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This Week in Music Tech: Machinedrum Ableton Session, Cakewalk Sonar X2, Native Instruments Maschine Update, and More

We’ve got a complete Ableton set from a top-shelf producer, the word on a new program from Cakewalk, a few tantalizing updates, and—of course—some helpful videos in this edition of …

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Machinedrum Shares "Sacred Frequency" Ableton Session, Talks Production Process

As part of an interview on Ableton Live’s website, Berlin-based artist Machinedrum shares his process behind the making of Room(s) cut “Sacred Frequency,” and gives away the song’s complete Live …

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In the Studio: Lando Kal

Lando Kal (a.k.a. Antaeus Roy) has made a lot of pit stops over the course of his career, but only seems to be getting better with each new city he …

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This Week in Music Tech: Native Instruments Plug-Ins, Figure Updates, Free Sample Packs, and Mike Huckaby's Ableton Tutorial

While not many developments in the way of brand-spanking-new gear appeared on our radar this week, we still managed to discover a pair of free sample banks and an in-depth …

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This Week in Music Tech: MiniBrute, Native Instruments, Ableton Pro Tips, and Vocal Recording Masterclass

What with the internet and all, a lot can happen in seven days—especially in the rapidly evolving field of music technology—so we’re launching a new weekly feature to keep up …

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In the Studio: Magda

On a day-to-day level, it’s easy to overlook the impact of Magda (a.k.a. Magdalena Chojnacka). That’s not a slight, as the Polish-born, Detroit-reared artist has been a major force in …

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Pioneer Introduces CDJ-2000nexus

Pioneer has unveiled an updated version of its industry-standard CDJ-2000s, adding a load of new features for the next edition of its multiplayer products and calling it CDJ-2000nexus. Building on …

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Novation Announces New Line of Mini-Synth

Novation has announced a new addition to the company’s long list of products with the compact MiniNova hardware synthesizer, a 37-mini-key version of Novation’s UltraNova line. Very similar in size …

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Teengage Engineering Unveils New OP-1 Accessories

Teenage Engineering’s OP-1 portable synthesizer seemingly achieved cult status well before it even launched. At a recent event in New York City, the Swedish gearheads unveiled its new line of …

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