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Transforming Cardboard Boxes & Kitchen Pans Into Realistic Drum Kits With Superior Drummer 3

Superior Drummer 3 has way more going on under the hood than a shiny new interface and killer drum library. One major addition is that you can replace and convert drums to MIDI with the help of AI.

Making Your Own Synth Just Got Super Easy With Breadboard TS

For under $200, including shipping, you can get hands on with a synth builder's dream, Breadboard TS. It includes a 2 octave touch keyboard, MIDI, CV/Gate, built-in oscilloscope, and much more.

Roland Announces SPD-SX Special Edition Sampling Pad

Roland tells us the newly updated SPD-SX special edition Sampling Pad has been enhanced with expanded memory, a sparkling Red finish, and new bundled music production software.

MOTU Releases Digital Performer 9.5: Here's What's New

The flagship DAW from MOTU, Digital Performer 9.5, delivers new ZTX Pro time-stretching and pitch-shifting technology. Here's all the details and videos showing what's new and how it works.

Review: Eventide UltraTap

When you need to go beyond what your DAW's own delay plug-ins can provide, a specialised model like Eventide's UltraTap can be just the ticket. Joe Albano explores this powerful delay effect.

How to Vocode Like the KLF in Reason

Ever wanted to get that signature vocoder effect as heard on tracks by legendary artists The KLF? Help is at hand - G.W.Childs is here to show you how to do it!

1010music Reveals Synthbox, A Touchscreen, Polyphonic Wavetable Synth for Eurorack

Hot on the heels of the company's other Eurorack hardware comes Synthbox, a polyphonic wavetable synthesizer with built-in touchscreen. Here are all the details.

PioneerDJ Reveals Rekordbox 5 And New Pad Based DDJ-XP1 Controller

Looking like a cross between a Novation Launchpad, Push, Maschine and a DJ controller, the new DDJ-XP1 with 32 performance pads proves that DJing really is embracing live production in a big way.

Roswell Pro Audio Updates Signature Mini K47 Condenser Microphone

Roswell Pro Audio have improved their popular Mini K47 condenser instrument microphone. It was already competitively priced at $399. Now it's on sale for just $299 and is well worth checking out.

Review: Waves CLA Mixdown

When there's no budget for mastering or you need to pre-master to show someone what the end results are likely to be, Waves' CLA Mixdown plug-in could be just the ticket - and an affordable one.

Using Ableton Live Sampler Like A Pro

Ableton Live's Sampler is capable of much more than basic sample playback. Here, Joshua Casper takes you through some of its more advanced applications like creating your own instruments.

New Soundcraft Notepad Series Mixers Now Shipping

New streamlined mixing surfaces offer Lexicon digital signal processing, and USB I/O connectivity for computer-based music recording and playback.

Akai Announces VIP 3.0, Catalog, Control & Map VSTs From More MIDI Keyboards

Akai Pro's VIP update offers universal compatibility, arming producers and performers with the ability to really make their controllers command their software instruments and effects plugins.

Free: An Introduction To Scoring With Steinberg Dorico

Learn how to get up and running with Steinberg's Dorico notation and scoring software with this free live MasterClass from Dorico product specialist John Barron.

This VST / App Is The MIDI Editor The Roland TB-03 Has Been Crying Out For

Mono Müller has made a long list of software MIDI editors for hardware synths and has turned his attention to the new Roland Boutique TB-03 to allow automation and stored presets in your DAW!