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Delicious Sounding Semi-Modular Analog Synth, ANTS, Now Available To Pre-Order

You could have ANTS! in your studio soon. This 4-oscillator semi-modular analog synth in desktop format is now available to pre-order after a successful Kickstarter and is shipping in 2 weeks.

How To Create Your Own Intelligent Randomizer in Logic Pro X, Inspired by Brian Eno

If you watched the recent video interview with Eno you might her noticed his custom randomizer script plugin in Logic Pro X. Inspired by this concept we want to show you how to make your own version.

Review: Fluffy Audio Rinascimento

Some virtual instruments cover fields you've never even heard of, and that is certainly the case with Fluffy Audio's Rinascimento. Let it open your eyes and ears to new possibilities...

Dealing With GAS (Gear Acquisition Syndrome)

We all lust after shiny new gear from time to time, but is it always a good idea? Shane Berry has some advice on when to leap, and when to only look.

Ommarunn Is A Crazy, Randomizing Synth Ideal For Sound Design Happy Accidents

Getting interesting sounds from a synthesizer doesn't have to mean spending hours tweaking every available control. What if you focused on randomizing algorithms? Ommarunn does just that and more.

Get That Brian Eno 80s Sound With His Yamaha DX7 Synth Patches

Now everyone has the chance to play with some of Brian Eno's presets from the 80s thanks to this free download of his Yamaha DX7 patches from 1987.

Erica Synths Announces New Black Polivoks VCF v2 & Black VCA, Black VCO & Expander Now Available

Lots of synth news from our friends at Erica Synths. There's more additions to the Erica Black modular range and an awesome video by Carl Mikael on the Black VCO.

Review: Akai Pro MPC Live

The MPC family from AKAI is a legendary name, but how did Rishabh Rajan get along with the newest model, the MPC Live? Read on to find out.

Shaping Sounds With The Coupler Filter in Arturia's Moog Modular V

Get into the details of how the Moog Modular V from Arturia generates and shapes its sounds with this short video.

Meet The Author Of Push Turn Move, Book Exploring Music Instrument & Controller UI Design

We'd been eagerly anticipating getting hold of the book, currently on Kickstarter, but managed to get an exclusive interview with its author.

Native Instruments Reveals New Maschine 2.6.5 Features

Native Instruments have announced the two main features for their upcoming Maschine 2.6.5 update (not yet released). And these two big features are significant for workflow and the future of Maschine.

Review: Pioneer DJ TORAIZ AS-1 Analog Monophonic Synthesizer

When the engineering might of Pioneer meets the creative powerhouse of Dave Smith Instruments, the results are sure to be intriguing. Sara Simms road tests the DJ TORAIZ AS-1 Analog Synth

Recording and Production: Close-Miking Techniques

Close miking is a core skill for recording all kinds of sources from guitar and drums through to keyboards and vocals. Joe Albano takes you through the fundamentals of this technique.

Polymoog Inspired Synth From XILS Labs Sounds Fantastic, Coming Soon

XILS Labs are teasing us with their upcoming POLY synth plugin. The POLYM is inspired by the classic Polymoog synthesizer and what strikes us is how good it sounds. Check out the video below.

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