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