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Meeting The GhostBusters At Superbooth 2017

There were so many booths at Superbooth 2017 in Berlin it was a refreshing change to meet Vladimir of VPME.de carrying his booth in a bag with some pretty eurorack modules on show.

Ableton Announces Loop 2017

Ableton Loop, Ableton’s summit for music makers, is set to return to Berlin on November 10–12 for its third edition. Here's the latest new and ticket ordering info for one of the events of the year.

Watch Elektron Digitakt Drum Sampler In Action

Now that we've seen it in action, we love the Ekektron Digitakt. Cenk from Elektron gave us an in-depth tour focusing on many of its excellent features.

No More Waiting Lists, 808 Analog Drum Machine Clone, 8RAW8, Soon Available For All

The 8raw8 is a Roland TR-808 clone. It's analog, sounds excellent, looks beautiful, and doesn't come with a sequencer. It's about to get a lot easier to buy one though. That's the good news.

Review: Modstep, The Most Powerful MIDI Sequencer for iOS?

Modstep is arguably one of the most powerful iOS MIDI sequencers around. We put it through its paces and were more than pleasantly surprised. 

Watch Korg Volca Kick's Self-Oscillating Filter, The Source Of All Its Power

Get to the heart of the deepest bass and kick tones by learning about the way volca kick generates and shapes its sounds.

Tracktion Releases Waverazor: Takes Synth Players to the Dark Side

It's not been long since Waverazor was announced around NAMM 2017, and now this highly anticipated synth plug-in that splices waveforms into aggressive new sounds is available.

Novation Circuit Mono Station: New Features Revealed & Sequencing 0-Coast

So, You've seen 1st-look videos of the Novation Circuit Mono Station at Superbooth 2017, but you won't have seen one like this. Chris Calcutta demos unknown features and sequences a 0-Coast.

An Akai MPC Controlling Eurorack & Synths? The MPC X Can!

This video demos how the soon to be released Akai Pro MPC X is gearing up to be the central controller of your studio gear. Here's how, using the CV output, it's able to control Eurorack synth modules

Simple Gain May Not Be So Simple: Understanding The Gain Knob on Preamps & Consoles

Understanding the different ways that gain is represented on different devices can be confusing. Luckily Paul Bissell is here to explain everything loud and clear!

The Alpha Base Is The Best Jomox Drum machine Yet

Jomox announced their new analog drum machine, Alpha Base, recently. At Superbooth 2017 we had the opportunity to get hands on with this beast of a beat machine. It sounds good!

Superbooth 2017: PreSonus Quantum Thunderbolt DC Coupled Audio Interface

At Superbooth 2017 PreSonus gave us a sneak peek of their upcoming Quantum thunderbolt 2 DC-coupled audio interface. Could this be the interface every analog and modular synthesist will want?

These Robots Can Control Yamaha Reface CS Synth

This robot-based machine has been specially developed to control every fader on the Yamaha reface CS synthesizer. And it's cooler than words can express.

Superbooth 2017: Polyend Demos New Features For SEQ Hardware Sequencer

At Superbooth 2017 Polyend demonstrated the power and flexibility of some new features for their high-end hardware sequencer, SEQ.

Synthesis Essentials: All About Oscillators

You might be a champion synth tweaker, but do you know what the different types of oscillators on your instrument actually do? Our guide will explain all...