Textural Sound Design With Propellerhead Reason’s Grain Synthesizer
Reason’s Grain synth is an incredible tool for sample manipulation that gives you total control over every aspect of your sound - and it’s perfect for ambience and textures.
Novation Circuit 1.7: Create Full Songs, Take Notes Off The Grid
Novation just won't leave the Circuit alone. The latest free update, v1.7, brings some truly powerful features to the table with the focus on chaining patterns.
Arturia DrumBrute Impact Announced + Video Review
Arturia's hardware family just keeps growing with the latest addition, DrumBrute Impact - a powerful new drum sequencer and sound design tool. Here's what you need to know.
Ableton Live Advanced MIDI Technique: Manipulating Time & Playback Direction
Here's how to harness the power of the Note section and its tools to quickly and easily create variations on your beats, chords and melodies - with just a few clicks.
TekkZoo BunnyKicker Is A Virtual Drum Synth With Character
BunnyKicker, yes, 'Bunny' and 'Kicker' is a new drum synth plugin with plenty of sample layering potential and sound mangling potential.
Review: iZotope VocalSynth 2
VocalSynth 2 is a major update to iZotope's powerful voice processor with the new BioVox Module using a scientific model of the human vocal tract. Lynda Arnold sings its praises...
Elektron Digitone FM Synth Demystified
Unlock the secrets of Elektron's powerful Digitone FM synth with this expert course that covers all the bases.
New Sonic Arts Announces Nuance 2 Creative Sampler
Creative sampler gets a major update with workflow and engine enhancements - and it's on special offer until the end of July.
Review: Roland Go:Mixer PRO
JAde Wii from Ask.Audio gets hands-on with the new Roland GO:Mixer Pro and puts it through its paces in a real world jamming test with synths and music machines.
Quick & Easy Guide To Compression, Encoders, Streaming For Performing Musicians & DJs
Just pointing a camera at a band won't cut it - to stream effectively to a wide audience you need to know a few tricks about conversion and compression. Here's Matt Vanacoro with the inside track.
Factorsynth For Mac Brings Machine Learning To Ableton Live
This new synth for Ableton Live uses machine learning to deconstruct sounds on a micro level and let you modify, rearrange and re-sequence them in any way you like. The possibilities could be endless.
Review: Roland TD17KVX
Roland's TD17KVX V-Drum kit shares many features with its more expensive siblings, but at a much more accessible price. Matt Vanacoro asks if it makes any compromises.
How To Get $100 Off Master & Dynamic MH30 Headphones
Master & Dynamic is running a time-limited discount on its high quality, portable MH30 headphones. Here's what you need to know to get money off.
Mode Machines Releases SEQ12 Analog & MIDI Sequencer
Sporting 12 tracks this CV and MIDI hardware analog sequencer gives you three modes, lets you choose between three track types, 16 paterns per track with 32 memory slots in total.
Take Control Of Your Tracks With NI Komplete's Mix Plugins
Native Instruments' Komplete comes with a bunch of excellent mix plugins including EQs, compressors and more. Olav Basoski demonstrates how to shape a fat house beat with Solid EQ.