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Beatsurfing

Following its recent release, we take a look at the app and talk about the unique music software with its designers. If you’re anything like us, you were equal parts …

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Beatport Announces Mixes

The DJ-centric internet music retailer Beatport has announced the beta launch of Mixes, a new webstore that offers DJs the ability to legally upload and sell their mixes. The new …

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Review: Traktor Kontrol F1

The line between DJing and live electronic performance has been an increasingly blurry one over the past decade. Native Instruments’ latest piece of gear expands the company’s highly regarded Traktor …

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Arturia Offers Free Minimoog Virtual Instrument Today Only

If you’re a regular reader of XLR8R, you’re probably used to seeing a number of MP3s available for free download every day, but today is a little different, as we’ve …

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Review: Moog Minitaur

MSRP: $679, Moog In the past few years, the synth builders at Moog have made valiant attempts to make their legendary synths much more affordable and accessible to a larger …

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Juju & Jordash Collaborate on New iPad App

Earlier this year, the Amsterdam-based duo of Juju & Jordash collaborated with visual artist Paul Skawinski, creating an improvised performance to accompany the artist’s liquid projections (pictured above). Now, audio …

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Dimensions Festival Announces Producer Competition

Croatia’s upcoming Dimensions Festival is still a few months away, but the good folks behind the four-day event have teamed up with the London-based production school Point Blank and SoundCloud …

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Dubspot Offers Free 30-Part Ableton Course

The NYC-based online music production school Dubspot has announced that, for the month of June, it will be offering a free 30-part series of instructional videos intended to serve as …

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Propellerhead Announces Reason Rack Extensions

Propellerhead has announced that they have finally made their flagship program, Reason, compatible with third-party plug-ins, as an update to Reason 6.5 will grant users acess to Rack Extensions. But …

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