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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

Gear: Check Out a New Video from Ableton 9

As part of Ableton's continued campaign to instill Live 9 fever in the hearts of producers the world over, the Berlin sofware developers have unveiled a new video showing off more of the forthcoming program's new features, presented in part by German producer Robert Lippok of longstanding experimental outfit To Rocco Rot. Read more » 

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  • 12/10/2012

Gear: This Week in Music Tech: Nosaj Thing, AudioBus for iOS, Lemur 4, DJ /rupture's Sufi Plug-ins, and More

From Nosaj Thing giving us a look into his new studio, an app that syncs other iOS musical apps, a brief preview of the new Lemur, Doepfer's Dark Energy II, Cubase 7, Beatport's Mixes, and DJ /rupture going in-depth about his free set of Sufi plug-ins, a lot happened this week. Catch up with it all in bite-size tidbits with the latest edition of XLR8R's This Week in Music Tech. Read more » 

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  • 12/07/2012

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