switching systems are nothing new, but this new take on a…

DJ software & tech creators Native Instruments raised $50m+ in new funding

A household name for many music producers and DJs, Native Instruments have just received loads of new funds from a round of funding. DJ-tech makers Native Instruments, famous for their Maschine controllers, Kontrol keyboards and Komplete…

Propellerhead reveal massive Reason 10 upgrade

Reason DAW gets it’s next major upgrade with Reason 10, introducing a bunch of brand new instruments and tools to use in your music. New sounds and new gear pave the way for new music,…

You’ll never guess who might be making a new DAW, at last!

Some developments suggest that we may finally be seeing music production software from one of the worlds biggest makers of tech – Microsoft. Despite meagre attempts at joining the market, Microsoft have weirdly stayed out of…

IK Multimedia unveil their incredible all-in-one music making controller

Finally, a solution to having hundreds of pieces of kit to record your music the iRig Keys puts recording and creation into one box. The iRig Keys I/O is the new controller from IK Multimedia…

These gorgeous Fender amps are actually new Bluetooth speakers

Fender are exploring a new area with the launch of their very own Bluetooth speakers with the iconic silver-face amp look to them. Fender have launched 2 standalone Bluetooth amps; the Newport and Monterey, designed…