Much has been made of Roland's new Boutique synth range. The VP-03 is a digital (ACB) recreation of the 35+ year old classic VP-330 Vocoder. So, how does this new synth stand up to the test of time?
If you're interested in taking your home or project studio to the next level here's how to get the most from your hard drive storage to create a fast, reliable and seamless setup.
Vinyl records have grown in popularity throughout 2016. And, to a lesser degree, so have cassette tapes. Now the Landscape HC-TT allows you to get creative with tapes like you can with vinyl.
Sample Magic have come out with free samples, 78 of them to be exact, for everyone from the original TR-909. Here more info about this early Christmas present for producers.
NI's flagship performance apps can now sync seamlessly with loads of other Link-enabled desktop and iOS applications!
Arturia has turned its engineering firepower towards beats and created a fully analog monster with bags of connectivity. Enter DrumBrute!
Imagine a Christmas tree keyboard, a modular synthesizer and a whole lot of special brew being guzzled by a drunk Santa. Yes, you've entered the Look Mum No Computer Xmas special musical grotto.
It's almost Christmas time and Roland have responded by releasing an early present for System-8 owners. The latest 1.11 update includes a Juno-106 ACB emulation plug-out amongst other improvements.
Virtual guitar amp emulations are becoming better and better. Does that mean the hardware amp days are numbered? Rich Tozzoli weighs in on the pros and cons of recording with vintage guitar amps.
DRC from Imaginando is a powerful, beautiful sounding synth for iOS, Android and for computer plugin platforms. GW Childs puts it to the test.
Isotonik Studios love the Novation Circuit and want you to continue loving it even more than ever. With the Circuit Editor update and Circuit Patch Store that looks like a dead cert.
If you liked Tim Exile's Flow Machine... or just enjoy mutating and manipulating loops, you'll love the free FLOWs for Reaktor 6... and it's feee!
It's become common for music production to happen in rooms with no acoustic treatment and monitors badly positioned. Shane Berry explains why and how to calibrate your speakers. Essential reading.
This new semi-modular analog synthesizer, Ants! has taken Kickstarter by storm thanks to its affordability, portability, beautiful design, and great sounds too. Here's a new video of it in action.
It's been quite a year for music performers and producers, with all kinds of new gear hitting the shelves. Here's our guide to some of the best '" and most affordable '" music kit around this Christmas.