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Big Deal: Chocolate Audio 88 Piano Bundle for Kontakt

Get 4 massive pianos in 1 incredible bundle for $99! “The 88 Series piano collection” by Chocolate Audio is a huge 25 GB bundle built for Kontakt. Sale ends soon...

Review: Apogee Element 24 Thunderbolt Audio Interface

Apogee promise really low latency with their new sub-$600 10-in and 12-out Thunderbolt audio interface for Mac users. Jay Asher hopes it hits the sweet spot. Here's what he discovered.

How To Quickly Build An Alien Wobble Lead Sound In Massive Or Any Synth

Quickly and easily use your software synth to create a wobble lead patch from scratch in just a couple of minutes!

Cubase Track Import and Presets

Taking tracks between projects in Cubase is easier than you might think. Gary Hiebner shows how track import works and explores ways to speed up workflow with customised presets.

Free Reaktor Blocks Set for Modular Synth Enthusiasts

Matthew Friedrichs, the creator of these cool (and free) set of blocks for Native Instruments Reaktor 6, reached out to us about his collection.

This Drum Machine Faithfully Recreates Roland TR 808 in Your Browser

This web-based 808 feels so authentic to the original it might just blow your mind. Now wouldn't it be cool if you could map all the controls to a MIDI controller?

Review: Arturia MiniLab MK2

The new Arturia MiniLab MKII has an attractive sub $100 price point. But does this uber-portable and ultra small music controller perform as classily as it looks? We find out in the video review.

Five Tips For Getting The Most Out Of ReWire

ReWire is a powerful, invisible protocol for streaming audio and MIDI between compatible apps. Here are some ways it can make your life easier.

Soulsby Synthesizers Announces Oscitron 8-Bit Wavetable Oscillator for Eurorack

Taking cues from the Atmegatron, but will some new surprises, Soulsby Synthesizers' Oscitron is n 8-bit wavetable oscillator eurorack module being released soon. Here's a video and details.

Polytik Are New Modular Synths Unlike Anything You've Seen Before

Unusual shaped synths are not exactly the norm, especially for the modular variety where fitting them together often demands uniform form factors. Not so with these Polytik synth modules.

FabFilter Pro-R: Surgical Reverb

Is this a first? A reverb effect to help truly sonically shape harmonics. Fabfilter's Pro-R could be accurately described as a surgical reverb plugin. Noah Pred tests out its repairing abilities.

Teenage Engineering Teases New Product. What Could It Be?

NAMM 2017 is just 2 weeks away. That means new music product announcements from some of the biggest and most respected music machine brands. Teenage Engineering has started their teaser early...

Oscillatoscope 2B Converts CV and Audio Into Glorious VGA Visuals

Seeing representations of sound has fascinated music makers and listeners since forever. It's what makes oscilloscopes so seductively hypnotic. Now you can turn CV or audio into VGA visuals with this.

Best of 2016: Kontakt Instruments

2016 saw a raft of Kontakt instruments that either advanced what we thought was possible, or consolidated Kontakt as the sample engine of choice. Here's some of our favorites from 2016.

Watch This Quick & Informative Tour of Roland’s JP-08 Boutique Hardware Synth

Get the lowdown on Roland’s recreation of a true classic synth, Jupiter 8, in this fast and easy to follow video on the Boutique JP-08.