Monthly Archives: May 2014

Artist Pedro Reyes builds musical instruments from weapons

Artist Pedro Reyes builds musical instruments from weapons

We would all like to see violence give way to peace, and killing to creation. Mexican sculptor Pedro Reyes wants to show the world that this is possible by transforming confiscated weapons into musical instruments. A new short film from Sennheiser explores the incredible art of Pedro Reyes as part of the audio specialist’s MOMENTUM project, which seeks to showcase the life and work of some of the world’s most inspirational people, sharing their projects and unique achievements in the world of sound.

Moog announces the Moog Theremini

Moog announces the Moog Theremini

Moog Music announced the official release of the Theremini; a re-imagining of one of the oldest electronic musical instruments, and Bob Moog’s first love – the Theremin. It is the only known instrument that you play without touching. Moving your hands in the space around its antennas controls pitch and volume. The Theremini combines a powerful sound engine derived from Moog’s award winning synthesizer, Animoog, with the traditional no-touch playing of a Theremin.

It’s official: Apple to Acquire Beats Music & Beats Electronics

It’s official: Apple to Acquire Beats Music & Beats Electronics

Apple today announced it has agreed to acquire the critically acclaimed subscription streaming music service Beats Music, and Beats Electronics, which makes the popular Beats headphones, speakers and audio software. As part of the acquisition, Beats co-founders Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre will join Apple. Apple is acquiring the two companies for a total of $3 billion, consisting of a purchase price of approximately $2.6 billion and approximately $400 million that will vest over time.

Native Instruments introduces Arcane Attic Expansion for Machine

Native Instruments introduces Arcane Attic Expansion for Machine

Native Instruments announced today ARCANE ATTIC – a new MASCHINE Expansion featuring gritty field recordings. Designed for unconventional beat making across all styles and genres, this Expansion was created, recorded, and designed by BOOM Library. ARCANE ATTIC also comes with new presets for MASSIVE and MASCHINE’s Drum Synths, with a selection of sounds that perfectly complement the out of the ordinary sample material.

Waves Audio Introduces the Waves  Abbey Road Collection

Waves Audio Introduces the Waves Abbey Road Collection

Waves Audio introduces the Waves Abbey Road Collection.  Developed in association with Abbey Road Studios, the Waves Abbey Road Collection features a lineup of exquisite plugins that meticulously model the fabled studios’ legendary microphones, consoles, tape machines and signature effects, as heard on countless historic recordings and pop masterpieces.

Native Instruments introduces Session Horns Pro

Native Instruments introduces Session Horns Pro

Native Instruments today introduced SESSION HORNS PRO – a major upgrade to the popular SESSION HORNS, offering 10 times the power, flexibility and detail of the original. SESSION HORNS PRO now provides users with an extended and comprehensive sample library of horn sounds, customizable horn sections of up to 6 instruments, and intelligent play modes for increased playability.

Win a SC2900 from Denon DJ EU

Win a SC2900 from Denon DJ EU

Wow that’s a nice giveaway from Denon DJ Europe. You can win a brand new SC2900 multimedia player! Oke, you won’t find them in every club, but these are powerfull players nonetheless. Every feature you might need are on the units, USB, Link and even Sync. You just don’t want to miss out on this opportunity.