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You Don't Need a Sampler or Synthesizer With A Voice Like This

It's long been acknoledged that the human voice is one of, if not the, most impressive musical instrument. This man creates possibly the most impressive soundscapes you could imagine.

Review: Icon Pro Audio QCon Pro X Control Surface

The Icon Pro Audio QCon Pro X is a control surface with motorised faders fit for most DAWs that is built like a tank in a good way! Matt Vanacoro gives it an in-depth review along with video.

Roland TR-09 Vs TR-909 Vs AIRA TR-8 Video Comparison

The internet has been divided since Roland introduced the new ACB-powered TR-09 rhythm composer on 9th September. Many want comparisons between it and the original 909. This video goes one better.

How To Build a DIY MIDI Controller for Ableton Live with the Makey Makey

So you're fascinated with the idea of DIY MIDI controllers or devices that can interface with Ableton Live or any DAW... but don't know where or how to start? Makey Makey does the hard work for you.

Pittsburgh Modular Kick Off Eurorack Masterclass Webinar Series

If you're into Eurorack, modular synths and curious to see and hear Pittsburgh Modular eurorack modules in action, and have your questions answered, this FREE live webinar masterclass is for you.

Isotonik Brings Ableton Live Control Surface Script To Korg NanoKontrol Studio

The NanoKontrol Studio XL script adds Ableton Live mixer, device and session control to Korg's latest USB MIDI and wireless portable controller. There's lots to love here thanks to Sigabort!

10 Top Hardware Synthesizers For Under $1000

If you've got $1,000 to burn on a hardware synth which one/ones should you choose? Matt Vanacoro showcases his favorite 10 choices here.

DJing with Ableton Live: Setting Up Your Controller

DJ Kiva shows how to get your MIDI Controller to communicate properly with Ableton Live so you can get hands-on in the studio or when performing live.

A Modular Synth Case Made From IKEA Toilet Roll Holders? Now We've Seen Everything

The bathroom section of IKEA might not make you think of furniture for your music studio. Here's a hack to turn toilet roll holders into a modular synthesizer case!

Fi Station, A Pro Music Recording & Mixing System & Home Media System Or An Android Tablet?

An all-in-one touch-screen system for music production, video editing, home media playback, karaoke system... wait... isn't that just a tablet plus apps and hardware connections you choose yourself?

Essential Guide to Backups for Modern Music Producers

It’s not fun, it’s not sexy, but maintaining a proper Backup routine is critical for every type of recording venture, from the biggest commercial rooms, to the smallest bedroom studios. 

Official Roland Boutique VP-03 Info, Plus Video Review

The VP-03 is a new version of the original Roland VP-330 Vocoder Plus, swapping analog for ACB and adding 16 chord memory setups and a voice step sequencer. Plus, here's a review by Kosmic Sound.

Roland Boutique TB-03, Authentic 303 Bass Analog Sound Using ACB?

If you want the classic sound of the 303 Bass Line analog synthesiser, Roland feel they have you covered with their ACB version in the Boutique range called the TB-03. Here's all the official details.

Roland Boutique TR-09 Is The 909 Complete With ACB, USB Audio & USB MIDI

Here's what Roland have officially told us about their new, reimagined TR-909, in the form of the ultra portable Boutique TR-09 synth drum machine. Plus here's a video review by Kosmic Sound included.

Roland SYSTEM-8 Synthesizer, Full Details Revealed

With an eye on bringing the old into the new Roland have announced their expandable synth with next-gen ACB technology, Direct-Access Controls, and advanced features. Here's all the official info.