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New Expressive E Touché MIDI Controller Promises Hardware & Software Synth Revolution

If Expressive E's claims that the upcoming reimagined Touché MIDI controller will revolutionize how musicians interact with synths and computer software is true, we're in for a treat.

Pioneer DJ Unveil CDJ-2000NXS2 & DJM-900NXS2

Before NAMM has even kicked off, PioneerDJ have announced their new flagship CDJ and digital DJ mixer: CDJ-2000NXS2 & DJM-900MXS2 respectively. Watch the videos below for more info.

REXPlayer 1.6 Adds Triggering Slices Via MIDI Controller for Laptop Users

MthodRed's REXPlayer has always been a handy tool for REX file playback. Version 1.6 sees a useful feature addition make its way to this affordable music app.

Review: Fugue Machine, A Unique Take on Sequencing for iPad

Imagine having multiple playheads that can play back different MIDI patterns in different directions, tempos and pitch settings... on an iPad. Fugue Machine does that and more in a really novel way.

4 Excellent MIDI FX Arpeggiators and Sequencers for Logic Pro X

If you're looking to supercharge Logic X's built-in arpeggiator and chord trigger then these 4 third-party MIDI FX will tickle your fancy. They add unique and interesting ways to program sequences.

Watch Misa NSC-32 Giant Sequencer & MIDI Controller Cutting Up Vocals, Turntablism Style

When we featured Misa Digital's NSC-32 MIDI sequencer / controller it wowed a lot of us. But, we all wanted to see and understand more about it. This video shows how you can cut off vocals on the fly.

CME XKey Air MIDI Keyboard Shipping End of Jan 2016

If you think about a thin (very, very thin) MIDI keyboard that is playable you might think of the CME XKey. Now imagine wireless version with bluetooth connectivity and you're thinking Xkey AIR.

7 New Years Resolutions Musicians and Producers Might Find Helpful

2016 is beginning to settle in so, it's a good time for musicians and producers to take stock of how to make 2016 more productive than the year gone. Here's 7 resolutions you might find helpful.

New Korg Minilogue Synth Details Leaked

NAMM 2016 hasn’t even begun, but the leaks have. Korg’s new Monilogue 4-voice polyphonic synthesizer pics and details are already across the inter webs. Here's what we know about this new synth.

Soundmondo Social Sound-Sharing Website For Reface Synth Users With WebMIDI

One of the first websites to folly implement WebMIDI, Soundmondo lets reface synth users store, recall, organise and share their sounds with other users. This looks like a promising portal.

Is This The World’s Smallest MIDI Synthesizer?

Can you imagine what the world's smallest MIDI synthesizer looks like? You might be very, very surprised just how small (and capable) it is.

Watch Out, Rats Make Electronic Music Too

If you think music making is solely the domain of two-legged humans, think again. Rats are laying down esoteric and experimental electronic beats, rhythms, and melodies too. Take a listen.

Guitar Tips: In The Studio Vs Playing Live

OK. So, you don't need to be a god to play guitar well... and here Rich Tozzoli shares tips and techniques on how to approach shredding your axe successfully whether in the studio or playing live.

Numark’s Party Mix Merges DJ Controller And Lights In One

Numark tell us the new Party Mix DJ Controller is an easy-to-use—yet full-featured—DJ controller specially made for aspiring DJs looking to scratch and slide and impress party-goers with party lights!

Tracktion Launch BioTek Organic Synthesizer

Imagine a synth where you could quickly morph sounds through different environmental modes. BioTek is that synth and it sounds pretty unique from early tests we've seen and heard.