In preparation for Superbooth 2018, Roland had their new pre-release SYSTEM-500 analog eurorack modules sneakily on hand at Musikmesse.
At the time of writing the latest update (10.13.4) for macOS is having a negative impact on Propellerhead Software's DAW, Reason. Probably best to avoid this update until there's a patch from Props.
For a new take on live performance and recording, Zen Audio's ALK 2 definitely offers something that nobody else is doing right now. G.W Childs finds out exactly what that is.
Bring downsampling, bitcrushing and a retro feel to your Reason tracks with this module from Synthetic Rig V3. Mo Volans explains how it's done.
Here's the second new product being showcased by Soundmachines at Superbooth 2018. The DS1Drumstation combines the DC1, SD1 and LS1 into a single panel product at, we hope, an attractive price.
Remember those super cool concept 808 inspired trainers/shoes by Margo Neeley? Well these don't look anything like those... but they look nice as Roland partner with Puma for this lifestyle product.
The new Echo effect in Ableton Live 10 has far more interesting abilities than first meet the eye. In this tutorial, dub aficionado Noah Pred shows you why he think's it's the best echo on the block.
Arturia's KeyLab Essential is designed to help you spend less time being distracted with a keyboard and mouse, and more time creating, performing, and playing music. Now it's available in black!
Todd Barton. Long-time Buchla expert, synthesizer master, and Ursula K. Le Guin collaborator recreates the music from Music and Poems For The Kesh using his trusty Buchla Music Easel synthesizer.
Nord Keyboards have announced the new Nord Piano 4 improving on its three previous incarnations with enhanced polyphony, better keybed sensor and virtual hammer technology. Here's what's new.
The Mordax Data Multifunction Visualiser is a module that turns sound into different kinds of visual waves. But there's much more to it than that, as Jade Wii discovered.
When keyboards and guitars slug it out in a mix, which one will win? As G.W Childs explains, it's not always simple. Here's how to decide when to push one or the other.
And yes, you read the headline right, that's 1,280 oscillators! Watch this new virtual analog hardware synthesizer from Exodus Digital in action in a high-quality demo video from SynthAnatomy.
Get to the heart of quickly and efficiently designing tones and timbres on your hardware synth with the techniques explained by Marc Doty in this quick video.
Everything you ever wanted to know about modular synths and more can be found in this new book from the authors of PUSH TURN MOVE.