Here’s a gorgeous chill jam and the excellent 1.9 firmware for the Blackbox sampler

Elektron Digitakt 1.3. Polyend Tracker 1.4. But don’t miss what boutique maker 1010music are doing with their Blackbox sampler. Here’s a look at there just-out 1.9 firmware update – and some lovely music, too. In this season of nuanced, musical updates for desktop hardware, it’s great to get this, too. Andreas Roman reviewed the Blackbox […]

Reason’s Mimic sampler is here, and very Reason-y

Reason is back to its roots, slicing up audio samples and letting you chop them up into instruments – but in a way that stacks up to the workflows of rival DAWs, production tools, and drum machines.

Peter Kirn - August 11, 2021

MOTU’s DP11 is more expressive, controllable, new Mac-ready, adds stuff users wanted

In DAW news, MOTU is continuing to cater to their loyal user base with more stuff they want, Apple Silicon and Big Sur support, plus a ton of new abilities to get expressive and hands-on.

Peter Kirn - July 12, 2021

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