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This Drum Machine Faithfully Recreates Roland TR 808 in Your Browser

This web-based 808 feels so authentic to the original it might just blow your mind. Now wouldn't it be cool if you could map all the controls to a MIDI controller?

Review: Arturia MiniLab MK2

The new Arturia MiniLab MKII has an attractive sub $100 price point. But does this uber-portable and ultra small music controller perform as classily as it looks? We find out in the video review.

Five Tips For Getting The Most Out Of ReWire

ReWire is a powerful, invisible protocol for streaming audio and MIDI between compatible apps. Here are some ways it can make your life easier.

Soulsby Synthesizers Announces Oscitron 8-Bit Wavetable Oscillator for Eurorack

Taking cues from the Atmegatron, but will some new surprises, Soulsby Synthesizers' Oscitron is n 8-bit wavetable oscillator eurorack module being released soon. Here's a video and details.

Polytik Are New Modular Synths Unlike Anything You've Seen Before

Unusual shaped synths are not exactly the norm, especially for the modular variety where fitting them together often demands uniform form factors. Not so with these Polytik synth modules.

FabFilter Pro-R: Surgical Reverb

Is this a first? A reverb effect to help truly sonically shape harmonics. Fabfilter's Pro-R could be accurately described as a surgical reverb plugin. Noah Pred tests out its repairing abilities.

Teenage Engineering Teases New Product. What Could It Be?

NAMM 2017 is just 2 weeks away. That means new music product announcements from some of the biggest and most respected music machine brands. Teenage Engineering has started their teaser early...

Oscillatoscope 2B Converts CV and Audio Into Glorious VGA Visuals

Seeing representations of sound has fascinated music makers and listeners since forever. It's what makes oscilloscopes so seductively hypnotic. Now you can turn CV or audio into VGA visuals with this.

Best of 2016: Kontakt Instruments

2016 saw a raft of Kontakt instruments that either advanced what we thought was possible, or consolidated Kontakt as the sample engine of choice. Here's some of our favorites from 2016.

Watch This Quick & Informative Tour of Roland’s JP-08 Boutique Hardware Synth

Get the lowdown on Roland’s recreation of a true classic synth, Jupiter 8, in this fast and easy to follow video on the Boutique JP-08.

Get Samples From Mars FREE Voyetra Analog Synth Pack

It's always nice to get sample packs of rare and famous analog synthesizers. And in this case you can get a sample pack of one of the best sounding analog poly synths of all time. The Voyetra Eight. 

Orchestration Tips: Making Horns Sound Real in Kontakt

If you're going for great-sounding realistic horns in your productions, Matt Vanacoro is here to share tips on how to turn humdrum horns into something more inspiring.

This Hacked Dalek Is An Arduino Clone Synth

Growing up with Daleks on TV was scary. But here's a way to put the fear in perspective. A Dalek (granted, it's a miniature one) as a synthesizer suddenly makes them a lot more friendly.

XILS-lab Resurrects Rare RSF Polykobol II Analog Synth As PolyKB III

Before you continue, we want to make clear the PolyKB III from XILS Labs is an analog synthesizer emulation. Yes, it's a software plug-in synth which you might not be able to tell at first glance.

Behringer DeepMind 12 Analog Poly Synth Now Available, Sold Out Already?

If you've been waiting for Behringer's DeepMind 12 analog polyphonic 12-voice synthesizer powerhouse to arrive, and are based in Europe, head over to your local store now before it's too late!