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Apogee Hardware Remote Takes Control Of Audio Interfaces

The Apogee Control is a Hardware Remote for the Element Series and Symphony I/O Mk II audio interfaces. It's available now and here's all you need to know.

Now You Can Easily Map Your MIDI Controller to Max/MSP Patches

Cycling74 Max MSP users can now make light of mapping a MIDI controller to their Max patches, thanks to 42Percent Noir's EasyController app.

Review: Elektron Analog Heat and Overbridge 1.15.0

Elektron announcement of Analog Heat was met with rejoicing and some uncertainty. Timo Preece digs deep below the analog distortion and saturation for a clearer picture of what makes it so versatile.

10 Useful FL Studio Tools You May Not Know

FL Studio is a deep and potentially complex DAW which is also easy to use. If you've been scratching the surface you may want to dive deeper to discover more it can do. Here's 10 handy tips to help.

This Reimagined Stylophone Is A Portable Analog Synth With Attitude

The mention of stylophone may not turn your head as much as mention of a portable analog synthesizer. This new Gen X1 synth from Dubreq looks and sounds pretty awesome.

Layercake is a FREE Sound Design Tool for Kontakt

Flintpope is back (was he ever away?) with a new sound design tool for NI Kontakt users... it's free it you like it that way and it's powerful too.

Could This Hardware Audio Processor Be The Only One You'll Ever Need?

Light, compact and Sturdy, the new MOD Duo could replace heavy audio effect rigs by allowing guitarists and producers access to plugins, including: effects, synths, amp simulations & tools.

AKAI MPC X Is Real: Full Details on New Flagship Beat Production Center

It's here. We've been sitting on this news for what feels like a VERY long time... and now Akai are ready to release full details to the world. Here is the new flagship MPC: say hello to MPC X.

Akai Launch MPC Live: Full Details Here

Designed for studio and stage, the new MPC Live is a standalone music production centre with new functionality and power over its predecessor in a portable easy to use box. No computer required.

Akai MPC Software Reaches 2.0

To accompany today's announcement of MPC Live and MPC X, Akai Pro have released MPC 2.0 software featuring a new GUI, audio tracks, clip launching, and a whole lot more to get excited about.

Watch Befaco Demo Eurorack Analog Spring Reverb Module

Befaco is synonymous with professional DIY musical hardware.  In this Eurorack Masterclass we get a good look at their newest gear and a good listen to a couple freestyle modular sessions!

Free Masterclass Today: Demystifying The Art of Mastering

Today (Monday January 9th, 2017 at 11:00 am PT / 7pm UK / 8pm CET) we have a treat for anyone interested in mastering: a free masterclass with Gavin Lurssen and Rueben Cohen!

Could This Incredible Triple Screen Laptop Be Your Mobile & Studio Production Computer?

What could be better suited to music production than a blazing fast 17.3 inch 4K laptop? Answer: A laptop with three 4K displays and 32 GB ram.

AKAI Pro LPK25 Wireless & USB MIDI Controller

The latest music controller from Akai Pro is a sub $100 compact battery-operated, wireless bluetooth USB MIDI keyboard controller. GW Childs finds out if it presses his buttons.

7 Virtual Synths That Blow Most Hardware Synths Out of the Water

There's no doubting the joy of using a real hardware synthesizer. The tactile controls are difficult to beat. But when it comes to sound these 7 virtual synths more than hold their own.