The Roland TR-8S brings back the most classic of drum machines, TR-808, and combines it with new sound design features for the modern musician, producer and performer.
Matt Vanacoro has been road testing Bitwig Studio's new synth, Phase 4, and likes what it has to offer. Read on to find out exactly what he made of it...
The 10.4 update to Logic Pro X brought a whole raft of features, tweaks and upgrades. Here, Joe Albano shares six new tools and techniques that might have escaped your attention.
Yes, we know it's 2018 already. But with so many great synth modules to choose from, picking 2017's best took a little longer than expected. So here's our favorites, with something for everyone...
What do you get when you bring a rare 50's Italian analog synthesizer back to life in software form as a Kontakt Instrument? Soundiron's Microrgan with lots of sound design potential.
You can have three guesses what Roland are about to release, but we still won't tell you if you're on the money until the official announcement on Monday 8am UK time / midnight PST. It's exciting!
Turning simple sounds into completely different effects suitable for use in foley for film and TV is Krotos Audio Reformer Pro's bread and butter. G.W Childs took it for a test drive.
In this short video from his course covering all aspects of keyboard skills for producers, Matt Vanacoro shows you how to avoid the physical stresses of long term keyboard playing.
They've got a wooden, steam punk look, and give you control over Ableton Live like no other controller can. Welcome to the new wonderful workflow world of Ableton Session Controllers.
A standalone sequencer for your modular setup, the Malekko Heavy Industry Varigate 4+ packs plenty of punch without taking up lots of space. Find out what Jade Wii made of it...
The Beatles pioneered the use of chord sequences that came to define popular music. In this short video, Matt Freiman reveals how they did it - and its simplicity may surprise you.
The original Polivoks was a duophonic, analog synthesizer made in the Soviet Union between 1982 and 1990. Now you get a mini desktop version for just $500.
The Indiegogo campaign for the Otto DIY Eurorack Module system ends soon - these examples of what you can do with it may surprise you.
Just over one month since Logic Pro X 10.4 was unleashed by Apple with Smart Tempo, ChromaVerb and a host of new features and plugins we have 10.4.1 complete with lots of bug fixes. Here's what's new.
Modern DAWs allow us unprecedented freedom to edit audio, but there are plenty of potential pitfalls. Here's Joe Albano with five pro tips for avoiding those dreaded editing mistakes.