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Guns ’n’ Roses Keyboardist, Melissa Reese, Takes Akai MPC Live Challenge

Find out what happened when the keyboardist for Guns 'n' Roses met the Akai Pro MPC Live in this short video.

The 3 Oscillator Mono Synth Market Just Got More Interesting With The €429 Dreadbox Medusa

Dreadbox have surprised us all, pleasantly, with the announcement of the Medusa 3 oscillator analog mono synth coming in December 2017. And the price is right. Here's the details.

SoundCloud Cuts 41% Of Its Workforce – What Went Wrong?

SoundCloud is downsizing significantly. Where did it go wrong, and what does this say about the state of streaming in 2017?

Review: UVI UVX80, Japanese Vintage Synth Emulation

This faithful recreation of a rare Japanese classic synthesizer pushes all of Matt Vanacoro's buttons. What do you make of the UVI UVX80?

DIY: Build Your Own 3W+3W Wireless Bluetooth Amp & Speaker System

Building your own wireless Bluetooth speaker is easier than you might think, and a great way to learn about electronics. Grab a soldering iron and come this way!

Synergy R1 Studio Reverb Is Audified's First 500 Series Analog Hardware Effect

This 500 series hardware reverb, Synergy R1 from Audified, is a full analog reverb unit that can be remote controlled from direct within your DAW.

Roland SE-02 Analog Synth Punches Above Its Size In This Video Demo

This video of the soon to be released Roland & Studio Electronics SE-02 analog synth shows off its depth of sound. All sounds are created with the SE-02. Well worth a watch.

Free Live Masterclass With Bastl Instruments: Dude Mini Feedback Laboratory

How can you turn a portable mixer into a tone generator and feedback monster? Bastl Instruments will reveal all in this free, live Masterclass!

This Secret Hack Turns The Arturia MicroBrute Into A Paraphonic Synth!

Imagine being able to play two notes simultaneously on Arturia's monophonic MicroBrute synth. Imagine no longer! Here's how you can do it, and it's surprisingly easy!

Building Multiband Effects in FL Studio

It's easier than you might think to create your own multiband effects from scratch in FL Studio. Gary Hiebner is on hand to show you exactly how it works.

MOLEKULES for Ableton Simpler Is A Collection Of 10 FREE Soundscape Live Racks

Nick from Flintpope has created ten Ableton Racks by sampling a piano played through the cool Molekular Reaktor effects unit from Native Instruments. And it's free.

Gibbon Digital T4 Is A Next Generation 4 MIDI Interface For Just $59

If you need a MIDI interface with 4 MIDI outs that is class compliant, USB powered and sturdy, this new box from Gibbon Digital won't break the bank.

Hearing Damage: A Guide To Ear Protection For Musicians

We all need to look after our hearing, and it's not just heavy metal drummers that are at risk from long term exposure to noise. Joe Albano explains how to take care of your ears.

How Well Do You Know Your Synth Terminology?

If you fancy yourself as a bit of a synth head, a synth tweaker... or perhaps you're looking to learn more about synths and synthesis this quiz from Roland is a great help to test your knowledge.

Recreate This Cool Chip Tune Style Lead Sound In Your Own Virtual Synth - Video

The principles for quickly creating a computer chiptune style lead sound can be applied to any synthesizer. This short video explains how to do it for yourself.