Drum machines and synths are precious and deserve lots of care! If you have a Roland TR-606 or TB-303 you can show them how you feel and give them a sexy exterior with a full metal jacket case.
Playing with the stereo field of your sounds can be a creative mixing technique. But as Joe Albano explains, there are some pitfalls you'll need to avoid.
You may not know Sound Oracle by name, but you've heard his sounds for Timbaland and appearing in tracks by Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Justin Timberlake, Chris Brown, and Christina Aguilera. Here you have them.
Remember the Adidas concept trainers inspired by Roland TR-808 drum machine that playback beats? Here's what they will sound like... and if you want a pair, have faith. These might become a reality.
Tracktion's multi-platform DAW has had a bunch of upgrades as well as a name change. Gary Hiebner has the lowdown on everything that's new.
Ever wondered how synth maestros Depeche Mode build their signature sound? Here's a look at how you can do it for yourself.
These 3 presets packs for Ableton Live 9 from Flatpack bring rich analog sounding synths and drum machines to your studio. And now you can buy them as bundle and save in the process.
The best way to understand different skratch techniques is to see them broken down into their constituent parts - and that's exactly what Sara Simms has done!
Kenton is making managing multiple data streams simpler with an eight-input intelligent MIDI merge unit. It's available now and could become an integral part of your MIDI synth and hardware studio.
Fancy building your own MIDI controller without getting into soldering and writing code? OpenDeck might be just the thing you've been looking for...
What happens in Berlin doesn't need to stay in Berlin. In his second concert at the awesome synth event at Superbooth, Steve H explores soundscapes on his Buchla Music Easel being processed in Logic.
RX6 isn't just for post processing, it has many more musical uses, such as fixing the dreaded squeaky kick drum pedal that can blight recordings. Here's how.
39 instruments and effects from AudioThing at a whopping 84% discount? That's almost too good to be true. Except it is true but for a limited time only. So act fast.
If you like the idea of building your own instrument but don't fancy one of the heavier desktop tools, Reactable Systems' ROTOR may be just what you're looking for.
The highly anticipated Deckard's Dream, the Yamaha CS-80 analog poly 1970/80s synthesizer is now available as a DIY kit, and as an assembled unit built to order. And the price isn't bad at all.