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Is Social Media Really Ruining Music? Trent Reznor Thinks So

The impact of social media networks on the world is being felt acutely of late. From politics to social justice (or injustice), but also on the music industry as Trent Reznor explains.

Hands On Video of Akai MPC Live & MPC X

Two of the biggest announcements for NAMM 2017 have come to us before the NAMM show has begun. Here's hands-on video previews of the new Akai Pro MPC X and MPC Live.

This MIDI Modulators M4L For Ableton Live Help To Create New Rhythms & Melodies

If you're looking for ways to create rhythmic and melodic parts in the clip editor in Ableton Live then Isotonik Studios have you covered with MIDI Modulators. Here's info about the Max4Live device.

Now You Can Easily Send MIDI Messages From Any Computer

This genius, free, open-source tool, SendMIDI, from Geert Bevin is going to make life so much easier for developers or anyone wishing to send MIDI messages straight from their computer's command line.

Spitfire Audio Announces Symphony Orchestra

So you want instruments and sounds to help you write a blockbuster film, tv or game score? Spitfire Audio have you covered with Spitfire Symphony Orchestra for Kontakt.

NAMM 2017: All The News, Videos & Gear Is Here

All the NAMM 2017 music gear news, interviews and videos in one place. (Updated daily)

Ableton Releases New Mixing & Morphing Max for Live Device From Sonic Faction

Evolving your sounds in Ableton Live is about to get easier and more fun thanks to Sonic Faction's Hypermorph Max for Live device. It's like a unique synth, sequencer hybrid instrument.

MacBeth Teases New Exacta Synth With Keyboard

You want deep and rumbling acid bass sounds? Then the latest stereo monophonic synth in the making from Ken MacBeth could be just what you need.

NAMM 2017: RME Reveals New Fireface UFX II Audio Interface

The new Fireface UFX II audio interface from RME is being launched at NAMM 2017 in Anaheim next week. You can expect low-latency, flexible recording options and plenty more.

Bitwig Studio 2: New Modulators, Devices, Hardware Integration & VST3 Support & More

Bitwig Studio 2 has been announced! And it's good news on lots of fronts for one of the freshest DAWs available. Check out the video and full details below.

Korg Adds Color To MS-20 Mini, Kronos, Krome Limited Edition Synths

When you think of the MS-20 mini, you're used to a black synth, right? Well, Korg are playing with color a lot this year and here's new limited color editions for three popular Korg synths.

Korg ARP Odyssey FS: Official Details, Price & Video Here

It's real. It's official. It's coming to NAMM 2017. The Korg limited ARP Odyssey is a true 1:1 recreation of the original 40 year old legendary duo phonic synth. Full details, pricing and video here.

Korg Gadget Synth Collection Now Available For Mac

Korg's highly acclaimed Gadget synth collection has made a big move from iOS to Mac. Now desktop and laptop users can take advantage of the exceptional synths standalone or in plugin format.

DIY MIDI Controllable DAC: Modular Synth CV & MIDI Software Work Together

This short video shows you how to quickly and easily make your own MIDI controllable DAC using an MCP4922 and a Teensy 2. The demo video shows it working with Moog Mother 32 and Ableton Live.

Apogee Hardware Remote Takes Control Of Audio Interfaces

The Apogee Control is a Hardware Remote for the Element Series and Symphony I/O Mk II audio interfaces. It's available now and here's all you need to know.