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Minijam Studio Is An Affordable Hardware Drum Machine, Synth, Analog Filter & Speaker For Everywhere

Imagine a mini hardware studio you can take wherever you go that includes a drum machine, wavetable synth, mixer, analog filter and speaker. No electricity required. Say hello to Minijam Studio.

Rare Interview With Ikutaro Kakehashi, Founder Of Roland, On Creating Drum Machines

If one man is responsible for transforming the music landscape through the invention of electronic synthesizers and drum machines, it's Ikutaro Kakehashi, the founder of Roland who died on Saturday.

Top 5 Max for Live Packs of 2016

Max for Live development continued to deliver a wealth of fascinating devices over the last year. From mind-blowing effects to top-notch semi-modular instruments, here are five of our favorites.

DIY Motion Sensing Device Controller for Ableton Live Using Arduino & Max

Do self-built motion sensors for Ableton Live sound wildly futuristic? Well the future is now! Here's a step-by-step guide on how to build your own.

Accordo Is A Retro Inspired Chord Machine For iPad & iPhone

Here's an interesting chord machine for your iPhone and iPad with built in effects, rhythm machine, and plenty more features. And it's from the developer behind Tangible Instruments; Arpeggio.

If You Compose Or Sync Music To Video This Plugin Is For You

VidPlayerVST is designed to be a light-weight, powerful, multi-format video player plugin for composers and producers who need to sync sound and music to video in a DAW.

Best April Fools Jokes For Musicians & Producers

Even musicians and producers deserve a chuckle. Here's our favorite April Fools pranks relevant to the modern producer and musician that are worth watching - and some you'll wish were real.

Ableton Announces Sax For Live

Ableton often take its users along new paths, sometimes even up the garden path as their latest release Sax for Live proves.

Korg Reveals Tasty New Volca & Monologue Synths

In a surprising move, Korg have unintentionally revealed the next move forward for their popular Korg volca and Monologue series of analog synths. And, it certainly won't be what you'd expect.

Behringer MiniMoog Model D Synth Prototype Up And Running

Every good story has a beginning, a middle and and end. It appears that the Behringer clone of the Minimoog Model D story is coming close to its middle section. The first prototype is functional!

These Solid Concrete Headphones From Master & Dynamic Won’t Weight You Down

Next time you want to push a headphone-wearing guy (or girl) into a river, lake or the sea, check they're not wearing these new concrete headphones from Master & Dynamic. It's not worth time in prison

Using Traktor FX for Techno Sets

Traktor's effects can be tailored to suit many kinds of music performance. Here, Sara Simms shares her secrets for great-sounding techno FX with audio examples.

Wicked, Bad, Naughty Zoot. The Lo-Fi, Loopable, Recordable Thumb Piano

No, we haven't completely lost the plot. Zoots and Ghostly Zoots are real instruments, Kalimba's in fact, that are super controllable looping, pitch shifting, recordable thumb pianos.

This Reaktor Multi-Effect Beautifies Audio With Looping, Layering & Pitch Shifting

Mirror, Mirror on the wall which is the fairest audio of them all? We'd all love the mirror to say our audio tracks are the most beautiful... and this Reaktor effect, Processed, wants to make it be.

TipTop Audio Releases Fold Processor Synth Module

The new eurorack synth module from TipTop Audio, Fold Processor, is a voltage controlled sub-octave oscillator and wave multiplier, resulting in really sweet or really evil sounds. The choice is yours