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Review: Cherry Audio Polymode - Polymoog Classic As A $49 Plugin

Want the sound of a classic Polymoog without the hassle of owning one? Cherry Audio’s Polymode might be just the ticket, as Hollin Jones found out…

FL Studio First DAW To Pass 500K YouTube Subscribers

Our friends at Image Line tell us they are the first OEM DAW to surpass a whopping 500,000 subscribers on their YouTube channel!

Introducing MRCC - MIDI Router Control Center by Conductive Labs

Launching March 14th at SYNTHESTHESIA 2021, Conductive Labs are taking pre-orders for MRCC - a new take on the MIDI router - Shipping April 2021 at an MSRP of $429 USD.

PreSonus Intros Major Update to Studio One 5 DAW

Studio One 5.2’s new Sound Variations are the next level in articulation support for VIs and orchestral libraries.

Review: CremaCaffe Asimov Synth & Music Machine Desk Stand

We take a look at the rather nifty Asimov, 2-tier laptop and synthesizer stand from CremaCaffe. How interesting and helpful can a stand really be? We find out.

Modal Chat & Play Synth Workshop: Making Plucks For Progressive House

Modal Electronics, makers of high-end and affordable yet powerful synthesizers are hosting a new online session showing how to create possibly the most essential element of progressive house.

Image Line & AskVideo: Free Online Course For ALL FL Studio Users

Ask.Video and FL Studio have teamed up to give ALL registered FL Studio users an awesome, free online course. Start (or continue) your journey into FL Studio for free, with this limited-time offer.

Universal Production Music Announces Second Annual ‘100% HER’ Album Created by Women

Supported by shesaid.so and She Is The Music, release timed for International Women’s Day.

Four of The Best Drum Replacement Tools

Ever want to swap out the snare or hijack the hihats in your drum tracks? Here's four (well, five actually) drum replacement tools every producer should know about.

Music Production Essentials: The Art of Comping

Comping—making a comp (composite) track from multiple takes—is an editing procedure that’s widely used in music production. Here’s a brief look at what’s involved.

SoundCloud Fan-Powered Royalties Shakes Up Payment Model For Indy Musicians

SoundCloud tells us their new Fan-Powered Royalties benefits rising independent artists with loyal fans. Will Spotify, Amazon and Apple Music adopt this model in the future?

Music Theory: Reading a Lead Sheet

Lead sheets aren’t just for jazz players these days! Whatever type of music you might play or produce, the lead sheet is an extremely common way to notate a piece in a small amount of space.

IK Multimedia Releases Total Studio 3 MAX for Mac/PC

The all-round music creation suite for every stage of production from IK Multimedia reaches version 3.

Creative Sample Slicing And Sequencing In Cubase 11

Cubase 11 expands its Sample Editor’s capabilities to include cool new live performance tools. Hollin Jones shows you how it works…

Roland Ressurects Iconic 90s JD-800 Synthesizer For Zen-Core Synths

Iconic 1990s Digital Synth Now Available for the ZENOLOGY Software Synthesizer and Select ZEN-Core Hardware Instruments.