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BBC gives away 16k WAV sound effects, but disallows some uses

Maybe it’s time for the idea of a “commons” to get a new boost. Whatever the reason, BBC’s 16,000 sound effects are available to download – but with strings attached.

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Valkyrie is a 1200-oscillator synth you’ll want to play with your forearm

With some 128 voices, the Valkyrie packs dense sound and effects that never let up. The all new UK-built synth was available to try in prototype form at Musikmesse – and it’s seriously impressive.

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Balalaikas to synths, the Russians at Musikmesse cover the gamut

Some of it, you’d expect: accordions, balalaikas. Some of it, you’d crave: post-Soviet electronic sounds. And some of it would surprise you: ready to play some pineapples? Meet the Russian makers at Musikmesse.

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Mixvibes introduces Beat Snap, an intuitive entry level beat making app for iOS and Android

Mixvibes who’ve brought us Cross DJ, Cross DJ Pro and Remixlive, introduces Beat Snap, an intuitive entry level beat making app for iOS and Android

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VOLT is a new virtual analogue with full support for MPE devices

VOLT is a new virtual analogue from Numerical Audio which comes with full support for MPE (MIDI Polyphonic Expression) devices like Roli’s Seaboard and Blocks devices

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Get lost in a Dasha Rush ambience, with hypnotic visuals to match

With all that sound out there, you’d better make your musical statement a strong one. And why not add the kinds of visuals we see when we shut our eyes and listen?

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Universal Audio get two Neve preamps – in two knobs

Turn a knob, dial in a sound – that particular magic associated with specific hardware is showing up in software, too. Or such is the promise of the latest Universal Audio mic model.

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Hugo rattled Berghain’s enormous system, talked to us about sound

What do you do when faced with a sound system associated with a very particular techno sound? One answer: push the speakers until they scream, in a good way.

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Roland TR-8S hands-on: a more playable, powerful drum machine

Roland today unveils the TR-8S, an updated take on the AIRA TR-8 drum machine. We’ve been testing it – and it looks like exactly the sequel we all wanted.

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In a documentary film, a return to Detroit and speaker f***ing

It’s still winter, but some crazy techno heads are dreaming of Detroit. Interdimensional Transmissions documents the soul of the midwest techno scene.

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