Fender acquires PreSonus as they continue to integrate software into their iconic hardware

The renowned guitar, bass and amplifier manufacturer Fender has bought PreSonus, the professional studio recording gear and software company.

Thenatan release Tape Piano 2, a lo-fi piano-keys VST, for just $29.50

Suited for lo-fi, chill and hip-hop music, Thenatan Tape Piano 2’s intro price is currently discounted by $50.

Sound like Drake with this discounted plugin – 75% off, currently $12.50!

This effect plugin from Thenatan gives you that 40/Drake underwater sound, perfect for producing downtempo hip-hop and R&B beats.

Overloud is giving away 1,000 free Gem Mod plug-in licenses every day

You can get your hands on a Gem Mod plug-in license as long as you apply before September 27th.

Create and control music using your body with the SOMI-1 from Instruments of Things

German music-tech company Intruments of Things have launched their new Kickstarter for the SOMI-1 wearable motion sensors.

Akai’s ultra-slim next-gen MPC Studio is here

The new piece of kit features an assignable touch strip and 16 pressure and velocity sensitive pads with aftertouch.

Sony CSL has developed an AI tool to help musicians generate new melodies and chords

The Flow Machines Mobile uses machine learning to help users create new music based on style palettes.

Best apps for recording music

In today’s world musicians and producers are spoilt for choice when it comes to recording apps. Here are our favourite apps for recording music.

6 best DAWs for recording a rock band (2021)

What’s the best music software for recording bands? Check out our guide to the best DAWs for recording live instruments.

Abbey Road Studios Acquires Remote Production Start-Up Audimovers

The infamous London studio via its start-up arm Abbey Road Red has acquired Audiomovers, a remote production and music collaboration tech start-up.