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Choosing The Right Synth Engine in Logic Pro X

Logic Pro X has a wealth of synths bundled with it, but they all have their own unique character and potential uses. Matt Vanacoro sheds some light on exactly what those are.

This Max App Converts Your Images Into MIDI Files In Ableton Live

Ever wondered how your favorite photos or images would look as MIDI? Owner no longer. Tom Cosm's new Max app converts images right inside Ableton Live.

Focusrite Unveils Scarlett OctoPre and OctoPre Dynamic Eight-Channel Mic-Pre Units

Focusrite have been busy with new releases and collaborations and high-quality free plugin offers recently. The latest from Focusrite HQ are the Scarlett OctoPre & OctoPre Dynamic mic preamps.

Watch Dusty Kid Testing Out This Modular MIDI Controller

Electronic musician and producer Dusty Kid gets hands on with the Specialwaves Mine and Mine S, tests it out in Ableton Live and shares its potential in this video.

Review: Mojave MA-1000 Vacuum Tube Microphone

A vacuum tube microphone can give you great recordings. But can the Mojave MA-1000 really sound as good as mics costing ten times as much?

How to Create a Cashmere Cat Style Kick Bass in Reason

Reason's modules are capable of creating almost any kind of sound you like. Here's how to create a Cashmere Cat-style kick bass patch using Subtractor.

This Modern Analog Reel To Reel Tape Machine Will Burn A Hole In Your Pocket

How desperate are you for a beautiful, modern, analog reel-to-reel tape machine? Are you €27,000 EUR interested?

Korg Reveals Gadget for Mac Price & Availability

We knew that Korg's highly acclaimed Gadget for iOS was coming to the Mac... but we didn't know the availability or price. Korg have now revealed all and it might be more than you expect.

This Fun $39 Synth Fits In The Palm Of Your Hand

Is February 2017 DIY synth month? It seems to started in that vein. And the Macchiato Mini Synth is small, affordable, fun and kind of cute while being fully hackable and DIY to boot.

Review: BandLab, Cloud-Based DAW That Could Change Everything

If you thought that online DAWs were a pale imitation of the real thing, BandLab may very well be the one that makes you change your mind.

How to Create a SuperSaw Bass Sound with Sytrus in FL Studio

SuperSaw bass patches sound great in all kinds of EDM and many other styles to boot. Find out how to create one using Sytrus in FL Studio with expert trainer Gary Hiebner.

Korg MicroKorg Gets a VST & Standalone MIDI Editor

Imagine being able to choose presets and control all functions of the Korg MicroKorg synthesizer/vocoder directly from inside a plug-in or your computer. And then saving the setting in your project...

When You Die Your Ashes Can Be Pressed into Vinyl Records

It might be sobering to consider how you would want your ashes or those of a loved one dealt with. And Vinyly offer a service to press ashes onto vinyl records with music and artwork.

iZotope Launches VocalSynth Valentines Giveaway

Fancy winning a copy of iZotope VocalSynth? How about two copies? Leading up to Valentine's Day iZotope are giving three lucky producers the chance to do just that.

How To Unlock Ableton Live's Powerful Distortion Plugins With Waveshaping

Waveshaping can provide a very different kind of distortion and it's available inside Live's own plugin effect. Here's how it works.