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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

Review: UVI Rotary, Ultimate Tonal Revolution?

UVI tells us their Rotary effect plugin is a modern emulation of the classic rotary speaker effect, delivering deep controls and wide-ranging tonal possibilities. Matt Vanacoro puts it to the test.

Giorgia Angiuli Performs Inner Line And Talks Synths, Makey Makey & Ableton Live

With the help of Totoro, Giorgia Angiuli performs her new track, Inner Line, on Stil Vor Talent, using the Moog Theremini, Arturia Minilab MKII, Dave Smith Instruments OB6 and Ableton Live.

Heavyocity Releases NOVO Modern Strings, And It's Impressive

The new NOVO Modern Strings from Heavyocity is a massive Kontakt instrument designed for the needs of the traditional and modern producer who needs orchestral strings and loops in their productions.

5 Tips for Exporting Stems and Mixes From Cubase

You’ve spent lots of time writing, recording, arranging and mixing your track. When the time comes to export it from Cubase, here are some pro tips to help you do it correctly.

Native Instruments Releases Elastic Thump Expansion For Maschine

Native Instruments tells us their new Maschine expansion explores melodic future funk and blurs the lines between hip hop and house music. There's some well-thought out sounds here.

Arturia Releases MatrixBrute 1.1 Update, Real-Time Recording, Matrix Arpeggiator & More

The MatrixBrute 1.1 update packs a punch. Along with real-time recording, a Matrix arpeggiator and display offset, there's enhanced compatibility with Korg synths, better preset loading and much more.

Bitwig Studio 2.1 Announced. Here's What's New

What could be better than Bitwig Studio 2? Well, 2.1 released four weeks later! And we're not just talking bug fixes, the team from Berlin have included excellent new features like MIDI Clock Slave.

Review: Korg Gadget 3 For Mac, iPad and iPhone

Gadget 3 is finally here and it brings Korg’s innovative music-making system to the Mac desktop for the first time. Oh, and did we mention it now features audio recording as well?

5 Ways to Use And Abuse Wireless Music Controllers in The Real World

Wireless is definitely the wave of the future. It's quick, easy and usually painless! G.W Childs shows you some creative ways to use these devices that you might not have though of.

Creator of Arduino-Based Nozoid OSC-2 Synth With Moog Style Sound Speaks Out

What happens when a synth fanatic decides to build the kind of instrument he's always dreamed of, and then puts it on sale? We caught up with the man behind Nozoid to find out.