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Erica Synths Introduces 4 New Pico Synth Modules

Erica Synths Pico modular synth system has taken the eurorack world by storm. They're small in size but include impressive features. Now there's 4 new Pico modules: SEQS, Logic, A logic and DSP.

Review: FL Studio Transistor Bass

Image Line's FL Studio 12.3 includes a new addition to the already excellent arsenal of plugins. Transistor Bass is based on the classic Roland TB-303 bass synth. But is it faithful to the original?

Pioneer Announces WeDJ for iPhone

Joining the iPad version, WeDJ from PioneerDJ, now has a home on iPhone and until 29th November 2016 is free to download! Now you can mix and add effects to your iTunes music on your phone.

Best Black Friday 2016 Deals For Musicians And Producers

Black Friday is back which means excellent deals and special prices which will tempt us to open our wallets. And this is especially true for musicians, producers and DJs.

Review: contortDistort Echoes in the Aether Creative Sound Library For Absynth

The aim behind Echoes in the Aether was to create fun, creative, interactive, rhythmic, and playable sounds for Absynth users. Timo Preece finds out if ContortDistort achieved their objective.

Music Studio Design Mistakes: How To Stop Your Room Coloring Your Sound

Even without a big budget for soundproofing, it’s still vital to set up your studio space as sympathetically as possible. Joe Albano shows you how it’s done!

Sneak Peek: Ctrl Boy MIDI Controller Could Change How We Control Virtual & Analog Synths

Ctrl Boy MIDI controller threatens to really shake up the industry, and your workflow, with you only ever being 2-clicks away from controlling a parameter of a hardware or plugin synthesizer!

FreeDrum Lets You Play A Drum Kit Anywhere You Can Imagine

Instead of tapping your knees when commuting or sitting on a park bench, you could you be playing a full drum kit... without disturbing anyone else nearby. That's what FreeDrum sensors provide.

8 Pro Tips For Mixing Bass

Getting a solid and accurate bottom end is a key part of any good mix. Here are some top producer’s tips for getting the best possible results! 

Celemony Melodyne 4.1 Intros New Note-Based Audio Editing Advancements

Melodyne 4.1 includes powerful and user-friendly new ARA (Audio Random Access) functions with Presonus Studio One, new playback type and more. Watch it in action here.

Explore Reason’s Powerful Dual Arpeggio Player Module

Take simple MIDI input and quickly create anything from acid basslines to complex arpeggiated sequences with this easy-to-use module in Propellerhead Reason.

Akai Releases Wireless MIDI Pad and Keyboard Controllers

There's two new Bluetooth wireless MIDI controllers on the block. Akai Professional's LPK25 Wireless features an arpeggiator mode and LPD8 Wireless has a Note Repeat button. Both are inexpensive.

Waves Electric 200 Piano Emulates Pianos Used by Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye & Queen

Waves Audio have captured the bite, bark and punchy reed tone of the electric piano model used on classic recordings by Ray Charles, Pink Floyd, Steely Dan and many more in this new virtual piano.

Meet The Guitar pedal Rack Inspired By Modular Synthesizers

A modular guitar FX pedal rack that can be controlled via MIDI? Powered by an Arduino? Useful if you make DIY guitar pedals? An excellent way to clear up that tangled mess of cables? Yes to all.

Native Instruments Challenges 24 Producers, The Result is Komplete Sketches

What happens if you challenge 24 contemporary producers to make musical sketches using only the instruments in Komplete 11? The answers have been released by Native Instruments.