11 April 2013: UA announce Apollo 16 Audio Interface w/ QUAD Processing
Apollo 16 is Universal Audio’s flagship 24-bit/192 kHz audio interface, delivering world-class conversion with 16 x 16 analog I/O — twice the analog connectivity of the original Apollo model. This uncompromising FireWire/Thunderbolt-ready* interface combines superior sound and flexible routing with powerful onboard UAD-2 QUAD processing. Read more
10 April 2013: New Volca Series announced at Musikmesse
The Korg Volca series! Three new analog step sequencers to add to your analog arsenal, with specific models for Keys, Bass and Beats. Check out the demo video here.
10 April 2013: New KORG Kross Workstations announced at Musikmesse
The latest low-cost workstation to the Korg line-up, Korg KROSS! Available in 61 and 88 keys, KROSS is the lightweight performance powerhouse for all musicians. Check out the commercial here
10 April 2013: New KORG LP380 announced at Musikmesse
The LP-380 provides brilliant piano sound in a low-profile, slim design. The flat-top cabinet looks stylish even when the key cover is closed. The high-output amplifier and speakers accurately reproduce a realistic piano sound, while Korg’s flagship RH3 keybed enables expressive performances. Read more
9 April 2013: DJ Vadim meets Arturia's Spark
Mister DJ Vadim himself, was playing live on Spark in Paris at La Machine du Moulin Rouge in front of a cheering crowd!!! Check out his performance and what he thinks about Spark as a recognized DJ and Producer. See it here.
9 April 2013: Native Instruments' Guitar Rig 5 Demo
Check out this cool demo of Guitar Rig 5 courtesy of Brett Kingman. See it here.
5 April 2013: Watch DJ Shiftee tearing it up on Traktor DJ!
SEE THE IPAD-BASED INCARNATION OF TRAKTOR COME TO LIFE!
Watch DJ Shiftee hit the streets of Berlin with TRAKTOR DJ, showcasing his mind-blowing mastery of Freeze Mode and incredible two-fingered filter technique.read more
21 February 2013: Universal Audio release UAD2 6.5 update
FULL 64 BIT DAW SUPPORT FOR BOTH MACOSX AND WINDOWS USERS
With 64 bit native plugins initially rolled out for Windows users, the highly anticipated 6.5 update now delivers 64 bit native versions of their renowned plug-in library for MacOSX users of UAD2 based hardware. Read more
5 February 2013: Keith McMillen announce QuNexus
Exhibited at NAMM 2013, introducing Keith McMillen's new QuNexus portable MIDI controller keyboard. This innovative control surface gives players the ability to take advantage of velocity, channel/polyphonic aftertouch AND pitch bend based on the... read more
January 2013 NAMM Announcement: KingKORG!!
Just announced at NAMM 2013, KingKORG features Korg's new generation XMT synthesis delivering smooth-sounding DSP modelled analog sounds built into an light-weight 61 note keyboard. This performance-geared instrument gives the tweakability of a dedicated synthesizer whilst remaining approachable to non-synth geeks thanks to its intuitive user interface design... Read more
January 2013 NAMM Announcement: Korg MS-20 Mini - The Legendary All-Analog MS-20, Reborn!
Korg's MS-20 monophonic synthesizer, first introduced in 1978, is still coveted to this day for its thick, robust sound, powerful, iconic analog filter, and versatile patching options. It has now been reborn as the new MS-20 mini... read more
January 2013 NAMM Announcement: NEW Spark LE Drum Machine - REDEFINING THE DRUM MACHINE
SparkLE is the newest hybrid instrument from Arturia that will take your beat creation to new levels. By combining the amazing sounds, work flow and creative tools of the Spark Engine software, with the high quality SparkLE controller, Arturia has created the ultimate beat creating powerhouse... read more
January 2013 NAMM Announcement: Arturia's NEW Minilab USB Controller
Arturia’s MiniLab USB Controller marries the style you love with the hands-on control and portability you need to take your studio wherever you go.
Made for the musician on the go or the performer with limited space, the MiniLab gives you a great depth... read more
11 January 2013: FREE UAD plug-ins when you buy an Apollo
If you purchase an Apollo Audio Interface before 31 March 2013, you get FREE UAD Powered Plug-Ins from Studer, Lexicon and Neve! There are two separate offers... Read more
11 January 2013: KARMA Lab releases new sound set for KRONOS
Reincarnated is a KARMA-fied combi sound set that includes grooves and sonic textures in a wide variety of styles, ranging from... read more
11 January 2013: "Master iPolysix” Remix Contest
KORG & SoundCloud are holding a worldwide remix contest in celebration of KORG's iPad app, iPolysix version 1.1. Read more
1 January 2013: Korg's 50th Anniversary Year is here
13 December 2012: DJ Shiftee in Total Kontrol with Z2 and Maschine
Watch DJ Shiftee perform a standout scratch routine in a New York warehouse – with TRAKTOR KONTROL Z2 as his central control hub. On the Z2, Shiftee works it with Remix Decks, post-fader effects, and TRAKTOR PRO’s new Macro FX and Flux Mode. Read more...
