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Musicians & Producers: Do NOT Upgrade to Mac OS Sierra 10.12 Yet

If you're awaiting the launch of the new macOS Sierra from Apple and want to upgrade your music studio machine immediately... don't! There's reports of issues with audio unit plug-ins flying in.

Watch Tim Exile Sample IBM Data Centre & Turn Fans into Basslines

What happens if you put Tim Exile inside an IBM Data center equipped with a Zoom audio recorder, laptop, Ableton Push and his range of controllers? Music made from samples from machines of course.

Synth Stories: Portishead's Adrian Utley on Minimoog & SOS

Portishead's Adrian Utley talks about the Moog Minimoog analog synthesizer, its unique, wonderful sound, and how it was used to create the synth sounds on the recent Portishead "SOS" track, ABBA cover

Free MMM Pre-Master Tool Audio Effects Rack For Ableton Live

In an ideal world we'd send mixes to be professionally mastered. If you're looking to master, or pre-master, in Ableton Live this FREE audio effects rack from Manmade Mastering is a must-download.

The Koka Beat Machine 2 Is A Marvellous Mechanical Music Making Machine

Digital music making tools make creating sounds easier than ever, yet many of us are becoming more entranced by mechanical machines with moving parts and organic ways to create and sequence beats.

Do You Want Logic Pro To Support Ableton Link? Tell Apple Here

We're collaborating with our friends at Synth Anatomy to help get this survey out to a wider audience. It's one question and will take you 10 seconds. Do you want Logic Pro to support Ableton Link...

Review: Sinevibes Switch 2, Creating Intricate Rhythmic Gates

Designed for rhythmic audio gating, Sinevibes Switch 2.0 also includes a very capable sequencer with control of over 32 gates. Noah Pred discovers whether Switch 2 takes him beyond the gates.

Watch Pittsburgh Modular Lifeforms Percussion Sequencer In Action

This short video from Pittsburgh Modular demos their newly released Lifeforms Percussion Sequencer.

5 Tips To Speed Up Your Korg Electribe 2 Workflow

So you've got a Korg Electribe 2 (or are thinking about getting one) and you want some workflow tips and tricks? You're in the right place! G.W. Childs is here to help.

Teenage Engineering Presents OD-11 Cloud Speaker

The OD-11 wireless multi-room stereo loudspeaker has been re-engineered by Teenage Engineering combining that unmistakably warm and relaxed Stig Carlsson sound with striking design and new features.

Ask.Audio Live Lectures & Highlight Reel Videos

Martin Sitter (Ask.Audio’s CEO) discusses the recently ended Live Summer MasterClass Series, including Highlight Reel.

Cakewalk Sonar: 4 Features to Get Excited About

Is the grass always greener on the other side of the DAW fence? Not always... but here's 4 features that'll have users of other DAWs looking enviously in the direction of Cakewalk Sonar.

7 Excellent Hardware Compressors

Without further ado here's seven of our favorite high-end, analog, hardware compressors. This list includes vintage models and some units that are out of production.

RIP: Don Buchla, Synthesizer Pioneer, Dies Aged 79

We're sad to report that one of the greatest synthesizer designers and makers, Don Buchla, has passed away today.

This MIDI Editor & Remote For Roland Boutique JU-06 Synthesizer Is Just Fantastic

If you have the Roland Boutique JU-06 synthesizer then you can get a standalone and VST MIDI editor and remote control for less than 6 Euros! Watch the video below to see this in action.