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IK Multimedia Announces Total Studio 2 MAX - Instrument & FX Mega Bundle

IK has bundled 94 of its products and 179GB of samples into its biggest ever collection. Total Studio 2 MAX is aiming to be your complete music production toolbox.

Dreadbox & Polyend Preview Medusa - New Synth & Sequencer

Is it a groove box, is it an analog synth with sequencer? We just don't know yet what Medusa from Dreadbox and Polyend is or is capable of. But we can't wait to find out.

Review: Reason Backline Rig 3

Propellerhead has updated its Backline Rig bundle of Rack Extensions, instruments and effects with a whole bunch of new stuff, making it bigger and better than ever. Hollin Jones explores...

Ableton Live 10: MIDI Capture Tips & Tricks

If you haven't used Ableton Live 10's new MIDI Capture tool, you're in for a treat. Here's how to use it to grab moments of genius - even when you're not intending to.

Propellerhead Releases Rigs 3 - Custom Bundles To Enhance Your Sonic Arsenal

New modules, effects and ReFills make the 3 Rig bundles even better value. Anyone producing with Reason should check them out and see how they can bulk up your sound library.

Behringer Reveals Pro One Clone, Desktop Analog Synth

The rumors of a Sequential Circuits Pro One clone from Behringer have been ramping up recently, and we're super excited to see the first prototype design of this compact analog mono synth.

Sample Tweaking In Native Instruments Flesh

Native Instruments' Flesh is a powerful instrument for fleshing out your samples and loops into whole tracks. Here, G.W Childs explains how to select and mangle samples for the best results.

Review: Arturia 3 Filters You'll Actually Use

Taken from three of Arturia's flagship virtual synth recreations, these standalone filter plugins go beyond what the original hardware units could do. Hollin Jones puts them to the test.

Google NSynth Super: Open-Source Hardware & Software Synth That Uses Machine Learning To Make Sounds

An open-source machine-learning algorithm that powers a hardware synthesizer? Trust Google to take synthesis into another dimension, and NSynth Super certainly looks interesting.

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Review: Pittsburgh Modular Lifeforms Micro Sequence

Pittsburgh Modular's Lifeforms Micro Sequence is unusual among modular gear in being specifically performance-oriented. Jade Wii got hands-on - read on to find out her verdict.

Do You Make These Virtual Instrument & Audio Plugin Buying Mistakes?

Choosing which route to take when buying plugins and libraries can be tricky. Go all-in with one company, or mix and match? Is new better than old? Jay Asher shares his advice for smarter buying.

Gamechanger Audio Launch PLASMA Pedal Pre-Orders

This innovative new guitar effect pedal smashed through its funding target in a few hours and is now available to pre-order. There's also a clever try-before-you-buy feature.

Overloud Releases EQ550 EQ Plugin. FREE For 1 Week

Overloud describes their newly released EQ550 as "the ultimate tool for professional engineers who mix with no compromises". You can judge if that's the case by downloading this $139 plugin for FREE!

Review: Moog Music DFAM

The semi-modular Moog DFAM follows the form factor of the Mother 32. With a 24-point patchbay it can be used in standalone or modular eurorack mode. Rishabh Rajan investigates.