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Roland Announces D-05: Boutique Version of Iconic D-50 Synthesizer

Today Roland celebrate D-50 day. And guess what classic, iconic synthesizer has been recreated in the Boutique synthesizer format? Yup, the D-50 is soon to be available as the new D-05.

Review: Sonoma Wire Works DrumCore4 Ultra

What if you could get both the sound and the actual playing of some of the world's top drummers in your productions and then edit them? With DrumCore4 Ultra, that's just what you can do.

EastWest Announces VOICES OF THE EMPIRE Featuring Vocalist Uyanga Bold

If you're looking for Mongolian, Bulgarian and Western-style, multi-sampled vocal instruments, then look no further than the new Voices of the Empire from EastWest.

How To Sequence Audio Loops In Korg Gadget Without Audio Tracks

Gadget doesn't have audio tracks, but there's a clever workaround for slicing and sequencing audio loops anyway, and it harks back to the days of MIDI triggered hardware. Here's how it works.

New RHA Wireless Earbuds Use Memory Foam To Fit Your Ear & Boost Sound Quality

Wireless is the way of the future for earphones, but has RHA cracked the problem of everyone having differently designed ears? They certainly think so with their new MA750 Wireless models.

5 Steps To Originality With Your Music Productions

Being original can be one of the toughest parts of composing new music. Here are five steps to help you avoid repetition and come up with some truly new ideas.

Native Instruments Announces Maschine MkIII Hardware: Hands-On, First Look Video

NI's new Maschine MkIII hardware boasts an extensive redesign with integrated audio interface, touch strips, large screens and more. Here are all the details plus a first look video.

Native Instruments Announces Komplete Kontrol MkII With Advanced DAW Control - Video

Large colour screens, audio previews, third-party DAW control and new physical pitch and mod wheels are just some of the additions to the second generation of Komplete Kontrol. Here's what's new.

Brainworx Replicates Renowned British Console Sound With bx_console G Plugin

After the success of their highly acclaimed plugin emulation of the Console E, Brainworx are back with the equally interesting bx_console G that brings the famous console into your DAW.

BandLab Acquires DJ Livestreaming Video Platform Chew.tv

BandLab will be bringing live video streaming to its suite of online collaboration tools following its acquisition of chew.tv. Here are the details.

Review: Synthology: Analog Rack Attack

If you're after a collection of classic analog synths, ready racked up for Ableton Live, check out Analog Rack Attack. You even get the raw samples to use in your software of choice.

iZotope Releases Spire Studio - Portable, Wireless, Hardware Recording Device

New iZotope plug-ins tend to get the attention of most music producers and sound designers, and their first foray into the world of audio hardware is set to simplify the recording and editing process.

Recording Dialogue And Voice Over With MetaRecorder

MetaRecorder is an iOS app that goes above and beyond what many similar audio recording apps can do. Matt Vanacoro found it changed his whole approach to recording voiceover.

The MBS-100 Is A Mono Bass Synth Inspired By Soviet Era Synths

Does a sub €450 analog/digital 2 oscillator monophonic synthesizer based on old Russian, Soviet era, analog synthesizers tickle your fancy? Then you're going to love the MBS-100.

Review: Alesis M1 Active MK3

Can great things really come in such small packages, and at under $100 per speaker? Matt Vanacoro was pleasantly surprised when he road tested the Alesis M1 Active MK3 monitors.