What we’ve learned about Prince since his death, Noisey investigates the rise of grime, and take a look around Deadmau5’s epic synth lair.
Output Announce MOVEMENT. MOVEMENT is the fourth product from Output, following their acclaimed software instruments REV, SIGNAL and EXHALE. It’s an effect plugin built to add mind-bending rhythms to any instrument, synth, raw sound or full track. Insert any instrument or full mix, add rhythm and perform with the XY pad. Watch it in action above, and find out more here.
Inside the Epic Deadmau5 Synth Lair. Media facility design firm Pilchner Schoustal shows you around their design of Deadmau5‘s new home studio, which contains a collection of synths housed in a carefully designed acoustic space with high ceilings with an attached isolation booth and dedicated machine room. Check it out here.
Skepta and the UK Underground Standing Proud. Noisey examines the return, stronger than ever, of an underground UK scene that the mainstream press had presumed dead. Dan Hancox reflects on grime, and the success of international trailblazer Skepta upon release of his new album Konnichiwa, which was recently celebrated with a launch party in Tokyo. Read that here.
Insights into Prince Since His Death. The Guardian reveals what has been learned about the deeply private pop and funk legend Prince since he died. Insights include his celibacy, ping-pong skills, JFK conspiracy theories, his dislike of the Kardashians, and more. More info here.
Native Instruments Introduces REPLIKA XT. Native Instruments‘ REPLIKA XT is an all-in-one creative delay with five modelled delay modes spanning crisp digital repeats, analogue warmth and experimental textures. Seven additional effects and advanced options allow producers to add depth and width to their mixes with refined control. Watch it in action above and find out more here.