Beatport in collaboration with Point Blank Music School, AFEM, Mixcloud and Future Music launches BEATS IN SCHOOL, “a different class of DJ Contest”. Beatport is calling on ambitious DJ-producers to enter BEATS IN SCHOOL, a DJ competition, unlike all the others. Instead of a one-off prize, each Beats In School winner lands a year-long industry…
Native Instruments just released an update to its Traktor DJ app for the iPad. Now at 1.6.8, the newest version marks the return of cloud syncing for beatgrid, hot cue, BPM, and musical key data via Apple’s iCloud service. This lets you back up to the cloud for safekeeping, and for syncing to other iPads….
Steinberg has updated its music notation software Dorico to v1.1. This release introduces sophisticated support for chord symbols. While chord symbols are added by playing a MIDI keyboard or [Read More] Read the full story
IK Multimedia is announcing that iRig Pro I/O, their next generation personal audio/MIDI interface, is now available and shipping from the IK online store and select IK resellers for $/€149.99 [Read More] Read the full story
Samples From Mars has announced the release of MS10 From Mars, which features 18 multi-sampled MS10 instruments for Ableton Live, Kontakt, Logic, Structure, Reason and 24-bit WAV. Here’s what [Read More] Read the full story
ILIO has released Hardwired, a new patch library for Spectrasonics Omnisphere 2.1 from Jesse Scott of Summer Channel and Kris Northern (Magpie Modular) which they say is “showcasing the cutting [Read More] Read the full story
via Bedroom Producers Blog: Pulpo Audio has released free D’Pinga Latin Percussion and Dry Aged Bass sample-based virtual instruments in VST and AU plugin formats for PC and Mac. Pulpo Audio is a new developer with quite a selection of freeware VST plugins. There are currently five of them – Bongo, Conga, Timbal, and Guiro…
Black Rooster Audio has announced the release of Magnetite, a plugin that pays homage to the sound of magnetitc tape recorders. Simply Read the full story