Ampify Sounds celebrate its launch with sounds from Jinjé

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Ampify – the developer behind iOS apps Launchpad, Blocs Wave and Groovebox – has now launched its sample platform, Ampify Sounds. This is the company’s own sounds label and “backbone of all the great content in Ampify software”, it says. The sounds label works closely with artists and producers from around the world, with each […]

Travel with Tracktion through granular space aboard Delta-V’s Spacecraft

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Delta-V Audio’s SpaceCraft granular synth has been orbiting iOS for about a year but now it’s being brought into land on the planet of desktop so we can all have a ride. SpaceCraft What initially hits you is the bright and colourful interface that’s buzzing and pulsating at you. Then you brace yourself for the […]

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 […]

Sonic Academy’s ANA 2.0 is also fabulous without Slate Digital’s All Access Pass

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What Slate Digital like to call “The industry’s most game-changing new synth” ANA 2.0 seemed to get swallowed up by their All Access Pass bundle. But it turns out you don’t have to subscribe to all of Slates plug-ins in order to get your hands on this powerful new synth. You can just buy it […]

Preorders open on the SP 2400 drum machine sampler from Isla Instruments

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Final production on the Isla Instruments SP 2400 is still some way off as they are not estimating delivery until the end of the year. But they’ve decided to open up preorders for people who want to get their money down on this exciting evolution of “the greatest drum machine the world ever saw”. SP […]

Pulse Synthesizers Load Runner Granular Synthesizer for Eurorack

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The little man on the front panel and the name seem to reference the classic 1983 Commodore 64 platformer Lode Runner. But then you’d sort of assume that this would be 8-bit and have something to do with SID synthesis, but it’s not. Load Runner is a Granular Synthesizer that takes 16bit wav files and […]

Superbooth 2019: ALM Busy Circuits Squid “Salmple” sampler

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This was ALM/Busy Circuit’s mystery sampler module from last year. But now it’s all ready to go and seems to be called the Squid Salmple. Squid Salmple It’s an 8 channel, 4 output audio sampler with recording inputs, assignable CV inputs and USB storage. The little and the big knob beneath it are used to […]

Superbooth 2019: Instruo Lubadh Dual Looper Eurorack module

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We caught a glimpse of this module during a video of an Instruo workshop a few weeks ago. The Lubadh Dual Looper is a sublime Eurorack module for sampling, layering and overdubbing. Breathtaking to look at, complex and fascinating to play with. Lubadh There’s something wondrous about Instruo modules. Just check out this reaction to […]

1010Music Blackbox: Compact touchscreen desktop sampler

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1010Music has taken their versatile touchscreen Eurorack format onto the desktop in a nicely compact box. The patch bay has been replaced with some helpful buttons and Blackbox is all about sampling, loops and sequencing. Blackbox They are calling it a next-generation sampling studio but what we know is that it’s a small friendly unit […]