Tone2 updates Icarus to v1.5

Tone2 Audio has updated Icarus to v1.5, a major update, available for free. It includes a better user interface, many new synthesis modes, enhanced sound and a huge number of new features. Icarus [Read More] Read the full story

Magix updates Vegas Pro 15 to build 261

Magix has updated Vegas Pro 15 to build 261, the second update for Vegas Pro 15. New Features: The Picture-In-Picture OFX plug-in now takes advantage of GPU acceleration. The Crop OFX plug-in [Read More] Read the full story

Rast Sound releases Ethno Bundle V2 with intro pricing

Rast Sound has announced the release of Ethno Bundle V2 with world rhythms, instruments and ambiences combined into one kit, “ready to add organic flavour from all around the world to your music”. [Read More] Read the full story

News Round-Up: 1/12/17

Bad new for Birmingham ravers, good news for London ravers. New rave-inspired Eurorack modules from Mumdance. And an explanation of why rave is everywhere in 2017. Fight for your right. Esteemed Birmingham party complex Rainbow Venues has been closed down following a drug-related death, despite the operators being recognised for their high security measures. The club…

BOOK REVIEW: Push Turn Move by Kim Bjørn

You can’t plug it in, play anything on it, or with it. But Kim Bjørn’s “Push Turn Move” book is nonetheless an essential purchase for electronic musicians. For the very best in DJ gear news, check out DJWORX. Read the full story

You Can Now Time Stretch Loops Using Native Instruments’ Maschine

Native Instruments just announced a new version of its Maschine groovebox software. The upcoming Maschine 2.7 update adds the ability to time stretch loops, letting sounds “snap” to the tempo of your Maschine project. This is useful for adding sounds from loop packs when creating entire productions within the Maschine software / hardware ecosystem, and…