Summer NAMM 2019: Line 6 Helix 2.8 finally released!

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Line 6 today finally released the Helix 2.8 firmware update that they have been promising for what feels like forever and you can download it now! Line 6 Helix 2.8 Yes, it has been forever and a day since Line 6 teased this infamous 2.8 firmware update. It promised everything we guitarists wanted and then […]

OP-Z gets sampling mode in new update

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The Teenage Engineering OP-Z gets a new OS update to version 1.2.5 which includes the much-desired sampling mode. OP-Z It’s not a massive update but one that many people have been waiting for. It gives the OP-Z the ability to sample and supports the OP-1 sample format including pitch, gain, playmode and reverse parameters. The […]

Superbooth 2019: Sound Machines EuroTouch fingerable modules

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Sound Machines were showing a new project at Superbooth which takes their Lightstrip technology to another creative level. The EuroTouch line takes the touchable Lightstrip CV recorder and builds in 4 channels of functionality producing a range of 14 modules. EuroTouch I have an LS1 Lightstrip, it’s a great little module that you can use […]

Bass Station II gets an Aphex Twin firmware update

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Nothing happens to the Bass Station II for years and then we get two significant firmware updates with little time between them. This latest firmware update features an AFX Mode inspired by Aphex Twin (Richard James) vision of what the Bass Station II could be capable of. Bass Station II V4.14 Hot on the heels […]

Via – same hardware, multiple Eurorack modules

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Via from Starling is a hardware platform for creating a range of Eurorack modules. The hardware remains the same while the internal firmware, function and faceplate can be developed into all sorts of modules. Via The hardware format they’ve settled on consists of a 12hp module and an 8hp expander. The module has 4 knobs, […]

NAMM 2019: Line 6 Helix 2.8 update – K.O.T added

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So then everyone is waiting for a certain Line 6 Helix update. Looks like it may well be dropping, but you are going to have to wait a little longer. Line 6 Helix 2.8 update You know me, I love a good rumour and the biggest one at NAMM 2019 was possibly that fabled Line 6 […]

Korg Prologue V1.30 fixes the annoying tuning instability

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Korg has released a new firmware update for the Prologue synthesizer that fixes the tuning issues that some users have encountered. Prologue V1.30 A growing community of users have been complaining about this issue since the arrival of the Prologue in April. It seemed to reach a crescendo over the summer but Korg refused to […]

Behringer Neutron 2.0 firmware update adds a load of extras

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Behringer has rolled up a 2.0 update to the Neutrons firmware bringing a whole bunch of extra features and improvements. The old adage of “if it ain’t broke don’t fix it” doesn’t seem to apply here. Neutron 2.0 I’m being cheeky of course – we like new stuff for nothing and this firmware update is packed […]

Behringer rolls out the first Model D firmware update

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I didn’t know it was broken but apparently, the Model D just got some updates in the shape of firmware 1.1 and there were some issues to address. Model D 1.1 The issues included sorting out the Poly Chaining to make it easier to use, improving the retriggering reliability when playing legato notes, and the […]

Euclidean Circles V2 dazzles rhythms onto your Eurorack

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Vladimir Pantelic’s Euclidean Circles is a bit of an institution in Eurorack land. Those three dazzlingly bright off-set wheels of LEDs adorn many a rack you’ll see on YouTube. It’s impossible to miss and probably the most popular handmade rhythm module out there. Well, version 2 is here and the tagline is the adorable “now with […]