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Ultimate Patches For Roland SH-01A Synthesizer

In these high-quality patches for the SH-01A you'll have access to an excellent range of sounds from Mario Bros to Star Trek to 70s funk and everything in between you can imagine, and can't.

5 Of The Best Hardware Drum Machines 2018

Here's a list of our five favorite drum machines of 2018 so far, from super portable to heavy hitters. Behringer, Arturia, Roland, Modal... which one will you choose?

Review: Isotonik Studios FactorSynth For Ableton Live

Using machine learning to analyse loops and let you reinterpret and rearrange them in very advanced ways, FactorSynth is something special. G.W Childs put it to the test.

Eurorack Synthesis: Oscillators And Noise Explained

Get to the heart of what makes synthesis work with this exploration of oscillators and noise - what are they, how do they work and how can you use them to make better synth patches?

MOTU Updates Audio Interfaces With Touch Console Mobile Mixing Support

MOTU's Touch Console mobile mixing platform is now available for free, and supported by a number of current MOTU audio interfaces.

MIDI And Audio Signal Flow In Logic Pro X - The Essentials Explained

Learn how MIDI starts from your controller and ends up as sounds you can hear. This short video explains everything you need to know about MIDI and audio signal flow in Logic.

Doom, Dead Space & Alien-Isolation Composers Explain How To Create Horror Video Game Scores

The composers behind Doom, Dead Space and Alien-Isolation let us into their world and reveal their creative techniques for creating spine-tingling music for horror video games.

Mixing & Mastering Essentials: When, Why And How To Use Dithering

We've all heard of dithering but not everyone knows how important it can be to getting a clean, distortion-free mix and master. Joe Albano tells you how, why and when to use it.

How DivKid Built A Modular Synthesizer For Kids

It's never too early to start learning about music and technology, which is just one of the reasons DivKid put together this awesome Eurorack modular system especially for kids.

Sample Logic Releases Arpology Cinematic Dimensions, "World's Most Powerful Arpeggiator"

If you were even mildly interested or excited by Sample Logic's phenomenal Arpology instrument, then you're probably going to be completely blown away by the new Arpology Cinematic Dimensions!

4 Creative Plugins For Better Drum Loop Production

Add a new lease of life to your drum loops and create something fun, fresh and vital with these clever processing tricks. Here's how it's done.

Plankton Electronics Teases Mystery Analog Synthesizer

Following on from the impressive and successful ANTS! semi-modular analog synthesizer, Plankton Electronics have today teased a brand new machine for which we have very, very scant information.

Yamaha MONTAGE OS v2.5 Adds New Sounds, Enhanced Control, DAW Remote Function to Flagship Synth

The fifth free firmware update for Yamaha Montage expands the sounds, control and workflow features with the biggest enhancement being the new DAW Remote feature.

Review: Modal CRAFTrhythm

Modal's CRAFTrhythm is a hands-on, tweakable self-build drum machine that has more features than you might have expected. Hollin Jones puts it all together for you.

The Secret To Making Cool Rhythmic Patches With Native Instruments FM8

Find out how to take advantage of operators, envelopes and noise to make dynamic, fluid and interesting rhythmic patches in NI's flagship FM synthesizer.