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Watch Novation Blocs Wave for iOS Helping Produce New Musical Ideas

New Novation sub-brand: Blocs, announced Blocs Wave - a music creation app for iOS a few days ago. Of real interest is the performance video with Toby Gale and the interview video with the Blocs team.

The Viktor NV-1 Synth Will Blow You Away, And It Lives In Your Browser

Such is its quality, I pinched myself while playing the Viktor NV-1 to remind myself this synth is a web-audio browser-based instrument. Creator, Nikolay Tsenkov, explains its concept and process.

ADDAC Announcing 4 New Synth Modules At Superbooth16, Freeze Machine Teaser

The good folks at ADDAC have teamed up with Electro Harmonix to create a new eurorack synth module, EHX VC Freeze Machine, to be shown at Superbooth16 in Berlin in about a week’s time.

Review: Waves Abbey Road EMT Reverb Plates

The new Reverb Plates plugin from Waves uses state-of-the-art modeling of the 4 legendary EMT 140 reverb plates housed at Abbey Road Studios used on recordings by the Beatles. We put it to the test.

Optimizing Your Computer for Audio and Video Production

Learn how to squeeze every last drop of performance from your audio or video production computer in this essential guide by Matt Vanacoro.

Get Your Wiggle On With This Dynamic Waveshaping Synth Plugin for Mac & PC

Want to be adventurous with you sound creations? Like to craft dynamic, intriguing sounds that literally... wiggle? That's exactly what 2nd Sense Audio's Wiggle synth plug-in looks to help you do.

DIY MIDI Controller Kits For Vintage Synth Plugins From SoundForce Controllers

If the idea of spending a day building a beautiful, boutique MIDI controller fills your brain with pleasure, then the new SFC-60 & SFC-101 DIY MIDI Controller kits are for you.

Add Life to Static MIDI in Logic Pro X

It's time to stop your programmed MIDI parts sounding flat. Darren Burgos shows how to bring them kicking and screaming to life in Logic Pro X in this uplifting tutorial.

Vintage Minimoog Synthesizer Up For Grabs Courtesy of the Bob Moog Foundation

If you're reading this, I'm 99.99% certain you'd want to own a vintage Minimoog synthesizer. One lucky raffle winner has the chance thanks to the Bob Moog Foundation. More info below...

Moon Modular Synth Maker Releases Superbooth 16 Teaser Video

Meet Moon Modular at Superbooth16 to get hands on with their new Memotron m2k and exclusive performances. And you can watch this video teaser to experience a neat slideshow and modular music.

How to Control a Groovebox or MIDI Synth Using Novation's Launchpad Pro

In this short but sweet video, producer and performer Thavius Beck demonstrates how to use Novation’s Launchpad Pro and Circuit groove box in tandem. And there's not a computer in sight.

4 Signal Flow Mistakes To Avoid

In today's in-the-box digital music DAW, it's easy to make mistakes with signal flow. Here are four ways to get your signal flow in order and improve your recording, mixing and production process too.

FREE Fourtet Ableton Live 9.5 Instrument Pack

Kick your weekend off in style with this awesome 4-instrument Ableton Live pack from Flintpope. Even better... it's free! Featuring Simper, Collision, Operator & Tension.

Free Roland TR-808 Sample Kit, No Effects Added

Soquelle has created a free sample kit from our Roland TR-808 drum machine and E-Mu SP-1200 sampler. Get the classic TR-808 bass, snare, clap and hi hats! 

How Sound Affects You: Gongs in Sound Therapy

Continuing the "How Sound Affects You' / "Sound Healing" series, Lynda Arnold this time delves into the usage of gongs for musical mediation and sonic sound baths.