Month: January 2014

Arturia Beatstep……Arturia Beatstep……

So, along comes another controller! Ahh but……… Arturia’s BeatStep offers a new degree of functionality and performance for a portable pad controller. BeatStep is highly versatile, capable of triggering clips in such applications as Ableton

QuNexus: Does the world need another small keyboard controller?QuNexus: Does the world need another small keyboard controller?

  Apparently Yes!  If the said controller comes from Keith McMillen and is the new QuNexus… QuNexus is the next generation of portable keyboards.  The most playable, portable and powerful MIDI keyboard controller on the

Apollo Twin: Pro Interface for your desktop……Apollo Twin: Pro Interface for your desktop……

Hokay….. Universal Audio make some of the worlds best Audio Interfaces, and their plug-ins are legendary (especially here at Scan towers where all the Pro Audio staff use them in their own studios)…. trouble is,

Focusrite iTrack Dock: iPad Muso's rejoice!Focusrite iTrack Dock: iPad Muso's rejoice!

Well, we’ve seen them come and go, and in some cases, never turn up at all, but finally, it looks like Focusrite have nailed the idea of a functioning dock for iPad users, allowing full

DDJ-SZ…….DDJ-SZ…….

Our Tom got a little bit excited over this, when it was announced a few hours ago…. Designed for software-based DJs who want to get serious, the DDJ-SZ is Pioneer’s new top-of-the-range Serato DJ-compatible controller/audio

BitWig… Finally!BitWig… Finally!

  Here at Scan we’ve been beta testing this for around 18 months now, so we’re pleased that its been announced that its available from this coming March……   Does the world need another DAW?

Trigger Happy?Trigger Happy?

So, here at Scan we love a good controller, and M-Audio have announced themselves very much on the running with this….   Trigger Finger Pro is a fully encompassed performance instrument and software control station

NAMM 2014NAMM 2014

Well, it’s that time of year again…. Each year in Anaheim, Califiornia, the annual NAMM show takes place, with all new products and all manner of musical goodies designed to part you from your cash,