U.S. Library of Congress builds royalty-free hip-hop sampling site

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In a bid to kickstart a new golden age of hip-hop sampling, the United States Library of Congress has launched a free online tool that allows access to its massive archive of royalty-free music and voice recordings. Dubbed Citizen DJ, the tool gives you access to audio recordings from the library’s collection, dating back over […]

Vangelis Tribute 2 preset pack lands for Arturia  V Collection

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Superbooth 2020: Arturia has already made their outstanding V Collection 7 more affordable with a snap 50% off sale in light of the global pandemic. However, if you’re looking for even more inspiring sounds from yesteryear, look no further than Vangelis Tribute 2: Android Dreams. The new preset pack made by sound design master Paul […]

Luke from Korg speculates on the ARP 2600 mini and Behringer’s influence

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We caught up with Luke from Korg, the co-host of the award-winning Korg microKast, to learn what he wants to see in future Volcas, why the Opsix could be this decade’s DX7, and why Behringer isn’t really a threat. MusicTech: We’re trying to address some of the crazy rumours and speculation about Korg releases. Firstly, […]

InMusic acquires BFD drum instrument from ROLI-owned FXpansion

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ROLI has sold acclaimed virtual acoustic drum instrument BFD by FXpansion to InMusic, the parent company of Akai Pro, Alesis, Denon DJ and more. The sale will see the popular FXpansion BFD drum software along with its sample libraries, and its development staff of four, move over to InMusic. The remainder of FXpansion titles, such […]

Why should you care that ROLI sold JUCE to PACE?

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JUCE, the audio development toolkit acquired by ROLI in 2014 has been sold by the Seaboard maker to PACE, who is best known in the pro audio world for iLok anti-piracy dongles. But what does this mean for music apps and for ROLI itself? Why is the JUCE sale significant? You may not realise it, […]