Scaler is an inspirational and powerful music theory workstation that gives you access to a world of new ideas, expressions and melodies. With powerful detection of MIDI and audio, Scaler can determine what key and scale you’re in and suggest chords that match your music, or inspire a tune from scratch by providing a set of initial chords in an unexplored key.
Beatport joins with Loopcloud, Plugin Boutique, LANDR, iZotope, and Roland Cloud to identify groundbreaking new artists, and give away over $100,000 in prizes and a Beatport release to 50 winning producers. Carrying on Beatport’s 16-year tradition of fostering the growth of the electronic music community, the Beatport Producer Challenge will scour the world for 50 producers on […]
Loopcloud 5 inspires the next evolution in music production
Beatport, the world’s premier digital music store for DJs, has sold its Beatport Sounds business to Loopmasters, the leading online store for sound packs and plugins.
The Roland JD-XA is a crossover synth with four analog and four digital voices. It looks similar to the Roland JD-Xi Interactive Analog/Digital Crossover Synthesizer, but they are two very different instruments. The JD-Xi is an all-in-one groove machine with two digital voices, one analog voice and drums. The JD-XA; however, is a synthesis powerhouse that can layer a […]
The Sonos team has been hard at work with our partners at Google to bring you yet another easy way to control your Sonos system: the Google Assistant. Google’s remarkably smart voice assistant will let you do all kinds of things on Sonos; playing music with your voice is just the beginning of what’s possible. […]
If you want to try DJing at home and see how far you can take it, Pioneer DJ has created the perfect controller to learn on: the DDJ-400. Made for dedicated use with their professional performance application, rekordbox dj (free licence key included), the 2-channel DDJ-400 is designed to help you get the most […]
Wavetable is a brand new instrument native to Ableton Live 10. Wavetable is capable of angelic pads, analog-style squelch, eerie sci-fi effects, and all sorts of evolving sounds, and at its heart is a new approach to wavetable synthesis.
The Pareto principle, also known as the 80/20 rule, states that, for any given tool or technique, roughly 80% of the outcome comes from using just 20% of the available resources. Looking at the way many of us use Ableton Live, this 80/20 rule very likely applies to Simpler and Sampler; with most of us only ever scratching the surface of what these devices are capable of.