11 December 2012: UAD Version 6.4. now available for Windows 7
Released in November 2012, UAD Powered Plug-Ins v6.4 delivers a host of long-requested features for PC-based audio engineers — including 64-bit UAD plug-in support for Windows 7... read more
23 November 2012: Korg All Access - Greg Phillinganes demos the
Korg Krome Music Workstation
Key icon Greg Phillinganes has been influencing players for four decades, from his work with Stevie Wonder (while still in his teens) to recording and touring with Quincy Jones, Michael Jackson, Eric Clapton, Toto, and more. Greg's huge discography spans a spectrum of pop music...
23 November 2012: Korg In The Studio - Krome Music Workstation --
TouchView Navigation Tips & Tricks
Korg's Krome Music Workstation has lots of new enhancements, including some innovative ways to use its huge color TouchView display. In this video, you'll see some of the new ways you can interact with Krome, from simple navigation to deep editing.
23 November 2012: Apollo Artist Sessions Vol. 2: Michael Romanowski w/ Lia Rose
This short video lets you see and hear engineer Michael Romanowski recording Lia Rose's "In Your Place" exclusively through the Apollo High-Resolution Interface with Realtime UAD Processing. Get a glimpse of the premium quality preamps, high-end converters, and award-winning UAD Powered Plug-Ins in action simultaneously in this intimate, live session.
20 November 2012: Traktor Kontrol Z2: Turntablism with DJ Craze
In this video, 5x DMC World Champion DJ Craze puts the Traktor Kontrol Z2 control mixer through its paces. His routine features the new Traktor Macro FX plus juggles, scratches, and cue point wizardry directly on the Z2 - delivered with a healthy dose of legendary Craze style.
Traktor Pro 2.6, the latest version of the world-leading DJ software, is out now as a free download for all Traktor generation 2 users (with or without timecode control). Get it today using the NI Service Center! With a wide range of new Macro FX and the ingenious Flux Mode, this latest update is the ideal counterpart to Traktor Kontrol Z2.
12 October 2012: Autotune 7 64-bit upgrades available
New Versions Add 64-Bit Compatibility to Auto-Tune 7 VST (Mac and PC) and Auto-Tune 7 Audio Units (Mac)
Antares are happy to announce the release of upgrades to Auto-Tune 7 that add 64-bit compatibility to the Mac and PC VST versions and to the Mac Audio Units version. So if you've been waiting for 64-bit compatibility to move up to the latest version of the worldwide standard in professional pitch and time correction, the wait is over. Read more
9 October 2012: KORG KRONOS Editor / Plug-in Editor Version 2.0 now available
18 September 2012: KORG and CMI MUSIC & AUDIO ANNOUNCE NEW DISTRIBUTION PARTNERSHIP
Korg and CMI Music and Audio are proud to announce a new distribution partnership for Australia.
CMI formed its music technology department in 2008 and has developed a strong team to support and promote world leading brands. Korg, since it began in the 1960s, is recognised as one of the most innovative manufacturers of electronic musical instruments and accessories in the world. Read more
2012 August: Arturia’s New Generation Classic Software Instruments
Ten of Arturia’s most popular Mac (OS X 10.5 or higher) and Windows (7/Vista/XP) software instruments have had a complete makeover. Slick new packaging coincides with 64-bit compatibility for all, together with MIDI assignment improvements and better performance. But best of all... read more
2012 August: Arturia V Collection 3.0: The ultimate software suite now available
This premium suite includes no less than 10 of Arturia’s multi-awarded TAE® 64-bit software instruments : Mini V, Modular V, CS-80V, ARP2600 V, Prophet V & Prophet VS, Jupiter 8-V, as well as... read more
Hot on the heels of the latest-generation Traktor Pro Remix 2.5, NI has released the 2.5.1 update. The highlight of this new version is full Pioneer CDJ 2000/900/400 integration which takes full advantage of the Advanced HID control mode of these industry standard players... read more
2012 June: Traktor Kontrol F1 - The Ultimate Remix Controller!
The definitive and only hardware for controlling TRAKTOR's powerful Remix Decks, with 16 stylish, multi-colored pads to fire loops and one-shot samples and the full version of the flagship software TRAKTOR PRO 2.5. Read more
Check out the array of great tutorial videos on F1 right here
2012 April: QuNeo 3D Multi-touch Pad Controller - Video demos and artist testimonials
Check out these fascinating Youtube demos of the ground-breaking Keith McMillen QuNeo pad controller!
2011 NOV 25th: INXS Commits Original Sin with Quested
Jon Farriss’ Sydney studio is the latest facility to install Quested’s V-Series Reference Monitoring. With in excess of 35 million album sales over INXS’ 30-year history, the multi-talented drummer wanted a system to deliver the cleanest possible performance in his New South Wales media production facility. ... Read More