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NEWS: Ken MacBeth M7-D Is A New Experimental Synthesizer In The Making

If only small form factor synths make you happy and you're not a fan of sliders, then turn away now!! ;-) Ken MacBeth has revealed a new prototype of a synth he's working on and it looks cool!

Logic Pro X 10.2.3 Update: New Loudness Meter Plugin, Improved Flex Pitch & Much, Much More

Logic users, stand tall and simultaneously feel like a kid in a candy store. Apple have released the free 10.2.3 update for LPX users, and there's some really cool new features and fixes inside.

Review: Madrona Labs Virta

Better known for modular style instruments and an OSC controller, Madrona Labs are now entering the audio effect world with Virta. This plug-in takes the concept of vocoding and turns it on its head!

Cubase: Start To Finish, Part 1: Project Setup

In this series we’re going to take you through all the stages involved in producing a track in Cubase, from getting started to final mastering. In the first part we’ll tackle setting up your project.

Reaktion Sound MUDRON Brings Dark Side to Reaktor Blocks

Reaction Sound, Italian-based audio tool developers, tell us their new Mudron for Reaktor 6 is a Blocks framework that is ideal for creating dark drones and eerie textures.

Hyve Touch Synthesizer: New Video, Piecing Together Details

As scarce as details on the Hyve Touch Synthesizer are, we’ve managed to find a new video of it in action, and conversations its creator, Skot Wiedmann, has had where some features are revealed.

Watch (Probably) The Best Moog Sub 37 & Mother-32 Performance In The World Ever

If you ever needed a reason to buy a Moog analog synthesizer, then this 16 minute video performance might be it. Surely, the best musical demo of both synths to date.

Native Instruments REAKTOR Blocks 1.2 Integrates MIDI & CV Hardware

Reaktor Blocks 1.2 introduces CV and MIDI connectivity for music hardware. Maschine, iPads, modular synths are all supported here.

Review: 4MS Spectral Multiband Resonator Eurorack Synth Module

If you're in the market for a eurorack module that can convert noisy sounds into something musical, then the 4MS Spectral Multiband Resonator should be on your shopping list. Here's why.

5 Ways to Finish the Track You Started!

Don't get stuck in a loop when producing your next track. It's easy to get distracted or lose motivation to finish what you've started. So here are 5 tips to help you realise your musical creation.

Watch How to Fix The Timing Of Multi-Track Drums in Logic Pro X

So, the timing isn’t great in that drum performance you recorded? No need to call the drummer back. Logic Pro X’s Flex Tools can rescue most situations.

G-Sonique Releases Renegade, Analog Monster VSTi Synth 64bit Version

What G-Sonique refer to as their "analog monster" of a synth, RENEGADE is now available as a native X64bit plug-in! Good news for Mac and Windows users using 64-bit DAWs.

Aphex Twin Upcoming Cheetah EP Actually a Synth Plugin?

News about a new software synth is rarely greeted with such amazement and anticipation outside dedicated music making circles... like this one about the "potential" new Aphex Twin synthesizer.

Review: Audified MixChecker

Audified's MixChecker was a popular product announcement last month at AskAudio. In this review we dig deep to find out how effective it really is at simulating playback hardware when mixing.

Audio Editing with FL Studio’s Edison

When it comes to audio editing in FL Studio, Edison is my go-to tool. It’s bundled with great features to edit and even manipulate your audio. Let’s take a look at how it ticks.