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Tracking Korg Volca Beats or Any Monophonic Drum Machine in Ableton Live

Everyone loves their Korg Volca Beats (who wouldn't love this analog drum machine?) G. W. Childs shows how to sync it with Ableton Live and pan the drum sounds for a fuller, more professional mix.

Elektron Jam Session Video 7: Yaybahar Meets Elektrons

Swedish hardware manufacturer Elektron unveils musical collaboration with Görkem Şen, inventor of the acoustic instrument Yaybahar. Elektron Jam Session 7 is here for your visual and aural pleasure.

Audiomux & Midimux Let Your Mac Talk to Your iOS Devices

Two apps from the clever folks at zerodebug allow us to stream audio and MIDI date between iOS and Mac via USB cable. For music making this is a pretty exciting development. Video shows more.

Source Audio Aftershock Bass Distortion Pedal Sneak Peek

With three bass distortion circuits ranging from low-end crunch to smooth overdrive and all out fuzz attack, the AfterShock Bass Distortion pedal from Source Audio sounds great. Check out the video.

Review: Teenage Engineering Pocket Operator Synths

If you're after some insanely fun to use, great sounding, portable synths with excellent onboard effects that can sync together or to your DAW and are affordable, read this review now!

How to Create a Jimi Hendrix Inspired Guitar Tone

With an insight into the gear used to create his signature guitar sounds, Sara Simms delves deeper to demonstrate how you can re-create tones inspired by the one and only Jimi Hendrix.

ZOOM TAC-8 & TAC-2R Audio Interfaces Bring Thunderbolt to the Masses

Thunderbolt audio interfaces are beginning to make their way into studios and Zoom are out with the TAC-8, with comprehensive routing, and the TAC-2R, designed for mobile use. More below...

Acid Machine: Browser-Based Synth and Drum Sequencer

If you're reading this online you're just one click away from an 808, 909 and 303 emulator right in your browser. Go make music and be happy thanks to Errozero.

Review: UAD v8.0: Apollo Expanded & Console 2.0

One of the biggest announcements at NAMM 2015 was Universal Audio's UAD v8.0, featuring Apollo Expanded & Console 2.0. There's lots inside and Matt Vanacoro got down and dirty with the update.

Create a Lead Guitar with Reason’s Parsec

Looking to make a great sounding lead guitar from a synth? Bring on Reason, and more to the point, bring on Parsec. G. W. Childs shows how to twist this synth's sounds into convincing lead guitar.

Watch this 3D Printer That Plays MIDI

If you've ever wanted to transform your 3D printer into a MIDI playback instrument / speaker, then you'll likely be inspired by this video. Even if you haven't, take a look for a bit of fun.

See Original, Historic Schematics for Iconic Moog Modular Synths

Calling all synth-heads. If you're interested in Moog synths and Bob Moog's legacy, these early schematics show not just the path of electricity through components, but also his creative vision.

Steinberg UR242 Audio Interface Rounds Out UR Range

The latest addition to the UR range of Steinberg's USB audio interfaces boasts DSP-based effects, class compliant support, premium audio and build quality plus Cubase AI software.

Review: Synchro Arts Revoice Pro 3

If you need to make gentle fixes to the timing of your vocal tracks, severely tighten the timing or pitch, or create realistic double tracks from one performance, then Revoice Pro 3 is for you.

Win a Record Deal with Focusrite & iTrack Pocket

Ever wondered what it'd be like for your music career to get a recording contract? Focusrite and Caroline Records are giving you the chance to do just that. Check out the video. It's easy to enter!