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Hacking Roland Alpha Juno 2 Vintage Synth With OLED Display

Whether or not you want to mess about with your pristine (or beat up) vintage analog synthesizer, this OLED display hack featured on Hackaday is too cool not to talk about.

Black Lion Audio Releases Auteur MKII Preamps

The new Auteur MKII preamp circuitry from Black Lion Audio offers detail and nuance along with vintage vibe, available in two-channel, half-rack 1RU or single-channel 500 series configurations.

Review: Korg iDS-10 Synth Studio for iPhone

The Korg iDS-10 has found its way from the Nintendo DS to iPhone. And it comes with improvements which Korg claim make it the synth studio for iPhone users. G.W. Childs puts it to the test...

Elysia Vinyl Allstars 500 Series Modules Marks 10th Anniversary

To celebrate their 10th anniversary Elysia have released the karacter, nvelope, xfilter, and xpressor 500 series modules in a limited edition with the front panels made from real vinyl records!

Production Tip: The How & Why of Punchy Drum Compression

Everyone wants punchy drums. This simple tutorial will show you how to get extra punch out of your kicks, or your kicks and snares for you breakbeaters, rockers, junglists, and dubstep badmen!

Code:MONO Remixes Froya Using Ableton Live & Komplete 10

The original Uncomprehended Child by Froya is a catchy pop tune. Watch (and discover) how code:MONO's approach when remixing it gave it a distinctive Future Bass music feel with a 90s video game vibe.

Tone Shifter Announces the Word’s first Smart Audio Interface & MIDI Controller

What product blows Neil Zaza's mind? What product is the Game Changer for Neil Zaza? It's Tone Shifter 3 Smart Sound Interface, the world’s first smart sound interface combines MIDI controller. 

Download iZotope DDLY Dynamic Delay Plug-In FREE Now

We all like free audio plug-ins... and free plug-ins that are high-quality even more! So, do yourself and favor and go download iZotope's DDLY dynamic delay plug-in while it's free. It is good.

Review: Universal Audio UAD 8.4 Software Update

With 8.5 just round the corner retake a close look at the goodies inside the Universal Audio UAD 8.4 software update which includes three rather tasty plug-ins.

Arturia BeatStep & MiniLab Get Black Edition With Impressive Software Bundle

Looking for a MIDI controller or controller/sequencer? Arturia welcome you to the dark side with Black limited edition Beatstep & MiniLab controllers. Same prices as white versions but with software.

5 Tips to Get You Started Measuring Your Studio Room's Acoustics

Your room can have a huge impact on how your mix sounds, which is why we often acoustically treat our rooms and set up monitors etc to compensate. Here are 5 ways to measure your room's acoustics.

PatchBlocks Now In Eurorack Synth Module Format

Thanks to a collaboration between PatchBocks and maker.ie we have a eurorack modular synth version of the intriguing Patchblocks mini-synths (originally debuted at Musikmesse 2015). Watch the video...

In Session Audio Releases Fluid Harmonics for Kontakt

In Session Audio tell us that Fluid Harmonics for Kontakt is an instrument designed to create richly layered melodic patterns with ease. Find out more in the video and feature details below.

Review: ModWheel The Bends for Kontakt

Imagine a Kontakt instrument where all samples are struck, scraped and bowed while immersed in water. That's what ModWheel's The Bends is. Sara Simms dives in to review this intriguing instrument.

3 Tips to Help You Love Practicing Your Musical Instrument

Jamming with a band or playing a gig are what often excites many musicians. Practicing? Less so! But it's very important. These 3 tips will help you to love practicing playing your musical instrument.