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Ableton has unveiled the schedule for its upcoming Loop Create event. The interactive online show enlists industry professionals to share their expertise with attendees for free. Loop Create will be hosted on Ableton’s Loop microsite on 26-27 June. The day will feature a range of sessions and activities, with a focus on the theme of […]

Spotify has launched a new personalised in-app experience dubbed Only You. In a similar way to the Wrapped campaign, the feature provides insights into your listening habits. The global Only You campaign focuses on showing listeners why their listening habits are unique. Spotify described the features as a celebration of how you listen, with six […]

(Pocket-lint) – Google has announced the Pixel Buds A-Series, a twist and repositioning on the Pixel Buds true wireless headphones first announced in 2019. There isn’t a huge change in what’s on offer: the A-Series are essentially the same design, but now with a Dark Olive option, while the case is the same design as […]

(Pocket-lint) – Google has announced a new version of the Pixel Buds, its true wireless headphones that originally launched in 2017 – the first-gen weren’t all that, though, while the second-gen Buds 2 stepped things up a little in 2019. The third model belongs to the A-Series, picking up on the A series that we’ve […]

(Pocket-lint) – Apple announced the second generation of AirPods early in 2019, followed by the AirPods Pro in October 2019. The standard second-generation AirPods are available both with and without a wireless charging case.  The original AirPods are now completely discontinued. If you have a pair of those, you can also add a wireless charging case to […]

“15 years ago jazz was a bad word,” laughs saxophonist, composer and bandleader Shabaka Hutchings. “If you said you were jazz, you’d be looked at with scorn and amusement,” he continues. “Now it’s a style of music that’s seen as cool and fresh.” Any seismic shifts in commonly held perceptions of the genre can be, […]

A book focused on the creation of Daft Punk’s 2001 album, Discovery, is set to be released in September 2021. READ MORE: Daft Punk announces split The book is titled Daft Punk’s Discovery: The Future Unfurled and was originally penned by music journalist Ben Cardew before the duo’s split in February 2021. Advertisement The book will […]

Price $159/€159 ($99/€99 intro)Contact Softube In 1984, Roland released the Juno-106 to bring its predecessors, the Juno-6 and Juno-60, into the new digital, connected future. The Juno-106 offered MIDI (still relatively uncommon at the time), extended patch memories and, among other things, a slightly modified approach to filtering and tone control. The Juno range of […]

Rapper Mad Skillz has shared rare instrumental tracks on a beat tape given to him by the late J Dilla in the 90s. Mad Skillz posted an Instagram story of the tape, titled Jay Dee & Mad Skills. “I just found this”, he says in the story. “This is J Dilla’s handwriting. I know it […]

Price €129 (€89 intro)Contact Sonible Every time you EQ a part in a mix, you’re dealing with a unique sound and situation, which demands bespoke treatment. This hasn’t stopped EQ plug-in designers from cramming their products with presets for all manner of different instruments, and while these can sometimes be helpful, they can also give […]