The Icon Pro Audio QCon Pro X is a control surface with motorised faders fit for most DAWs that is built like a tank in a good way! Matt Vanacoro gives it an in-depth review along with video.
The internet has been divided since Roland introduced the new ACB-powered TR-09 rhythm composer on 9th September. Many want comparisons between it and the original 909. This video goes one better.
So you're fascinated with the idea of DIY MIDI controllers or devices that can interface with Ableton Live or any DAW... but don't know where or how to start? Makey Makey does the hard work for you.
If you're into Eurorack, modular synths and curious to see and hear Pittsburgh Modular eurorack modules in action, and have your questions answered, this FREE live webinar masterclass is for you.
The NanoKontrol Studio XL script adds Ableton Live mixer, device and session control to Korg's latest USB MIDI and wireless portable controller. There's lots to love here thanks to Sigabort!
If you've got $1,000 to burn on a hardware synth which one/ones should you choose? Matt Vanacoro showcases his favorite 10 choices here.
DJ Kiva shows how to get your MIDI Controller to communicate properly with Ableton Live so you can get hands-on in the studio or when performing live.
The bathroom section of IKEA might not make you think of furniture for your music studio. Here's a hack to turn toilet roll holders into a modular synthesizer case!
An all-in-one touch-screen system for music production, video editing, home media playback, karaoke system... wait... isn't that just a tablet plus apps and hardware connections you choose yourself?
It’s not fun, it’s not sexy, but maintaining a proper Backup routine is critical for every type of recording venture, from the biggest commercial rooms, to the smallest bedroom studios.
The VP-03 is a new version of the original Roland VP-330 Vocoder Plus, swapping analog for ACB and adding 16 chord memory setups and a voice step sequencer. Plus, here's a review by Kosmic Sound.
If you want the classic sound of the 303 Bass Line analog synthesiser, Roland feel they have you covered with their ACB version in the Boutique range called the TB-03. Here's all the official details.
Here's what Roland have officially told us about their new, reimagined TR-909, in the form of the ultra portable Boutique TR-09 synth drum machine. Plus here's a video review by Kosmic Sound included.
With an eye on bringing the old into the new Roland have announced their expandable synth with next-gen ACB technology, Direct-Access Controls, and advanced features. Here's all the official info.
A DAW that costs just under $3,000? Matt Vanacoro puts Magix's high-end Sequoia 13 to the test and finds out who it's aimed at and what it brings to the table more consumer-based DAWs miss out on.