Doing everything yourself can lead to a loss of perspective on the direction of your final master. Watch Joe Albano explain why this can be a problem, and how to fix it!
Here's our selection of our favorite 11 new synths, sequencers, controllers announced, previewed or released at NAMM 2017.
The new Z8000 from TipTop Audio maintains the original circuitry but adds output range adjustment switches on the back and a new colored look which help highlight the sections.
It's finally here! The Specialwaves Mine and Mine S modular MIDI controllers which took the internet by storm when we announced last year is finally available via Kickstarter. Prices & details below.
Performing with a modular synth can be tricky. Once you begin adding multiple performers then it becomes even more interesting. Here's a performance with Gino Robair enabling multiple performers.
There's a new breed of instrument coming to Propellerhead Reason, and it's thanks to the updated SDK 2.5 for rack extensions that allows user sample loading and sampling amongst other features.
Give your synth or music machine pride of place in your studio with these beautifully crafted solid wood stands and end panels which are more affordable than you might think.
XTOMP is a guitar pedal and processor with a few tricks up its sleeve including Bluetooth, USB, looping and a dedicated app for managing all your preset models.
BAM BAM is a mechanical sequencer that beats real drums with up to 14 parts. It utilises Piezo contact microphones, a drum module, and a triggered MIDI keyboard for the bass line. And it's very cool!
If you use turntables in any part of your production or performance setup you'll definitely want to check out this affordable new specialist interface from iConnectivity.
Add even more functionality to your Buchla Music Easel system with this unique and multi-functional AUX expander card.
Bringing east coast and west coast synthesis to life, and reality, in one system is what the new Lifeforms Foundation synths from Pittsburgh Modular do. Here's all the details.
Nasty surprises when streaming your own music could be a thing of the past thanks to MasterCheck Pro with advanced metering and realtime codec previewing.
What if you could build your own synthesizer for under $100 with no need for any soldering? It's not too good to be true - it exists, and it's called the Modal Craft.
Steve H shows you all the new features in the latest update to Logic Pro X, from Track Alternatives to