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Blue Introduces Lola, Slim-Fit Headphones

The Blue Mics Mo-Fi headphones caused quite a stir upon released, and now Blue introduce slim-fit Lola, a high-fidelity headphone they say reveals detail in your music you never knew was there.

Native Instruments KOMPLETE KONTROL 1.5 Update with 3rd-Party Plug-In Support and S88 Keyboard

Arturia V Collection 4 is now NKS-ready (Komplete Kontrol compatible) and thy've got 50% off until Nov. 15 exclusively at NI webshop! There's lots more plugin support too.

Music Theory: Stretching Your Ears With Tone Rows

Composing with tone rows is a very useful exercise for you to stretch your ears a little if you have only listened to tonal music, and it is fun as well. Jay Asher shows how in his revealing tutorial.

8 Reasons Why Microsoft Surface Book Could Be Better Than iPad for Music Makers

I've been inside Apple's ecosystem for 12 years. MacBook Pro's, iPads, iPhones have been my choice for creative & music computing. However, Microsoft's Surface Book running Windows 10 could tempt me.

Waves Audio Announces Waves Central

Aside from creating new mixing and mastering plug-ins, making world plugin day, and showing us a behind the scenes at their HQ, Waves are determined to make licensing your plugins easier than ever.

Review: Moog Mother 32

Who doesn't want a Moog synthesizer? Exactly! We all want one... Rishabh Rajan got his hands on the new Moog Mother 32 which captures the imagination even more than we expected and is eurorack ready.

How to Make a Deorro-Style Lead Sound in Sylenth

Whether you're inspired by Deorro or you just fancy delving into some sound design using Sylenth, this tutorial by Sara Simm is designed to get you close to the distintive lead sound from Flashlight.

G-Sonique DTC-1, Ultra Transparent VCA Bus & Track Compressor

G-Sonique's new compressor plugin. Does the world need another one?? Well, the DTC-1 focuses on being ultra transparent and miming any coloration/distortion. We'd love to have audio demos.

Watch In-Depth Video Showing Capabilities of Arpeggio Hardware Sequencer

Tangible Instruments have released a new video showcasing just how to use Arpeggio. Very cool. From melody making to using it with MIDI sequencers, synths and iOS apps.

Amazing Machines AM102 is a Wavetable Oscillator for Reaktor Blocks

Using the wavetable display in the new AM102 from Amazing Machines you can design your own waveforms for use in Reaktor 6.0. AM102 is a cool, Reaktor 6 Blocks module.

Smell Synthesizer Coming to MOFAD: Sniff And Play

Imagine being able to synthesize smells like we can with sound. You might be thinking this is an unattractive proposition? But, MOFAD's debut exhibition in New York will showcase a smell synthesizer.

What Every Modern Producer Can Learn From Mozart

Often, when society encounters the work of an amazing artist or producer, the word talent gets whipped out quicker than the Amen break at a drum '˜n bass festival. But what is talent really? 

Review: Patterning Drum Machine for iPad

When you think of a drum sequencer you probably see a linear left to right grid? Patterning for iPad looks to shake up that metaphor. This is no conventional beat sequencer as Hollin Jones finds out.

3 Innovative MIDI Controllers Being Developed in Abbey Road Studios (Music Tech Incubator Program)

Abbey Road Red is a music technology incubator program ideal for startups and innovators... here's three incredible and innovative MIDI controllers being developed thanks to its support.

KORG DS-DAC-10R and AUDIOGATE4 Offers Pro USB Analog to Digital Conversion

Korg tell us their new USB DAC recording system, DS-DAC-10R provides professional-grade A/D conversion and "the ultimate" in vinyl archival. The specs certainly look promising.