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Cluster Sound Releases ARP DRUMS Live Pack Sampled From Vintage ARP 2600 Synth

Comprising of 700 samples, Cluster Sound's ARP Drums for Ableton Live is a carefully sampled pack of drum sounds created by a vintage ARP 2600 synth with a Moog 4012 ladder filter.

Review: Audient ASP800 8-Channel Mic PreAmp ADC

Getting high quality mic pres & A/D conversion with pristine sound quality from an Audient desk in a rack-based unit is now possible thanks to the ASP800. Hollin Jones gives this an in-depth review.

10 Tips for Producing Dutch House

So you want to produce Dutch-style House music? Here's some tips from DJ and producer Sara Simms to get your big room sounds jumping.

Korg iDS-10, Portable Synth Studio From Nintendo DS to iPhone

The support popular DS-10 for Nintendo DS has had a major upgrade and is now available, as iDS-10, for iPhone. Check out the info and video for full details on this portable synthesizer studio.

AKG by HARMAN Announce K182 Studio Monitor Headphones

The new AKG K182 closed-back monitoring headphones are designed for e-drums, keyboards, studio monitoring and home recording. They are due to arrive in the UK this month and are priced under £80!

M-Audio Songwriter Suite For M-Track Audio Interface Series

M-Audio's new Songwriter Suite arms composers with award-winning software from AIR Music Technolgy, including Virtual Instruments for drums, piano and more. It represents excellent value too.

Review: RP EQ: Equalize to Hypnotize

Do we need another EQ plugin? Rob Papen think so, and has created something rather special in RP-EQ featuring note isolation, XY modulation pad, real-time analysis and very useful "Air Band".

Programming a Keyboard: The First 5 Steps

A new, or old, synth workstation keyboard can be a little daunting to get your head around... Here's some useful tips on how to program a music keyboard in 5 simple steps.

Cubase Pro 8.5 and Cubase Artist 8.5 Now Available

8.5 for Cubase Pro and Cubase Artist introduces new creative tools, workflow enhancements while taking online collaboration within Cubase to the next level. It's a good time to be a Cubase user.

IK Multimedia T-RackS Mic Room Adds Character Of 20 Classic Pro Microphones To Your DAW

If you want 20 of the world's best studio microphones without buying/storing them all... IK Multimedia's T-RackS Mic Room is for you. It brings new mic-modelling features to your PC/Mac based DAW.

Review: Kenton THRU-25 (1x MIDI In / 25x MIDI Thru)

When working with more than one MIDI device, like sequencers, keyboards and controllers, effects devices, etc., MIDI sync is hugely important. And that's where the Kenton THRU-25 comes into play.

Buy NI Maschine And Get Over $340 Maschine Expansions For Free

If you thought Black Friday/Cyber Monday passing meant no more sales, Native Instruments have something good in store for you. Buy a Maschine and get up to $343 of Expansion packs free!

6 Tips for Getting The Best From Sampled Instruments

The once simple sampled instrument has steadily been evolving and today these instruments are larger and more accurate and expressive than ever. Here's 6 tips for getting the most from them.

Top 17 Most Popular Audio Interface Brands (As Voted For By You)

If you want to get audio into and out of your DAW, you'll need an audio interface. We were surprised when we asked you which audio interface brand you owned in our recent survey. Here's the results!

These 3D Printed Synth Modules Allow Hearing Impaired To Experience Sound

These synth modules are more than the sum of their parts. Looking like they're inspired by Lego, LittleBits and a blender(!) they can help the hearing impaired experience sound and synthesis.