Here's a list of our five favorite drum machines of 2018 so far, from super portable to heavy hitters. Behringer, Arturia, Roland, Modal... which one will you choose?
Using machine learning to analyse loops and let you reinterpret and rearrange them in very advanced ways, FactorSynth is something special. G.W Childs put it to the test.
Get to the heart of what makes synthesis work with this exploration of oscillators and noise - what are they, how do they work and how can you use them to make better synth patches?
MOTU's Touch Console mobile mixing platform is now available for free, and supported by a number of current MOTU audio interfaces.
Learn how MIDI starts from your controller and ends up as sounds you can hear. This short video explains everything you need to know about MIDI and audio signal flow in Logic.
The composers behind Doom, Dead Space and Alien-Isolation let us into their world and reveal their creative techniques for creating spine-tingling music for horror video games.
We've all heard of dithering but not everyone knows how important it can be to getting a clean, distortion-free mix and master. Joe Albano tells you how, why and when to use it.
It's never too early to start learning about music and technology, which is just one of the reasons DivKid put together this awesome Eurorack modular system especially for kids.
If you were even mildly interested or excited by Sample Logic's phenomenal Arpology instrument, then you're probably going to be completely blown away by the new Arpology Cinematic Dimensions!
Add a new lease of life to your drum loops and create something fun, fresh and vital with these clever processing tricks. Here's how it's done.
Following on from the impressive and successful ANTS! semi-modular analog synthesizer, Plankton Electronics have today teased a brand new machine for which we have very, very scant information.
The fifth free firmware update for Yamaha Montage expands the sounds, control and workflow features with the biggest enhancement being the new DAW Remote feature.
Modal's CRAFTrhythm is a hands-on, tweakable self-build drum machine that has more features than you might have expected. Hollin Jones puts it all together for you.
Find out how to take advantage of operators, envelopes and noise to make dynamic, fluid and interesting rhythmic patches in NI's flagship FM synthesizer.
JAde Wii looks at the merits of these two ultra portable mixers from Korg and Roland and finds out which one could be for you based on what you're planning to do with them...