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This LEGO Sequencer Converts Colors into Sounds

The good folks at Electronic Beats spotted this excellent video demo by Rare Beasts of his rotary sequencer made from LEGO. 

Watch Celldweller Control His Eurorack Modular Synth Setup With TipTop Audio’s Circadian Rhythms

In his latest monthly modular synth walkthrough video, Artist/Producer/Synthesist Klayton, known for his multi-genre project Celldweller, delves into the TipTop Audio Circadian Rhythms Grid Sequencer.

5 Processing Plugins To Make Your Vocal Recordings Shine

Getting a great vocal sound can be easier than you think – with a little help from these tools!

Elektron Announce Analog Heat & It’s Not What You Expect

Elektron, famous for their analog drum machines, synths and Overbridge, have announced their latest creation, different to their usual offerings: a stereo analog sound processor called Analog Heat.

Mercuriall Audio Software Announces SPARK, New Guitar Amp Sim

Spark is a VST/AU/AAX plugin that models four Marshall® tube amplifiers, four guitar cabinets, four overdrive pedals and a set of the most common spatial effects.

You Want A Korg Volca Mixer? How About This!

Complete controls to make your beats chunkier, your bass and keys smoother, and of course a blend ratio, the much anticipated volca Mixer has arrived...

Review: Cinematic Studio Strings

Cinematic Studio Series says their new Strings library for Kontakt is bursting with character with stunning true-to-life dynamics and a wide variety of articulations. Jay Asher puts it to the test.

Review: Output SUBSTANCE

Output’s instruments are known for being unique, and now they've focused their attention on bass. But will the earth move?

Watch How To Create Complex Motion Patterns in Native Instruments FORM Synth

Using the sample section of NI’s excellent new Reaktor synth, FORM, Matt Cellitti shows how to add interest to patches with some cool sound design tips in this video tutorial.

Musicians & Producers: Do NOT Upgrade to Mac OS Sierra 10.12 Yet

If you're awaiting the launch of the new macOS Sierra from Apple and want to upgrade your music studio machine immediately... don't! There's reports of issues with audio unit plug-ins flying in.

Watch Tim Exile Sample IBM Data Centre & Turn Fans into Basslines

What happens if you put Tim Exile inside an IBM Data center equipped with a Zoom audio recorder, laptop, Ableton Push and his range of controllers? Music made from samples from machines of course.

Synth Stories: Portishead's Adrian Utley on Minimoog & SOS

Portishead's Adrian Utley talks about the Moog Minimoog analog synthesizer, its unique, wonderful sound, and how it was used to create the synth sounds on the recent Portishead "SOS" track, ABBA cover

Free MMM Pre-Master Tool Audio Effects Rack For Ableton Live

In an ideal world we'd send mixes to be professionally mastered. If you're looking to master, or pre-master, in Ableton Live this FREE audio effects rack from Manmade Mastering is a must-download.

The Koka Beat Machine 2 Is A Marvellous Mechanical Music Making Machine

Digital music making tools make creating sounds easier than ever, yet many of us are becoming more entranced by mechanical machines with moving parts and organic ways to create and sequence beats.

Do You Want Logic Pro To Support Ableton Link? Tell Apple Here

We're collaborating with our friends at Synth Anatomy to help get this survey out to a wider audience. It's one question and will take you 10 seconds. Do you want Logic Pro to support Ableton Link...