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A Guide To Creating Music For Games

From understanding themes, variations and the unique demands of the game audio world to the relationship between composer and developer, this invaluable guide explains how music for games works.

Roland Adds Powerful Step Loop Feature To TR-8S & TR-8 Drum Machines

It's 808 Day and Roland have released a new feature for both the TR-8S and the TR-8. Step Loop is designed to improve live pattern improvisation on both drum machines. This update is free.

Rob Papen Predator 2 Updated With 350 New Presets & 20% Off Deal

Take advantage of 20% off Predator 2 for a limited time and get over 350 new presets to take the total to over 6000. Here are the details.

Review: Roland System 500 - 510 and 505 Eurorack Synth Modules

Derived from the legendary Roland SH-5, these new Eurorack modules pack all of its punch into a much smaller package, and won't break the bank. Matt Vanacoro finds much to like about the 510 and 505

The Benefits of Dance And Calisthenics When Producing Music

Moving to the music can be more than just an afterthought. G.W Childs explains how it can help you find inspiration and get more out of the music-making process.

RØDE's SC6-L Mobile Is A Pocket Podcast Studio For iOS

Record and monitor two lavalier mics at once with your iOS device thanks to the new SC6-L Mobile system from RØDE, which looks ideal for all kinds of mobile recording tasks.

Genelec Announces New High-SPL Smart Active Monitors

If you're in the market for active studio monitors on a budget look away now. The new Genelec S360 Smart Active Monitors are as expensive as they are impressive-looking.

Review: Samson MediaOne M50 Monitors

Sometimes you need affordable and great-sounding monitors without the price tag and heft of high end models. Enter the Samson MediaOne M50s - Matt Vanacoro takes it from here.

5 Tips For Adding Character To Your Beats With Arturia DrumBrute Impact

Arturia's DrumBrute Impact could be just what you need to make powerful rhythms on the move. Here are 5 pro tips to get the best results from this cool drum machine.

AudioPedia 110: Synths, Samplers And Virtual Instruments

Learn everything you need to know about synths, samplers and virtual instruments with this 52-video course covering everything from vintage classics to cutting edge software.

5 Great Travel Locations In The Americas For Musical Inspiration

If you're struggling for inspiration and happen to be in the right part of the world. check out these 5 inspiring places that can help to open up your mind to new musical adventures...

Ultimate Patches For Roland SH-01A Synthesizer

In these high-quality patches for the SH-01A you'll have access to an excellent range of sounds from Mario Bros to Star Trek to 70s funk and everything in between you can imagine, and can't.

5 Of The Best Hardware Drum Machines 2018

Here's a list of our five favorite drum machines of 2018 so far, from super portable to heavy hitters. Behringer, Arturia, Roland, Modal... which one will you choose?

Review: Isotonik Studios FactorSynth For Ableton Live

Using machine learning to analyse loops and let you reinterpret and rearrange them in very advanced ways, FactorSynth is something special. G.W Childs put it to the test.

Eurorack Synthesis: Oscillators And Noise Explained

Get to the heart of what makes synthesis work with this exploration of oscillators and noise - what are they, how do they work and how can you use them to make better synth patches?