Korg's volca FM is a cool hardware synth that packs the synth engine of a real DX7 into a much smaller box. G.W Childs shows you what this means for your music making.
The Mona Lisa is probably the most famous painting in the world. Now it's been realised as MIDI art by Clemens from AutoTonic. And it looks incredibly good for a MIDI drawing.
Music Maker from Magix is a popular Windows software tool used by musicians for over 20 years. Now Music Maker is available for free for the first time.Â Yes, the full version! Free.
Image Line continues to show the love to FL Studio users. This free update (all customers get free lifetime updates) includes a number of maintenance and bug fixes with a few new additions.
iConnectivity is well known for its powerful and flexible audio interfaces, so what would we make of the ConnectAUDIO 2|4 when we put it to the test?
The Curtis family have posted a revealing open letter to those wondering what Doug Curtis would make of his chips being cloned for use in Behringer's classic synth cloning plans.
The new Befaco Chopping Kinky is a dual-channel, voltage controlled wave folder synth module that turns simple sounds into richer ones. Check out the video below for a useful sonic demo.
Going from the studio to the stage with Ableton Live can be a great experience, provided you get all your gear set up correctly. DJ Kiva is here to show you how it's done.
So you want to have your track mastered for you (instantly, online) but using a specific reference track to guide the AI process? That's what Sound.Tools Matchering does and it's now in public BETA.
There are just six EMS Synthi 100 analog synthesizers remaining, and none available for the public to play. That's about to change as one of these is being fully restored and placed in a public space.
Guitar and bass amp simulations are often indistinguishable from the real thing. Here are seven of the best, plus a couple of honorable mentions.
New company, Copper Traces, have released their first eurorack module and it looks like an interesting one. Seek is a 64 step CV/Gate sequencer.
Stock plugin chains on instruments might provide immediate "wow factor", but they're rarely suitable for building a whole mix. Here's why.
There's some synths that cause you to stop what you're doing and just listen. Then there's the 20 Design Synth that will have you drooling before you've heard it. Here's the first silver 20 ever made.
Yamaha's powerful Montage operating system has had an update, adding cool new features like Auto Beat Sync. Matt Vanacoro put it through its paces.