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Review: Rob Papen Predator 2

Rob papen's original Predator is a monster synth, so we were very curious to hunt down Predator 2, explore its new sound design tools, and discover how it would improve upon a winning instrument.

The Power of Bounce in Place in Propellerhead Reason 9

Bounce in place might not sound like a sexy feature for a DAW. But G.W Childs shows how much this feature can improve and influence your production workflow in Propellerhead Reason.

Make Inspiring Arpeggiated Bass Parts In Free U-He Podolski Synth

Free doesn't have to mean basic, and this quick video shows you how to make a cool synth bass pattern in just a couple of minutes.

Korg Adds Color To MS-20 Mini, Kronos, Krome Limited Edition Synths

When you think of the MS-20 mini, you're used to a black synth, right? Well, Korg are playing with color a lot this year and here's new limited color editions for three popular Korg synths.

Korg ARP Odyssey FS: Official Details, Price & Video Here

It's real. It's official. It's coming to NAMM 2017. The Korg limited ARP Odyssey is a true 1:1 recreation of the original 40 year old legendary duo phonic synth. Full details, pricing and video here.

Korg Gadget Synth Collection Now Available For Mac

Korg's highly acclaimed Gadget synth collection has made a big move from iOS to Mac. Now desktop and laptop users can take advantage of the exceptional synths standalone or in plugin format.

Review: Cubase 9

Cubase 9 is here and it promises some major workflow enhancements and a brand new sampler. Hollin Jones finds out if it is indeed loaded to the nines…

Creating An Analog Arduino Controller for Ableton Live

Before you retreat, this tutorial requires NO soldering or coding skills! With an Arduino Uno, Ableton Live 9, Max for Live and select tools you can make your own analog controller for Ableton Live!

DIY MIDI Controllable DAC: Modular Synth CV & MIDI Software Work Together

This short video shows you how to quickly and easily make your own MIDI controllable DAC using an MCP4922 and a Teensy 2. The demo video shows it working with Moog Mother 32 and Ableton Live.

Apogee Hardware Remote Takes Control Of Audio Interfaces

The Apogee Control is a Hardware Remote for the Element Series and Symphony I/O Mk II audio interfaces. It's available now and here's all you need to know.

Now You Can Easily Map Your MIDI Controller to Max/MSP Patches

Cycling74 Max MSP users can now make light of mapping a MIDI controller to their Max patches, thanks to 42Percent Noir's EasyController app.

Review: Elektron Analog Heat and Overbridge 1.15.0

Elektron announcement of Analog Heat was met with rejoicing and some uncertainty. Timo Preece digs deep below the analog distortion and saturation for a clearer picture of what makes it so versatile.

10 Useful FL Studio Tools You May Not Know

FL Studio is a deep and potentially complex DAW which is also easy to use. If you've been scratching the surface you may want to dive deeper to discover more it can do. Here's 10 handy tips to help.

This Reimagined Stylophone Is A Portable Analog Synth With Attitude

The mention of stylophone may not turn your head as much as mention of a portable analog synthesizer. This new Gen X1 synth from Dubreq looks and sounds pretty awesome.

Layercake is a FREE Sound Design Tool for Kontakt

Flintpope is back (was he ever away?) with a new sound design tool for NI Kontakt users... it's free it you like it that way and it's powerful too.