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Ego vs Musician: 5 Ways Your Ego Could Ruin Your Career & The Way Out

Making a career from music is hard enough without negotiating your ego as a potential tight rope. In this article we explore 5 ways the ego could ruin your music career and how to avoid them.

Reaktion Sound Releases VOKALOID for NI Reaktor

Made for REAKTOR 6, this new instrument recreates the typical formant filter sounds but with a new and modern twist. Vokaloid can be used to process external audio, or it can use its own synth engine.

Roland Boutique JU-06 Synth Step Sequencer In Action

If you’ve been considering the Roland JU-06 synthesizer but don’t know how to use its built-in step sequencer then this video tutorial by Rishabh Rajan on the JU-06 is for you.

Review: Audionamix ADX TRAX Pro 2.6

If you want to isolate a vocal from a backing track of remixing (yes, and also for Karaoke), there few techniques that provide passable results. ADX TRAX Pro looks to dramatically change that.

Focusrite Launches Red 4Pre Audio Interface With 58-Input/64-Output Thunderbolt Connectivity

Focusrite's new advanced RED 4PRE interface provides a whopping 58 inputs/64 outputs over Thunderbolt and includes four digitally controlled mic preamps and Dante networking amongst other features.

Watch Artificial Noise LAB:1 Synthesizers Experimental Demo

If you like experimental synthesizers, then Artificial Noise's LAB:1 will likely appeal. It's a hand-made, 6 oscillator, analog machine. And they're not taking pre-orders for a second batch.

Review: Yamaha UD-BT01 and MD-BT01 Bluetooth to MIDI Interfaces

The new UD-01 and MD BT-01 are wireless Bluetooth to MIDI interfaces which allow for greater portability and less risk of tripping over cables. Matt Vanacoro puts both to the test from a distance!

How to Add Slide Notes in FL Studio

If you want powerful MIDI editing in a DAW, then you can't go far wrong with FL Studio! In this quick tutorial we take a look at the Slide Note feature: what it does and how to use it.

FREE Darkscape NI Reaktor Blocks Set & Ableton Live Pack

The new Darkscape Reaktor Blocks Set / Ableton Live Simpler sound pack is simply stunning. It's FREE to download, and caters for both the Native Instruments Reaktor & Ableton Live producer.

Crowminius Analog Monophonic Synthesizer Inspired by Minimoog Model D

Fancy a desktop analog monophonic synthesizer based on Bob Moog's legendary Minimoog Model D? Then the Crowminius by Scott Rider, currently on Kickstarter, will be of interest.

Interview: Charlie Clouser On Scoring Wayward Pines, Synths & Nine Inch Nails

What do Nine Inch Nails, Saw Movie & Wayward Pines soundtracks have in common? Charlie Clouser of course. This prolific musician, composer and synthesist reveals his creative & studio workflows.

How to Choose the Right Warp Mode for Ableton Live & Push 2

Ever wonder which warp modes to choose and which is best suited for use in Ableton Live? And how to adjust them using the Ableton Push 2? All this and more is covered in this excellent video tutorial.

FREE: 120 Kick Drums & Kontakt Instrument From 99Sounds

Do you want a A FREE sample library featuring 120 high quality key-labeled kick drum samples in WAV format, plus a Kontakt instrument which includes SFZ and NKI patches? It's your lucky day!

Moog Sound Lab: Julianna Barwick

Watch Julianna Barwick perform her beautiful, Look Into Your Own Mind, in the Moog Sound Lab using a couple of Moogerfoogers, a Sub 37 synth, and the popular semi-modular Mother-32 synthesizer.

Review: eowave Ribbon 2, 12-Bit Digital Synth & MIDI Controller

If you’re looking for a new way to control all kinds of MIDI software and hardware, and want a 12-bit digital synthesizer, eowave’s Ribbon 2 might be just the ticket…