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Behringer Roland SH-101 Synth Clone Enters Pre-Production

The highly anticipated clone of the Roland SH-101, which Behringer are naming the MS-101, is due to enter full production in a matter of weeks. Roll on the festive synth season.

Native Instruments Releases Aquarius Earth

With an emphasis on late 1990's soul, the latest in Native Instrument Expansions series captures the sound of warm funk, hip-hop, jazz, and soul.

A Producer's Guide To Programming Realistic Bass Lines

Software instruments can make authentic-feeling and sounding bass parts, but you'll need to know a few programming tricks. Joe Albano shares his secrets...

Steinberg Updates Cubasis 2.7 With Multi-Touch Sequencer & More New Features

Steinberg just dropped Cubasis 2.7, adding a large number of user-requested features and improvements to the award-winning music production DAW app for the iPad.

O-Blek By LDM Design Is A Powerful, Probability-Based Sequencer For Ableton Live

Go beyond regular MIDI sequencing in Ableton Live with this unusual stochastic sequencer device that uses probability to determine how patterns are generated - for unusual results.

NLE Releases New Online Course - FL Studio 301: Advanced Production Workflows

Go beyond the basics in Image Line's powerful cross-platform DAW with this advanced course in workflow and production techniques.

5 Essential Tools For Mastering

Confused about mastering? Here are 5 essential things you will need to make your finished tracks sound their best.

Is The Grid Modular MIDI Controller The Future Of MIDI Control?

These modular MIDI controllers are now crowdfunding with a release date of 2019 and early bird specials available. Here's what they can do - and why you should check them out.

Review: Rob Papen Explorer 5

Rob Papen's Explorer 5 is a bundle of great sounding, unique synthesizers and effects now including Master Magic, RAW Kick and Go2. Noah Pred unwrapped it, and here's what he discovered.

Mastering In Pro Tools - Your Processing Options Explained

Will Pro Tools' own bundled plugs serve your mastering needs, or should you look further afield? Joe Albano is here to explain your options and which way you might want to go.

Sonuscore Releases Kontakt Instrument "Lyrical Violin Phrases" - Customisable Orchestral Strings

Covering a variety of styles from melodic passages and ethnic phrases to unique double-strings, trills and sul ponticelli, this versatile string instrument is currently available at a discount.

Here's 2 Native Instruments Instrument Plugins For FREE

Being Christmas means it's time for some choice freebies coming our way. Native Instruments have a nice kick plugin and bass plugin, TRK-01 PLAY, which are free until January 7th 2019.

The Accessories Your Recording Microphones Will Thank You For

We all know the importance of having a good mic selection, but what about all the mic accessories that can make or break a session? Joe Albano hails the unsung heroes of the studio cupboard.

Soundation, Online DAW, Reveals New Studio And Design Plus 300% Performance Boost

A major upgrade to the free online DAW and music making system brings huge performance gains, as well as new features and capabilities. Here's all the details.

Modal's CRAFTsynth 2.0 Kickstarter Funded within 24 Hours!

This massively redesigned and upgraded miniature hardware synth certainly packs a punch, and you can get your early bird special order in now. Here's the lowdown.