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Behringer Teases TR-808, TR-909, ARP 2600, WASP, Synthi Synth Clones (Briefly)

Behringer is setting its sights on resurrecting some of the most iconic classic analog synthesizers and drum machines back into existence with more features than the originals...

Review: Aston Spirit Microphone

Aston has made a name for itself with its innovative and affordable range of mics. But will the Spirit move Joe Albano? Read on to find out...

Modul, Web-Based MIDI Sequencer, Controls Your Synths & Drum Machines For $1 A Month

Imagine being able to sequence your hardware synthesizers and drum machines using a browser-based sequencer from any device that supports Chrome... that's what Modul does.

Killer Sound Design In Ableton Live Using Resampling

Resampling inside Live - and other DAWs - is a great way to quickly print down effects, edits and other changes to sounds, giving you a wide range of sound design options. Here's how it works.

Designing A Music Studio? Here's What You Need To Know About Acoustics...

If you're lucky enough to be planning your own recording studio or maybe building one for someone else, here's what you need to know about acoustics.

This Simple Cable Syncs Vintage Roland Drum Machines To A DAW

The SYNC24USB is a USB-MIDI to Roland Sync 24 interface. In short it allows you to sync a TB-303, TR-606, TR-808, TR-909 drum machine or any other SYNC24 Equipment to your DAW.

Review: Elektron Octatrack MKII, OS 1.30C

Elektron's Octatrack MKII brings hardware upgrades to one of the world's most serious sequencers. Timo Preece explores what's new, plus some unexpected goodies in the new software.

A Little Music Tech Knowledge Can Be A Dangerous Thing

When someone thinks they have a handle on a process but they actually don't, bad things can happen. Joe Albano advises you how to avoid some of the most common production pitfalls.

Eventide Releases Anthology XI, Their ‘Everything’ Bundle

There was only one way Eventide could have made Anthology X any better... Give it an extra numeral and make sure it contains everything, absolutely every plugin for fantastic value.

Review: Steinberg WaveLab 9.5

Steinberg's much-loved mastering and wave editing suite gets a facelift as well as some powerful new tools. Hollin Jones puts WaveLab 9.5 to the test.

Synth Stories 12: Kevin Blumenfeld On Scoring In The Vault with The Moog Mother 32

With major Hollywood movie scores to his name, Kevin Blumenfeld has recently turned to the Moog Mother 32 for his latest TV show. Here he explains how it fits into his sonic world.

Isotonik Studios Releases UltraKick for Ableton Live

This state-of-the-art Max4Live synth, UltraKick, is designed around two oscillators and a noise generator to give you complete control for creating great sounding drum and percussive sounds.

This Video Shows How Maschine 2.7's New Audio Module Changes Everything

The new real-time audio time stretching capabilities in Maschine 2.7 are simply going to change everyone's Maschine workflow for the better. This video demonstrates the power of the new audio module.

Review: Fingersonic EXP1 Synth

This portable hardware synth has a computer brain, 15 voice polyphony and MIDI in and out. Hollin Jones found there’s more to EXP1 than meets the eye.

5 Tips to Help You Play By Ear

Playing by ear can be tricky to master but it's a great skill to have. Here are 5 tips to help you on your way to being a more instinctive player.