ROLI hits reboot, files for administration, as it shifts to beginners and subscriptions

ROLI has filed for administration and will reboot as beginner-focused Luminary as the company struggles with losses. Current employees remain, and even the Seaboard is apparently coming back in stock – but this could be a cautionary tale for “hypergrowth” in music making.

Beatport DJ is in-browser DJing for everybody – a first look, from a producer-DJ perspective

Beatport DJ is a browser-based tool that combines finding music with mixing it right away. It is definitely where the company’s LINK subscription is going. And we’ve got a first look at the interface – plus what it might mean for anyone making and releasing music (and what’s missing so far).

Peter Kirn - March 3, 2021

Reason+ subscription could actually save you money

Reason+ has a subscription with costs that – depending on your needs – could save enthusiasts money. And the slogan “sound like you” is another hint the Swedish company may have heard what is appealing and unappealing about most tech subscriptions.

Peter Kirn - January 27, 2021

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