Articles Tagged “MIDI”

  • Image: Presonus Studio One Free

    7 Surprising features in Presonus Studio One Free

    Intended for beginners who don’t yet need the advanced features in Presonus Studio One Artist, Producer, and Professional, Studio One Free provides all of the recording and editing features needed for basic music production—and as…

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    Traktor Pro 2: Professional DJ Tools arsenal

    Largely thanks to the release of Maschine hardware, Native Instruments DJ Software TRAKTOR has largely overtaken Serato as the controller of choice for house, techno, and hip hop performers. The latest release Traktor Pro 2…

  • Image: Trafik presents Toolkit Elektronica Loopmasters pack

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    Loopmasters drop the Trafik Toolkit Elektronika pack

    English progressive house duo TRAFIK are one of Global Underground’s seminal artists, and have a unique sound developed from diverse influences in the worlds of dance, EDM, and rock music. Their style is underpinned by lush orchestral…

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    Pioneer DJM 850 Performance DJ Mixer

    As of March 2012, Pioneer have yet again raised the bar with professional DJ mix controllers. The DJM-850 is positioned as an alternative to MIDI-controlled DJ software – for use by home and mobile DJs. Cleverly,…

  • Native Instruments Komplete 8 Players

    Free Natives: 4 NI Instrument Players

    As I wrote on my website Elliott Clarke Drums, I’ve recently been using some of Native Instruments free products. Having previewed Komplete 8 I just wasn’t happy with the stock sounds I had available, and…

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    Beat this: Arturia Spark hardware and software drum machine.

    Arturia, creators of countless synth emulations and the incredible MiniBrute synth, have now entered the world of hardware drum machines. Arturia Spark is their first offering, currently on version 1.4.1. The hardware/software hybrid, touted as…

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    Virus TI Snow: A Pocket-sized Storm

    Access Music’s Virus synth has an unmistakable sound. Versatile though it is, from cutting leads to staccato arps and smooth evolving pads, there is an indescribable quality that undeniably says “Virus”. The TI (Total Integration)…

  • Native Instruments Skanner XT

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    Skanner XT: Native Instruments Bring The Wobble

    I live on the test flight path of RAF Boulmer, which means we occasionally get low-flying fighter jets rumbling over the house. However, that thundering low-end pales in comparison to Native Instruments Skanner XT. Part sampler,…

  • Moog Animoog for iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, iOS

    Doodle on the move with iPhone AniMoog

    In case you missed today’s Google Doodle – celebrating what would’ve been Bob Moog’s 78th Birthday – check out this video to hear some of the sounds it’s able to create. The complex doodle, apparently…

  • Native Instruments Komplete 8

    Native Instruments make your life Komplete.

    As the name suggests, NI KOMPLETE is a software bundle package, including almost everything a computer music producer would need to use day-to-day. Many of the instruments, sounds, and effects included deserve articles of their…