Novation's Blocs Wave App is Now Free Download
The audio editing app will now focus on in-app purchases.

Blocs Wave for iOS, Novation’s app for making and recording music, is now free to download on the Apple app store. With its simple and intuitive design, Blocs Wave offers unique ways to combine …

Watch a Tutorial on Using Link in Ableton Live
Point Blank's Ableton expert Freddy Frogs walks through the steps.

In Point Blank’s latest tutorial video, course developer and Ableton-certified trainer Freddy Frogs gives a breakdown of Ableton Link. Link has revolutionised performance within Ableton, with Fr…

XLR8R's Best of 2016: Gear
We look back at our favorite pieces of gear released in 2016.

In terms of music and music making, 2016 really stood out for the amount of accessible, analog gear that was released. Many of the premier companies in the space—Korg, Roland, Arturia, Elektron—releas…

Native Instruments Announces Maschine Link Integration
Maschine and Traktor can now be integrated via Ableton Link.

Native Instruments has updated Maschine. Both Maschine and Traktor now come with Ableton Link integration, which allows for syncing with any other supported audio software—DJ softwares like Serato DJ …

Novation's Launchpad for iOS Gets Robust Update
The equipment and software giant adds a slew of features to their mobile app.

Launchpad—the innovative loop-based music software for iPhones & iPads—has been given a sizable facelift with the addition of numerous in-app features. As an intuitive mobile adaptation of their p…

Ableton Announces Link, Available Now In Beta
The new technology is available now to test run as part of the latest free Ableton Live beta release, Live 9.5.1 beta.

Ableton have announced their latest technology, Link, which is available to all Ableton Live 9 users now as part of the beta programme. Link aims to allow users to play together as a live band would, …

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