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Japanese tech mogul Korg has just announced its latest synthesizer. Introducing monologue.   The monologue is a refreshing edition of a monophobic synthesizer, featuring a built-in step sequencer that can…
ROLI aims to Open up The World of Music-Making with it’s newest introduction of BLOCKS – a LEGO-like modular music creation system.   BLOCKS is supposed to be an instrument…
Early 2017 will see the creation of the made-for-VR venue, giving users a chance to experience sweaty raves from the world over   Boiler Room is launching the world’s first…
Output is a company that has managed to gain traction with producers and composers in a short space of time. Its Signal synth offers pulse engines designed to add fluid…
Are you looking to scratch on your digital DJ setup? The DJiT Mixfader is your ticket to ride   The world of digital DJing, especially on iOS devices, has slowly…
A Kickstarter campaign has been launched to get a levitating turntable on the market.   MAG-LEV Audio is looking to change the record-playing game through a drive system and patented…
How to ensure the final mix does your musical creation justice   Drawing on 20 years' worth of professional experience, sound engineer and producer Chris Lyth shares some useful tips…
A partnership between tech companies Serato and Roland was teased last month and now the first product from the two has been announced.   The DJ-808 combines software, hardware and…
Pioneer DJ really stunned the DJ/production community when it announced they were releasing a hardware sampler and on top of that a collaboration with the legendary Dave Smith — the…
Pioneer DJ has announced a new and enhanced version of its USB-only XDJ1000 deck.   The XDJ-1000MK2 arrives newly armed with a number of the features from the top-of-the-range CDJ-2000NXS2,…
The new airshifters are aimed at "professional and project" studios   Mackie has added two new models to its studio monitor line-up, the XR624 and XR824.   Mackie is already…
Native Instruments have added to their weighty synth range with the release of the Komplete 11 Suite. The new synth bundle comes in a variety of forms; Suite, Select &…
The perfect entry level DJ Controller has just been upgraded   The Hercules DJControl Instinct has received an upgrade with more features and performance pads.   Hercules is one of…
PT01 Scratch includes a crossfader-style 'scratch switch'     Hook it up to an external sound source and scratch over the top     Numark has announced the PT01 Scratch,…
The free v1.3 firmware update for Novation’s Circuit groovebox makes it more streamlined and powerful than ever. The update, which is recommended for all users, delivers several feature requests from…
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Let's be honest, there are more portable speakers available to buy now than ever before and picking your ideal match can be hard work. You want something that's going to…
High-end headphone manufacturer V-MODA have come together with Roland, creator of the classic 808 machine for a merger that appropriately arrives on 808 day (August 8).   According to Val…
We’re releasing a new white edition of our popular DM-40 compact active monitor speakers for DJing, dance music production and general playback: the DM-40-W.   The new speakers are packed…
  Pioneer DJ is releasing a new turntable.   The PLX-500 is designed along the lines of its more expensive predecessor, the PLX-1000. The new model targets home listeners and…
A French audio company, Devialet, is set to release its “Phantom” model home speaker, claiming sound outputs upwards of 4500w/108db (Phantom Gold), roughly the volume of a live concert.  …
  As we noted last week, real live examples of the new Technics 1200 turntables from Panasonic have been in short supply. The relaunched classic turntable preferred by vinyl DJs…
At some point, consumer electronics companies decided that every product they make needed to be introduced with a video that looks like the trailer of a DC Comics movie.  …
  Pioneer are expanding their collection of rekordbox controllers with the release of their new amazing flagship controller, the DDJ-RZX.     Designed to make the most of the new…
  Headphones and earplugs have come a long way in recent years. With noise cancellation, sound amplification and increased clarity becoming the high standard, technology is currently at its best.…
ually when Bose promotes their products they focus on things like fidelity, sleek design, and room-filling sound. Their new Cube speaker, however, is all about bringing STEM learning to kids.…
Allen & Heath gave a preview of its upcoming Xone:PX5 mixer last night at Berghain in Berlin. The Xone:PX5 is a four-channel mixer with a built-in sound card, onboard Xone:FX,…
Android users will soon be able to fuel their habit on the move.   Discogs has announced the release of an Android version of its official app, joining iOS users…
What if you never had to buy another midi board, or instrument or rent out studio time? What if any modulator and synth could be projected in front of you…
The Pioneer Pro Audio XY Series is getting a powerful addition with the launch of the XY-218HS dual 18-inch, fully horn-loaded subwoofer – designed to deliver ultra-low frequencies at the…
The Japanese company has created an ideal gadget for making music on iPad.     Korg has announced an accessory for iPhone and iPad users called plugKEY, which allows users…
  Dubbed WAVES Nx, the new technology is supposed to personalize 3D sound on any pair of consumer headphones.   An application that can be uploaded directly to your desktop…
  Moshi is a brand that most would associate with iPhone cases and things of that nature. Staying in that wheelhouse while expanding their product catalog, Moshi has developed various…
Coming our of Berlin, a new wearable technology meant to enhance the tactile effects of bass, has been released.   Dubbed BASSLET, the bracelet like gadget is meant to recreate…
Not too long ago, we did a review on Allen & Heath's entry level mixer, the Xone 23C. The two-channel mixer is a perfect start for those who want quality…
Designed by Italian creator Paolo Cappello,’Louis,’ a “wooden trumpet” speaker system for iOS draws its inspiration from the sounds of vintage vinyl.   The speaker, which uses no electrical components,…
The Japanese company has created an ideal gadget for making music on iPad. Korg has announced an accessory for iPhone and iPad users called plugKEY, which allows users to make…
We’re expanding our range of professional studio monitor headphones with the launch of the HRM-5s and HRM-6s. Like the HRM-7s, the new additions draw on our sound reproduction heritage to…
In this day and age DJs and Bands need to be savvy when it comes to looking after their equipment. Any little tinker could quite happily take a fancy to,…
Mune is a wireless instrument launching on Kickstarter soon.   Canadian startup Mune has previewed a new MIDI controller, which it says combines the convenience of a digital device with…
The device turns the Lightning port into a traditional headphone jack.   Rumours that Apple will drop the headphone jack on the forthcoming iPhone 7 have been given more fuel…
Pioneer DJ bring their concept tour set up previously shown off at NAMM to life. Meet the TOUR system CDJ-TOUR1 and DJM-TOUR1: the festival-ready set-up with arena-grade sound components for…
Expect “the highest audiophile listening experience.”   Audio-Technica has unveiled its latest moving coil cartridge. Priced at a Herculean $6999, the AT-ART1000 is handcrafted in Japan and is the outcome…
Music-loving Nintendo nuts the world over can rejoice over this new technological development, which serves to validate anybody who ever refused to toss their old, dusty, disused Game Boy. It…
The Nura headphones map the inside of your ear to deliver sound tailored to your hearing.   An Australian start-up called Nura has just launched a Kickstarter for a pair…
Over the past two years, Richie Hawtin and British product developer Andy Rigby-Jones have combined their joint expertise & years of experience in their fields to build a new innovative…
  It really is becoming easier and easier to DJ with mobile applications. This can add a nice touch to house parties, make road trips more enjoyable and give you…
Novation has rolled out an internet browser version of its Launchpad.     The popular multi-button controller was already available in hardware and app form, and now an Intro version…
  Instagram Music has teamed up with media ratings agency Nielsen to produce the first ever report on the musical tastes of its users. Obviously, the bottom line here is just that…the bottom…
  A new app has been developed that allows users to play music by using eye movements and facial gestures. This app, Eye Conductor, will allow people with physical disabilities…
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