Ahead of the 2020 launch of a "new, unified and fully integrated platform", Berlin-based music tech company Native Instruments have reportedly laid off around 20% of their staff. The redundancies will impact the teams across the sales, marketing, administration and engineering departments.
Discogs is set to enter the music technology world next month with the launch of a new dedicated online marketplace called Gearogs.
Discogs founder and CEO Kevin Lewandowski dropped the news in an interview with Thump, saying “I’ve been focusing on what we call our meta-projects, like applying the Discogs concept to other things.
"We’ve started [a music gear database] Gearogs, because gear is so close to records. We’re launching a marketplace in April.”
Australian designer Dan McPharlin is paying homage to retro synths and other vintage studio equipment with a series of beautiful miniatures.
The highly detailed figures draw influence gear from the '70s and '80s gear (although none are exact replicas), and are made out of paper, framing mat board, string, rubber bands and cardboard.
Check out some of the sets below and head to Dan's Analogue Miniatures Flickr for the full series.
Need a tech savvy brain? Call up film-scoring, app-creating, music- producing big daddy, BT.
The Grammy-nominated artist has his hands full with the ever-growing laundry list of projects he takes on, but he decided he had room for one more: BT has teamed up with frequent collaborator Christian Burns and electro duo Tritonal to create their new single, “Paralyzed.”
The music tech company, Gigwell has launched a new management and booking software for the electronic dance music industry.
The first cloud based DJ booking platform, Gigwell Productivity Suite, is an integrating end-to-end workflow automation for booking and management agencies, and essentially remove time-sucking busy work.