Some virtual instruments cover fields you've never even heard of, and that is certainly the case with Fluffy Audio's Rinascimento. Let it open your eyes and ears to new possibilities...
We all lust after shiny new gear from time to time, but is it always a good idea? Shane Berry has some advice on when to leap, and when to only look.
Getting interesting sounds from a synthesizer doesn't have to mean spending hours tweaking every available control. What if you focused on randomizing algorithms? Ommarunn does just that and more.
Now everyone has the chance to play with some of Brian Eno's presets from the 80s thanks to this free download of his Yamaha DX7 patches from 1987.
Lots of synth news from our friends at Erica Synths. There's more additions to the Erica Black modular range and an awesome video by Carl Mikael on the Black VCO.
The MPC family from AKAI is a legendary name, but how did Rishabh Rajan get along with the newest model, the MPC Live? Read on to find out.
Get into the details of how the Moog Modular V from Arturia generates and shapes its sounds with this short video.
We'd been eagerly anticipating getting hold of the book, currently on Kickstarter, but managed to get an exclusive interview with its author.
Native Instruments have announced the two main features for their upcoming Maschine 2.6.5 update (not yet released). And these two big features are significant for workflow and the future of Maschine.
When the engineering might of Pioneer meets the creative powerhouse of Dave Smith Instruments, the results are sure to be intriguing. Sara Simms road tests the DJ TORAIZ AS-1 Analog Synth
Close miking is a core skill for recording all kinds of sources from guitar and drums through to keyboards and vocals. Joe Albano takes you through the fundamentals of this technique.
XILS Labs are teasing us with their upcoming POLY synth plugin. The POLYM is inspired by the classic Polymoog synthesizer and what strikes us is how good it sounds. Check out the video below.
Enrol now for free to watch this live streaming masterclass on Eurorack sound design with Endorphin.es, Thursday at 12PM PT / 8PM UK + Raffle for your chance to win: Cockpit, Gateway, Shuttle Mate!
Whether you're at a drive-through or ordering a pizza online, it's possible to use your turntables instead of your voice. DJ Strategy shows you how in these two short videos.
Focusrite has come up with a tiny audio interface for iOS that can phantom power from your phone or iPad. Matt Vanacoro welcomes an ultra portable solution.