Roland acquires Stagelight and releases Zenbeats, a cross-platform music creation app

Roland acquires Stagelight and releases Zenbeats, a cross-platform music creation app

After announcing its MC-Series grooveboxes at the start of September, Roland go from hardware to in-the-box, with Zenbeats. Previously, the music-making app was known as Stagelight, but Roland has since acquired the app, along with its team. Rolands’ mission with Zenbeats is to cultivate a platform where users can create, share and collaborate on songs […]

BAE Audio unveils new 1073 family member in 500 Series format, the 73EQL

BAE Audio unveils new 1073 family member in 500 Series format, the 73EQL

BAE Audio claim to have it all figured out when it comes to recreating vintage gear, aiming to keep faithful to original design specs. Thus, the 73EQL, a 500 series EQ, is born, sharing the quality workmanship and circuitry as the classic 1073 lineup. Using the same Carnhill/St Ives transformers, inductors and Elma switches as […]

Erica Synths release compact modular synth, Pico System III

Erica Synths release compact modular synth, Pico System III

Just days after the announcement of its collaboration with Ninja Tune on Zen Delay, Erica Synths return with a compact modular synth, Pico System III. Continuing from the Pico System II, the goal with this device is to bring modular synthesis at an affordable price. In fact, the System III is less than half the […]

How to Succeed in the Music Industry with Kill Paris

How to Succeed in the Music Industry with Kill Paris

This week, Kill Paris sat down to chat on the EDM Prodcast. “Corey Baker, professionally known as Kill Paris, is a multi-instrumental producer from a quiet town in Indiana, USA. Picking up guitar at the age of 15, the musical journey began and soon enough Corey’s life was devoted to the art of sound. From […]

5G RuralFirst and Orkney residents use 5G microphones to create experimental track, ‘Tapestry’

5G RuralFirst and Orkney residents use 5G microphones to create experimental track, ‘Tapestry’

In an effort to explore the potential of 5G in rural locations across the United Kingdom, 5G RuralFirst have released ‘Tapestry’. The project was composed by Erland Cooper, an Orkney resident, and had input from other residents around the area, who submitted their favourite sounds from the archipelago. By setting up 5G enabled microphones across […]

New UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt features upgraded connectivity

New UAD-2 Satellite Thunderbolt features upgraded connectivity

Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest WhatsApp Available in QUAD or OCTO Core formats, Universal Audio’s UAD-2 Satellite now features Thunderbolt 3 connectivity. Now, producers can run large professional mixes, with faster performance than its predecessors. Better still, Thunderbolt 1 & 2 UA devices are supported with backwards compatibility. This will include UA’s Arrow, Apollo Twin and […]

Moog Model 10 returns after almost fifty years

Moog Model 10 returns after almost fifty years

Moog is no stranger to innovation – just look at their recent releases such as the Subsequent 37, DFAM and the recently released Matriarch. And yet, that doesn’t stop them looking back on their own illustrious history from time to time.  Now, for the first time since 1971, Moog are reissuing the Model 10 and […]

PLASA Show 2019 brings the best of live sound to London Olympia

PLASA Show 2019 brings the best of live sound to London Olympia

London’s long-running entertainment technology expo PLASA, kicked off at the spacious London Olympia on Sunday, where many live sound and pro audio manufacturers are exhibiting their wares. The tech we are most interested in is that which is aimed at enhancing the on-stage, performance-monitoring experience for artists and the audio delivery to the audience. We […]

Spotify acquires music talent marketplace SoundBetter

Spotify acquires music talent marketplace SoundBetter

Image: Spotify official website Spotify has acquired SoundBetter, the New York-based company that provides a marketplace for hiring producers, mix and mastering engineers as well as session musicians. According to the NY-based company, its database includes the likes of Kanye West’s Producer, Beyonce’s Songwriter, Joe Cocker’s Bass player, Herbie Hancock’s Engineer” and we spotted mixer […]

Will the future of sample clearance be as easy as tagging friends on Facebook?

Will the future of sample clearance be as easy as tagging friends on Facebook?

When rapper Lil Nas X, the artist behind the viral chart-topper Old Town Road, together with record-label Sony, were sued in July over unauthorised samples in the song Carry On for $25 million, it served as a fresh reminder of the long-standing complications of sample clearance that numerous creators and producers face daily and the […]