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Gear: Moog Teases New Synth

Today, Moog released a new video teasing the company's latest synthesizer, which is set to be officially introduced to the public during NAMM later this month. Read more » 

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  • 01/09/2013

Gear: Legowelt Offers Guided Tour of His Home Studio

Between dropping an impressive album for Clone, contributing an eclectic podcast to our ongoing series, and—just yesterday—announcing a new EP for the Unknown to the Unknown imprint, Legowelt has had a steady presence on XLR8R's pages during the past few months. Through it all, we had a sneaking suspicion that his synth-marinated arrangements and hardware-born beats were put together in some sort of strange room full to the brim with vintage keyboards, drum machines, and other knob-bearing devices—but we never could have guessed there was a fake fireplace there, too. Thanks to Attack, we can all now have a better idea of just where Legowelt's depth of sounds emanate from, as the online magazine asked the Dutch producer to put together a brief tour of his studio. Read more » 

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  • 01/09/2013

Gear: Waves Introduces Debut Softsynth

The longtime pro-audio plug-in developers at Waves have announced the release of the company's first softsynth ever, called Element. Read more » 

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  • 01/04/2013

Gear: Moog Delivers the All-New Animoog V2

Though the fine folks at Moog Music already had a top-notch piece of iOS software in the original Animoog (and even made some smart updates to it, as well), they've apparently already bested themselves with Animoog V2, a "ground-up rewrite" of the original Animoog. Read more » 

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  • 12/21/2012

Gear: Native Instruments Gives Away Free FX Plug-in and Maschine Remix Sets

In celebration of the holiday, the good folks at Native Instruments have offered up some free gifts for digital producers and DJs. Read more » 

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  • 12/18/2012

Gear: Ableton Previews Push Controller with New Video

It seems Ableton doesn't want a day to go by without reminding us of its forthcoming Live 9 software and Push controller. Today, the Berlin company unveiled the latest video to help in this effort, a piece which details the basics of creating beats with Push. Read more » 

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  • 12/12/2012

Gear: Download a Free Sample Kit from Mike Huckaby

The veteran Detroit DJ/producer and noted music-gear specialist Mike Huckaby recently put together a custom sample kit for the German website Groove, which is now available to download for free. Read more » 

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  • 12/12/2012

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