No, we haven't completely lost the plot. Zoots and Ghostly Zoots are real instruments, Kalimba's in fact, that are super controllable looping, pitch shifting, recordable thumb pianos.
Mirror, Mirror on the wall which is the fairest audio of them all? We'd all love the mirror to say our audio tracks are the most beautiful... and this Reaktor effect, Processed, wants to make it be.
The new eurorack synth module from TipTop Audio, Fold Processor, is a voltage controlled sub-octave oscillator and wave multiplier, resulting in really sweet or really evil sounds. The choice is yours
UVI tells us their Rotary effect plugin is a modern emulation of the classic rotary speaker effect, delivering deep controls and wide-ranging tonal possibilities. Matt Vanacoro puts it to the test.
With the help of Totoro, Giorgia Angiuli performs her new track, Inner Line, on Stil Vor Talent, using the Moog Theremini, Arturia Minilab MKII, Dave Smith Instruments OB6 and Ableton Live.
The new NOVO Modern Strings from Heavyocity is a massive Kontakt instrument designed for the needs of the traditional and modern producer who needs orchestral strings and loops in their productions.
You’ve spent lots of time writing, recording, arranging and mixing your track. When the time comes to export it from Cubase, here are some pro tips to help you do it correctly.
Native Instruments tells us their new Maschine expansion explores melodic future funk and blurs the lines between hip hop and house music. There's some well-thought out sounds here.
The MatrixBrute 1.1 update packs a punch. Along with real-time recording, a Matrix arpeggiator and display offset, there's enhanced compatibility with Korg synths, better preset loading and much more.
What could be better than Bitwig Studio 2? Well, 2.1 released four weeks later! And we're not just talking bug fixes, the team from Berlin have included excellent new features like MIDI Clock Slave.
Gadget 3 is finally here and it brings Korg’s innovative music-making system to the Mac desktop for the first time. Oh, and did we mention it now features audio recording as well?
Wireless is definitely the wave of the future. It's quick, easy and usually painless! G.W Childs shows you some creative ways to use these devices that you might not have though of.
What happens when a synth fanatic decides to build the kind of instrument he's always dreamed of, and then puts it on sale? We caught up with the man behind Nozoid to find out.
Automat is an innovative, hackable controller that turns MIDI signals into mechanical impulses and can be used to make musical instruments out of just about anything. Bring on the music robots!
Imagine the powerful Korg Kronos synthesizer with a light-touch keyboard and weighing only 40 pounds. Impressive considering original Kronos 88 and 71 key synths are 53 and 46 lbs respectively.