Meeblip’s Cubit Go is an intelligent, portable USB-MIDI interface

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Meeblip has debuted Cubit Go, a USB-powered MIDI interface and router designed for musicians on-the-go. Cubit Go’s main I/O is fairly straightforward, there’s one DIN MIDI in and four DIN MIDI outs. What’s unique about the device, however, is the outputs’ integrated hardware MIDI thru circuitry. According to Meeblip, this feature ensures that “whatever you […]

Puremagnetik’s Zerone uncovers hidden audio with granular processing

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Puremagnetik has unveiled Zerone, a plug-in that employs granular processing to help you discover hidden sounds within your audio signal. At the heart of Zerone are two granular processes. These are designed to first isolate your signal’s audio segments, before modifying them with time-compression or expansion and letting them “iterate over time segments”. According to […]

MOK and 1010music team up on Waverazor Dual Oscillator module

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Back at Winter NAMM 2019, MOK and 1010music revealed their brainchild: the Waverazor Dual Oscillator module. The device is now available, offering crunching leads, glitched-out basses, cinematic droning and more. The above sounds are a product of MOK’s patented wave-slicing synthesis, which has come to Eurorack for the first time. Wave-slicing is a new approach […]

Sono Elements’ RetroByts plug-in reproduces 80s chiptune music

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Sono Elements has released RetroByts, a plug-in instrument inspired by classic chiptune music from the 80s. RetroByts features basic waveforms sampled from two devices that shaped the budding chiptune scene: the NES video game console and Commodore 64 eight-bit computer. A total of 30 waveforms are available: five types from the NES, 10 from the […]

We want these rainbow-buttoned MIDI controllers

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Now here’s an early entrant for your Christmas list: An image of a DIY MIDI controller recently surfaced on a Reddit Eurorack forum, showcasing a device that features colourful faders, arcade machine-style buttons and what appears to be a wooden enclosure. The image was uploaded by Reddit user jon_naz, who explained that the unique device […]

Kali Audio’s $99 MV-BT links Bluetooth devices to professional gear

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California-based startup Kali Audio has already made waves in the Pro Audio community since opening its doors in 2018. The brand’s exception debut product, the Project Lone Pine LP-6 studio monitors, punch “well above their price point” of $149, MusicTech wrote. Now the brand has revealed another affordable Pro Audio gadget: the $99 MV-BT Bluetooth […]

Rhythmo’s BeatBox is a cardboard drum machine

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BeatBox is a DIY drum machine created by Rhythmo, an Austin-based startup founded by developer Ethan Jin. He first drew up the idea for this inexpensive cardboard unit in 2017, and is planning to launch the product on Kickstarter next month. What’s unique about BeatBox is its DIY format. While its specs have not been […]

Craft unique sounds quickly with Loopcloud 5’s new plug-in instruments

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Back at Winter NAMM 2019, Loopmasters unveiled version 4 of Loopcloud, adding a new Loop editor to the popular cloud-based sample and loop distribution platform. The company has now released Loopcloud 5, an updated edition boasting two new plug-in instruments – Loopcloud Drum and Play – as well as a refreshed interface, sound tagging and […]

Roland targets mobile DJs with hybrid DJ-707M controller

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From managing sound and lighting sets to MCing at events, mobile DJs are often called on for tasks that go beyond simply mixing songs. With these challenges in mind, Roland has released DJ-707M, a Serato-ready, four-channel controller that’s a live sound console, loudspeaker management system and robust DJ performance unit all in one. Here are […]

Watch Point Blank’s in-depth overview of Pioneer DJ’s DDJ-1000SRT

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Pioneer DJ’s recently released DDJ-1000SRT has garnered attention with its array of tactile features and unique jog wheel screens. And to give you an idea of the Serato-compatible controller’s prowess, Point Blank has uploaded a video highlighting its key features. The video features DJ Ravine and Ben Bristow, Point Blank’s DJ Module Leader, first getting […]