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How To Build A Condenser Microphone For Less Than $8

If we told you that you could build your own omnidirectional condenser microphone for less than $8 in under 3 minutes you might not believe me. But you can! And Joshua Casper shows you how.

Review: MelodicFlow MIDI Plug-In Prevents You Playing Bad Notes

If you'd like to quickly create melodic parts without ever playing a bad note again then MelodicFlow MIDI plugin is designed for you. G.W. Childs find out if it's really as error free as it says.

Native Instruments Launches 50% Off Special on Soniccouture Instruments

NI have partnered with Soniccouture to offer an awesome 50% off on 20 instruments (which are all compatible with NKS meaning you can control them via Komplete Kontrol S-Series & Maschine.

8 Helpful Settings to Improve Ableton Live’s Performance

As powerful as Ableton Live is both in the studio & on the stage, there are times you'll want to squeeze more performance out without running into any hiccups. Here's 8 settings to help do just that.

Ableton Live 9.6.2 Update With Emphasis on Push 2 Enhancements

Taking a browse through the Live 9.6.2 release notes, and aside from obvious Live improvements like change of the Link icon to a toggle button, most of the improvements are really Push 2 oriented.

Diego Stocco Color Bots for Ableton Live Intros Adaptive Tonal Processing For Unique Sound Design

Oh my goodness. Color Bots for Ableton Live 9.5 is really unique in the way it combines cross-synthesis and harmonically complex musical phrases to add interesting colors to your sounds.

Zoom Up The Level With New H4n Pro Handy Field Recorder

Zoom tell us their new recorder, H4n Pro, has improved upon everything that was loved about the original H4n, including better X/Y microphones, clean preamps and super-low noise floor.

Korg Quietly Release Minilogue Synth Update

Its not unusual for some updates to be more highly lauded than others. But sometimes it’s the small ones that prove to be satisfying. Here’s what’s new from Korg, for the popular Minilogue synthesizer

Interview: Geert Bevin on Developing Moog Music Model 15 Synth for iOS

We went behind the scenes to talk with Moog Senior Software Engineer Geert Bevin about their highly acclaimed Model 15 iPad and iPhone synth app. A riveting read for those interested in Moog & synths.

Behringer Tease Rumored Analog Hardware Synthesizer. It’s Real

Featuring synth luminaries like Richard Devine, Vile Electronics and Allert Aalders, this teaser video shows us the rumored Behringer analog synthesizer is actually real, and coming soon.

SoundStage for Steam Is A Virtual Reality Music Studio With Synths, Lazers, Drum Kits & More

Do you fancy dancing around like a Jedi knight inside a virtual music studio you can create yourself (all while wearing a Virtual Reality headset), complete with synths and drum kits? Then read on...

Exploring Logic Pro X’s Vintage Opto Modeled Compressor

In this video tutorial, audio expert Joe Albano, explores the Vintage Opto emulation mode in Logic Pro X’s Compressor, including explaining the original Teletronix LA-2A with tips. Well worth a watch!

Blue Order Is DIY Raspberry Pi Synthesizer Using SoundFonts

Joshua Curry has created a Raspberry Pi synthesizer, named Blue Order. It’s menu system has been written in Python mainly based from example script that came with the Displayotron Hat display. 

Mixing & Metering Plugin, LEVELS, Will Help You Analyze & Fix Your Mix Without Distractions

We were going to bring you this news on the 19th July, but another site leaked it early (we won’t name names…). So, we’re happy to be able to tell you about this excellent mix fixing tool now!

Review: Livid Instruments Minim - High Performance Bluetooth MIDI Controller

Our Livid Instruments Minim arrived... and GW Childs eagerly put this pocket-sized Bluetooth MIDI controller with expressive pads, 3D motion control & touch-sensitive tech through its paces and some.