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The Best and Worst of NAMM 2013

Over the weekend, the National Association of Music Merchants (more commonly referred to simply as NAMM) hosted its annual conference in Anaheim, California—a gluttonous four days where the sounds of …

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This Week in Music Tech: Inside Toro Y Moi's Studio and NAMM News from Moog, Korg, Akai, Dave Smith, and More

While the NAMM conference gets set to extend into the weekend, we’ve already gotten word on a number of tantalizing new products to expect in 2013, including new synths from …

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Official Details of Moog Sub Phatty Revealed

While most of the country was celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day by skipping work, Moog went ahead and officially announced the details of its forthcoming completely analog synth, the …

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Review: Stanton SCS.4DJ

Stanton’s SCS.4DJ does a lot of smart things in its attempt to be an entirely inclusive digital DJing system—it’s compact, it’s easy to use, and it can be completely set …

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In the Studio: Toro Y Moi

Toro Y Moi (a.k.a. Chaz Bundick) has come a long way over the past few years, both literally and figuratively. Having moved beyond the chillwave tag that was initially affixed …

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This Week in Music Tech: New Novation Controllers, Ikonika's Studio, More Moog Updates, and Live 9 In Depth

With NAMM fast approaching, it seems everyone is holding off on their big announcements until the conference gets underway next week. Luckily, we were still able to gather some useful …

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Take a Look Inside Ikonika's Studio

As part of its ongoing Machine Love series, Resident Advisor recently caught up with Hyperdub affiliate and Hum + Buzz co-head Ikonika to take a look at her West London …

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Review: Native Instruments Maschine mkII

When it debuted in 2009, Native Instruments’ Maschine quickly became one of the most popular beat-making setups around. Building upon the legacy of the illustrious Akai MPC, Maschine excelled with …

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This Week In Music Tech: Moog's New Synth, Dam Drum 2.0, New Focusrite Interface, DIY MIDI Controller, New iPad Apps, and More

We’re only two weeks into the year and already Moog teased a new analog synthesizer, Dâm Funk rolled out another version of his handheld drum machine, Focusrite has a new …

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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. The seven-minute video features …

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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 …

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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. Billed as an “analog-style” polyphonic synthesizer, Element seeks to find a …

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