The Sound of A Half-Built Moog Subharmonicon
Over at Moogfest 2018 Loopop has been hard at work building a limited edition Moog Subharmonicon semi-modular synth. Here's what it sounds like when half-built!
This Album By Jade Rose Uses Free State FX Modular Synthesizer From Her Local Public Library
If you happen to live or visit Lawrence, Kansas in the United States, we'd highly recommend you check out the public library where you'll find an awesome modular synthesizer... or watch these videos.
Review: IK Multimedia Leslie
The famous Leslie speaker that gives the Hammond organ its unique sound has been much-emulated. So what can IK's latest release bring to the party? Hollin Jones finds out.
New Korg Volca Keys Editor Lets You Store Presets & Automate Controls In Your DAW
For less than €6 EUR you can dramatically improve the functionality of your Korg Volca Keys synthesizer. This software editor allows you to adjust, save and automate its controls in your DAW!
Gotharmans Instruments Reveals More Details About deFormer 3 Sampler And Sequencer
Here's a new video from the bespoke synth and instrument designers, plus a tantalizing glimpse of the specs. deFormer 3 looks like a fearsome sound mangler.
Native Instruments Releases Komplete Kontrol 2.0.2 With MIDI And Controller Enhancements
In addition to expanded MIDI and setup functionality, there's now also extended support for accessibility features on Windows - great news for visually impaired users.
Social Media Strategy For Musicians - Tactics Vs. Strategy Explained
It's important to understand the difference between your wider strategy and targeted tactics so your effort is directed most effectively. Here's what you need to know.
5 Classic 70s Synths We’d Love To See Cloned
With bona fide classics being resurrected quite regularly now, here are 5 legendary 70s synths that haven't been cloned yet - but we really hope might be.
Expressive E Releases New Touché Hardware Presets & Excellent Video Performance
Featuring an all Moog synth setup: DFAM, Subsequent 37, Model D iOS app, this new video celebrates the increidble expressivity for the Touché MIDI, CV and USB controller.
Infected Mushroom and Polyverse Music Release Wider, Free Stereo Effect Plugin
For sound designers and mixers, stereo widening can be a useful way to add depth and an extra dimension to a sound or a mix. This Infected Mushroom and Polyverse Music plugin gives you this for FREE!
Review: Bias Distortion, Modulation, and Delay
Positive Grid have graduated from making excellent guitar software to physical pedals that guitarists will love. Matt Vanacoro fired up Bias Distortion, Modulation and Delay...
Producers, Do You Know When To Use Sends And Returns? This Video Shows You How
Using sends and returns is a hangover from the analog days but it's still a vital tool in your mixing arsenal even if you're working digitally. Joe Albano explains why.
Robot Composer Turns Data from 1 Million Smartphones Into Music
Using Mechatronics - a blend of electronics and mechanical engineering, artist Andrius Šarapovas created this sound and light installation, and it's quite remarkable.
Isotonik Studios Melody Sauce Generates Melodic Phrases As MIDI In Ableton Live
MelodySauce from EvaBeat is a Max For Live (M4L) device that generates melodic phrases as MIDI. It's ideal for exploring and experimenting with different creative melodic directions in Ableton Live.
Review: Krotos Audio Reformer Pro - Sound Designers Dream?
This unique tool for turning your own sounds into foley effects - and much more - is capable of some amazing things. Joe Albano put it to the test and here's what he discovered...