Propellerhead have announced the release date of the recently Announced Reason 7: the 30th of April 2013. In this interesting piece of PR, they’ve decided to go with a Birmingham grime vet Preditah interview/beat walkthrough. Casting grime as dubstep’s ‘lesser known cousin’, as Propellerhead do, is probably right in many respects; it’s not just a smart move to pick an ‘authentic’ genre to align with, it’s cool to see too.

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Avid’s Accounting Dilemma: NASDAQ Looms…

Avid, developers of Pro Tools and its assorted consumer and professional hardware accompaniments, has received a letter from the NASDAQ stock exchange warning it about its non compliance with their rules following its withholding of its previous accounting period…

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Bandcamp for Fans

As HMV – the last remaining high street music giant in the UK – goes into administration, it’s not just bricks and mortar distribution that’s going to be affected; whether HMV was a cultural centre or not, the digital analogy for record store culture has never been more important.

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RIP Miles Davis – A Brief Look at His Influence

As one of the most influential artists of the 20th Century, Miles Davis inspired countless artists with his work. Take a look at a few of our favourites… Continue Reading

Adrian Utley (Portishead) Studio Tour and Arturia Minibrute Impressions

What better way to spend 40 minutes than to absorb some wisdom and learn about some new synth goodness all at once?! Continue Reading

Free Virus Ti Sounds, Free Drum Samples, Huge Discounts!

More free stuff and news of great offers in this week’s look Around the Web!

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Free Analog Synth Samples, Free Sample Pack, Free Limiter VST!

So. Much. Free. Stuff! Free Polivoks analog synth samples pack for Ableton Live, HUGE free sample pack from Sampleism, and a free limiter plugin VST for Mac and Windows!

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Win Cyclop, Free Drum Samples, Sampler, and Minimoog!

The freebies keep on coming!

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Free Analogue Synth Samples, Free In-Browser Modular Synth, 33% Ableton Discount!

Two more freebies for your music making pleasure and a hefty discount off any Ableton product – if you’re quick! Continue Reading

Fyrd MIDI Control Platform, Free Drum Samples, Free VU Meter Plugin!

30 free drum sounds, a VU meter for your DAW, betas of compressors and warmers, and an interesting new MIDI box. Good week! Continue Reading

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