Arturia V-Collection 9, feature by feature: a dreamy, futuristic update, new and old

Arturia’s V-Collection 9 is more than just another “add some more instruments, update a few things” V-Collection refresh. This one goes somewhere new and dreamy – both with new instruments that aren’t remakes of old stuff, and some of the biggest advancements coming in the form of rebuilds for some of your favorites.

Mutable Instruments Plaits is now free for Reason, in a beautiful reimagining called Macro

Macro promises to be an essential building block for some terrific Reason patches, with a new look for the interface that’s both attractive and at home in Reason’s Rack. Plus it’s free.

Peter Kirn - February 15, 2022

Review: nanobox adds palm-sized synthesis to 1010music’s cute gear line

It’s the perfect follow-up to 1010’s ultra-compact blackbox sampler and bluebox mixer. Now nanobox adds pint-sized synthesis to the range, with ultra-portable granular and wavetable synths – and we’ve got a first review from resident 1010 expert Andreas Roman.

Andreas Roman - January 28, 2022

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