Roland's TR-09 is a great-sounding drum machine, but if you're not familiar with old school programming styles it can be confusing at first. Sara Simms shortcuts you to some great beats.
Hot on the heels of the Octatrack MKII, Swedish musical instrument company Elektron today announced that the analog tabletop synthesizer Analog Four MKII is now shipping. Here's what's new.
If you've ever wondered just what modern and vintage processing types are doing to your masters and which to choose, this short video from Matt Hepworth will explain all.
The Koma Elektronik Field Kit captured the imagination of the music making community when released. Their multi effects processor version has done the same and smashed past its Kickstarter goal too.
Welcome to analog synth heaven. Hans Berg, eclectic techno and house producer, reveals how the Elektron Analog RYTM and Make Noise eurorack modules contributed to recent release, Phase Shift.
Air Music Tech's Loom is already an excellent, capable and unusual software synthesizer. So how has Loom II improved? Watch the video and find out.
Whether you're after an introduction to synthesis or advanced tips to help you master your instrument of choice, you'll find courses to suit you in our ever-expanding library.
G-Sonique's Ultrabass MX4/4 bass synth plugin just got a tasty upgrade to bring it up to 64-bit compatibility. The update is free for existing customers.
The latest 2.2 update for Bitwig Studio has been released and is now available for all Bitwig users to download and play with. There's plenty to like including Ableton Link support.
Not all drum machines are aimed at electronic musicians. The Boss DR-01S Rhythm Partner brings something new to the table for acoustic and other live performers.
Breaking sounds down into grains is a great way to create completely new textures. Here, Rounik Sethi explains how granular synthesis works in every version of Live.
The Visual Mixer in iZotope's Neutron 2 provides a whole new way to control and mix a project. In this short video, Joe Albano explains how it works and why you should consider using it.
Waves have launched head first into the brave new world of 360° sound production and have begun shipping the B360 Ambisonics Encoder, Nx Ambisonics and Ambisonics Tools!
NI's brand new Komplete Kontrol 2 hardware and software bring a raft of updates and improvements to this powerful platform. Matt Vanacoro put it through its paces and liked what he found...
For those of you using 3rd-party audio unit plugins in GarageBand on macOS 10.13 High Sierra there's a big problem: your plugins won't load. But, here's a solution to unlock your effects and synths!