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The Midi Illuminati is a MIDI Controller & Mixer For Elektron Octatrack That Looks Incredible

Elektron's Octatrack is a beast of a sampler. It goes deeper than your average sampler and sequencer and deserves its own MIDI controller. The Arduino-based Midi Illuminati is exactly that.

Watch Yamaha CS80 Clone, Deckard's Dream, In Action

Deckard's Dream is the Yamaha CS-80 clone we've been waiting for. Announced just over a month ago, now we've got photos of the prototype and two videos with sound demos of this lovely synth in action.

Review: Tim Exile's SLOO - A Swarm Of Sound

Reaktor provides an almost endless set of sound design possibilities. So when Tim Exile really goes to town, you know he's going to produce something very special...

Make Better Beats With These Syncopation Concepts

Understanding syncopation can be the key to making more interesting and more human-sounding beats. Matt Vanacoro explains why.

Superbooth 2017: Leaf Audio Debut Microphonic Soundbox DIY Kit

While you won't be able to join a Leaf Audio DIY workshop at Superbooth to build the Microphonic Soundbox, you will (probably) be able to check it out and gear yourself up to make one this summer.

LinnStrument 2.1.0 v2 in BETA. Here's What's New

Geert Bevin has posted a video and details on the new firmware for LinnStrument still in BETA. The Touch Animations are the big new feature, but certainly not the only useful addition!

Polymoog Creator & Former Moog Music President, Dave Luce, Passes Away

The inventor, lead designer and creator of the famous Polymoog, Moog polyphonic synthesizer, has passed away at the age of 80. Dave Luce was also a former president of Moog Music Inc.

Review: Simply Sound SS1 Preamp

A pocket-sized preamp that can add up to 25dB of gain without raising the noise floor sounds too good to be true, right? Maybe not...

Construct Harmonies with Pitch Correction Software

Pitch correction plug-ins can be used for more creative tasks thanks to their power and flexibility. Here, Mike Levine explains how to create vocal harmonies where none existed.

Superbooth 2017: New Compact Sherman Filterbank 2 Revealed

Sherman about about to release a new analog Filterbank 2 version at Superbooth. Filterbank 2 Compact is a powerful analog distortion and filter processor. Here's what we know about it so far.

Say Hello To The Super Sexy Korg Monologue Desky

This beautiful desktop Monologue synth is not an official model from Korg, unfortunately. But, it is a mod by Haydn Hamilton, and he could turn your keyboard synth into a beautiful desktop version.

Review: UVI BeatHawk 2 for iOS

BeatHawk for iOS has had a major update with cool new features like Ableton Link support. G.W Childs finds out what else is new...

Create the Weeknd's Electric Piano in I Feel It Coming ft. Daft Punk in Ableton Live

If you love the sound of this track, G.W Childs is here to show you how to recreate it in your own studio using Ableton Live and some creative vocoding.

You Make The Music, AudioHunt Studio Assistant Manages Everything Else

The last thing modern musicians need is for their creativity to be distracted by contracts, tracking payments, chasing jobs, etc. That's where AudioHunt Studio Assistant comes in to play.

Get Reason Essentials For $10

Reverb.com are offering Propellerhead Reason Essentials for $10 during April (normally $69) when purchased with a qualifying piece of recording hardware.