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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!

Watch New Bastl bitRanger Synth Demo & Noise Kitchen Synth Fest 2016 Overview

There were a lot of BASTL Instruments bitRanger’s in the wild at Noise Kitchen Synth Fest 2016, in Bastl’s hometown of Brno, Czech Republic. Here's two awesome videos from the synth show.

Korg minilogue Synth: Arpeggiator Tips & Tricks

In this video from his complete video course, Korg minilogue 201: Programming the minilogue, Matt Vanacoro shares some of his arpeggiator tips on Korg’s awesome analog synthesizer.

Review: Garritan Personal Orchestra 5

Version 5 of Garrison Personal Orchestra is a major update, with more than 500 instruments that aims to put a complete symphony orchestra in your DAW. Gary Hiebner puts it to the test.

Tape Desecration Plug-In Effect, Kiss of Shame, Coming Fall 2016

Infernal Love tell us their upcoming audio processing plug-in, The Kiss of Shame, brings high-caliber tape saturation and degradation to the digital domain like nothing else can. Curious? We are!

This Rachel Claudio Live Performance of Hey Ya Is Stunning

A year ago life changed for musician, singer and producer, Rachel Claudio. Her rendition of Hey Ya using an APC40, Ableton Live and vocal effects made big waves on the net. We revisit the video here.