Even if you don't play an instrument, Kagura is designed to allow you use your body movement and gestures to create music. It's almost funded on Kickstarter. All you need is a computer with a webcam!
If you remember the days of Tetris and love unique Max for Love sequencers and arpeggiators, then this one will tickle your fancy and help you make engaging musical parts in Ableton Live.
Despite there being so many DJ mixers available to suit all budgets, there are just a handful of mixers you'll find at clubs. Here are the top 5 most common ones you'll actually encounter in the wild.
Spitfire Audio are well known for their high-end orchestral Kontakt libraries. They have an experimental side too. And that comes through in this creative Kontakt library, Floppy Disk Drive.
We want one of these now. While we wait for the Hyve Touch synth to be available here's a great video of Hyve being used by Joey Gage in the studio along side an Arturia Beatstep Pro amongst others.
If you want 6 flutes; 6 oboes; 6 Bâ™ clarinets; 6 bassoons; 6 tenor saxophones; and 6 bass winds to punctuate your tracks, NI's Woodwind Ensemble for Kontakt aims to please. But does it?
In this nifty Logic Pro X tutorial Darren Burgos shows how to turn your (or somebody's) sampled voice into a playable instrument in Logic Pro's Alchemy synth instrument.
Matthew Pusti is Makeup and Vanity Set. In this episode Matthew reveals his how using the Moog Mother 32 analog synthesizer and Meris Mercury7 to create expansive, magical synth soundscapes.
Here's how Novation explain the new Launchpad Pro update Scale mode. The video demo below of Scale mode in action is well worth a watch.
Sound On Sound Got their hands on an early prototype version of the DeepMind 12 analog polyphonic synthesizer and here's a well-shot 12 minute video with good sound quality.
The more we dug into the Roland JD-Xi polyphonic synthesizer, the more trouble we had putting it down. This hybrid instrument is more powerful than its price tag suggests. Find out more here.
We liked the first video from Erica Synths showcasing their Fusion Drone modular synth system... but this second one is much better and will probably blow your sound design brain cells. Drones are in.
A few days back we reported on mixingtable's wood panels for the Korg MS-20. Some of you wondered whether there are any for the MS-20 Mini. We have some good news for you.
In this article Joe Albano explores the potential pitfalls producers should be aware of when recording and producing vocals. Essential reading to help your vocals sounds as good as possible.
In a rather honest appraisal of the situation of free vs paid for, Nick from Flintpope got in touch to tell us he's making all his awesome Reaktor, Ableton and other products free / donation ware.