Sometimes the best things in life become more expensive, not cheaper. That appears to be the trend with the Arturia MatrixBrute analog synth which will soon be more expensive than when it was released
Tangible Waves makes bespoke modular synthesizers that aim to take up less space than eurorack systems and offer "synthesis for everyone". Here's a chat we had with them recently.
Need the sound of a legendary console but without paying a fortune? Arturia has you covered with its 3 Preamps You'll Actually Use collection. Hollin Jones gets rolling...
Nektar Tech have a brand new MIDI controller that is less hands on, but more feet on, than we expected. It's for musicians and producers of all genres and includes full MCU and Nektar DAW support.
Stepping outside the 4/4 rhythms we've been told to make doesn't have to be easy, and can be fun and inspiring. That's what the Mito by Moffenzeef is designed to do for eurorack synths.
Field recordings and found sounds can be invaluable sources for getting unique results from sound design. Timo Preece shows how sound exciters help him capture the sound of Berlin.
These two live improvised videos show how powerful and intuitive the Polyend SEQ MIDI sequencer is to program and play in real-time... even with music apps like Korg Gadget on iPad.
Tiptop Audio started life as a tiny operation working out of a garage but now has a whole team and an impressive product lineup. Here's what they told us when we caught up with them recently.
Many people would love to record and mix on vintage hardware, but it's not an option for most. Here are five ways you can impart some soul to your tracks while recording digitally.Â
What happens when you add a wooden casing and a keyboard to a Behringer Model D? Easy. It looks like an even more awesome analog synthesizer in the style of a Minimoog!
Pop Chords A-List Electric Guitarist brings fully playable, authentic electric guitars to your Reason Rack. Hollin Jones gives you a hands-on demonstration of how it works.
Universal Audio have released a rather tasty and authentic Neve preamp sound in a simple two-knob plug-in. It's exclusively for UA audio interfaces and UAD-2 hardware.
Qosmo Modular makes 12 modules, with more on the way. They focus on originality and build quality, as they told us when we caught up with them recently.
There's 300 drum samples from the exquisitely produced Evolve library by Wave Alchemy with your name on it... that is, they're free and waiting for you to download them and try them on your tracks.
If you need a reliable, portable, high-quality audio recorder for sound design, field recording, film work or interviews, the new Zoom H1n packs in really great features at an attractive price.