Available as a VST and AU plugin for Mac and Windows users, Pure606 from Monade Sounds is a sample-based library from an original Roland TR-606 drum machine with and without vintage processors.
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!
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.
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'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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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!