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Plus Pedal Is A Stunning, Unique Sampler / Sustain Pedal For All Melodic Instruments

Imagine being able to instantly create incredible sonic backgrounds, seamless looping ambiences, and pads from any instrument. Plus Pedal is stunning and is about to ship now.

Review: Erica Synths Pico System 1

If you love modular synths but don't have the space for huge boxes, Erica Synths' Pico System 1 combines a ton of sound modules into a tiny package - and it sounds massive.

Synth Stories: Justin Melland On Scoring With Buchla, Juno-6 And Dave Smith Instruments

Award-winning, acclaimed film and TV composer and synth head, Justin Melland, shows how he recreates a track from the recent hit Showtime series, Dark Net.

How to Use NI Traktor Ramp Delay & Reverb T3

Do you listen to DJs like Richie Hawtin and Dubfire play techno sets and wonder how they create spacious sounding effects? Sara Simms lets you in on an industry secret...

LayR iPad Synth 1.0.4 Released: New Brice Presets, Ableton Link, And Much More

Living Memory Software has released a free update to their ground-breaking iOS synth taking it up to 1.0.4. Here's what's new.

Create Amazing Sample Performances In Maschine With This Sample Start Trick

By playing with the sample start time of a sample, the note repeat and mod wheel controls, it's possible to create some cool stutter-style sample sequences in Maschine. Find out how in this video.

Sonic Faction Announces Mod Squad - 20 Affordable New Modules For Ableton Live

What better way to expand your arsenal of instruments and effects in Ableton Live than with a great bundle of modules for under $70?

Review: Aston Microphones Starlight

Aston have added the multi-voiced Starlight pencil microphone to their lineup of condenser mics. But is the world’s first laser-equipped mic useful, or a gimmick? Matthew Loel T Hepworth finds out.

Cubase Tutorial: Working Free Of Your Computer

Cubase on your Mac or PC may be the heart of your studio but Steinberg has developed a number of cool apps running on iOS to help you work more creatively and flexibly. Here’s how it happens.

Elektron Introduces Analog Four MKII & Analog Rytm MKII

Massive news from Elektron. 2017 will see all their most popular music machines updated with better screens and a whole lot more besides. Here's what's new for Analog Rtym 2 and Analog Four 2.

Ableton Releases MidiVolve Max For Live Device By Coldcut, Evolves Your MIDI Patterns

Ableton's latest Max for Live pack is from Coldcut and is designed to help your MIDI patterns grow, evolve, transform automatically. We love the look of this.

Pioneer DJ Announces INTERFACE 2, Brings rekordbox dvs & Scratching To Any DJ Set-Up

With the aim to bring scratching to every DJ setup, Pioneer DJ have released Interface 2. This 2-channel audio interface for DJs uses rekordbox dvs to control digital music. Check out the video below.

Could SoundBrake 2.0 Mean You'll Never Miss A Call Or Delivery Again? (When Wearing Headphones)

Hello? Hello? HELLO? Yes, you've missed the door again because you were listening to music on your headphones. If only you'd had SoundBrake 2.0.

Review: Ampify Groovebox

We were excited to get our hands on Groovebox, the new music-making app from the team behind Launchpad for iOS. Happily, there's even more to it than meets the eye...

UVI Releases UVX80, Features Sounds Of Rare 80s Japanese Polysynth

UVI releases UVX80, a new library featuring the sounds of a rare ‘80s Japanese polysynth, including over 250 new patches, dual-layer architecture, built-in effects and more. Stay tuned for a review...