The legendary 808 drum machine is free in your web browser

Roland TR-808’s defined drum machines when they launched and you can play with one for free, right in your web browser. The power of technology combined with the vast reach of the internet never fails to…

One of the world’s smallest synths can now be the world’s smallest sequencer

miniMO is a tiny synth that made modular synths affordable and simple, now it’s getting MIDI connections and a sequencer. Created by developer Jose Gonzalez (no, not that one), the miniMO brought modular synthesizers into…

A drum machine, synth, sequencer, controller, all in one with Zoom’s AR-48

It’s getting easier and easier to compact the things you need to make music into one piece of equipment. The Zoom ARQ AR-48 takes that to the next level. Your days of searching for tech…

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 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…

Get free Kontakt drum kits with G&S Custom Work 2.0

Autodafe are giving away a new version of the awesome free Kontakt library released all the way back in 2005, the new G&S Custom Work 2.0. The new version of G&S Custom Work comes with…

Native Instruments release free Reaktor Blocks 1.2 update with sequencer & drums

Native Instruments have updated Reaktor Blocks with some new features and a load of hardware integration improvements for extensive creativity and freedom. The Reaktor Blocks 1.2 update introduces new CV and MIDI connectivity. Calibrate pitch…

Dato DUO is a synth for two people anywhere between 3-99

Dato DUO is half synth, half sequencer that’s made to be played by 2 people of any age. https://ksr-video.imgix.net/projects/2445547/video-672488-h264_high.mp4 Have you ever wanted to play the same instrument as someone else, at the same time?…

MIDI-SEQ-8 – A Step Sequencer To Play MIDI On Android

Personal Circuits have created a step sequencer in Eurorack size that plugs into your Android smartphone or tablet so you can play MIDI files on your phone. Here’s what Personal Circuits say about their MIDI-SEQ-8:…

Kordbot MIDI Controller Makes Song Creation Easier Than Ever

Stuck for ideas or having trouble creating the chord sound you’re looking for? A new Kickstarter campaign may hold the instrument for you. Kordbot aims to make it easier than ever to get out all…