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Impact of Roland TR-808: Alex Noyer of 808 Docu-Film Interview

808 is a documentary film that explores the impact of the classic Roland TR-808 on music past and present, and it's being released soon. Here’s an interesting interview with the producer, Alex Noyer.

Review: Rast Sound Mideast Vocals for Kontakt

Are you in the market for a unique Kontakt vocal library, suitable for any world music genre? Lynda Arnold finds out if Rast's MidEast Vocals can compete with the established big boys in the industry.

Understanding Audio Channel Signal Flow in Cubase 8

Once you have Audio recorded into Cubase, how does that signal flow through the DAW? Matthew Loel T. Hepworth will show you how the signal flows downstream.

3D Printers Transform 49 Floppy Disk Drives into Amazing MIDI Organ

What do you get when you combine 2 3D printers, 49 floppy disk drives, an Arduino and 12 creative minds from a German youth club? Answer: a wireless MIDI controllable organ that is very cool.

Get 120 Free Sounds for Arturia Synthesizers from MusicRow

FREE ‘slimmed-down’ demo version of MusicRow's complete Analog Sound Collection for Arturia synthesizers is available now.

Free M4L Device: SA.Wash from SirenAudio

There’s lots of cool Max for Live devices available. Now you can add Wash from SirenAudio to that list. Using comb filters it creates a unique reverb style effect.

5 of the Best Platforms to Make Music Software

If you're reading this you're probably making music. But, have you ever wanted to make your own music software? It might be easier than you think. Liam Lacey outlines 5 platforms you should consider.

Expert Sylenth Arpeggiator Tips

Sylenth is one of the most popular and used software synths for electronic dance music production, and with good reason. Rishabh Rajan takes us through how to use its arpeggiator in this video.

WaveDNA Releases Liquid Rhythm 1.4.5

WaveDNA's Liquid Rhythm 1.4.5 includes full compatibility with Cycling 74's Max 7!

How to Create a Dark Pad in Massive

This tutorial on making a dark, brooding pad is taken from Rishabh Rajan's FREE interactive eBook: NI Massive Sound Design Recipes available for iPad, iPhone, Mac, Android and PC.

Squarp Hardware Polyrhythmic Pyramid Now Available for Preorder

Squarp's Pyramid is a hardware sequencer with real-time MIDI effects and polyrhythmic capabilities. It's now available on preorder. We reported about Pyramid before and are excited to get hands on...

Electric Knife Orchestra: 16 Knives, An Arduino and Logic Pro Perform Stayin’ Alive

Do you consider yourself to be on the cutting edge of music making? Neil Mendoza has taken that concept quite literally with his Electronic Knife Orchestra. Importantly though, it sounds incredible.

Review: Pioneer DJ Kuvo

Hey DJs, interested in an app that can broadcast your playlist to an audience in real time? Could Pioneer's KUVO be the next step for connecting DJs, clubs and fans together?

Electricity in Your Home Studio: Safety, Sound, and Troubleshooting

Whether building or converting a room into a music studio it's critical to consider the safety and sonic aspects of electricity. Here's how to prevent hums, buzzes and electric shocks!

If Heaven was a Modular Synth it Might Sound Like This

Featuring Mutable Instruments Eurorack modules, a Roland SH-101and Ableton Live, this performance of ambient track Purple Memory Clouds from Brian Knoll shows just how beautiful modular synths can be.