What could be better than an 808-style drum machine you can fit in your bag? How about one you could barely fit in a bedroom that's played by mechanical robots? Say hello to MR-808.
Universal Audio's Apollo Twin USB audio interface pressed all our buttons when we reviewed it for Mac. Now it and the Satellite USB are available for Windows PC. Matt Vanacoro finds out how it fares.
Softube's Modular brings the joys of eurorack modular synthesis to anyone with a Mac or PC computer. The latest update adds two new modules and some fixes for Windows 10 users.
If you're working between multiple DAWs it's fairly easy to transfer audio. But what about MIDI files? Joe Albano explains the how and why when sharing MIDI.
If you're partial, or brave enough, to a bit of DIY, then these stunning stands for the Korg volca machines will turn your head. Better yet, the creator has made the schematics available for everyone.
A collection of artists that make modular synthesisers and guitar pedals you'll actually want to use, WMD have come out with a mixer designed for Eurorack performers. Some very interesting features!
Is it a controller? Is it a synth? The Roland A-01 is a small, portable MIDI controller and 8-bit sound generator with a step sequencer. Sara Simms finds out if it's as attractive to play as it looks.
Founded in 1982, the Berlin Atonal Festival arrived back in capital of Germany this year. Timo Preece braved the heat to explore what this visual and audio creator event had to offer.
Original musical ideas are wonderful things, of course . But what if the initial inspiration is holding your track back from evolving? Here's 5 tips to help your music mature into finished tracks.
Flintpope is getting quite a name for himself creating interesting Ableton Live packs, samples, instruments and Reaktor ensembles. His latest creation is Reichian for Native Instruments' Reaktor.
With this nifty workaround, you should be able to get some macOS Sierra 10.12 incompatible drivers and audio plug-ins working just fine.
Beginning our new series exploring musical genres and the influential artists and songs that have characterised and inspired us, Hollin Jones uncovers the beginnings of Hip Hop.
Novation users and Ableton user rejoice! Isotonic's Sigabort is back with some control scripting magic to turn your Novation LaunchControl into an entirely useful controller for Ableton Live.
If you're looking for a directory of all remix contests online and/or want to host your own remix contest for free, then Kreasound has you covered. This might be the only site you need to check out.
Waves Audio's Tune Real Time claims to provide no noticeable latency and excellent sonic results. A weighty promise that Joe Albano looks deeper into. Find out if it lives up to expectations?