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Tinami MD-1, Customizable MIDI Controller, Gets New Features

Here's the latest news for the curiously cool customizable Tinami MD-1 MIDI controller. It looks set to be available in February 2018 for under €200!!

Best of 2017: MIDI Controllers

It’s been a quiet year for MIDI controllers from the big players but there have still been some impressive new controllers released for software and hardware musicians.

A Producer's Guide To Parallel Processing

Parallel processing is a key routing and mixing technique that every producer needs to know about. Joe Albano breaks down exactly how it works, and why it's important.

Antelope Audio Ships DISCRETE 8 & DISCRETE 4 Mic Preamp interface and Mic Modelling Bundles

The good news for recording producers is that Antelope Audio's Discrete microphone preamp interfaces are now shipping and their classic mic modelling / emulation solutions are also available.

Interview: Jon Rundell On A More Open World For Music Sharing

Jon Rundell is an accomplished DJ and producer who as well as releasing his own music has remixed for the likes of Josh Wink. We caught up with him to find out what makes him tick.

Best of 2017: Hardware Synths

Hardware synths continued to grow in popularity through 2017 proving that demand for tactile music machines is alive and kicking. Here's 10 of our favorite hardware synths released this year.  

How to Mix Digital but Sound Analog

In a digital world, it's still possible to get analog sound for your productions without using external hardware. In this short video, Rich Tozzoli shows you how it's done.

Best of 2017: Max for Live Packs

Max programmers continued to innovate this year with a variety of colorful instruments, utilities, generative tools, and effects. Here’s a look back at five that stuck out.

Best of 2017: iOS Apps For Musicians & Producers

2017 was a great year for making music on iPads and iPhones, with several major new releases. Here are some of our favourite tools for mobile music-making.

Sinevibes Releases Dipole, A Flanger Effect That Can Cancel Itself Out

Dipole from Sinevibes is a flanger effect that uses the concept of using two tape machines to create positive and negative flanger effects in a high-fidelity plugin.

Review: EastWest Hollywood Choirs

EastWest’s Hollywood Series has been phenomenally successful and for years now has been my personal “go to.” The choirs are the latest entry in the series.

Roland Recreates Classic JV-1080 Synth As Software Plugin

Considered one of the most popular synthesizers in Roland history, Roland Cloud has brought the classic JV-1080 back to life in software plugin format. And it sounds good!

Review: Wave Alchemy Evolution

A forward-thinking drum sequencer with a wealth of powerful features and the immaculate samples Wave Alchemy is known for. Noah Pred falls in love with Evolution...

Best of 2017: Audio Interfaces

Audio interfaces are the heart of most music recording studios. Here's seven of the best released in 2017 which we either reviewed or were very impressed by.

This MIDI Hack Transforms Elektron Analog Four Into Paraphonic Analog Eight!

This cool trick / MIDI hack will turn an Elektron Analog Four from a 4-analog voice synthesizer into a paraphonic analog Eight with three simple lines of code.