Get the sound of Adele’s ‘Hello’ with this grand piano plugin

Wave’s new grand piano plugin takes high quality samples for the Fazioli F228, the grand piano used in Adele’s chart-smashing hit ‘Hello’. Sampled from the Fazioli F228 grand piano housed at London’s Metropolis Studios –…

Sound Oracle launch awesome new percussion pack from their Grammy-winning collection

Oracle Percussion Loops is the newest sound library from Sound Oracle, whose sounds have featured in tracks by Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Justin Timberlake, Chris Brown and more. Oracle Percussion Loops is a pack full of great…

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…

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…

Arturia Beatstep Pro: step sequencer / controller review and hands-on performance

Arturia have been making some really interesting gear in the past few years, from analogue synths and drum machines such as the Mini/Micro & DrumBrute, to very impressive modular systems like the Matrixbrute. Wherever Arturia…

Abbey Road Studios gets a giant transformation with new recording spaces

Abbey Road Studios have added 2 new recording spaces to their internationally renowned studios in “one of the biggest events in Abbey Road Studios’ unique history”. The two new additions to the award winning Abbey…

Launch Buttons – A free launchpad app for controlling Ableton Live DAW

Launch Buttons is a new free app for iOS and Android that works as a pad controller for Ableton remarkably well, meaning you can keep yourself busy whilst saving up for a Launchpad. Launch Buttons is…

Akai’s beatmaking MPC app is now on Android phones

Akai Professional have launched their powerful ‘iMPC’ app for iOS on Android so that even more people can make professional beats on the fly – however just Samsung Galaxy for now. Roughly 5 years ago…

Native Instruments launch KOMPLETE KONTROL 1.8 with new ways to play

With the new version of KOMPLETE KONTROL Native Instruments’ keyboards get even better with new Smart Play and chord features. A new update to Native Instrument’s powerful and brilliant companion plug-in software for KONTROL keyboards…