Gear

MasterSounds & Union Audio creates a new mixer Radius 2

MasterSounds just created a new mixer. MasterSounds founder Ryan Shaw teamed up with Andy Rigby-Jones, the owner of Union Audio, who co-engineered Richie Hawtin’s PLAYdifferently MODEL 1, to come up with analogue rotary DJ mixer Radius 2, filling the gap of pr...
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Is Roland Set To Re Release The TR-909?

A celebration of the studio favorite Roland TR-909 is scheduled to go down next month. Promising the offer of "new and inspiring electronic instruments," Roland is set to release a slew of new instruments wi...
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Meet Numark’s Portable Scratch Turntable

The PT01 Scratch will be Numark's latest addition to its turntable line, specifically designed for turntablists on the go. Harness your inner Grandmaster Flash (I've been binging Netflix' The Get Down for a ...
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The io808 Is A Roland 808 For Your Browser

Hours of fun right here, as Roland's TR-808 is now available in browser version. There are a few 808 browser apps around, as we have reported here, but according to Electronic Beats this one is the "definitive browser-based version," created by Programmer V...
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Classic Soviet Era Polivok Synth To Be Reissued

The Polivok was the Soviet Union's favorite synthesizer and now the company behind its production then has lifted the veil on its impending reboot. Of course the completely hand made synth will be limited, w...
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Apps Of The Month: July 2016

From Discogs finally on Android to a new music discovery tool, we took a look at some of the top apps and updates over the month of July 2016. This month we see apps for iOS and Android and, for the first time, we also see Virtual Reality in the mix. Did we...
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Take Your Beat Anywhere With This Cardboard DIY Drum Kit

Design company Obilab has turned to Kickstarter with a prototype drum kit aimed to minimize many of the limitations of learning percussion. By creating a drum kit (kick drum pedal and stool, hi-hat, snare and toms) entirely out of a cardboard frame, rice an...
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Apps Of The Month: June 2016

From full artistic control of booking to a customized earprint, we take a look at some of the apps and updates of the month this past June 2016. This month it seems as though all applications only come in iOS versions. Did we miss any? Let us know what your...