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Review: Intellijel JellySquasher Analog Compressor & Tone Shaper Eurorack Module

This single channel analog compressor and tone shaper is affordable and capable of everything from subtle to extreme sound coloration. Naturally, we couldn't wait to put it through its paces...

Exploring Logic Pro X’s Speciality Creative Processors

Logic comes with a bunch of bundled plug-ins but while you may know the reverbs and delays, some of the more unusual models have much to offer, as Joe Albano explains.

New Apple MacBook Pro Rumor Will Upset Some Musicians & Please Others

What could make creatives and musicians upset about a new, more powerful and capable MacBook Pro? Forbes are predicting a price drop from Apple could do the trick.

Is It A Looper? Is It A DAW? It's Both. Say Hello To ZenAudio's ALK

ALK from ZenAud.io wants to be the missing piece of the puzzle that is the ideal live performance looper / sequencer / DAW. There's some deep yet intuitive features, and you can try it out for free.

Dada Life Endless Smile Plug-in Creates Epic Build-Ups With One Knob

So you've created an excellent electronic track. It sounds great. The components are all there. People like it. But something is missing... tension. Problem solved with Dada Life's Endless Smile.

Review: Spectrasonics Keyscape Creative

Omnisphere is one of the biggest and most all-encompassing instruments around, and now Spectrasonics has combined it with the awesome Keyscape library to make something truly vast.

Bedroom Producers: Why You Need An Audio Interface

So you just know you’ve got the goods to make hits: you’ve got the ears, you know the trends, and you’ve got the nerve. Now you need the gear. Here's why you need an audio interface in your setup.

Interview: Monolink, Blending Songwriting With Electronic Production

Berlin-based Monolink combines traditional songwriting techniques with modern electronic production to create a live show that's compelling and rich. We caught up with him to ask how it works.

Gibberwocky: Live Music Coding Meets Ableton Live & Max

Enter the insanely cool world of live coding music performances with Gibberwocky which works inside Ableton Live thanks to this Max for Live project.

Novation Circuit 1.5: What's New

A significant new version of the firmware for Novation Circuit has arrived. Version 1.5 is free and the new / improved features focus on the creative process. Here's what's new and how it works.

Review: Yamaha HPH-MT8 Monitor Headphones

The HPH-MT8 studio monitor headphones may be Yamaha’s boldest headphone design in years. How do they sound, especially when compared to the competition? Matthew Loel T. Hepworth ‘phones’ in the result

5 Hacks Every Recording Musician & Engineer Should Know

The recording process can throw all kinds of curve balls at you, however well prepared you may be. Joe Albano shares some industry secrets that can save your bacon if the worst happens.

7 Minute Documentary Explores Creative Strands From Lee Scratch Perry To Daedelus

Filmed at Ableton Loop 2016 this engaging mini-documentary, Crumb 2.0, from Stuart Holt explores the creative strands between five artists

DeJa Vu Is An Analog FX Pedal For Synths & Guitars Bursting With Character

Effects pedals are not just for guitarists. Synthesists can join the fun, especially with one that sounds as good as the Glou Glou De Ja Vu. Prepare yourself for classic and experimental sounds.

Soundmit International Sound Summit 2017 - All The Details Here

Italy's biggest music tech show is on the horizon once again. And Kraftwerk will be playing while it's on! Here are the details plus everything you can expect to see!