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Dorico 4 is finally engraving-level notation with MIDI editing powers, in a single tool

As Steinberg’s Dorico 4 matures, at last, we’re seeing a single, elegant tool that produces engraver-quality scores, but also the editing powers you expect from computer music.
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FL Studio 20.9 drops with new effects, undo everything, expanded Apple M1 plug-in support

FL Studio users got a nice solstice gift – lots of new features, covered in their lifetime updates plan.
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Arturia Pigments 3.5 – M1 support, new and expanded sound tools, free update

For all the hardware and software out there, some tools just shine as dreams for sound design – and this particular update is well worth the wait. Pigments now adds cross-modulation, distortion, new filters and wavetables, and M1 native performance, bu…

Gong Amp by AudioThing and Hainbach simulates metallic resonator, chains, pillow

The plug-in recalls the 1930s experiments of Maurice Martenot – and it comes with buttons to add chains and a pillow.
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Review: Apple’s new MacBook Pro, once again the long-haul creative notebook

The new generation of MacBook Pro isn’t cheap – but without a doubt, it marks the return of the great Apple flagship notebook. It’s long-haul in every sense of the phrase.
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VCV Rack 2 arrives – standalone is still free, $99 intro gets plug-ins with VST right away – details

The anticipated VCV Rack 2 is here and out of beta. What will it support? What does the release mean for compatibility with modules? What will it cost if you opt for the ‘Pro’ version? All the details here – but yeah, you can finally run VCV Rack insid…

Radiohead’s arty KID A MNESIA EXHIBITION for PC and Mac is free now

Like a spooky haunted Guggenheim Museum, the immersive art-y game world looking back on Radiohead’s Kid A and Amnesiac is coming to your PC or Mac. And you can get it free now via the Epic Games Store.
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BLEASS Dragonfly is an elegant tremolo effect, even if you never loved tremolo before

It’s not just nostalgia for old tracks driving the vintage look and sound of so many effects — it’s tough to create new ideas in sound and interface. But Dragonfly is a rare “on-trend” new effect you’ll want to hang onto.
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