TestDrive: Motorola MOTOACTV Review

TestDrive: Motorola MOTOACTV Review

We recently gave Motorola’s new MOTOACTV music-based, fitness watch a workout and found that this much-hyped device could not cross the finish line. On paper the MOTOACTV seems to have everything you could want in a fitness device, but on the field it just...
Friday Madness: Patchwerk

Friday Madness: Patchwerk

Interested in playing one of the largest, hand-built modular synthesizers in the world? We thought so… Housed in the MIT Museum, the Paradiso Synthesizer contains over 200 modules hand-made by its namesake, Joe Paradiso, who over four decades created the massive...
TestDrive: V-Moda Crossfade M-80 / V-80 Headphone Review

TestDrive: V-Moda Crossfade M-80 / V-80 Headphone Review

V-Moda has really stepped up their game with the new Crossfade M-80 mini headphones, a successor to their Crossfade LPs. The V-80 are exactly the same as the M-80, but rebranded with HBO’s True Blood flavor. As an update to their Crossfade LP’s, these cans...
TONE2 Announces SAURUS Analog Synthesizer

TONE2 Announces SAURUS Analog Synthesizer

Tone2 Audiosoftware has announced their new Saurus Analog Synthesizer. Saurus is a new synthesizer employing True Analog Modelling Technology and a host of unique features, bringing the classic analog sound into the digital realm with numerous innovative enhancements....
iZotope Acquires Imagine Research

iZotope Acquires Imagine Research

iZotope, Inc. has acquired Imagine Research, Inc., a developer of intelligent audio analysis technologies. Based in San Francisco, Imagine Research developed MediaMined, a cloud-based sound similarity and sound-object recognition engine powered by machine learning....
Eowave Announces Magma Analog Bass Synth

Eowave Announces Magma Analog Bass Synth

Eowave has announced the MAGMA, a new analog bassline synthesizer with a built-in sequencer and preset memory. The MAGMA, formally known as the KOMA when it was in prototype form, has been in development for over two years. Eowave is going to trot the MAGMA out at...
Fender Files To Go Public

Fender Files To Go Public

Fender Musical Instruments Corp filed with U.S. regulators on Thursday to raise up to $200 million in an initial public offering. The company, which had net sales of $700.6 million in the fiscal year ended January 31, said it plans to apply to list on the Nasdaq under...
Producer Loops Unleashes Liquid Dubstep Vol 1 Production Pack

Producer Loops Unleashes Liquid Dubstep Vol 1 Production Pack

Producer Loops has unleashed Liquid Dubstep Vol 1, a new series of Dubstep sample packs containing five new Construction Kits that will take your Dubstep compositions into deeper realms, and don’t we all want that… This pack features a combination of Tough...
IK Multimedia Announces Arrival Of New iOS DJ Rig & iRig MIX Mixer

IK Multimedia Announces Arrival Of New iOS DJ Rig & iRig MIX Mixer

IK Multimedia has announced that their new DJ iOS mixing App, DJ Rig, is now available. DJ Rig, a multi-featured, double-deck DJ mixing app for iOS devices, provides song-playing from the device’s music library, automatic tempo sync and beat match, sample-based pads...