Forget burgers. Make beats. A popular fast food chain in the Netherlands created a paper placemat that syncs to a smartphone via Bluetooth and provides comprehensive sampling and beat making features.
At Moogfest later in May there'll be a free interactive bazaar that gives everyone a chance to discover and test-drive the next generation of electronic musical instruments, including modular synths.
A common question for recording musicians and engineers is whether to use a dynamic or condenser microphone. In this article, Joe Albano explores conventional advice to see whether they hold true.
Brining together musicians and synth lovers in a friendly, accessible space in a beautiful European city is exactly what Torino Synth Meeting is all about. The founder reveals more in this interview.
Isotonik Studios have released Streak FX, a new audio fx that makes it even simpler to re-shape your sounds with custom effects in Max for Live.
Histibe is a successful sound designer with credits for projects both big and small. In this article he shares 5 priceless tips from signing tricky contracts to developing your own unique style.
Showing just a limited palette of sounds and capabilities, this synth jam video from Musikmesse includes Arturia's highly anticipated MatrixBrute and the ever present, much-loved MicroBrute.
OK. Therein innovative drum machines out there, but this one from Axel Bluhme takes the creative approach a step further with the XOXX Composer.
K-Mix from Keith McMillen Instruments is a high-quality audio interface, programmable mixer, and MIDI controller combining their best tech know-how in one portable package. Timo Preece gets hands on.
Take a journey with ski masks, haunting soundscapes, mirrors, Moog synths, and Meris processors in this captivating video performance from Makeup and Vanity Set. Just watch it.
In this excellent Ableton tutorial video, Thavius Beck shows how easy it is to swap samples in Live 9’s Simpler while they’re still playing in order to audition and try out different sounds.
It’s not everyday you get one Ableton Live pack you can download for free, and here we have three from Monade Sounds. Here’s some brief info about each pack.
UVI announces Attack EP88, the world’s first tacked & possibly most comprehensive electric piano library, delivering 5 mixable signal sources, per- key voicing and more, available at an intro price.
So you're addicted to the convenience and power of digital with PreSonus Studio One... but you yearn for the analog console-style bus effect processing when mixing? No problem. Studio One 3.2 is here.
A patchable analog all-in-one modular synthesiser cheaper than a Eurorack system? That's what Kilpatrick Audio's Phenol is, and it gives you all you need to get your modular synth itch scratched.