Saturday, May 23, 2015

GEAR NEWS

MPCstuff announces white-out kits

Venerable Akai MPC supply company MPCstuff have announced some new replacement parts for select MPC models to whiten and brighten your drum machine. The...

NEW MUSIC

Paula Cole 7

NEWS: Musical artist, mother, activist, Grammy-winner Paula Cole has announced her new album, "7" is now available. Featuring Cole's original band members and musical soul mates Jay Bellerose and Kevin Barry, with upright bassist Dennis Crouch complementing the bottom-end, "7" is about the songs, says Cole.

REVIEWS

Oberheim Matrix-12

REVIEW: When Arturia recently announced and then released their latest V-Collection 4 of virtual instruments, and announced one of the new products would be a recreation of the venerable Oberheim Matrix-12, I was both overjoyed and impressed they had actually tackled this beast.

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COLUMN: You are driving through town, one eye on the traffic and the other on the stereo, when suddenly you hear something every musician...

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WHAT'S NEW ON MUSEWIRE

Winter Music Conference TRAKTOR

NEWS: Native Instruments has announced live streaming event which will include house and techno artists Dubfire, Marc Kinchen, live from Red Bull's Guest House, and will be broadcast from the Winter Music Conference (WMC) in Miami, on March 26, 2015 (Thursday).
Paula Cole 7

NEWS: Musical artist, mother, activist, Grammy-winner Paula Cole has announced her new album, "7" is now available. Featuring Cole's original band members and musical soul mates Jay Bellerose and Kevin Barry, with upright bassist Dennis Crouch complementing the bottom-end, "7" is about the songs, says Cole.
MPCstuff announces white-out kits

Venerable Akai MPC supply company MPCstuff have announced some new replacement parts for select MPC models to whiten and brighten your drum machine. The...
Moog Liberation Synthesizer

The non-profit Bob Moog Foundation in North Carolina today announced a new charity fund-raising raffle for a rare white Moog Liberation Synthesizer "keytar." The...
Oberheim Matrix-12

REVIEW: When Arturia recently announced and then released their latest V-Collection 4 of virtual instruments, and announced one of the new products would be a recreation of the venerable Oberheim Matrix-12, I was both overjoyed and impressed they had actually tackled this beast.
Autumn Sky Wolfe

NEWS: When teenager (now 18) Autumn Sky Wolfe was diagnosed with autism, the last thing on her mind was a singing career. Yet she now has an EP on iTunes, has been nominated by New Music Weekly magazine as "Best New Adult Contemporary Artist," as well as "Crossover Artist of the Year," and she's working with talent agency Starmaker Machinery in Los Angeles.
NEON DRIVE Expansion for MASCHINE

NEWS: Native Instruments today introduced NEON DRIVE – a new MASCHINE Expansion providing a "collection of tailored 80s-inspired sounds for producers working in contemporary pop, electronic, and R&B styles," according to the company.
KeyLab 88 - 2015

NEWS: Arturia today announced availability of its new KeyLab 88 — its top-of-the-range, professional-grade, 88-note hammer-action hybrid MIDI keyboard controller that comes complete with Arturia’s acclaimed Analog Lab software synthesizer solution and more besides — as of February 24, 2015.
Chris Noxx

NEWS: Quietly over the last decade, Nova Scotia native Chris Noxx has been building his resume. As a producer, composer and arranger he started making trips to and from his hometown of Halifax, Nova Scotia and Music hub Los Angeles, California.
MUSEWIRE

TIPP CITY, Ohio, -- With a shared goal of lifting up the works of today's musicians and singer-songwriters, Trebius Promotions announces their new membership with the Americana Music Association.