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Review: Glitchmachines Fracture XT

How To Create Authentic Techno Bass Patches In Any Synth

Bass tones are a key component of techno music. In this short video, Multiplier gets down to the fine detail of how the different stages of a software synth can be set up to get a great bass sound.

What’s New in Steinberg Cubase Pro 9

Steinberg has unexpectedly revealed the key new features of Cubase Pro 9 in a video on a holding page of its website that would normally ony tease that “something new was coming”.

Ableton Releases Live 9.7.1, Improved Warp Modes & Controller Support

Ableton have unleashed a minor update with some useful bug fixes, two improvements for Live and changes for Push users. Here's what you need to know.

Glitchmachines Fracture XT Takes Glitch Processing To A Patchable Level

We're thrilled to see a patchable glitch processor plugin that takes Fracture and adds a granular processor amongst other features. And the great news is we've got a full review coming later today...

These Two MOTU Mobile Audio Interfaces Feature Thunderbolt, USB3 And AVB/TSN Connectivity

MOTU tells us their two new 624 and 8A mobile audio interfaces combine superb audio quality with Thunderbolt, USB3 and networking capabilities. Both are shipping now.

Bastl Instruments OMSynth MiniLab Is A DIY Kit For Inventing Circuits To Make Sound & Light

Do they never stop creating new DIY kits and instruments? Bastl Instruments are keeping the ideas flowing! Here's the low-down on their new DIY kit, OMSynth MiniLab for easy sound circuit creation.

Review: UVI Synth Anthology 2

Where most synth emulation virtual instruments focus on the classics, UVI Synth Anthology 2 embraces the vintage variety and some modern monsters too. Matt Vanacoro finds out if the sounds match up.

FL Studio 12.4 Now Supports Maschine JAM

Maschine JAM is already a really cool controller and unique sequencer for Native Instruments' Maschine software. It's also a very capable Ableton Live controller and now gets full FL Studio support.

Sonic Logic Is Another Modular MIDI Controller, This Time For iPad

The concept of the modular MIDI controller may have been around for a long time, but recently two very different visions of controller were announced. And now we've come across a third in Sonic Logic.

Review: AKG K872 Headphones

Master Reference headphones are the gold standard for mixing and mastering music. Can AKG’s new flagship models do the business?

Watch How to Create a Smart Reverb Riser In Ableton Live

Ableton Live is a complex DAW. In his MasterClass Adam “Multiplier” Pollard shared 10 cross-genre EDM tips and tricks to help jump start your creativity. Here's one of the most impressive ones.

10 Vintage Synthesizers: 5,900 Drum Samples: £1 No-Brainer Sale

Wave Alchemy have announced the launch of a 98% discount, no-brainer sale on their award-winning Synth Drums sample library. Pick it up for just £1 (about $1.30 USD).

TipTop Audio QuantiZer Is a Creative, Melody Making Eurorack Module

TipTop Audio's new eurorack module looks and sounds very cool. I's designed to be very playable, includes a 12-note keyboard and tunes analog VCOs accurately to musical scales.

11 Tips To Help Your MIDI Orchestration Stand Out

If your goal is to make your MIDI-based orchestration compositions stand out you may not want them to sound more realistic. Jay Asher shows how to make them sound great rather than authentic.