All posts by Stefan van de Riet

New Synth Teased by Axel Hartmann

New Synth Teased by Axel Hartmann

Another October day, another hot news item in synth land! This time, it’s the turn of synth design guru Axel

New Future Retro FR-512 Touchplate Keyboard in the Works

New Future Retro FR-512 Touchplate Keyboard in the Works

It seems there’s no stopping October when it comes to news about hot new gear. Future Retro is now teasing

Touch Bigwig Studio 1.3 – Latest Details Announced

Touch Bigwig Studio 1.3 – Latest Details Announced

Today the full power of Bitwig Studio is literally at your fingertips. We’ve developed complete multi-touch functionality to quickly identify

New Akai Professional MPC Touch Announced

New Akai Professional MPC Touch Announced

October really has been a great month for new gear – we’ve had Roland, Moog and Novation release some fantastically

The Smithsonian to Exhibit J Dilla’s MPC and Moog in 2015

The Smithsonian to Exhibit J Dilla’s MPC and Moog in 2015

It’s been quite an amazing time for Moog recently. The Moog Modular Recreation, MF-Chorus & MF-Flange have been nominated for NAMM

Minimoog Replica Controller by Paul McGeechan

Minimoog Replica Controller by Paul McGeechan

This controller is designed to work virtual instrument software such as the Arturia MINI V or any other software synth that

Start Something, Finish Something, Tease Novation

Start Something, Finish Something, Tease Novation

September certainly seems the month for companies to start teasing us with cool new products! Earlier this week, we had

Roland Boutique – Three New Synths Are Coming!

Roland Boutique – Three New Synths Are Coming!

Earlier this year, Roland shocked the synth world by going modular with the System-1m and accompanying effects modules (along with

Mac Beta of Lennar Digital Sylenth 1 v3 Now Available

Mac Beta of Lennar Digital Sylenth 1 v3 Now Available

Here’s some news that will make Mac EDM music makers very happy indeed. Although still in beta form, the new native

Steinberg Absolute 2 Collection Released

Steinberg Absolute 2 Collection Released

Following hot on the heals of our recent Cubase Pro 8 Comparison Review, we’ve just received news from Steinberg about a

New Roland System-100 PLUG-OUT Synth Released

New Roland System-100 PLUG-OUT Synth Released

The SYSTEM-100 PLUG-OUT Software Synthesizer is a modern reproduction of the now-legendary semi-modular monosynth from 1975. It integrates the features

Apple releases v10.2 of Logic Pro X with Alchemy Synthesizer

Apple releases v10.2 of Logic Pro X with Alchemy Synthesizer

Apple have released a free update of Logic Pro X today, version 10.2 of Logic Pro X. This introduces Alchemy,

The Steinberg Cubase Pro 8 Gearjunkies Comparison Review

The Steinberg Cubase Pro 8 Gearjunkies Comparison Review

History and Heritage Since January 2005, Steinberg has been a wholly owned subsidiary of the Yamaha Corporation, one of world’s leading

Cockos Release Reaper Version 5.0

Cockos Release Reaper Version 5.0

Cockos have announced the newest version of the growingly popular Reaper. Now at version 5, this DAW has come a

New Incident Technologies Opho Keys – Modular Controller Keyboard

New Incident Technologies Opho Keys – Modular Controller Keyboard

Incident Technologies Opho Keys – a DJ and Producer’s Dream. Keys is the first music keyboard and MIDI controller that’s