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Practicing For Musicians 201: Continuity and Speed

In the second part of his series on practicing for musicians, Matt Vanacoro discusses the importance of understanding speed, consistency and routine to help you improve your playing skills.

These Videos Show Digitana SX-1 Synth Can Be Noisy, Dissonant, Tender & Melodic

We've highlighted three new video demos of the upcoming FSOL-Digitana SX-1 synth which show off its disruptive and melodic sides. We're still waiting on pricing and availability details...

PioneerDJ Introduces DJM-750MK2, Professional 4-Channel Mixer

If you need to get your performances club ready then Pioneer DJ's latest 4-channel mixer, the DJM-750MK2, is designed with you in mind. Here's all the details and videos on this pro DJ mixer.

Review: Dreadbox Abyss 4-Voice Analog Synth

The latest hardware release from Dreadbox is a 4-voice analog synth monster that is much more than a regular polyphonic instrument. Jade Wii finds out what's lurking inside.

Creating Soundscapes in Logic Pro X Alchemy

Alchemy, a relatively recent addition to Logic Pro's toolset, is a powerful and flexible synth for creating soundscapes. Here are some tips on how to get the most out of it.

TouchKeys Adds Expressive Multi-Touch Sensors To Your MIDI Controller

If you want some of the touch-sensor expressivity of the ROLI Seaboard but with a very familiar keyboard touch and feel, TouchKeys might be for you.

Check Out This Red Korg Monologue Desktop Synth

If you already own a Korg Monologue and would prefer it to be a desktop module (without keyboard) then you're going to love this solution courtesy of Instrument Stands.

Explore The Buchla Easel Synth With Todd Barton

The Buchla Easel is a modular synthesizer quite unlike any other. In this short video, Buchla expert Todd Barton shows you around and explains how it works.

PPG Apps Teases New Synth That Sounds Lush

The name PPG Infinity conjures up space, exploring an infinite palette of sounds, and much more. The teaser video preview of PPG Apps's new synth doesn't disappoint.

5 Tips For Avoiding Buyer’s Remorse

We’ve all done it at some point – gone ahead and bought something expensive that we’ve later regretted. Here are some ways to avoid doing it, and to cope with it if it has already happened.

Elektron Releases Drum Sound Pack for Digitakt And Other Machines Based on 909, 808, and 606

A sound pack from Samples From Mars and Elektron for Digitakt and other Elektron sampler machines promises recordings of classic analog Roland drum machines. What's not to like?

Apogee Ensemble and Element Audio Interfaces Eliminate Latency In Logic Pro X

Logic Pro X 10.3.2 includes a Direct Monitoring feature designed to eliminate latency when recording. The good news is works with Apogee's Element and Ensemble Thunderbolt audio interfaces.

Review: Sample Logic Electro City Kontakt Library

Sample Logic's latest Kontakt instrument crams over 1000 loops and 1800 presets into a clever four-core loop instrument. Joshua Casper found himself suitably impressed.

Recycling Old Music Loops In Your Productions

Don't throw that tired old library of loops out! Instead, why not recycle them into something new, interesting and usable? Here are some top tips for breathing life into your library.

Free iMPC Pro iPad Update Released, Plus Free And Discounted Expansion Packs For 2 Weeks

Great news for iPad users with a big, free update to iMPC Pro. And substantial discounts on iMPC for all platforms as well as expansion packs, and even some free content!