Newest Articles

/ 8296 Articles

Meet Nyborg-24, A Real Analog Monosynth Module With ‘Moog-Style’ Filter

British 'boutique' analogue synthesiser and accessory designer/manufacturer Analogue Solutions are shipping Cyborg-24, a Moog-style low filter equipped standalone monophonic synthesizer module.

Interview: Kate Simko on 'Polyrhythmic’ & Being Inspired by Vintage Machines

Kate Simko explains the concepts, tech & inspiration behind her new LP, Polyrhythmic, with Tevo Howard and how they fused vintage, analog machines with digital processors for a unique layered sound.

10 MIDI Controllers Every Electronic Producer Should Consider

MIDI Controllers. Every self-respecting music producer and musician uses MIDI—sometimes unknowingly. But with so many music controllers out there which one is best for your needs? Let's find out.

Pioneer DJ XDJ-700: Compact, rekordbox-ready, Touchscreen & More

Pioneer DJ tell us their new XDJ-700 is a digitally versatile, compact digital player that punches above its weight. Oh and it is of course rekordbox ready. Watch the video below for more info.

KRK Announces ROKIT 4 G3 Compact Powered Studio Monitors

The smallest speaker in the KRK ROKIT line teams big sound with precision engineering. I heard these at BPM 2015 and was impressed both at how tiny they are and how big their sound is.

Review: Steinberg Nuendo 7

Version 7 of Steinberg’s Nuendo platform incorporates new features from Cubase Pro 8 and myriad of other powerful tools for musicians and producers alike. Matthew Loel T. Hepworth explores what's new.

Native Instruments Announces Komplete Kontrol 88 & 3rd Party Plugin Update

The big news from NI is the Komplete Kontrol family has a bigger brother S-Series 88 (that's 88 keys) and 1.5 software which allows 3rd party plugins from Arturia, u-he, and more to be controlled.

Premiere: Guy J on New Track “ Provokoter”

With his "Nirvana" 3-track release today on Bedrock records, Guy J continues to push further into melody-rich house music. Guy explains the workflow and tech behind "Provokoter" and listen to it here.

Creating Custom Sound Design Patches in Logic Pro X Alchemy Using EXS24

Logic Pro X 10.2's Alchemy is a super synth. It's deep, powerful and yet easy to get started with. In this tutorial, Logic Pro genius, shows a cool way to use EXS24 instruments inside Alchemy!

Download 8 Free Pads For Ableton Live With An Air Of Mystery From Flintpope

Arctic Pads is a free demo set of 8 pads for Ableton’s SIMPLER from Flintpope could add an air of mystery to your tracks. Did we mention they’re free?

Soniccouture Releases Imogen Heap Box Of Tricks Instrument Collection

Soniccouture, well known for their meticulously sampled and playable Kontakt instruments have released “Box of Tricks”, a 30GB collection of 13 instruments sampled, shaped & sculpted with Imogen Heap.

10 More Useful Items to Have in Your Gig Bag

How well prepared do you feel for your next gig? Sure, you've practiced, memorised the lyrics, got the stems and hardware all synced... but there's other things to consider as G.W. Childs explains.

Acoustica Mixcraft 7.5 Includes Advanced Windows 10 Support

Acoustica tell us their Mixcraft music production and multitrack recording software adds new content, more controller support and feature enhancements in version 7.5, including Windows 10 support.

Add Authentic Vinyl Scratch, Needle, Dust & Hiss FX to Your Tracks for Free

Many digital music producers are beginning to miss the warmth and old-school noise you get from the sound of a needle on a vinyl record. Those were the days… here's an app that brings it back for free

Social Entropy "Engine" Polyphonic Hardware Sequencer Now Available

Engine, from Social Entropy, is a polyphonic hardware step sequencer for pattern-based music producers and performers. It's an easy way to create rhythmic and melodic patterns in a compact unit.