Should we be happy at the latest update for Logic Pro X 10.2.2? Yes! Always good to have bug fixes. And there's an impressive new feature for auto-assignment of smart controls for MIDI controllers.
The volca fm is the next of the much-loved volca synthesizers from Korg. Some weeks after showing it off at NAMM, we've got an official video of the volca fm in action to feast our eyes and ears.
Take a listen (and watch) this new video of modular synthesis virtuoso, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, performing an unassuming, yet hauntingly beautiful soundscape featuring MakeNoise modules.
Today's interactive Google Doodle for musicians and music makers is just excellent. The theme is the theremin and specifically Clara Rockmore, the theremin virtuoso who later inspired Bob Moog.
Sound Particles is a very new and unique way to design soundscapes by virtually making clouds of particles that represent sound sources. Intrigued? Read our in-depth review here.
So you can want to correct some pitch problems on vocals or an instrument and you're using Logic Pro X? Enter Flex Pitch. Joe Albano shares 5 excellent tips of getting the most out of Flex Pitch.
WARNING: This is pretty awesome. NSFW if your boss wants to actually get some work done. Splice have their released their online, interactive Waka Flocka Beat Maker sequencer with plenty to like.
Tell us about your favorite Mono synth, features and what you'd like to see in the future, and help shape upcoming synth releases... oh, you'll also have the chance to win a Focusrite Clarett 8PRE!
If you've got a Dave Smith Instruments Pro 2 mono synthesizer, then this expertly crafted sound bank from Boxed Ear is going to appeal with its super basses, warped leads, alien textures & deep pads.
Inspired by the old Serge/Buchla ramp generators, Befaco have set about giving this old idea a new twist with their Rampage synth module.
Following on from Sample Logic's acclaimed CinemorphX & Cinematic Guitars, Morphestra 2 is a stunning instrument for composers & sound designers. We got exclusive hands-on before release for review.
If you know about synths and you Berlin, you've probably come across Andreas Schneider or his shop, SchneidersLaden. Also the founder of Superbooth16, Andreas chats about this new music event & more.
The Korg volca sample has two very powerful and flexible effects: reverb and reverse. In this short video tutorial G.W. Childs demonstrates how to use both effects to their full potential.
If you're looking for an attractive synth module that emulates an old Soviet synth, is affordable and sounds amazing, then the Erica Synths Acidbox II is worth considering. Check out our video review.
With so many distortion and amp sim processing units and plugins available we take a look at processing mistakes to avoid, and conversely, provide some tips to help you tame the distortion as needed.