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6 Logic Pro X 10.4 Workflows & Features You Might Not Know

The 10.4 update to Logic Pro X brought a whole raft of features, tweaks and upgrades. Here, Joe Albano shares six new tools and techniques that might have escaped your attention.

Best of 2017: Eurorack Synth Modules

Yes, we know it's 2018 already. But with so many great synth modules to choose from, picking 2017's best took a little longer than expected. So here's our favorites, with something for everyone...

Microrgan is a Vintage 50s Analog Synth Instrument For Kontakt

What do you get when you bring a rare 50's Italian analog synthesizer back to life in software form as a Kontakt Instrument? Soundiron's Microrgan with lots of sound design potential.

Roland Teases New AIRA Machine. What Is It?

You can have three guesses what Roland are about to release, but we still won't tell you if you're on the money until the official announcement on Monday 8am UK time / midnight PST. It's exciting!

Review: Krotos Audio Reformer Pro

Turning simple sounds into completely different effects suitable for use in foley for film and TV is Krotos Audio Reformer Pro's bread and butter. G.W Childs took it for a test drive.

Music Studio Ergonomics: Are You Sitting Comfortably? Good Keyboard Posture Explained

In this short video from his course covering all aspects of keyboard skills for producers, Matt Vanacoro shows you how to avoid the physical stresses of long term keyboard playing.

Say Hello To Ableton Session Controller

They've got a wooden, steam punk look, and give you control over Ableton Live like no other controller can. Welcome to the new wonderful workflow world of Ableton Session Controllers.

Review: Malekko Heavy Industry Varigate 4+

A standalone sequencer for your modular setup, the Malekko Heavy Industry Varigate 4+ packs plenty of punch without taking up lots of space. Find out what Jade Wii made of it...

The Beatles Chord Sequences: Understanding How They Wrote Songs

The Beatles pioneered the use of chord sequences that came to define popular music. In this short video, Matt Freiman reveals how they did it - and its simplicity may surprise you.

ELTA Music Announces Polivoks Mini Desktop Synth for $500

The original Polivoks was a duophonic, analog synthesizer made in the Soviet Union between 1982 and 1990. Now you get a mini desktop version for just $500.

Here's 2 Eurorack Modules Built From Scratch Using Otto DIY

The Indiegogo campaign for the Otto DIY Eurorack Module system ends soon - these examples of what you can do with it may surprise you.

Apple Releases Logic Pro X 10.4.1

Just over one month since Logic Pro X 10.4 was unleashed by Apple with Smart Tempo, ChromaVerb and a host of new features and plugins we have 10.4.1 complete with lots of bug fixes. Here's what's new.

5 Mistakes To Avoid When Editing Audio

Modern DAWs allow us unprecedented freedom to edit audio, but there are plenty of potential pitfalls. Here's Joe Albano with five pro tips for avoiding those dreaded editing mistakes.

Pre-Review: Behringer Neutron Analog Synth Walkthrough & Sounds Demo

Watch this 25 minute video overview and preview / mini-review of the new Behringer Neutron semi-modular analog hardware synthesizer. Find out what it really sounds like and how good it really is.

Native Instruments Releases Session Guitarist – Electric Sunburst

Session Guitarist - Electric Sunburst is a new electric guitar instrument from Native Instruments that builds on success of acclaimed STRUMMED ACOUSTIC 1 and 2.