Transform the world through music and colour with just a ring from Specdrums

This Kickstarter project innovates music playing in an entirely unique way combining colour and the world’s largest tool – the world itself. Specdrums is the name of these new “instruments”, developed by students hailing from…

Roland make the sexiest instrument in the world digital and it looks insane

Saxophones, undoubtedly the hottest instrument to ever exist, are getting a 21st century makeover from Roland with their new Aerophone. Today Roland announced the Aerophone AE-10, a digital wind instrument that revolutionises saxophone playing. With…

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…

The Top 10 Best DAWs for music production in 2017

Getting the right music production software is vital to your music. Whether you’re recording a live band through a mixer or creating an electronic piece completely from scratch, a good DAW is essential to making your music….

Native Instruments free Maschine update adds a new view mode to enhance your workflow

Native Instruments have launched Maschine 2.6.5 adding a new view that gives you even more ways to perfect your music. Maschine 2.6.5 is the first update for Native Instruments’ music creation software since launching 2.6…

130 amazing drum machines for Kontakt now available as free VST/AU plugin

This awesome plugin gives you access to 130 of the rarest classic drum machines and is no longer exclusive to users with Kontakt. We wrote about the Mega Drum Machines collection earlier this year when it…

Arturia reveal new limited black editions of fantastic ‘Step’ series controllers

The wonderful music tech creators at Arturia are launching a sleek and sexy new line of their KeyStep, BeatStep and BeatStep Pro controllers – but you’ll have to be quick to nab one. We really…

Arturia MiniLab MKII Review – A quality MIDI controller at an affordable price

Whether you’re new to the MIDI controller world or a veteran, the MiniLab MK 2 by Arturia could certainly be a great asset to your set-up. Firstly, I need to mention how aesthetically pleasing this…

A portable music studio for $130? That’s Minijam Studio

The creators behind Patchblocks are back on the scene with a new range of compact devices that connect together for a super cheap, compact studio setup. The idea of Minijam Studio is to transform the…

Tracktion launch massive new DAW for modern producers – ‘Waveform’

Tracktion have launched a brand new music production software that they claim is “the most creative, inspirational and affordable digital audio workstation ever created”. The all new MIDI composition tools available in Waveform are designed…