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Waka Flocka Online Beat Maker, Wakapella, Powered by Splice

WARNING: This is pretty awesome. NSFW if your boss wants to actually get some work done. Splice have their released their online, interactive Waka Flocka Beat Maker sequencer with plenty to like.

Mono Synth Survey: Win A Focusrite Clarett 8Pre

Tell us about your favorite Mono synth, features and what you'd like to see in the future, and help shape upcoming synth releases... oh, you'll also have the chance to win a Focusrite Clarett 8PRE!

Boxed Ear Release TQS Red Zone Fever Sound Bank for Dave Smith Instruments Pro 2 Synth

If you've got a Dave Smith Instruments Pro 2 mono synthesizer, then this expertly crafted sound bank from Boxed Ear is going to appeal with its super basses, warped leads, alien textures & deep pads.

Befaco Rampage Synth Module Is New Take On Serge / Buchla Ramp Generator

Inspired by the old Serge/Buchla ramp generators, Befaco have set about giving this old idea a new twist with their Rampage synth module.

Review: Sample Logic Morphestra 2

Following on from Sample Logic's acclaimed CinemorphX & Cinematic Guitars, Morphestra 2 is a stunning instrument for composers & sound designers. We got exclusive hands-on before release for review.

Interview: Andreas Schneider on Superbooth16 & Modular Synthesis

If you know about synths and you Berlin, you've probably come across Andreas Schneider or his shop, SchneidersLaden. Also the founder of Superbooth16, Andreas chats about this new music event & more.

Reverb & Reverse Tips For Korg volca sample

The Korg volca sample has two very powerful and flexible effects: reverb and reverse. In this short video tutorial G.W. Childs demonstrates how to use both effects to their full potential.

Review: Erica Synths Acidbox II

If you're looking for an attractive synth module that emulates an old Soviet synth, is affordable and sounds amazing, then the Erica Synths Acidbox II is worth considering. Check out our video review.

6 Mistakes To Avoid When Using Distortion Processors / Amp Sims

With so many distortion and amp sim processing units and plugins available we take a look at processing mistakes to avoid, and conversely, provide some tips to help you tame the distortion as needed.

Access To Present Virus Darkstar Synth Re-Issue At Berlin’s Superbooth16

Those who are sad from missing out on the gorgeous Darkstar version of the Access Virus synth can dry away those tears. Access Music have a new batch and are presenting it at Superbooth16 in Berlin.

BlinkSonic AETØNZ Reaktor Ensemble Is A Beautiful Sampler Synth For Poly Harmonic Textures

Fancy creating some mind-bending atmospheres in NI Reaktor? BlinkSonic's new AETØNZ virtual sampler synth & RUIDOZ V2 sample mangler Reaktor ensembles will be right up your street. Take a listen.

No Strings Attached: Bass Guitar With No Strings Creates Entire Song

No strings? No problem! Davie504, Italian-born bass player and musician shows how to create a full track using a bass with no strings.

Profiting from Piracy? Muzit's Trace Rethinks Future of Illegal Music Downloading

As more and more people pirate music the question seems to be less how to stop the torrents and more about how to profit from that activity. People pirate music, and everything else that is digital.

Watch Massive for NI Reaktor, 6-Channel Sample Based Sequencer

In his latest course exploring the best Reaktor ensembles available, Rishabh Rajan showcases Massive, a 6-channel, sample-based sequencer. Watch the short video here.

Audiofile Releases MYRIAD, Audio Batch Processor

Having made the fab Sample Manager for OS X, Audiofile haven't rested on their laurels. They've created one of the most impressive audio batch processors we've seen. Expect a review very, very soon!