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Focusrite Unveil Next Generation Scarlett Audio Interfaces

The good folk at Focusrite have told us their number one selling USB audio interface range, Scarlett has now entered its second generation. The new Scarletts are better, faster, and easier to use.

Numark Introduces NV II Pro DJ Controller

Following on from the popular and successful original NV DJ controller Numark have announced NV II, which Numark tell us offers significant performance upgrades and new features.

Watch How to Create The Vocoder Effect With iZotope's VocalSynth

In this video tutorial from his complete course on iZotope’s new  VocalSynth plug-in, Rishabh Rajan demonstrates how to get the most from the Vocoder section's controls.

Korg Are Giving Away A minilogue Synthesizer

The Korg minilogue is as hot now as it was when announced at NAMM 2016, and it seems to be sold most everywhere. But you can win one of these popular polyphonic analog synths courtesy of Korg here.

Monade Sounds Intros New TR-606 Emulation Plug-In

Available as a VST and AU plugin for Mac and Windows users, Pure606 from Monade Sounds is a sample-based library from an original Roland TR-606 drum machine with and without vintage processors.

Review: Soulsby ODYTRON - a Transformer: More Than Meets the Eye

The Soulsby ODYTRON is a limited edition of the Atmegatron, an 8-bit hardware synthesizer built on the Arduino platform. It's versatile, lightweight, compact, sounds unique and is open source!

Nine Reasons to Get Excited About Reason 9

Propellerhead's Reason 8 release was arguably a foundation for future improvements & tech with not many bells and whistles. But Reason 9 has plenty of reasons to get you excited. Here's 9 of them.

Dreadbox Drips Analog Drum Synth Module In Action

In these 6 videos we get a chance to see the Drips Dreadbox drum synth module in action creating a plethora of interesting drum and percussive sounds.

Chaos Culture MultiClip Editor Let’s You Edit Multiple MIDI Clips in Ableton Live

Chaos Culture's MultiClip Editor is one of those game changing utilities for Ableton Live that'll wow you. Simple idea: edit multiple MIDI clips simultaneously. The solution is very powerful.

Review: Cinématique Instruments Marble

Cinématique Instruments have come out with a marvellous Kontakt based synth in the form of Marble. It's got a novel approach to step sequencing too. G.W. Childs is on a roll reviewing it.

VCA Groups and Faders in Logic Pro X: What, Why, and How?

In Logic Pro X 10.1, a feature was added that was long requested by Pro Tools converts, called VCA groups. At the time I didn't see what the fuss was about... Here's why it is a big deal.

Now You Can Hack Ableton Push 2’s Screen For Custom Video

If you've ever looked at the high-res Ableton Push 2 screen and wished you could use it to display custom video animations from a Max patch then you're going to love this imp.push Max external object.

Watch How 1993 Norwegian Distortotron Effect Processor Inspired Bastl Tromsø Eurorack Synth Module

Bastl Instruments have released a short film on the effect box from Norway made 23 years earlier, Distortotron. This analog downsampler & bitreducer helped Bastl create the Tromsø Eurorack module.

Music Theory & Production Tips: Creating Vocal Harmonies

There's more to creating good vocal harmonies than just using pitch shifting software. In this tutorial, Joe Albano takes us through the basic concepts and considerations you need to know.

Interview: Keith McMillen on Tech, Synths & Multi-dimensional Music Controllers

Designer of instruments, MIDI controllers and interfaces for over 35 years, Keith McMillen has had a huge impact on the tools music makers use and love. He talks about the KMI, tech and the future!