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This Secret Hack Turns The Arturia MicroBrute Into A Paraphonic Synth!

Imagine being able to play two notes simultaneously on Arturia's monophonic MicroBrute synth. Imagine no longer! Here's how you can do it, and it's surprisingly easy!

Building Multiband Effects in FL Studio

It's easier than you might think to create your own multiband effects from scratch in FL Studio. Gary Hiebner is on hand to show you exactly how it works.

MOLEKULES for Ableton Simpler Is A Collection Of 10 FREE Soundscape Live Racks

Nick from Flintpope has created ten Ableton Racks by sampling a piano played through the cool Molekular Reaktor effects unit from Native Instruments. And it's free.

Gibbon Digital T4 Is A Next Generation 4 MIDI Interface For Just $59

If you need a MIDI interface with 4 MIDI outs that is class compliant, USB powered and sturdy, this new box from Gibbon Digital won't break the bank.

Hearing Damage: A Guide To Ear Protection For Musicians

We all need to look after our hearing, and it's not just heavy metal drummers that are at risk from long term exposure to noise. Joe Albano explains how to take care of your ears.

How Well Do You Know Your Synth Terminology?

If you fancy yourself as a bit of a synth head, a synth tweaker... or perhaps you're looking to learn more about synths and synthesis this quiz from Roland is a great help to test your knowledge.

Recreate This Cool Chip Tune Style Lead Sound In Your Own Virtual Synth - Video

The principles for quickly creating a computer chiptune style lead sound can be applied to any synthesizer. This short video explains how to do it for yourself.

Review: KRFT, Modular Sequencer & Controller For iOS

This modular sequencer for iOS takes a unique approach to programming and music-making, plus it's very affordable. So what does it bring to the table?

Plus Pedal Is A Stunning, Unique Sampler / Sustain Pedal For All Melodic Instruments

Imagine being able to instantly create incredible sonic backgrounds, seamless looping ambiences, and pads from any instrument. Plus Pedal is stunning and is about to ship now.

Review: Erica Synths Pico System 1

If you love modular synths but don't have the space for huge boxes, Erica Synths' Pico System 1 combines a ton of sound modules into a tiny package - and it sounds massive.

Synth Stories: Justin Melland On Scoring With Buchla, Juno-6 And Dave Smith Instruments

Award-winning, acclaimed film and TV composer and synth head, Justin Melland, shows how he recreates a track from the recent hit Showtime series, Dark Net.

How to Use NI Traktor Ramp Delay & Reverb T3

Do you listen to DJs like Richie Hawtin and Dubfire play techno sets and wonder how they create spacious sounding effects? Sara Simms lets you in on an industry secret...

LayR iPad Synth 1.0.4 Released: New Brice Presets, Ableton Link, And Much More

Living Memory Software has released a free update to their ground-breaking iOS synth taking it up to 1.0.4. Here's what's new.

Create Amazing Sample Performances In Maschine With This Sample Start Trick

By playing with the sample start time of a sample, the note repeat and mod wheel controls, it's possible to create some cool stutter-style sample sequences in Maschine. Find out how in this video.

Sonic Faction Announces Mod Squad - 20 Affordable New Modules For Ableton Live

What better way to expand your arsenal of instruments and effects in Ableton Live than with a great bundle of modules for under $70?