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Pocket MPC: New iMPC for iPhone

Akai Professional and Retronyms release smaller sampler

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UVI release Darklight IIX virtual instrument

Inspired by 80s digital sampling synthesizer Fairlight CMI

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MOTU Ships MachFive 3.0 Universal Sampler

Major upgrade brings new sounds and signature instruments

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Ivory II Grand Pianos now available

77GB of Bösendorfer, Steinway and Yamaha samples

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Le Freq, c’est chic!

New effects for NI Kore

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Boddy's beats

Beatalogue sample library launched

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Soniccouture 'buy one get one free' until Christmas

Special offer from inventive samplesmiths

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Korg’s new wave

Micro Sampler and Wave Drum announced

The Micro Korg synthesizer has become a common...

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Chris Hein Horns 3

Muted Brass sample pack

Chris Hein have announced Horns 3, a sample library dedicated to muted brass. The pack contains samples from a total of...

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EastWest Play Version 1.2

New features & bug fixes

Sample library aficionados EastWest have updated their current generation audio engine, Play, to version 1.2. The...

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NAMM 2009: Akai MPC5000 v2.0 (Video)

Software update brings new features

A software update for the Akai MPC5000 (which we reviewed in SOS December 2008, and...

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Tascam cease development of Gigastudio

Support to continue until end of 2008

We can confirm that Tascam have ceased the development of their Gigastudio sample software platform. An official...

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Tascam Gigastudio 4

Now available

We briefly mentioned the latest version of Tascam’s Gigastudio PC-based sampling software in a roundup of Tascam...

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Straight Outta NYC

Big Fish Audio make a break for the East Coast

Sample creators Big Fish Audio have released a new sample library dedicated to the sounds of East-coast hip hop....

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NAMM 2008: Akai MPC5000 (Video)

The legend continues

Sampling experts Akai announced the latest model in the MPC range of sampling workstations at the NAMM show back in...

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In action: Korg's M3

Check out the latest videos

If our review of the Korg M3 (in SOS July 2007 and online...

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Redmatica Keymap

Revolutionary sample editor released at NAMM

Italian company shake-up EXS24 sample editing

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SP606 Groovesampler from Roland

Computer-friendly hardware sampling

Roland unveil the latest in its long line of SP-series ‘Groovesamplers’, the SP606.

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Akai release ak.Sys editor software for Mac OS X

Free software for Mac OS X users of Akai samplers

The latest v2.6 update to Akai's ak.Sys sampler control editor is now OS X compatible.


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