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Review: Korg iElectribe for iOS

Korg's latest app interpretation of a hardware machine is the iElectribe drum machine. With a great sound, pattern editing, and the ability to be used as a sound module, this one comes up trumps.

5 Mistakes To Avoid When Mixing With Reverb

Applying reverb to the mix can help it sound incredible, or if badly done, muddy and mushy. Here's five important mistakes to avoid when mixing with reverb you really need to avoid.

Native Sessions This Week in Berlin, London and Online

NI's Reaktor 6 has some awesome new features, including the uber powerful Blocks. If you're in Berlin tonight, London tomorrow or online NI's Native Sessions event explores what Reator 6 has to offer.

Building Your Own MIDI Controller Just Got Easier with Livid Instruments Builder Boxes

Fancy making your own MIDI controller but a bit unsure about how to go about it? Livid Instruments' Builder Boxes, powered by the Livid Brain Jnr. is a fully functional plug and play device.

Review: Sonible frei:raum, A Smart & Revolutionary EQ

frei:raum from Sonible is NOT just another EQ plugin. It is a completely fresh take on what EQs can do with automated ‘smart’ EQ and entropy EQ which is a control freak’s dream too. Read more...

Blue Introduces Lola, Slim-Fit Headphones

The Blue Mics Mo-Fi headphones caused quite a stir upon released, and now Blue introduce slim-fit Lola, a high-fidelity headphone they say reveals detail in your music you never knew was there.

Native Instruments KOMPLETE KONTROL 1.5 Update with 3rd-Party Plug-In Support and S88 Keyboard

Arturia V Collection 4 is now NKS-ready (Komplete Kontrol compatible) and thy've got 50% off until Nov. 15 exclusively at NI webshop! There's lots more plugin support too.

Music Theory: Stretching Your Ears With Tone Rows

Composing with tone rows is a very useful exercise for you to stretch your ears a little if you have only listened to tonal music, and it is fun as well. Jay Asher shows how in his revealing tutorial.

8 Reasons Why Microsoft Surface Book Could Be Better Than iPad for Music Makers

I've been inside Apple's ecosystem for 12 years. MacBook Pro's, iPads, iPhones have been my choice for creative & music computing. However, Microsoft's Surface Book running Windows 10 could tempt me.

Waves Audio Announces Waves Central

Aside from creating new mixing and mastering plug-ins, making world plugin day, and showing us a behind the scenes at their HQ, Waves are determined to make licensing your plugins easier than ever.

Review: Moog Mother 32

Who doesn't want a Moog synthesizer? Exactly! We all want one... Rishabh Rajan got his hands on the new Moog Mother 32 which captures the imagination even more than we expected and is eurorack ready.

How to Make a Deorro-Style Lead Sound in Sylenth

Whether you're inspired by Deorro or you just fancy delving into some sound design using Sylenth, this tutorial by Sara Simm is designed to get you close to the distintive lead sound from Flashlight.

G-Sonique DTC-1, Ultra Transparent VCA Bus & Track Compressor

G-Sonique's new compressor plugin. Does the world need another one?? Well, the DTC-1 focuses on being ultra transparent and miming any coloration/distortion. We'd love to have audio demos.

Watch In-Depth Video Showing Capabilities of Arpeggio Hardware Sequencer

Tangible Instruments have released a new video showcasing just how to use Arpeggio. Very cool. From melody making to using it with MIDI sequencers, synths and iOS apps.

Amazing Machines AM102 is a Wavetable Oscillator for Reaktor Blocks

Using the wavetable display in the new AM102 from Amazing Machines you can design your own waveforms for use in Reaktor 6.0. AM102 is a cool, Reaktor 6 Blocks module.