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5 Ways To Improve Your Keyboard Playing Skills

We can all use some more ways to improve and refine our keyboard playing skills, whatever type of music we make. Here are five top tips.

Moog Engineer Describes Magic Of Synthesizers In One & A Half Minutes At Moogfest

With a nod to the history of synthesis with Bob Moog to limitless sonic potential and creating sounds from the imagination with synths, this video of a Moog Engineer at Moogfest 2017 is a must-watch.

Here's Why Your Music Machine Setup Needs Bastl Dude 5 Channel Mixer & Sound Processor

Not much thinking is required when deciding whether to purchase a Bastl Instruments module or synth. And in the case of Dude, this video shows you why it's such a useful 5-channel mixer and more.

Review: Ninja Jamm

What do you get if you cross loops from established artists with a video game-style music app, and make it free? Ninja Jamm takes no prisoners.

5 Music Theory Concepts Every Musician Should Know

There are some core theory concepts that all musicians should know about, regardless of what you play. Matt Vanacoro sets out five of the most important.

Roland to Launch 14 New Products, 2 New Synths, In Online Event

It's online, it's split into 4 separate days, it's new Roland and Boss product debut time! Over the course of the coming 30+ days Roland will debut 14 new products, including two new synthesizers!

Behringer Teases New Synth Clone: Roland VP-330?

The latest revelations from Behringer are another new classic analog synth clone. And we think it might be the Roland VP-330 Vocoder Plus...

Review: DRONAR Live Strings Module

The trick with making a really believable string instrument is translating one playing style into a completely different one. Could Gothic Instruments have cracked it?

Five Ideas on Using Hardware to Start Tracks

Don't just drag a loop from your desktop to your DAW - find inspiring ways of using hardware to kick off ideas for new tracks with these top tips!

Synth Stories 007 - Rodriguez Jr: Moog Voyager on Chain Reaction

In this episode of our Synth Stories series, hear French producer and owner of much vintage gear Rodriguez Jr discuss how he used his Moog Voyager to make a classic track.

Softube Console 1 Mk II with UAD Powered Plug-Ins Support Now Shipping

Softube Console I MKII was one of the big talking points at this year's NAMM 2017 show. Not only does it sport a very attractive sub-$500 price tag it now also supports UAD plug-ins!

This Video From Moog On Subsequent 37 CV Synthesizer Will Make You Want One

If you weren't tempted by news of the limited edition Moog Subsequent 37 CV then this video by Moog might really do the trick. You'd better start pre-ordering now...

Review: BAE G10 EQ

What does it take to make Matt Vanacoro opt for a hardware version of an EQ he already has in software form? The answer, is the BAE G10 EQ.

Native Instruments Releases Maschine 2.6.5: First-Look Video Here

In our exclusive 1st-look video, Hollin Jones explore the best new features in Native Instruments update for Maschine 2.6.5. There's plenty to like for existing Maschine users for studio and live use.

DivKid Explores Different Eurorack Patch Noise Types

Noise is sometimes less well understood than oscillators, but it's just as important when making synth patches. Here's a quick guide to the different noise types and how to use them.