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Review: Sonokinetic Espressivo

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.

Giorgia Angiuli: DIY MIDI Controllers, Synths, Ableton & The Female Touch

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

4 Famous Classic Analog Synths Every Producer Should Know About

You have probably seen the software versions, but how much do you know about the legendary hardware synths that inspired generations of music makers?

DIY Roland TR-808 Clone For €300

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.

Watch SEQ Polyphonic 32-Step Hardware Sequencer Workflows

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.

Spitfire Audio & BT Phobos Synth Pushes Sonic & Emotional Boundaries

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 Announces New Features & Standalone Mode For Symphony I/O Mk II Audio Interface

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.

Review: Sample Logic Rhythmology: Reconstructing Rhythms

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.

Arranging Techniques For Real & Virtual Instruments

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.

Understanding Oscillators Will Help You Make Better Pads For EDM. Here's How...

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.

These Korg Volca Stands Are Customisable With Your Artwork & Logos

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.

FeelYourSound Releases Sundog Song Studio 3.0 MIDI Composition Software

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

Review: Teenage Engineering PO-32 Tonic

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?

Exploring Resynthesis with Harmor in FL Studio

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...

So, You Want To Learn How To DJ? Check This 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!