Elastic Drums looks to be expanding its already impressive horizons by adding four new synths, with more to follow. Plus there's a raft of other tweaks and improvements. Here's the detail.
Costing a third as much as a MOTIF but with many of the flagship sounds, Matt Vanacoro asks - just how has Yamaha crammed all this into such a lightweight workstation, the MX88?
You may have used time shifting tools in your DAW but how much do you really know about how they work? Joe Albano breaks down the technology in this helpful guide.
Understanding some basics about harmony will help you to improve both your composition and improvisational skills while singing. This short video explains why.
Like something out of Tron, could this stand be the future of synth stands for those who love their synths and machines on a sturdy, transparent, fluorescent stand?
Match EQ tools are incredibly useful for quickly applying the same treatment to multiple files. Here, we go head to head with three of the best from Apple, Fabfilter and iZotope.
ROLI adds to the software bundle that comes with Seaboard hardware including the Seaboard Block, now giving you a fullly fledged DAW, Tracktion Waveform.
Practicing your instrument can sometimes seem like a chore, but by changing your approach and identifying goals you can make it more enjoyable, and achieve more as well.
Despite its name, Isotonik Studio's PerforModule Collection Four now includes five excellent modules for Ableton Live users for one reasonable price.
Get ready for retro sonic 8-bit madness! The latest expansion from Native Instruments cracks open early-gen PCs and video game consoles to unleash a world of 8-bit sounds for Maschine users.
Ableton's summit for music makers adds Goldie, Nosaj Thing + Daito Manabe, Chloe x Halle, Laurel Halo, Ben Frost, Tennyson to line-up of over 100 participants.
A Minimoog-inspired portable monosynth developed by Roland & Studio Electronics for under $500 sounds too good to be true. But it's not! Here's our world exclusive video + review of the SE-02.
Enrol for free to watch this hands-on demonstration of patching Reaktor Blocks to build an awesome Buchla style synth. Patch along and ask questions as you go!
Using short bursts of frequency modulation as a sample kicks in is a great way to add bite and attack and help them stand out. Find out how it works in this short video.
File this story under read with some discretion or "synth rumour alert". Either way it's exciting to think that Roland might be resurrecting the SH-101 classic mono bass synth as a Boutique.