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Watch Korg Volca Sample Demo at BMC 2015

Luke Edwards, Product Specialist at Korg UK, was on-hand to show us how easy it is to use the new Volca Sample for tweaking and performing sounds at the Brighton Music Conference 2015.

Watch Roland JD-XA Digital & Analog Synth In Action at BMC 2015

Dan Taman showed us the almost available new JD-XA synthesizer. It’s coming out end of July 2015 and Dan was more than happy to showcase its capabilities.

George Fitzgerald on Embracing Errors and Imperfections in Electronic Music Production

George Fitzgerald make electronic music less predictable, perhaps even more organic. Learn more about his process and his ways to make the most of his Korg, Roland and Moog synths and drum machines.

M-Audio Upgrades Best-Selling Compact Powered Loud Speakers

M-Audio tell us their new AV42 and AV32 powered speakers boast improved acoustic performance while delivering even greater value.

Cutting to The Root: How to Write Better Lyrics By Being Genuine with Yourself

If you're interested in exploring ways to become a better, fresher, more original song or lyric writer then listen up. G. W. Childs recommends taking a genuine, no BS path. Read on if you dare.

UVI Releases ENERGY, Sampled Library of Vintage Digital Synth

UVI ENERGY, which until recently was exclusive to the UVI Vintage Legends bundle, is now available with expanded preset library for $49.

Zivix PUC Connects MIDI Hardware to iPad Wirelessly

Are you fed up with the tangles of wires, cables and adaptors between your MIDI keyboards, drum pads, pedal controllers & your iPad? PUC aims to banish those wires from sight.

Review: Akai Pro Advance 49 Controller Keyboard

What do you call a MIDI controller keyboard that can maps seamlessly with 3rd-party plug-ins and makes controlling them more intuitive and easier? Intelligent? Smart? Or simply the Akai Advance?

Compression Trick That Boosts Loudness Without Destroying Your Music

The loudness wars are upon us! Rory Furr shares 4 steps to using serial compression to boost your mixes without causing clipping or major distortion. In short get louder and keep your dynamics intact.

Logic Pro X Articulation Switcher Script, Art Conductor, Now Available

With the new scripting abilities in Logic Pro X there's the potential for some truly innovative tools to be created. Art Conductor is one such script which allows for articulation switching.

Audio Quality Test: Can You Identify the Uncompressed Song?

Are you confident in your ability to hear the difference between uncompressed wav, high-quality MP3 and low-quality MP3 of the same song? NPR have a quiz so you can prove it.

Review: FabFilter Twin 2

Just how good exactly are FabFilter Twin 2’s oscillators, "award-winning" filters and innovative GUI? How easy is it to program? How powerful is this synth? Hollin Jones puts it through its paces.

10 Ways to Unlock the Power of Chord Pads in Cubase

Not yet an accomplished keyboard player? Cubase’s Chord Pads can come to your rescue… Hollin Jones is on hand to show you this powerful feature in Steinberg's flagship DAW.

Black Lion Audio Releases Micro Clock MkIII

Black Lion Audio tell us the Micro Clock MK3 provides unparalleled accuracy that not only can be measured, but heard. Anyone serious about their digital audio home or studio setup should check it out.

RELOOP BEATMIX 2 MK 2 Gets You Mixing beats Out of the Box

The popular Beatmix series from Reloop is now also available in a complete black edition. BeatMix 2 MK2 is a performance pad controller designed for Serato.