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Isla Instruments SP 2400 Drum Machine And Sampler Is Available For Pre-Order

Get hands-on with your beats with this upcoming hardware drum machine and sampler, which its designers believe will be a future classic. Here's the details.

AMSynth And Behringer Join Forces To Develop Analog Synthesizers

The two companies have teamed up to break new ground in the world of hardware analog synthesizers. Here's what they told us about the move.

Review: Reason Compact 2.0 For iOS

Propellerhead has updated its Reason for iOS app with new synths and content, and it's still free to download. Hollin Jones put it to the test.

ULTIMATE PATCHES Presents D-05 ULTIMATE PATCHES : MASTER COLLECTION (VOLUMES I-4)

Get special summer sale and bundle pricing on this new Ultimate Patches collection for the Roland D-05.

SampleScience Releases Nouveau Mellow, Antique Radio Orchestra Instrument

Take your productions back to the old days with this new, affordable software instrument with a decidedly vintage vibe.

When Worlds Collide: How To Integrate Tape-Based And DAW Recordings

Printing mixes to tape is a process that's still in regular use in studios, for the unique character it can impart to a mix. Here, Joe Albano shows you why it can be a good way to work.

ROLI launches LUMI On Kickstarter, Smart Platform For Music-Makers Of All Levels

Launching today on Kickstarter, the illuminated keyboard and content-rich app are music tech pioneer ROLI’s first product for a broader audience. Here's what you need to know about them.

Klevgrand Releases Modley Multi-FX Delay

With 15 different effect modules, such as Panning modulation, Phaser, Distortion, Tape Saturation, Pitch Shifter, Delay, this new plug-in is available for Mac, PC and iOS.

Review: Voices Of Opera

Impeccable samples, well-scripted velocity layers and more make up this whopping 40GB sample-based instrument focusing on operatic voices. Matt Vanacoro took it for a spin.

These Essential Level Metering Skills Take 5 Minutes To Learn

Is there a single metering standard you should be using, and are the loudness wars really over? Find out in this quick video explainer from Joe Albano.

Amped Studio Release XYbeatZ, New In This Online DAW

The online DAW, Amped Studio, adds a MIDI generator/controller with XY pad to its arsenal of bundled tools. Here's what it can do, and how to get it.

What Every Producer Needs To Know About Delay-Based FX

Delay-based effects make up a wider range of processors than you might have thought. Here, Joe Albano explains which ones are included, how they work and how you should be using them.

Arturia Announce Pigments 1.2, Free Trial And Intro Offer

The latest update to Arturia's innovative Pigments soft synth brings a raft of new features, tweaks and fixes as well as a special offer on new purchases. Here's what you need to know.

Wavesfactory Announce Spectre 1.5 Sound Shaper

With up to ten different saturation algorithms, Spectre 1.5 is a great way to shape and sculpt any sound in your DAW. Here's the lowdown on the 1.5 update.

Blossom From Audiowarp: A Journey Into The Analogue World

Recorded and produced using only vintage hardware equipment, Blossom from Audiowarp looks to bring the sound of dusty, retro gear to your sound design projects.