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Understanding The Architecture Of Sample-Based Virtual Instruments

The many different sample-based instruments out there can use an array of terms to refer to the same concepts. Here, Joe Albano simplifies the whole thing for you.

Review: Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol M32

NI's smallest ever keyboard punches well above its weight - and costs less than you might think. Hollin Jones went on the road with the Komplete Kontrol M32.

Get 50% Off Steinberg Cubasis And All IAPs Until April 8th

Steinberg is offering half off Cubasis for iPad and all in-app purchases until April 8th 2019. So why not grab it now, and start making music with the most advanced mobile DAW around?

MakeProAudio Lets You Create Modular Mixers and Controllers For Your Music Studio

A whole universe of gear you can build yourself, from mixers to synths and Eurorack format modules? This new system could revolutionise how we approach music-making.

Aston Microphones Stealth Review

Aston's Stealth microphone has more to it than meets the eye. With both active and passive modes as well as multiple available voicings, Joe Albano found much to like...

Pedal Crush, 3rd Book From Kim Bjørn, Is On Kickstarter Now

Another in-depth history of music technology and design, replete with countless insights from industry insiders is coming. Find out more and pre-order here.

The Clarinet Is A Unique Instrument To Use When Orchestrating. Here's Why.

The design, evolution and range of the clarinet make it a fascinating instrument to play and score with. Here, Thomas Goss shows you exactly why that is the case.

Sample Fuel Releases Free POLY 2.0 Update & POLY LITE Free Analog Softsynth

Get major new features if you already own POLY, and get into Sample Fuel's world for free with the new POLY LITE instrument.Both are available now.

Has Flock Audio Made The World's Most Advanced Analog Patch Bay?

Is this the world’s most advanced digitally-controlled, 100%-analog patch bay routing system? With a dedicated app and 64-point connection, Flock Audio thinks it is.

Universal Audio OX Review

Universal Audio says its OX amp top box is the first system to accurately emulate speaker drive, breakup, and cone cry. Could it be the ultimate creative tool for guitarists? Rich Tozzoli found out.

IK Multimedia's iRig Micro Amp - Play Or Record Anywhere

IK Multimedia's iRig Micro Amp Has Up To 15W Power, USB And iOS Capabilities. Now you really can play your guitar wherever you like.

Korg Releases FREE Monologue Synth Beats and Loops Soundpack

Grab this free sound pack and learn how to use Korg's Monologue to make percussive beats and sounds you just can't get from a conventional drum machine.

Watch Andrew Huang's Crazy Fast Robot Drumming With Polyend Perc

High BPMs and complex patterns are no problem for Polyend's PERC. Check out this video of Andrew Huang using it to beef up a live performance.

The Magic Behind Smart Tempo In Logic Pro Explained

The tempo manipulation features in modern DAWs would have seemed fantastical not so long ago. Joe Albano explains how they work, and why you should be using them.

Qu-Bit Nebulae V2 Review

With internal sampling, live input, two granular streams and the ability to work as a DSP platform, Qu-Bit's Nebulae V2 is a remarkable piece of gear. Scott Riesterer certainly thought so...