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Review: Pittsburgh Modular Lifeforms Percussion Sequencer

With Eurorack hardware more popular than ever, we got our hands on the Pittsburgh Modular Lifeforms Percussion Sequencer to see what unique features it brings to the table.

How Loudness Standards Relate To EDM And Club Music Production

Understanding how loudness standards work can be crucial to mixing and mastering correctly for different target media. Shane Berry is here to guide you through the terminology.

Review: HEDD Type 07 Studio Monitors

We checked out HEDD's new Type 07 studio monitors at NAMM but couldn't wait to try a pair for ourselves. Here's what we discovered.

8 Ways To Speed Up Your Computer For Music Production

There’s nothing worse than a slow computer clogging up your workflow. Get a speed boost with these expert tips!

Check Out This 6-Voice Polyphonic Raspberry Pi Synthesizer

A 6-voice poly digital synth using the Raspberry Pi platform? Here it is from R-MONO Lab and it's quite impressive. Spoiler alert: No code or purchasing info available.

Novation Offers XLN Audio Addictive Keys For Free!

Novation users can be a little bit smug today with good reason. Owners of Impulse, Launch Key, SK MKII and/or a Launchpad Pro qualify for a free Addictive Keys instrument from XLN Audio.

Review: CableGuys TimeShaper

Some plugins go beyond regular processing and open up whole new worlds of time-based sound mangling. Could Cableguys' latest offering take you to another world?

Erica Synths Announces Black Octasource & Black XFade & Black Stereo Mixer & Black PFL Modules

There's four new synth modules announced by Erica Synths including a new LFO, high-end crossfader module, a stereo mixer, and a pre-fade listener expander. Check out the details and videos below.

How You Can Make Sure You're Hearing An Accurate Reproduction Of Your Electronic Kick Drum

All kinds of factors affect the way you perceive kick drums when designing and mixing sounds. Multiplier is here to help you make sure you're doing it right.

This 1987 First Person Shooter Video Game Used MIDI For Multiplayer Mode

How are an Atari ST, MIDI, and one of the earliest First Person Shooter Video games connected? A multiplayer first person shooter, death match style video game experience.

Create Unusual Textures: Flintpope FREE Sample Morpher for Reaktor 6

Flintpope's free Reaktor and Live releases are becoming more and more frequent and polished. Here's WAVCLOUD, a sample morphed for Reaktor 6 that does fantastical things to your sounds. Oh, it's FREE!

Review: Lofelt Basslet, Portable Bass Listening Solution

Anyone wanting major bass extension when mixing has traditionally needed a subwoofer to provide it. But can this new wearable device provide an alternative? Timo Preece finds out.

Choosing The Right Synth Engine in Logic Pro X

Logic Pro X has a wealth of synths bundled with it, but they all have their own unique character and potential uses. Matt Vanacoro sheds some light on exactly what those are.

This Max App Converts Your Images Into MIDI Files In Ableton Live

Ever wondered how your favorite photos or images would look as MIDI? Owner no longer. Tom Cosm's new Max app converts images right inside Ableton Live.

Focusrite Unveils Scarlett OctoPre and OctoPre Dynamic Eight-Channel Mic-Pre Units

Focusrite have been busy with new releases and collaborations and high-quality free plugin offers recently. The latest from Focusrite HQ are the Scarlett OctoPre & OctoPre Dynamic mic preamps.