Since its release less than three years ago, Ableton Link has helped make collaboration with electronic instruments simpler. A technology that keeps software applications (and even hardware products) in time over a local network, Link has found its way into all kinds of instruments and creative tools. It’s been exciting to see how artists use it for performance […]
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 […]
“Cycles”, the first studio album in 12 years of Berlin-based veteran dj/producer Alexander Kowalski. The triple-vinyl pack and CD is out in May via Bas Mooy’s Mord records from Rotterdam. In a 20+ years long career, “Cycles” is Alexander’s 5th full-length album, following memorable ones on Heiko Laux’ Kanzleramt, and the 3rd one among Mord’s prolific catalogue, following […]
Seance is proud to announce the release of it’s first LP which is titled ‘Down To Zero’ and was written and produced by Melbourne based acid-maker Dylab (Diffuse Reality, Acidworx).
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.
The new Roland Boutique SH-01A Synthesizer is a faithful recreation of the classic Roland SH-101 from 1982, a synthesizer that helped shape the sound of countless genres of music including Pop, House, Techno, and Electro. ..
The goal at Sonos is to fill every home with sound. A big part of that comes from connecting us all to the digital world – from podcasts to music streaming to internet radio, it’s never been easier to listen to everything you love.