Hitsquad News for Musicians

Gift Ideas For Musicians

We have put together a selection of great gift ideas for musicians.

Pioneer DJM-2000nexus DJ Mixer

Pioneer introduces the new DJM-2000nexus DJ Mixer, now featuring Remix functions and a touch screen control panel.

Radial Cherry Picker - Studio Preamp Selector

Radial Engineering introduces the Cherry Picker, a compact Studio Preamp Selector featuring four switchable microphone outputs.

Xenyx QX Series Mixers

Behringer and Klark Teknik have joined forces to produce eight new Xenyx QX Series Mixers, available in 10 to 24 input configurations.

DAW Controller Roundup

Get more from your Digital Recording Workstation software by pairing it with one of our best DAW Controller recommendations.

24 Karat Gold 10th Anniversary Minimoog Voyager

In celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Voyager, Moog unveils the limited edition 24 Karat gold Minimoog Voyager.

Livid Alias 8 Controller

Alias 8 is a new compact DAW control surface from Livid Instruments, featuring mixer controls that are stripped down to essentials.

Behringer Eurolive B115D and B115MP3 Speakers

Behringer is now shipping their latest 1000-Watt active loud speakers - Eurolive B115D and Eurolive B115MP3.

Audio-Technica AT5040 Cardioid Condenser Mic

Audio-Technica introduces the AT5040, their newest premium cardioid condenser microphone designed for capturing vocal performances.

Ableton Live 9 and Ableton Push

Ableton introduces Push, their first hardware instrument; along with the latest update to their popular music production software, Live 9.

Schertler Expands to Europe, Asia and Oceania

Schertler grows their international distributor network and welcomes new partners in Asia, Oceania and Europe.

Yamaha MX61 and MX49 Synthesizer

Yamaha introduces two new portable music production synthesizers under the MX series - the MX49 and the MX61.

Singing For Dummies Software

eMedia Music releases their latest singing tutorial program, Singing for Dummies Software featuring Interactive Feedback technology.

Best DJ Speakers

As part of our series of DJ equipment reviews, here are the best DJ speakers for mobile setups, providing the most ideal combination of portability, control, power and value.

Reactable Live! S4

The new Reactable Live! S4 is a unique synth that lets you create sound and music through a touch screen table.

Native Instruments Drop Squad Maschine Expansion

Native Instruments introduces the Drop Squad Maschine Expansion, featuring deep sounding dubstep and bass music.

International Songwriting Competition 2012 - Deadline Extended

International Songwriting Competition (ISC) extends their deadline for submission of entries until November 1, 2012.

Vestax Spin2 - Controller for Algoriddim Djay

Vestax Spin2 is compact and portable DJ controller, specifically designed for the Algoriddim Djay Mac and iOS software.

Best DJ Controller Roundup

Here is our review of the best DJ controller options on the market today, showcasing modern features with impressive analog feel that will enhance laptop-based setups.

Reloop Tape

Reloop Tape is a portable audio recording interface that reminds you of the mixtape era with its retro style cassette chassis.

Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol Z2

Native Instruments introduces the Traktor Kontrol Z2, a DJ mixer control hardware with 2 stand-alone and 2 remix channels.

Pioneer DDJ-SX

Pioneer introduces their latest DJ controller, a four deck controller specially designed for the new Serato DJ Software.

Ultrasone Signature DJ Headphones

The Ultrasone Signature DJ Headphones are now available, a bass-heavy pair of cans inspired by experiences of DJs worldwide.

Vocal VST Plugins

Induce more LSS (Last Song Syndrome) by creating impressive vocal tracks for your music, with these top vocal VST plugins.

Cakewalk Sonar X2 - Now Available

Cakewalk Sonar X2 is now available online or through retailers, featuring improved Skylight interface and other enhancements.

Minimoog Voyager Select - Discontinued

Moog Music plans to discontinue the Minimoog Voyager Select Series at the end of 2012, and offers discounted prices for the last units.

iRig Pre - Mic Preamp

IK Multimedia announces the availability of iRig Pre, a mobile microphone interface and preamp for iOS Devices.

The Next Level - Win a Behringer X32 Digital Mixer

Behringer launches a global contest called The Next Level, giving away a Behringer X32 Digital Mixer to one lucky winner.

Sony Sound Forge Pro Mac

Sony makes their Sound Forge Pro audio recording and editing software available for Mac OS X users.

Vocal Effects Processor Roundup

Here is our Vocal Effects Processor roundup, featuring pedals that will enhance your singing and add excitement to your vocal performances.