Review: Korg volca FM Synth
Are you looking for a polyphonic portable hardware FM synthesizer with a sequencer and arpeggiator that can load old DX-7 patches for under $225? We get hands on with the Korg volca FM in this review.
Native Instruments Introduces MOLTEN VEIL MASCHINE Expansion
The latest Maschine expansion from Native Instruments is aimed at the mailroom tech house producer. Take a listen to what Molten Veil has in store for you.
8 Tips For Choosing The Right DAW For You
Choosing your DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) like Ableton Live, Logic, Cubase, or FL Studio, can be confusing. These 8 tips are designed to help you decide on the right audio software for your needs.
This Online Computer Program Composes Music Faster Than You Can Launch Your DAW
Jukedeck uses AI to compose new music in your internet browser in a variety of genres in 30 seconds or less for free... and it's scarily good.
50% Discount on Kirk Hunter Studios Kontakt & EXS24 Instruments Until June 1st
Kirk Hunter Studios are celebrating 18 years of making high-end professional orchestral sample libraries. And they're kindly offering ALL their instruments (Kontakt & Logic Pro's EXS24) at 50% off.
30 FREE Ableton Analog Presets From Flintpope
Regular readers will know the score by now. Flintpope releases awesome pack for Ableton or NI users. It’s probably free. You download it and enjoy it.
Get Your SoundCloud Tracks Mastered Online FREE With LANDR
SoundCloud users now have a fast, effortless and cost-free solution for optimizing their audio for streaming. That is, SoundCloud users can now use LANDR's online AI mastering service for free.
Review: Output Movement Rhythm Processor Plug-In
With a plethora of audio multi-effects plugins available these days, what makes Output's Movement (a rhythm processor) stand out from the crowd? G.W. Childs finds out in this in-depth review.
Ableton Tutorial: Automatically De-Noise Audio Without 3rd-Party Plug-Ins
Ableton Live is a treasure trove for musicians, sound designers and audio editors. It turns out you can create a de-noise module without 3rd party plug-ins if you know how. Joshua Casper shows how!
Is MIT’s Materiable A Glimpse Into The Future Of Music Machines & MIDI Controller Interfaces?
Imagine a dynamic music machine/controller that changes shape to show pads, sequencers, controls, etc that you can interact with. You're imagining Materiable. And this tech could be big for musicians.
D16 Announce PunchBox, A Bass Drum Synthesizer
This new video from D16 shows off some features of its upcoming drum synthesizer, PunchBox. It promises built-in FX modules and combines sampling and synthesis to help you mould the perfect kick.
Review: M-Audio M-Track Hub
The M-Audio M-Track Hub is a 3-port USB monitoring interface designed to make 24-bit audio quality accessible to every bedroom or home music studio worldwide. But just how well does it perform?
Demystifying The Confusion Around Loudness, Metering & Levels
There's lots of confusion about loudness and metering it these days. Decibels are bewildering enough, and terms like LUKS, LUFS, LU, LRA and dBTP don't help much. Here is what we need to know.
Setting Up and Using VCAs in PreSonus Studio One
VCA (voltage controlled amplifier) channel gain controls have made their way over from analog consoles into PreSonus' Studio One. Here's how to set them up and take advantage of their features.
10 New Features in KV331’s SynthMaster 2.8
Earlier this month KV331's Synthmaster got a tasty new update. Now at version 2.8, here’s 10 new features (and reasons) to love it and upgrade.