Elektron’s new sampling drum machine is much more than just a cut-price Octatrack.
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The return of the stand-alone MPC exceeds expectations.
The MPC has always been about its fast, hands-on interface — can a touchscreen make it even better?
The LEP LepLoop takes a decidedly unconventional approach to the groovebox format.
Novation’s new groovebox, sequencer and performance instrument could be this year’s essential synth accessory.
Native Instruments take their hybrid groove machine to another level with new hardware and a big software update.
The legendary MPC brand is reborn in a form that aims to marry its famous hands-on ethos with the unlimited possibilities of the software world. Does the combination work?
NI have updated Maschine — so is it now all we thought it could be?
NIs hybrid hardware and software beat machine promises the best of both worlds. Does it deliver?
Akai's famed Music Production Centre goes mini...
Roland take their MC concept further with new features, flying faders and computer integration. Let's explore...
Akai have updated the classic sampling sequencer concept last embodied in the MPC2000XL, but have they managed to preserve the magic formula that made the series a success?
FXpansion's software drum machine takes the 'pad sampler' concept pioneered by Akai's MPC range to new levels.
Storm, the French software studio from virtual-instrument creators Arturia, keeps on improving. We check out version 3.
This new member of the Korg tribe offers synthesis, sequencing, drum programming, tons of real-time control plus genuine valves to light up your studio and your sound.
Swedish manufacturer Elektron claim that their SPS1 rhythm synth is the most sophisticated drum machine ever built, with a stunning specification that includes no less than four different types of percussion synthesis.
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