Nanoloop: Gamepad style sequencer/synthesizer zaps onto Kickstarter

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Nanoloop has been a Gameboy cartridge and an iOS app and now it’s making its way into its own chunk of hardware. It’s a small, handheld device with gamepad style buttons, 5 LED digits and an 8×4 bi-colour LED matrix. I’m tempted to say it’s an OP-1 killer but it’s probably more comparable to something […]

Synthwatch: A synth you wear on your wrist

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Of all the crazy/cool ideas we come across at Gearnews this is probably the chunkiest. It’s a synthesizer in the shape of a very thick watch that you would drag about on your wrist. You can tell it’s a synth because of the Synthwatch name and also because of the huge/weeny 1-octave keyboard that takes […]

StageLight 4 is now on iOS and wielding a brand new sampler

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Turn away from the fresh-out-of-the-oven Cubase 10 announcement for a little and check out something a little different. Developer OpenLabs brought its StageLight cross-platform music production platform to version 4. Being a major update, it delivers significant changes and improvements. Notably, OpenLabs is touting the new SampleVerse sampling instrument, a synthesizer/sampler hybrid with automatic pitch […]

KOMA Strom Mobile: Power your gear with USB power banks

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USB power banks are very handy for charging your phone but with KOMA Strom Mobile you can repurpose them to power your synths, drum machines and sequencers.  KOMA Strom Mobile They are made, of course, for the KOMA Field Kit but there’s no reason why they couldn’t run any other devices that take 9v or […]

Reason Compact: Europa Synthesizer in the iOS palm of your hand

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Propellerhead is pushing Europa (their flagship synthesizer) into all sorts of places. Recently they ported it to VST and even had it running in a browser online. Now they’ve followed Thor into the land of iOS with Reason Compact. Reason Compact Now, wait just a minute. This isn’t Reason by any stretch, not even a […]

Roland GO:MIXER PRO and Virtual Stage Camera: a video recording studio for smartphones

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Roland has released a new tool to help modern content creators that use their smartphone to capture video but struggle with sound quality. It’s the combination of its GO:MIXER PRO smartphone audio mixer and the Virtual Stage Camera app, an integrated solution for creating high quality video. With GO:MIXER PRO, content creators can connect and […]

Common Mobile DJ Gigs + The Music That Works Best (A Starting Guide)

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DJTT’s mobile maven Angel Verde is back and in today’s article he shares a simple guide to music for mobile DJ gigs. Wondering where to start with weddings, college parties, and beyond? Dive into this article for a starting point. The post Common Mobile DJ Gigs + The Music That Works Best (A Starting Guide) […]