Dec 31

******** Let’s have a great Music Making 2013 ********
************* Happy New Year to you all *************

Dec 29

SALE .. SALE ..  SALE

Save a massive £4.00 in our Winter Sale on our TD-30 Expansion Pack  (Electro Mayhem) of 25 New Electronic Kits for your TD-30 Module.
Great Sound – Great Kits. Was £13.99 now only £9.99
In American Dollars – this is approx $16.15 or in Euros it is approx 12.2 Euros.
Just click the Image for an easy payment and an easy download.
Dec 25

Thank you all for your support during 2012. It is almost a second full-time job keeping this site going. I am sure 2013 is going to be just as exciting as 2012, with Winter NAMM 2013 just around the corner to tease us with new products.

FREE IPAD APP FROM NOVATION

It makes me wonder what will be possible on the iPad at this time next year. Its advances are staggering in the music world and I can’t believe the recent products like the Akai iMPC for an incredible price. You can’t quite top that but I must say when Novation released a free App this month called Launchkey, I was amazed at just how good this is:-

DISCOUNTS AT LOOPMASTERS

This time of year also gives many offers and discounts. If you are looking for offers on samples then Loopmasters is the place to go:-

Have a great Christmas and I will look forward to seeing you all in the New Year.
Tony

Dec 16

The iPad still contiues to bring some great program Apps at a great price. For all you Maschine and MPC fans (and even if you are not either), there is now the iMPC from Akai in collaboration with Retronyms

For those of you familiar with MPCs, you even get the old faithful quantise and swing features and the ability to sample directly into the app. The Projects that you create here can also be loaded into the MPC Renaissance and MPC Studio. Cost from the Apple App Store is only £4.99/$6.99.


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Dec 16

AUDIOBUS

It is strange but as soon as someone has an idea about something, it is not long before someone else has implemented it. I don’t know how many times I have been asked whether different Music Apps can work with each other and up to now, I have given the same answer – “Unfortunately no”.

Now there is something very clever called Audiobus which is basically an app audio routing system where you can connect your Audiobus-compatible music apps together, just like virtual cables. Hopefully, in time Audiobus will become an Industry Standard whereby all Music Apps use it.

Have a look at that famous Jordan Rudess who loves playing with his Apps:-


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Dec 15

MOOG MINITAUR

Here is another new Moog product that I am sure will become a classic – The Moog Minitaur Monophonic Analogue Bass Synth. This already has a reputation of being a very powerful analogue synth, inspired by the famous Taurus1 and Taurus 3 pedals but is the first in the Taurus family that does not have foot pedals (although you can connect an expression pedal to the CV inputs). It has been primarily designed for Bass, but is really a true 100% audio path Analogue Synth capable of so much more. This Subwoofer’s dream looks as if you can do some serious tweaking and speaker-shaking on this. So I need to get it out of the box.

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Dec 11

INTRODUCING THE YAMAHA DTX400K ELECTRONIC DRUM KIT

 

If you have always thought that you would like to learn to play the drums in the privacy of your own home but you cannot make too much noise, you may have thought about an electronic kit. The trouble is, when you look at the kits available, they seem to be either too expensive or they don’t really look like they are a full drum kit. I am about to look deep into a new electronic kit from Yamaha – The DTX400K and this may be exactly what you are looking for. It has been said that The DTX 400K is an ideal starter drum kit which is both compact and lightweight in its design. I want to determine its suitability and features for the new drummer starting out.

Whilst Roland are clearly the front runner in the world of Electronic Drums, I have always believed Yamaha do a better job in meeting the needs of the beginner. I have not heard or played the DTX400K but I am reasonably confident that Yamaha will have produced a product that not only sounds good but makes it a fun enough instrument so that you learn whilst enjoying yourself – that has got to be the best way to learn.

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Dec 7

Famous Audio” have designed some great sounds for all you Dubstep lovers and they are available at Loopmasters. Get that powerful Knife Party or Skrillex sound you have been desperately after for some time now. You just can’t get those sounds out of you head after spending such long nights in the best clubs.

Buy this pack full over 870 mb of the latest dubstep sounds which includes 149 Loops with all loops locked at 140Bpm + 258 Oneshots.. Loops folder contains, 70 Synth Loops, 53 Bass Loops, 10 Fx Loops, 9 Vox Loops and 7 Instrument Loops. Oneshots folder comes with, 140 Bass Hits, 37 Subbass Hits, 35 Synth Hits, 28 Fx Hits and 18 Vox Hits.. Plus 2 inspiration kits with 50 loops and samples included. Kits come in stems, loops and samples folders to offer more flexibility.. All loops & samples are key and tempo-labelled for flexibility.

Simply click on the image above and see for yourself – I did.