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Interview: Jon Rundell On A More Open World For Music Sharing

Jon Rundell is an accomplished DJ and producer who as well as releasing his own music has remixed for the likes of Josh Wink. We caught up with him to find out what makes him tick.

Best of 2017: Hardware Synths

Hardware synths continued to grow in popularity through 2017 proving that demand for tactile music machines is alive and kicking. Here's 10 of our favorite hardware synths released this year.  

How to Mix Digital but Sound Analog

In a digital world, it's still possible to get analog sound for your productions without using external hardware. In this short video, Rich Tozzoli shows you how it's done.

Best of 2017: Max for Live Packs

Max programmers continued to innovate this year with a variety of colorful instruments, utilities, generative tools, and effects. Here’s a look back at five that stuck out.

Best of 2017: iOS Apps For Musicians & Producers

2017 was a great year for making music on iPads and iPhones, with several major new releases. Here are some of our favourite tools for mobile music-making.

Sinevibes Releases Dipole, A Flanger Effect That Can Cancel Itself Out

Dipole from Sinevibes is a flanger effect that uses the concept of using two tape machines to create positive and negative flanger effects in a high-fidelity plugin.

Review: EastWest Hollywood Choirs

EastWest’s Hollywood Series has been phenomenally successful and for years now has been my personal “go to.” The choirs are the latest entry in the series.

Roland Recreates Classic JV-1080 Synth As Software Plugin

Considered one of the most popular synthesizers in Roland history, Roland Cloud has brought the classic JV-1080 back to life in software plugin format. And it sounds good!

Review: Wave Alchemy Evolution

A forward-thinking drum sequencer with a wealth of powerful features and the immaculate samples Wave Alchemy is known for. Noah Pred falls in love with Evolution...

Best of 2017: Audio Interfaces

Audio interfaces are the heart of most music recording studios. Here's seven of the best released in 2017 which we either reviewed or were very impressed by.

This MIDI Hack Transforms Elektron Analog Four Into Paraphonic Analog Eight!

This cool trick / MIDI hack will turn an Elektron Analog Four from a 4-analog voice synthesizer into a paraphonic analog Eight with three simple lines of code.

MiniMo €25 Mini Synth Modules Can Now Be MIDI Sequencers

The MIniMo low-cost modular synthesizer system just got a new kit that can transform any module into a MIDI Out sequencer! It's affordable, useful and easy to use.

Review: Sennheiser MK 4 USB Microphone

USB mics can sometimes sacrifice quality for convenience, but that's not the case with Sennheiser's latest portable. Matt Vanacoro puts it to the test.

How To Prepare Tracks For Mastering Using Master Fader Automation

Creating clean, smooth fades at the start and end of tracks ensures no unwanted noise makes it through to the mastering stage when you're finishing your tracks. Here's how it works.

AFEM Launches Sexual Harassment Support Service for Electronic Music Industry

2017 has seen leading figures in the film and entertainment industries being outed for sexual harassment. AFEM is launching a support service for those affected in the electronic music industry.