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…