Korg and Roland formally accused by CMA of illegally preventing discounts

The UK CMA (Competitive Markets Authority) has “provisionally found” that Roland and Korg could be fixing prices and illegally preventing discounts on their products. Casio and Fender faced financial penalties last year after investigations into anticompetitive activities in the musical instrument market. The CMA is yet to announce its final conclusion on Roland and Korg,…

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Free modular fun from Cherry Audio

Another music technology brand has chimed in with an electronic instrument giveaway, following the likes of Moog, Korg and Native Instruments. Stepping into the modular world, Cherry Audio is offering out Voltage Modular Nucleus for Mac and PC, free of charge. Available “immediately and for the foreseeable future”, Cherry Audio states, the modular synth software…

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Sonarworks SoundID personalises your music listening experience

Sonarworks, the developers behind Reference 4.4, has brought its sound profiling technology to a mobile app, SoundID. The brand says SoundID is designed to “help usher in a new paradigm for perfect sound”, delivering individually personalised listening experiences for users. The calibration is decided by an in-app A/B test where users select their preferred frequency…

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Learn music production at home with Point Blank’s Online Masterclass

Point Blank Music School is known for its comprehensive video tutorials and track breakdowns, but it may not be common knowledge that the school offers one-to-one classes and masterclasses. The online courses give students access to world-class music education from industry professionals and lecturers from anywhere in the world, giving personal feedback on their music….

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SoundCloud supports artists with new initiatives and discounts Pro Unlimited subscription

“We are all facing an unprecedented situation” states Kerry Trainor, SoundCloud CEO. Indeed, with live shows being cancelled and venues facing closure across the UK, USA and Germany, it can be difficult to remain optimistic at times. Fortunately, businesses and communities are rallying together to remain resilient amidst the uncertainty of the future. SoundCloud’s support…

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MOD Devices partners up with Cycling ‘74

MOD Devices, the creator of the upcoming MOD Dwarf, has teamed up with Ableton-owned Cycling ‘74, best known as the team behind Max, a DSP software environment. The partnership is exclusively between the MOD Dwarf and Max, aiming to enhance producer’s and musician’s capabilities to create and experiment. MOD Dwarf is touted by MOD Devices…

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