Crate Digging With Andrew Wowk – The Best Bits From September and October

From obscurities uncovered during trips down Bandcamp rabbit holes to the latest releases from legendary artists, Crate Digging is here to keep your collection up to date.

Private Equity Firm STG to Acquire AVID for $1.4 Billion

AVID — creator of Pro Tools production software — is being sold to an affiliate under equity firm STG. The acquisition between STG and AVID is an all-cash transaction valuing Avid at approximately $1.4 billion, inclusive of Avid’s net debt. “We are pleased to announce...

Roland Store Tokyo Opens in October 2023

Roland has added a new, three-story music store and showroom in Tokyo. This is the second independent store from Roland, the first store is in London, open in 2022 as part of their 50th anniversary celebrations. Gordon Raison, CEO of Roland Corporation, speaks on the...

Charivari Detroit Music Festival Celebrates 10 Years of Keeping it in the Family

Charivari Detroit Music Festival may be an event dedicated to Motor City dance music, but it welcomes outsiders all the same.

Crate Digging with Andrew Wowk — 10 Killer Tracks from July

Andrew Wowk’s Crate Digging is a monthly roundup of top-tier tracks you might have missed from across the electronic music spectrum.

TouchOSC Is Now Available Cross-Platform For Android, Linux

After a major next-generation update, TouchOSC now works cross-platform with Android, Linux, Raspberry Pi devices and Wacom tablets.

Ohmforce Releases 8 of its Plugins as Free Legacy Software

After years of inactivity, France’s Ohmforce has discontinued eight of its plugins, releasing them as free legacy software.

AlphaTheta Corporation Acquires Serato

Pioneer DJ's parent company AlphaTheta Corporation has confirmed the acquisition of all Serato Audio Research Limited shares. Serato and Pioneer remain longstanding partners in music technology ever since the release of 2012's DDJ-SX controller. Other future...