Circuit Rhythm is Novation’s stab at a lofi hip hop machine

Novation just released the Circuit Tracks, an update to its portable and affordable all-in-one electronic music production station. But, it also quietly snuck out the announcement of…

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Polyend Tracker review: A powerful but confounding groovebox

I’ve been sitting on this review for a long time.That’s partially because the Polyend Tracker wasn’t ready for the masses until recently. But also, frankly, I wasn’t…

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Elektron’s Analog Four and Rytm get both design and software upgrades

Elektron’s Analog Four MKII and Analog Rytm MKII are both serious high-end instruments. They’re $1,399 and $1,699 respectively. But, despite being at the top of the Elektron…

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Roland marks TR-808’s 40th anniversary with a documentary and freebies

It’s the TR-808 drum machine’s 40th anniversary this year, and Roland is marking 808 Day (8/08, of course) with a flood of goodies to celebrate the legendary…

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