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MiniDiscs + their modern-day resurgence

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Between Radiohead being held to ransom and vaporwave releases, the MiniDisc isn’t strictly dead. I’ve owned a lot of hardware...

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The Akai MPC (1988-Present)

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Most of your favourite 90’s hip hop was made on this machine. Akai’s iconic sampler has been around for over 30 years with...

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Roland Announces The SP-404A

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Go from X to A with the new Roland SP-404A sampler....

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Mastering Guides

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Reddit user uploads two awesome guides on mastering. As much as we love lo-fi beats and the grit of a vinyl record, we fully appreciate the...

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Discover New Music With Gnoosic

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Stuck on finding new music? Maybe Gnoosic can help.

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Need Some Sample Inspiration? Get An Internet Radio

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Finding yourself stuck in a sampling rut is hell. An internet radio might be your way out....

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The Akai MPC Touch

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Akai release their latest sampler, the MPC Touch. MIDI controllers, drum machines and samplers (most combine the technology of all three)...

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TECHNOLOGY: SoundPlant 42 Lets You Trigger Samples With Your Keyboard

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Assign up to 72 samples to your QWERTY keyboard thanks to SoundPlant 42, a standalone program by Marcel Blum. I’ve been wanting a...

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Leftover Links #16: Synths, Samples and Drum Machines

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It’s Leftover Links time and we’re looking into the wonderful world of synths, samples and drum machines thanks to articles...

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Are Roland Set To Reissue The TR-808?

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Will we see the return of the classic TR-808? According to leaked details, Roland may well be bringing it back in an updated form. The...

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TECHNOLOGY: Akai Release MPC Element

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Akai add another “element” to their MPC range with the MPC Element, billed “the most affordable MPC ever”. The...

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Sampleface Question Time: What DAW Should A Beginner Use?

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Sampleface Question Time is a new feature where we answer questions you ask us. Our first question is about DAWs for the novice electronic...

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SATURDAY MATINÉE: Moog: A Film by Hans Fjellestad

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The synthesizer legend that is Bob Moog is the subject of a documentary by Hans Fjellestad. It's the feature presentation for this week's...

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Drum Machine App “DM1” Goes To Mac OSX

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If you own a Mac and the DM1 drum machine app on iOS, you’re in for a treat. Last year, Parisian developers Fingerlab put together a...

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