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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…

3 Creative Uses for the Roland VT-3 Voice Transformer

The Roland VT-3 is a portable, accessible vocal processor useful for studio producers and performing DJs. In this tutorial, Lynda Arnold offers three ways to use this box of wonders creatively.

Sample Logic Offers No-Brainer 50% Discount Deal on Critically-Acclaimed CINEMORPHX

CinemorphX for Kontakt is more than an instrument with inspiring samples and presets. It's an incredible tool for creating inspirational sounds for any genre of music. And it's 50% OFF until 9th May!

Here's How Ableton Push Can Control Elektron Analog Hardware Synths

Imagine using an Ableton Push to control your Eleketronc Analog Rytm, or Analog Four... or even the ELektron Octatrack? Stop imagining, this Max/MSP patch allows you to do just that, and now!

Universal Audio Update UAD Software 8.6 With New Fender, Chandler & Sonnox Plug-Ins

With the Fender ’55 Tweed Deluxe Amp plug-in AND Chandler Mastering EQ and Sonnox Oxford Limiter 2 added to the UAD party, there’s lots to like in UAD 8.6.

Review: K-Devices Modulators Max for Live Toolkit

K-Devices Modulators for Max for Live are designed to give you control of four devices, ideal for studio programming, live performance and DJing and a whole lot more. GW Childs puts them to the test.

Moog Model 15 is A Mind-Blowing Modular Synthesizer App for iOS

Be prepared to have your mind blown wide open. Moog have just released possibly the best emulation of a modular synth ever for iPad and iPhone. Details and video demos a plenty of Moog Model 15 below.

A Guide To Building Synths in Native Instruments Reaktor: Part 2

This mini-series for Native Instruments Reaktor users, Rishabh Rajan shows how to build a synthesizer from scratch. In this tutorial we focus on oscillators.

Steinberg Go Country With Nashville Drum Expansion for Groove Agent

Steinberg tells us their exciting new drum kit for Groove Agent 4 and Groove Agent SE 4 brings the best of Nashville drums to your productions.

Vocoding for EDM with Waves Audio Morphoder

Getting that classic vocoder sound is cool, but Morphoder is capable of so much more! Read on to find out how to get the most out of Waves’ vocal processor. 

Hot Deal: CinemorphX from Sample Logic 50% OFF!!

We’re thrilled to bring you an amazing deal for musicians, producers and sound designers. Sample Logic’s incredible CINEMORPHX instrument is now 50% OFF for a few days only. Grab it while you can.

This Fast Food Paper Placemat Is A Music Production Workstation

Forget burgers. Make beats. A popular fast food chain in the Netherlands created a paper placemat that syncs to a smartphone via Bluetooth and provides comprehensive sampling and beat making features.

Moog Music Showcase Modular Synth Makers in Marketplace at Moogfest 2016

At Moogfest later in May there'll be a free interactive bazaar that gives everyone a chance to discover and test-drive the next generation of electronic musical instruments, including modular synths.

Dynamic vs Condenser Microphones: Conventional Wisdom Examined

A common question for recording musicians and engineers is whether to use a dynamic or condenser microphone. In this article, Joe Albano explores conventional advice to see whether they hold true.

Interview: Francesco Mulassano Founder of Torino Synth Meeting 2016

Brining together musicians and synth lovers in a friendly, accessible space in a beautiful European city is exactly what Torino Synth Meeting is all about. The founder reveals more in this interview.