Starting a modular synth system can be expensive. What to get, and how far to future-proof yourself? Jade Wii finds out if the Dreadbox Whiteline series balances sound and affordability.
Audio Technica tells us the new limited-edition ATH-M50xBB has been added to their highly regarded M-Series line of pro monitoring studio and DJ headphones. Here's what you need to know.
Ear training is crucial to becoming a better player and producer. Here, Gregg Fine explains how to listen to the rhythm and phrasing of musical parts to better understand them.
This powerful multiband mastering Rack Extension gives you complete control over the shape of your tracks in Reason. Mo Volans explains how it works.
Now you can experience that classic Akai Pro S950 warm, vintage, 12-bit sound in VST, AU and Reason Rack Extension (RE) formats and for a snip of the price of the original!
Standard, Character or Linear Phase? Joe Albano explains each of these EQ types as they relate to the mastering process, and what they bring to the table.
The Folktek Mescaline system is back on pre-order - let’s take a deep dive into this unusual (and somewhat crazy) modular synth and sequencing system.
Sometimes the best things in life become more expensive, not cheaper. That appears to be the trend with the Arturia MatrixBrute analog synth which will soon be more expensive than when it was released
Tangible Waves makes bespoke modular synthesizers that aim to take up less space than eurorack systems and offer "synthesis for everyone". Here's a chat we had with them recently.
Need the sound of a legendary console but without paying a fortune? Arturia has you covered with its 3 Preamps You'll Actually Use collection. Hollin Jones gets rolling...
Nektar Tech have a brand new MIDI controller that is less hands on, but more feet on, than we expected. It's for musicians and producers of all genres and includes full MCU and Nektar DAW support.
Stepping outside the 4/4 rhythms we've been told to make doesn't have to be easy, and can be fun and inspiring. That's what the Mito by Moffenzeef is designed to do for eurorack synths.
Field recordings and found sounds can be invaluable sources for getting unique results from sound design. Timo Preece shows how sound exciters help him capture the sound of Berlin.
These two live improvised videos show how powerful and intuitive the Polyend SEQ MIDI sequencer is to program and play in real-time... even with music apps like Korg Gadget on iPad.
Tiptop Audio started life as a tiny operation working out of a garage but now has a whole team and an impressive product lineup. Here's what they told us when we caught up with them recently.