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Producers, Do You Know When To Use Sends And Returns? This Video Shows You How

Using sends and returns is a hangover from the analog days but it's still a vital tool in your mixing arsenal even if you're working digitally. Joe Albano explains why.

Robot Composer Turns Data from 1 Million Smartphones Into Music

Using Mechatronics - a blend of electronics and mechanical engineering, artist Andrius Šarapovas created this sound and light installation, and it's quite remarkable.

Isotonik Studios Melody Sauce Generates Melodic Phrases As MIDI In Ableton Live

MelodySauce from EvaBeat is a Max For Live (M4L) device that generates melodic phrases as MIDI. It's ideal for exploring and experimenting with different creative melodic directions in Ableton Live.

Review: Krotos Audio Reformer Pro - Sound Designers Dream?

This unique tool for turning your own sounds into foley effects - and much more - is capable of some amazing things. Joe Albano put it to the test and here's what he discovered...

Getting The Most Out Of Bitwig Studio's Built-In Effects

Matt Vanacoro set himself the challenge of using only Bitwig's bundled instruments and effects to produce a track. How did he get on? Read on to find out...

Softube Summer 2018 Collection Includes New Mixing And Mastering Plugins

These new tools for mixing, mastering and de-essing aim to bring a splash of colour to your productions and they're available at a special price for a limited time.

Behringer Neutron Semi-Modular Analog Synth Now Officially Available To Pre-Order

The highly anticipated semi-modular analog desktop synthesizer, the Behringer Neutron, is now available to pre-order across Europe and the UK at excellent prices and a late June 2018 delivery date.

Master & Dynamic Release MW50+ Wireless On-Ear + Over-Ear Headphones

Swap between on-ear and over-ear cups using the magnetic connection so you can choose between mobile or more immersive listening.

Review: Plankton Electronics ANTS! Semi-Modular Analog Synth

ANTS! is a semi-modular analog synth that not only looks cool, it sounds great too. Find out much more about it in this video review.

Here's TheThing, An Affordable Max4Live Step Sequencer

Get more control over your sequences and make unusual and interesting patterns with this new and highly affordable device for Ableton Live.

Synth Stories: Eric Maltz & Moog Sub 37

We caught up with NY-born, Berlin-resident electronic producer Eric Maltz to find out how he uses his Moog Sub 37 and just what it is he loves about it.

Reverb Plug-Ins Every Producer Should Know

If you haven't explored beyond your DAW's stock reverb plug-ins, you could be missing out on a wealth of mixing options. Joe Albano shows you what's what when it comes to reverbs.

Moog Announces Grandmother Semi-Modular Analog Synth: Full Video & Features Here

Focusing on the vintage synths of yesteryear, Moog Music's new Grandmother analog semi-modular synthesizer waves goodbye to menus and hello to full-on sound design with 41 patch points.

Advanced Processing: 3 Ways To Split Up Audio Signals In Ableton Live

Routing audio inside Ableton Live is a great way to get creative with your productions. But rather than use a third party tool, why not build your own setup? It's easier than you may think.

ORAC: A Break-Through For Open Source Synths, Samplers & Sequencers

ORAC is such an incrediblly useful and diverse solution for open-source music machines like Critter & Guitari's Organelle, it's difficult to describe what it is. This video does the job though!