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Soundbrenner Core, Wearable For Music Makers, Passes $330k On Kickstarter And Is Still Going

This 4-in-1 wearable is a watch, tuner, metronome and decibel meter that aims to provide everything a musician needs right on their wrist. Here's a closer look.

Heavyocity's Synthetic Strings Is New, BUT You've Heard It Before On Dunkirk, Mr Robot & The Knick

This collection of classic synth string instruments and patches is surprisingly affordable and taken from the tools used on top Hollywood TV and film scores.

Meet Dark Arcade, The 4-Voice Paraphonic Hybrid Synthesizer For Just $120

Evidently the maker of Dark Arcade, a four-voice hybrid synth, didn't get the memo about how paraphonic synths need to cost a lot more than $120...!

Pro Tools - Essential Tools And Features Explained

This short video shows you where Pro Tools' core features and tools live, and how to customise them. Check it out for a fast guide to using this powerful DAW.

Understanding Logic Pro's Compressors And Their Common Features

Although Logic Pro comes with 7 different compressor models they share some common tools and features. Joe Albano explains how to recognise them and speed up your workflow.

Is This The First Wireless, Bluetooth Headphone System Fast Enough For DJs?

Designed for music performance but equally at home with casual listening, the Natus One system promises ultra low latency, lossless Bluetooth audio. Can it be true?

Sneak Peek: Sequential Prophet XL Coming Soon

Formerly known as Dave Smith Instruments, the next big synth from Sequential has been spotted by eagle-eyed readers of Sound On Sound. The Prophet XL looks to be on its way.

Review: Parallax Kontakt Bass Engine

If you're after huge, ground shaking bass sounds for your drum'n'bass tracks, Parallax Kontakt Bass Engine from producers Drumsound and Bassline Smith will rock your world.

Is The Future of Cakewalk by BandLab As Bright As First Promised?

Earlier this year we bid a fond farewell to SONAR. It looked to have truly kicked the bucket, that is until BandLab took over the reins and injected life back into the DAW. But how is it doing now?

Akai Pro And Splice Join Forces To Develop Future Pro Music Technologies

AKAI software and hardware is known for its abilities with loops, samples and slicing - so what better fit that partnering with Splice, a loop and sample expert? Here's what they're cooking up.

Is The Fingersonic AnalogFusion The Best Of Analog And Digital Worlds In One Synth?

With 6 analog voices, an analog bass engine and a totally separate digital synth engine with 6 voices as well as advanced I/O for studio integration, AnalogFusion has us all excited...

Review: Adam Audio Studio Pro SP-5 Headphones

If you're in the market for a solid pair of mid-budget studio monitors that are as good for live tracking as for mixing, Adam Audio's SP-5s might be just the thing. Rounik Sethi tested them out...

Making Big Room In Logic Pro X? You Need These Essential Synths

Big Room is a huge-sounding genre of EDM and in this video, Olav Basoski shares his top tips for exactly which synths to use to get that classic sound.

Roland's VT-4 Voice Transformer Is For Musicians, DJs, Broadcasters And More

Manipulate performances in real time, use MIDI control, sing, speak or rap through it - Roland's VT-4 Voice Transformer wants to bring hardware voice processing to the masses.

Roland Adds JX-3P Synth Classic To Roland Cloud

The virtual Roland JX-3P offers replication of the 1983 original’s sounds. From classic strings to crushing metallic pads, this 6 voice polyphonic recreation is identical to its hardware counterpart.