Mictic: the wristband that turns your body into an instrument

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What is it about wearable controllers that make the developers believe that no one has ever done this before? They say the Mictic is the “World’s first body instrument” when I received delivery of the Genki Instruments’ Wave ring controller yesterday, a year after it funded on Indiegogo. There are plenty of other rings and […]

Summer NAMM 2019: Fishman TriplePlay MIDI controller for guitar

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Fishman has just introduced its new TriplePlay MIDI controller during Summer NAMM and it looks like this new  hardware installs without any major modifications on most electric and acoustic guitars, as the mounting hardware is magnetic. Fishman TriplePlay MIDI controller This unit is billed as a low-latency pitch tracking pickup system and comes with a Lightning […]

Spectrum Synthesizer Bundle brings Mutable Instruments Eurorack modules to iOS

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Spectrum is a collection of AU plug-ins for iOS, based upon the open source designs of Mutable Instruments Eurorack modules. Why hadn’t anyone thought of that before? Spectrum Developer Thoma Burns has chosen a couple of Mutable Instruments modules on which to base his designs. The modules in question are Plaits, Rings, Elements and Clouds […]

ROLI wants to teach you music with the LUMI lighted keyboard

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After much speculation, ROLI has revealed the LUMI lighted keyboard. ROLI LUMI is an integrated learning system that consists of the keyboard and an interactive app. It’s gorgeous-looking, but is it really the kind of product that ROLI’s fans were hoping for? Apparently yes: The Kickstarter campaign, which ROLI has launched to finance production of […]

Superbooth 2019: Gibbon Digital Mono 42 case, TK-1 keyboard and MODUL app

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We know Gibbon Digital by their cool looking ALAK polygonal 4-track sequencer from last year. Now they’ve got a couple of supporting modules, a really natty console style Eurorack case, an unusual 1U CV keyboard and a MIDI sequencer for iOS.  Mono 42 At first glance it looks like either one of the Modal CraftSynths […]

Free 48h trial version of BIAS FX Mobile iOS app for iPhone and iPad

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Positive Grid has announced a nice little free (but time-limited) trial for its BIAS FX Mobile app. This allows you to try out the full software for 48 hours without paying for it. If you were thinking about checking it out but holding back because of the cost, now would be the perfect time to […]

IK Multimedia Dimebag Darrell Cowboys From Hell Collection on iPad & iPhone

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IK Multimedia has launched a Dimebag Darrell Cowboys From Hell Collection for Apple iPad and iPhone. This package gets you a raft of metal tones on your iOS devices. Previously, it was only available for PC/Mac, but now with the iOS release, you can easily take it for a walk! Dimebag Darrell Cowboys From Hell Collection The late Pantera […]

Klevgrand brings Stark, a sleek budget amp sim package, to PC, Mac and iPad

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Swedish software maker Klevgrand has introduced Stark, an amp simulator plug-in for PCs, Macs and the iPad. Its minimalist GUI and tweak-ability for the amplifier, cabinet, room and effects make it worth checking out. The Stark virtual rig includes amplifier, cabinet, room and effects, all bundled into one package. Unusually, they have gone for a minimalist front […]