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How A Vintage Toy Piano Was Transformed Into A Polyphonic Digital Synthesizer

First it was an acoustic wooden toy piano. Then it became a MIDI controller. Now it's become a polyphonic digital hardware synthesizer!! Here's the story behind Liam Lacey's amazing Vintage Toy Synth.

How Narrow Monitor Placement Can Negatively Affect The Panning In Your Mixes

In this 5 minute video tutorial, Joe Albano explains how narrow monitor placement can result in tracks being bunched and can detract from your mixes.  

Nektar Introduce New Impact GX49 & GX61 USB MIDI Controller Keyboards

Nektar tell us their new Impact GX49 and GX61 are expressive instruments, tailored to composition & performance featuring the acclaimed Nektar DAW integration for computer music systems.

This Digital Guitar From Magic Instruments Makes Learning To Play Quick And Simple

So you want to play guitar well, but without spending years learning it? (I know... even writing that made me squirm). Magic Instruments' Digital Guitar gets you playing songs in a mere minutes.

A Guide To Building Synths in Native Instruments Reaktor: Part 1

In Part 1 of this mini-series for Reaktor users, Rishabh Rajan shows how to build a synthesizer from scratch inside Native Instruments' popular graphical modular music software creation platform.

Blocs Wave for iOS gets Ableton Link support, Now Jam in Sync Via Free Update

Designed to get you jamming across multiple platforms and devices, the (Novation) Blocs Wave for iOS music creation app now includes Ableton Link support. It's a free update for existing users.

MasteringBOX Releases 1st Mastering App for Android, It’s Free

An online audio mastering service? Before you turn away in disgust / delight read on... MasterBox presents the first ever mastering app for Android, and also provides EQ and loudness controls!

D16 Release FREE Self-Adaptive Limiter Plug-In, Frontier

D16 have shared some good news with all past and present users. Their new Limiter plugin, Frontier, is FREE and exclusively available to all D16 customers as an appreciation gift for supporting them.

Moog Announces Sub 37 Synth Software Editor

According to the good people over at Reverb, Moog have begun sending out emails to registered owners announcing their new free Sub 37 software editor. And it looks like it was worth the wait.

AutoTheory Pro Released: Easily Play Complex Chords & Melodies In Any DAW

Mosaic Beats tell us that AutoTheory PRO gives everyone the power to play any instrument, in any DAW. All you need is the desire to play and a MIDI or QWERTY keyboard.

Review: Tracktion 7, Powerful DAW With a Tiny Price Tag

Tracktion is extremely affordable, but don't let the price tag fool you. Tracktion 7 is a very capable and creative DAW for producers and musicians. Gary Hiebner checks out what's new and what's hot.

Syncing Video in Logic Pro X

Logic has a powerful palette of video and film syncing tools. In this tutorial Matt Vanacoro shares the tips to help you get and keep your video in sync in Logic Pro X.

Revealed: Polivoks Synth Clone from Alex Pleninger Details, Pricing & Videos

Thanks to the good folks at MatrixSynth (and Alex Pleninger) we’re a little wiser about the upcoming Polivoks hardware synth clone that’s been in the works for a while now.

How Softube Modular Works: In-Depth Preview of Virtual Eurorack Synth System

One of the most impressive pieces of news from Musikmesse 2016 was Softube’s Modular. An uber affordable and convenient way to emulate a modular synth system. Watch this in-depth video from Messe.

How & Why Hard Panning Could Ruin Your Mix

In this 5 minute video tutorial, Joe Albano explains how and why it’s important to avoid the common mixing mistake of hard panning.