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CME Xkey Air Bluetooth is Wireless MIDI Music Keyboard and Still Ultra Portable

Remember CME keyboards? The thinnest, yet playable MIDI keyboard ever? There new wireless Indiegogo Crowdfunding Campaign Hits 200% subscribed within six hours.

12 Of The Best Vintage Hardware Synths (That Don't Show Their Age)

G.W. Childs has been playing hardware synths for longer than he'll care to mention. But, on the plus side he's used some incredibly beautiful vintage synths. Here's 12 of his favorites.

KORG iAudioGate is a High Res Music Player For iPhone and iPad

Are you an audiophile or producer who wants higher quality music playback on their iPhone or iPad? Korg's new iAudioGate iOS app supports DSD, FLAC, AIF, WAV and MP3 and has a cool graphic EQ too.

Review: Softube Heartbeat

Heartbeat is Softube's first foray into creating software instruments, in this case a drum machine modeled on vintage drum machines. G.W. Childs checks out how this one performs, sounds and feels.

Using Multiple Korg Volcas in Ableton Live

While multiple Korg volca's can be easily connected and synced together by themselves, how can you go about connecting, syncing and controlling multiple volca's in Ableton Live? Here's how.

Watch Expressive Electro LinnStrument Performance with Logic Pro X and u-he Bazille

When it comes to expressive and interesting musical performance MIDI controllers, the LinnStrument (yes, designed by Roger Linn) is in a league of its own. Here's a lovely video of it in action.

FREE Brainworx bx_opto Pedal Stompbox Plug-In + All Bundle 3.3 Released

As well as offering a FREE stomp box plug-in (Brainworx bx_opto), Plugin Alliance have announced All Bundle V3.3 with 6 new products, bringing the powerhouse package to 48 plugins.

Nektar Reveal Panorama Controller Logic Pro X Instrument Mapping Integration

If you’re a Logic Pro X user then don’t blink, and don’t miss this! Nektar Panorama is being updated to fully, and intuitively support all of Logic X’s internal instruments.

Review: Spectrasonics Omnisphere 2

Omnisphere 1 from Spectrasonics is an incredibly powerful software synthesizer with so many diverse sounds its dizzying. So how does Omnisphere 2 improve upon an award winning synth? Read on...

How to Use Third-Party Instruments Inside Logic Pro X Drum Machine Designer

Logic Pro X's new Drum Machine Designer is a great plug-in designed to make controlling and creating drum parts easier than ever. Now, Darren Burgos shows how to use 3rd-party instruments inside it.

UVI Announces Relayer, a Creative Multi-Tap Delay Effect

UVI tell us their new Relayer is a creative multi-tap delay effect designed to provide exceptional versatility and ease-of-use. Plus it's available now at an introductory price of $79 USD.

Watch How Too Many Buttons (on Music Gear) Can Have Hilarious Effects

Can you ever have too many buttons? This spoof documentary sketch from TV show Kollektivet demonstrates what can go wrong when you have too many buttons and no idea what they all do.

Nuendo 7, Award-Winning DAW for Audio Post-Production Now Available

Steinberg release new version of Nuendo including integration with Audiokinetic Wwise, re-conforming for audio-to-picture post work, VCA fader support, advanced project collaboration tools, and more.

Native Instruments Introduces AMPLIFIED FUNK Expansion for MASCHINE

NI have added a brand new genre to the expanding Maschine ecosystem: Funk. Amplified Funk consists of sampled guitars, bass licks, chords, vintage synths and keys, percussion, vocals and more.

Review: Tracktion 6

Tracktion 6 has always been big in the DAW world as being easy to use. Gary Hiebner puts version 6 through its paces to find out if this single screen music making app punches above its price point.