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These FREE Ableton Live And Kontakt Instruments Are Made From Crystal Goblets

Trust Isotonik Studios to bring two excellent collaborators together (Invidius from Performodule and Nick from Flintpope) to create simply beautiful instruments for Ableton Live and Kontakt for FREE!

Writing Music For A Client? Here's What You Need To Know About Your Rights

There are many kinds of deal available when you are commissioned to write music. Paul Bissell explains what you need to know to ensure you get the best one for you.

Review: Sinevibes Dispersion - Delightfully Deranged Delay Distribution

Delay can be a vital tool in your mixing arsenal. If you want something that goes beyond your DAW's standard delay, Sinevibes just might have the answer with Dispersion.

How To Make Your Mixes Translate To Smaller Listening Systems

There's an art to getting mixes sounding good on every device, and smaller ones present a unique challenge. Here's how you can compensate for small speakers and fix your mixes.

LayR Is One Of The Most Impressive Polyphonic Synths For iOS To Date

Synths for iPad and iPhone are no longer seen as 2nd class citizens. Moog Model 15 and now the impressive LayR from Living Memory Software are mobile synths well worth considering.

Roland Releases Plugin Versions Of Classic Jupiter-8 and Juno-106 Hardware Synths

You don't have to buy hardware to get classic analog synth sounds from the 80s. Roland Cloud 4.0 now includes the Juno-106 and Jupiter-8 classics in software plugin form.

Review: Eventide Fission

Fission allows you to split a sound into its transient and tonal parts, independently manipulate them using Eventide's world-class effects and then fuse them back together.

Behringer Announces $400 Minimoog Model D Synth

Uli Behringer reveals the latest design and features of their upcoming clone of he iconic Moog Minimoog Model D analog synthesizer. It looks great. Features look good. The price? Simply stunning!

Using Chaos Oscillators To Bring Movement To Your Bass Sounds In Serum

An element of unpredictability can be programmed into your synths to add character, warmth and depth to any bass patch. Multiplier shows you how.

Superbooth17, Berlin Music Machine Event Shaping Up, Final Ticket Pre-Order

April 20th is almost here. Superbooth17 is almost here. Workshops are shaping up nicely. And there's still a few pre-order tickets available. What could be better for synth heads!?

Piper Payne Shows Us Around Her $150K Analog Mastering Studio

Piper Payne talks about her $150k analog mastering room and gets real about the price points for professional mastering services in this useful 2 minute video.

Review: Bitwig Studio 2

Bitwig Studio is one of the new kids on the block in DAW terms but really impressed us when it first appeared. So when we got our hands on the brand new version 2, would it still blow us away?

5 Strategies To Save Money When Recording In A Studio

Using pro studios is a great idea but here are some excellent tips to help you prepare and maximize your time while you're there so you get the best possible bang for your buck.

Tim Exile’s SLOO Voice Swarm Synth For Reaktor Is Unlike Any Traditional Synths You've Seen

Imagine morphing between complex pads to fat basses to polyrhythmic patterns to anything in between in the blink of an eye. That's what Tim Exile's SLOO Reaktor synth does using voice swarm synthesis.

Infected Mushroom Manipulator V1, Ultimate Vocal Warping PlugIn, Now Available

Manipulator, from Infected Mushroom and Polyverse, is one of the more impressive vocal warping plugins out there. It's just out of BETA and available to download and buy.