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Review: Patchblocks Minijam Studio

Minijam Studio from Patchblocks have smashed past their Kickstarter funding goal already. These compact, portable music machines are very affordable and include what you need to make music anywhere.

Mixing Tricks: Making Artificial Harmonies Sound Authentic

Software lets us create vocal harmonies even after the singer has left the studio, but there's an art to making the results sound believable, as Joe Albano explains.

52 FREE Audio Effect Plug-Ins For Musicians And Producers

There are some excellent audio effect plugins available, and incredibly many of these are free. Here's a list we've compiled of 52 that'll make you and your music productions happy.

Forget Keyboards, SoundMachines Reveals New Synth Controller Concept

Soundmachines are coming out with a revolutionary new controller interface for synths and modular synths unlike anything you've seen before. Here's the pre-prototype of Arches explained.

Review: Spitfire London Contemporary Orchestra-Strings

Spitfire Audio has a reputation as a heavy hitter in the world of meticulously sampled orchestral instruments. But would their latest release win over Jay Asher?

This Video By Sequential Cirklon With Music By Aphex Twin Captures The Superbooth 2017 Vibe

This video by the Sequential team taken at Superbooth 2017 captures the vibe and diversity of one of the biggest and most interesting synth trade shows and events in the world (probably).

ROLI Releases JUCE 5, Secret Sauce Behind Audio Apps

JUCE is a C++ cross-­platform framework owned by ROLI that provides building blocks that allow developers to create powerful, cross-­platform audio, interactive, embedded or graphic apps.

Moog Re-Releases The Moog Synthesizer IIIc

Fifty years after the original Moog Music announce the return of the Moog Synthesizer IIIc to production for a very limited time.

Review: iZotope RX 6, Cutting Edge Audio Repair Tools

iZotope's RX is one of the most powerful audio repair tools in the business. So what could a new version add? Quite a lot, as Joe Albano found out...

Nirvana's Gear in the Nevermind Era

The gear that iconic bands use is just as big a part of their identity as the music they make or the place they come from. So what were Nirvana using when they made Nevermind?

LayR 1.0.3, Massive Poly Synth For iOS, New Features In Free Update

One of the most impressively powerful synths for iOS, LayR, just got a free update with new features and bug fixes. Here's what's new for this excellent iPad and iPhone friendly synthesizer.

Propellerhead Reason 9.5, Now Supports VST Plugins!

Oh. My. Goodness. Reason have just changed the DAW game again. Reason 9.5 now supports... wait for it... VST plugins. Yes, read that again. Reason supports VST instrument and effect plugins!!!

UVI Releases Digital SynStations Vol 2, Bringing 90s Synths Back To Life

500 patches from 3 rare vintage hardware 90s synths in three virtual instruments from UVI. Sound interesting? Check out the video below if you need more convincing.

Five Ways to Use Harps & Plucks in Any Arrangement

The harp may not be the first instrument you think of when arranging but here are some ways you can use it to your advantage that you may not have known about.

Overview & Sound Demo of Dreadbox Abyss 4-Voice Analog Synth

This 4-voice analog synth, the Abyss, captured our attention at Superbooth 2017. Dreadbox have put time and passion into this synth. In this 10 minute video they give us an in-depth overview.