An atonal orchestral phrase library can be just the ticket when you're looking for something a little different for your scoring or composition work. Gary Hiebner road tests Sonokinetic's Espressivo.
Combining serious synths, dreamy vocals, evocative melodies and playful musical toys, Giorgia Angiuli adds her authentic feminine touch to electronic musical styles dominated by men with flair and fun
You have probably seen the software versions, but how much do you know about the legendary hardware synths that inspired generations of music makers?
Fancy being able to make your own clone of the legendary Roland TR-808? E-lick-tronic's new Yocto 2 kit is designed for you to do just that, and it won't break the bank either.
Is the soon to be released SEQ from Polyend the hardware step sequencer that's going to make all other sequencers feel small and insignificant? Here's the latest video of SEQ in action.
BT's new synth instrument, aptly named BT Phobos, is a deep collaboration with Spitfire Audio and is ideal for the creation of cinematic electronic, epic, and hybrid compositions.
Apogee's Symphony I/O Mk II audio interface already packs a punch. If its existing features were;y enough for you then be prepared for Standalone mode, 64 channels of I/O, and so much more.
Kontakt allows developers - with a great deal of work - to build some truly astonishing self-contained instruments. Noah Pred finds out if Sample Logic's Rhythmology is up there with the best.
Blending real and virtual instruments, when done correctly, can help to ensure that your productions sound more live than they really are. Joe Albano explains why.
Oscillators are at the heart of many kinds of synthesized sound. In this video you'll see how they can be tweaked to make better pads, or indeed many other types of patch.
Available in MDF, wood or plexiglass, these stands for the Korg volca synths are unique in that they can be customised with your own artwork and designs. They're reasonably priced too.
From creating melodies and programming drum tracks to making chord progressions and arpeggios, Sundog Song Studio 3 is the MIDI composition software that plugs into your DAW and makes the process easy
Teenage Engineering’s PO-32 Tonic features an upgraded hardware platform and a rather special new trick not seen in the other Pocket Operators. But what could it be?
Harmor is an extremely powerful instrument that can create new sounds from audio that you import, but even do the same with images. How, you ask? Read on to find out...
The Musicians Institute Online has unveiled a new online live course for motivated beginner DJs. The instructor, DJ Charlie Sputnik, breaks down how it works and why you'll want to sign up!