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Gear: Moog's Upcoming Sub37 Synth Detailed in New 20-Minute Video

Amidst the swell of continuing NAMM developments, a new video has surfaced detailing the features of the Sub37, Moog's new "paraphonic analog synthesizer" which is expected to see a release later this year. Read more » 

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  • 01/23/2014

Gear: M-Audio Unveils Trigger Finger Pro

As part of the company's array of new units being rolled out for NAMM, M-Audio has unveiled the Trigger Finger Pro, an updated version of its classic workhorse controller, the Trigger Finger, which brings with it an abundance of updates, including a built-in step sequencer. Read more » 

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  • 01/23/2014

Gear: Bitwig Production Software Gets Official Release Date

After a long devlopment period which has seen the program only available as a beta release, the cross-platform Bitwig Studio production software has at last set a date for its full release. Read more » 

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  • 01/22/2014

Gear: Nord Reveals New Analog-Modelling Synth Lead A1

Getting in on the pre-NAMM action (the conference officially gets underway tomorrow), Swedish gear manufacturer Nord has introduced the Lead A1, a new analog-modelling synthesizer. Read more » 

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  • 01/22/2014

Gear: Roland Looks Back at the TR-909 in New Teaser Video

After a flurry of leaked images and speculation about the Aira TR-08 followed last week's news of Roland's plans to take "the next step" in the lineage of the TR-808, the company has now shared a video which chronicles the making of the TR-909 and hints that the legendary rhythm box may be in line for a similar reboot. Read more » 

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  • 01/21/2014

Gear: Elektron Reveals New Analog Rytm Drum Machine

With only a few days left before the annual NAMM conference gets underway, Elektron has unveiled Analog Rytm, a forthcoming "eight-voice drum computer." Read more » 

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  • 01/21/2014

Gear: This Week in Music Tech: Moog Teases Two New Synths, Roland's Aira TR-08 Details Leak, Watch Four Tet Make a Beat, and More

With NAMM around the corner, the gear world was abuzz this week with teases, leaks, rumors, and the like. Among them was Moog, who shared the news that it will introduce two new synths at the annual NAMM conference, and Roland, who halfway introduced the Aira TR-08 (a.k.a. the "next step" in the lineage of the 808). Along with news on those two fronts, the latest This Week in Music Tech gathers videos from Four Tet and Swedish outfit Minilogue in their respective sutdious, checks out an app that turns images into experimental sounds, and shares a video profile of a renowned synth repair shop in Berlin. Read more » 

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  • 01/17/2014

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