Arturia’s flagship PolyBrute synth is shipping now

  • February 10, 2021
Arturia’s $2,899 PolyBrute isn’t for the faint of heart. But it’s definitely gotten the synth nerd world all worked up. And with good reason: Its six analog voices, three LFOs, dual filters, digital effects, unique Morphée and ribbon controllers make…

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

  • February 9, 2021
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 Circuit Rhythm, an almost identical looking groovebox built around…

SoundCloud may let fans support artists directly

  • February 5, 2021
SoundCloud could soon implement a new payment model that would allow you to pay your favorite musicians directly, according to Billboard. The company is reportedly in the process of exploring several alternative business models, one of which is the o…

An unborn baby recorded an album through biosonic MIDI

  • February 5, 2021
Luca Yupanqui is about to release an album she’ll certainly have no memory of recording. Her parents, musicians Elizabeth Hart and Iván Diaz Mathé, used biosonic MIDI to turn her in-utero movements into audio. Sacred Bones Records, which also has Dav…

Universal Music pulls its catalog from music video app Triller

  • February 5, 2021
Universal Music Group (UMG) has pulled its entire song catalog from music video app Triller, according to Billboard. The publisher claims the app withheld payments from its artists and refuses to negotiate a new licensing deal. “We will not work with…

This 2004 iPod can stream music from Spotify

  • January 28, 2021
While it went on to be eclipsed in importance by the iPhone, it’s fair to say most people have a special place in their hearts for the iPod. It is in many ways the defining gadget of the mid-aughts. So what better way to honor its legacy than by givi…

Moog app brings the classic Model 15 modular synth to the Mac

  • January 20, 2021
You won’t have to fire up a mobile device (or spend a fortune on the real thing) to use Moog’s Model 15 for music creation. The company has updated its Model 15 app to introduce support for Mac users running Big Sur, bringing the modular synthesizer…