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Hansy1010 Is a Gorgeous Open-Source Analog DIY Synth

Hansy1010 hybrid-analog synthesizer just got a makeover. This cool sounding DIY and open-source synth now has a fetching new color. Listen to it in action below.

Will This Organic Modular Controller Enable Greater Expression Than Classic MIDI Keyboard?

Music controllers tend to be based on traditional interfaces. The Joué aims to make our performance interaction more flexible and allow us to change the layout. Founder, Pascal Joguet tells us more.

Roland Unveils Rubix Audio Interfaces

Roland describes their new Rubix line of audio interfaces as "high-fidelity sound, solid build quality, compact size, affordable price, and crucial features". We know you'll focus on the design.

Roland Introduces 5 Input Audio Mixer for iOS And Android Devices

This new sub $100 audio mixer from Roland is designed to help smart phone and mobile music and video makers capture higher quality sound from up to 5 inputs.

Big Deal: Chocolate Audio 88 Piano Bundle for Kontakt

Get 4 massive pianos in 1 incredible bundle for $99! “The 88 Series piano collection” by Chocolate Audio is a huge 25 GB bundle built for Kontakt. Sale ends soon...

Review: Apogee Element 24 Thunderbolt Audio Interface

Apogee promise really low latency with their new sub-$600 10-in and 12-out Thunderbolt audio interface for Mac users. Jay Asher hopes it hits the sweet spot. Here's what he discovered.

How To Quickly Build An Alien Wobble Lead Sound In Massive Or Any Synth

Quickly and easily use your software synth to create a wobble lead patch from scratch in just a couple of minutes!

Cubase Track Import and Presets

Taking tracks between projects in Cubase is easier than you might think. Gary Hiebner shows how track import works and explores ways to speed up workflow with customised presets.

Free Reaktor Blocks Set for Modular Synth Enthusiasts

Matthew Friedrichs, the creator of these cool (and free) set of blocks for Native Instruments Reaktor 6, reached out to us about his collection.

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.