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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.

Smell Synthesizer Coming to MOFAD: Sniff And Play

Imagine being able to synthesize smells like we can with sound. You might be thinking this is an unattractive proposition? But, MOFAD's debut exhibition in New York will showcase a smell synthesizer.

What Every Modern Producer Can Learn From Mozart

Often, when society encounters the work of an amazing artist or producer, the word talent gets whipped out quicker than the Amen break at a drum ‘n bass festival. But what is talent really? 

Review: Patterning Drum Machine for iPad

When you think of a drum sequencer you probably see a linear left to right grid? Patterning for iPad looks to shake up that metaphor. This is no conventional beat sequencer as Hollin Jones finds out.

3 Innovative MIDI Controllers Being Developed in Abbey Road Studios (Music Tech Incubator Program)

Abbey Road Red is a music technology incubator program ideal for startups and innovators... here's three incredible and innovative MIDI controllers being developed thanks to its support.

KORG DS-DAC-10R and AUDIOGATE4 Offers Pro USB Analog to Digital Conversion

Korg tell us their new USB DAC recording system, DS-DAC-10R provides professional-grade A/D conversion and "the ultimate" in vinyl archival. The specs certainly look promising.

Exploring Synth Patch Creation with Omnisphere 2

Omnisphere 2 is like universe of sound design and creation in a plug-in. But rather than simply going by the presets, Lynda Arnold is here to help you begin to program your own patches from scratch.

Video Review: Wireless Headset Microphones - Shure vs Countryman vs DPA

When choosing the right headset microphone, one of the most important aspects is capturing the voice well without noisy environments. This video review pits DPA, Countryman & Shure against each other.

ACPAD Is World’s First Wireless MIDI Controller For Your Acoustic Guitar

ACPAD promises to be the world’s first wireless MIDI controller for acoustic guitar. With access to hundreds of instruments, sound effects and loops, and it’s on Kickstarter now.

ROLI Acquire Blend.io - Focusing on Social Music Making Collaboration

ROLI might be best known for the Seaboard and the new RISE (the performance videos for RISE really blew us and the internet away)... but they're also interested in musicians collaborating using Blend.