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Designing Realtime 3D Sound Performance: Sound of MNTN, Ableton Live and Planetary Cymatic Resonance

3D sound is still a relatively new phenomenon and can be complex to work with. Timo Preece investigates how it works, and goes on a journey through space and time...

Mescaline Is A Stunning Experimental Modular Synthesizer & Sequencer

If the design of Folktek's Mescaline modular synthesizer doesn't hook you, the price and its unusual synth and sequencer modules (and sounds) will. If you love experimental synths you'll love this.

How to Create Multi Sine FM Deep Bass Synth Sound With FL Studio Sytrus

Sytrus is great for all kinds of synth sounds but it's especially good for bass. Gary Hiebner walks you through creating a heavy bass patch.

Synth And DIY Workshops Revealed At Superbooth17

In less than a month Superbooth17, probably the most hotly anticipated synthesizer event of the year, will be happening. And today the events, concerts and workshop timetables have been announced!

Korg Releases Gadget for Mac, Already Too Popular

Within hours of the release of Korg Gadget v3 for iOS its new bigger, more flexible brother is here, Gadget for Mac. And if early signs are anything to go by it's a popular collection of instruments!

Korg Releases Gadget 3 For iOS, Here's What's New

It's here! Korg Gadget 3 is now available on the iTunes App Store for iPad and iPhone. This update includes three new modules and features like Ableton Live Export amongst others. Here's what's new.

5 Reaktor Synths You Should Know About

There are many fine add-on synths created for Reaktor, but did you know about these five great models that come as part of the standard Reaktor library?

What To Consider When Choosing Studio Headphones

A good pair of cans is essential for almost every music setup. But how can you choose the ones that are right for you?

Man Plays Synth On His Head: The Best Synth Performance You'll Ever See?

This might be the most insane and satisfyingly happy synth performance video you'll see today. A musician is playing a synth on top of his head... while dancing. It doesn't get better than this.

Ableton Releases Microtron, Sampled Mellotron Pack by Puremagnetik

With over 150 MIDI clips and over 600 MB of sounds, this carefully sampled Live pack of the Mellotron from Puremagnetik hits the spot. If you want to add interesting, organic sounds this is for you.

Heavyocity Announces NOVO Modern Strings

Heavyocity have finally revealed what their next instrument is... NOVO Modern Strings brings professional cinematic scoring tools to everyone. Take a listen below.

Review: Make Noise 0-Coast Single Voice Patchable Synthesizer

East and West coast synths traditionally have their own approach and sound, but how about a 0-Coast design? Rishabh Rajan decodes this unique semi modular synthesizer.

This Expressive Analog Touch Synth, Hyve, Now Available On Kickstarter

We've seen the Hyve Touch Synth in action and we've been left very impressed. The only question we had was when we could get this 60-voice polyphonic touch synth... and now the answer is here.

Generate Advanced MIDI Parts Using The Dual Arpeggiator Player Device In Reason

Reason’s Player devices take simple MIDI input and turn it into chords, scales and arpeggios. Here’s how to get great results from the arpeggiator with minimal effort!

Meet The Korg Volca FM In This Quick Introductory Video Showcasing Sounds And Features

Korg's volca FM is a cool hardware synth that packs the synth engine of a real DX7 into a much smaller box. G.W Childs shows you what this means for your music making.