Go surgical or savage with Waves' new transient shaper mixing plugin, Smack Attack. The name alone suggests it'll provide more bite and immediacy for your percussive and other sounds.
Junkie XL takes you on a sonic tour of classic Roland synthesizers in his studio. Headphones or studio speakers are highly recommended to get the most from this.
There are some excellent audio effect plugins available, and incredibly many of these are free. Here's a list we've compiled of 52 that'll make you and your music productions happy.
Soundmachines are coming out with a revolutionary new controller interface for synths and modular synths unlike anything you've seen before. Here's the pre-prototype of Arches explained.
This video by the Sequential team taken at Superbooth 2017 captures the vibe and diversity of one of the biggest and most interesting synth trade shows and events in the world (probably).
JUCE is a C++ cross-platform framework owned by ROLI that provides building blocks that allow developers to create powerful, cross-platform audio, interactive, embedded or graphic apps.
Fifty years after the original Moog Music announce the return of the Moog Synthesizer IIIc to production for a very limited time.
One of the most impressively powerful synths for iOS, LayR, just got a free update with new features and bug fixes. Here's what's new for this excellent iPad and iPhone friendly synthesizer.
Oh. My. Goodness. Reason have just changed the DAW game again. Reason 9.5 now supports... wait for it... VST plugins. Yes, read that again. Reason supports VST instrument and effect plugins!!!
500 patches from 3 rare vintage hardware 90s synths in three virtual instruments from UVI. Sound interesting? Check out the video below if you need more convincing.
This 4-voice analog synth, the Abyss, captured our attention at Superbooth 2017. Dreadbox have put time and passion into this synth. In this 10 minute video they give us an in-depth overview.
Using the human voice as its source, Blinksonic's VOZ is a unique concept for a Native Instruments Reakor instrument. Over 1,500 vocal waveforms are resynthesized as the source for you sound design.
Check out the latest video of the Yamaha CS80 clone, Deckard's Dream in action.
Image Line are fresh out with a useful vectorial update with bug fixes for a number of their VST plugins. including Edison, Harmless, Harmor, Sytrus and Vocodex.
The C15 is a synthesizer with a difference. Its focus is on pure musical performance. You won't MIDI or sequencers or arpeggiators here, just controls for human musicians wanting real-time expression.