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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.

Sync Pocket Operator, Volca Synths With Ableton Live, Reason, Maschine, iPad Apps For $2

Imagine being able to use your Teenage Engineering Pocket Operator synths with any app as part of Ableton Link! Well, with this Max patch and a simple $2 bluetooth USB interface.

Take a Look Inside the Behringer DeepMind 12

If you want to take a close look at the inside of the DeepMind 12 analog synthesiser but are afraid you might void your warranty, then these six photos will prove to be very interesting indeed.

Review: Strezov Sampling Arva For Kontakt

Building your own choral phrases from sampled sources has been possible for a while, but can Strezov Sampling Arva For Kontakt stand out from the crowd? We find out.

8 FX / Processing Bundles Producers Would Be Crazy To Ignore

You can often save money when you buy a bundle of plugins rather than collecting them individually. Here are some of the best collections around today.

The Fundamentals Of Mastering For Vinyl

Mastering for vinyl has its own special set of considerations. Luckily Joe Albano is here to demystify the process using some specialised plugins from the Waves Abbey Road Collection.

Best Virtual Loop Pedal for iPad? Quantiloop 2.0

One of the best loop pedals for iPad has just had a big revamp. Quantiloop 2 was already an extremely powerful and flexible virtual loop pedal app for iPad. Version 2 takes you even further...

Review: Sonokinetic Woodwind Ensembles

Getting a great woodwind sound for your productions can be tricky, but Sonokinetic's new Woodwind Ensembles Kontakt instrument might just have the answers.

Here’s Why You Should Test Your Mixes On Multiple Playback Devices

People might listen to your music on any one of thousands of devices. Here’s why you should listen back on as many as possible, and an insider tip on how to shortcut straight to the end of the process