ORAC is such an incrediblly useful and diverse solution for open-source music machines like Critter & Guitari's Organelle, it's difficult to describe what it is. This video does the job though!
Designing a wood stand for your synths and MIDI controllers need not be a vanity project. At the end of the day it needs to improve on functionality and design. Enter Keystand for Behringer Model D.
The latest additions to the Pocket Operator family bring sampling, voice synthesis and much more to the table. Hollin Jones popped in some batteries and got to work...
This video demos the latest machine Gotharman's Musical Instruments has been working on. The XXX7 appears to be a sampler with touch screen, high-quality tactile controls and a 16-step sequencer.
This is a serious handheld mic for live performance, and now those living in the US can easily get their hands on one.
It's a topic that arouses emotions in many people, but the fact remains that there isn't one perfect system for everyone. Matt Hepworth shares how he switched from a Mac to a Windows system.
This new MaxforLive EQ device from Chaos Culture is so much more capable than the sum of its parts. Ideal for Ableton Live-based sound designers, Freak-Q is available to download now.
Based on the Synthi AKS KS Expander, and made by Digitana and Future Sound of London (FSOL), the SX-1 is a powerful and unique analog synthesizer that we now know the price of.
The Grandmother looks like it's Moog Music's next big thing. A semi-modular, analog synthesizer with two oscillators, spring reverb effect and much more for under $900. Here's the details.
The interconnects you use can be just as important as the gear at either end of them. Here, Sara Simms checks out two great-looking sets of cables - but how do they sound?
In this short video, Thavius Beck deconstructs the concept of phase synthesis to give you a clear understanding of how to master this powerful synth for better sound design.
Get to grips with the fundamentals of programming and producing tech house, starting with a classic beat. This short video shows you how.
The theremin sound and instrument is taking a big step forward with this evolutionary new instrument, Theresyn, that combines the theremin with an anlog synthesizer and new ways to trigger sounds.
Aimed at pro studios, this bundle of limiter, normaliser, and analyser is intended to cater to all your mixing and mastering needs. Here's the details.
IK’s Total Studio MAX bundles practically everything the company makes for Mac and PC into one place. Hollin Jones tries not to drown in sounds…