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…

Aphex Twin’s son special guest features on new track

Electronic music pioneer and twisted genius Aphex Twin experimented with creating a track using only Korg instruments and tech. Aphex Twin, real name Richard D. James, has joined up with Korg to create a new…

Can you use mobile applications to actually make GOOD music?

With music technology always moving further forward we’ve seen a revolution of mobile applications that give you the ability to write, record, create, edit music and much, much more. But just because you can doesn’t…

Ableton’s new beatmaking kit ‘Beat Tools’ offers you amazing new sounds

With more than 120 Drum and Instrument Racks, over 180 loops for slicing, tweakable effects chains and more, Beat Tools has all the sounds you need for hands-on beatmaking – especially with Push. Developed by…

Turn your guitar into a synth with Electro-Harmonix’s new pedal

Electro-Harmonix have come out with a new pedal that transforms your guitar or bass into a range of awesome vintage synthesiser sounds. The polyphonic SYNTH9 Synthesizer Machine transforms your guitar or bass with 9 presets…