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KREASOUND Lists All Online Remix Contests & Provides Free Hosting

If you're looking for a directory of all remix contests online and/or want to host your own remix contest for free, then Kreasound has you covered. This might be the only site you need to check out.

Watch New Elektron Analog Heat & Octatrack in Action

Earlier this week Elektron announced their latest machine: Analog Heat. It's safe to say it set the music making sections of the internet on fire. (doh! Sorry) and now you can see it in action.

Klevgränd Jussi Is A Singing Man Synth, No Samples Were Harmed

Jussi from the clever folks at Klevgränd is a unique, if not eerie, new synthesizer. It emulates a man singing. Yes, you can expect to make some rather lovely sounding male vocal emulations using it.

Watch This Mesmeric Looping Performance of Hyve Synthesiser & Wii Remote

In this video the Hyve synthesizer is processed through looping software controlled via a Wii remote. The result? A beautiful performance.

Swarm Intelligence Shares Ableton Push 2 Live Performance Tricks

Swarm Intelligence is Simon Hayes, a DJ and producer based in Berlin. Ableton interviewed him about his personal Push 2 workflows and tips for live performance. Well worth a watch!

Steinberg Reveals New Studio Production Features in Cubasis 2 for iPad

Steinberg tell us their next-generation Cubasis app adds exciting new features and enhancements to acclaimed music production studio for iPad. Among them are pitch-shifting & channel strip effects.

Is TipTop Audio’s Mantis The Low-Cost, Flexible Eurorack Case We’ve Been Waiting For?

Modular synthesizer cases range from the well-designed to the home-made, from expensive, custom-made with ivory (I exaggerate), to a hacked IKEA loo roll holder. And along came TipTop Audio's Mantis!

This LEGO Sequencer Converts Colors into Sounds

The good folks at Electronic Beats spotted this excellent video demo by Rare Beasts of his rotary sequencer made from LEGO. 

Watch Celldweller Control His Eurorack Modular Synth Setup With TipTop Audio’s Circadian Rhythms

In his latest monthly modular synth walkthrough video, Artist/Producer/Synthesist Klayton, known for his multi-genre project Celldweller, delves into the TipTop Audio Circadian Rhythms Grid Sequencer.

Elektron Announce Analog Heat & It’s Not What You Expect

Elektron, famous for their analog drum machines, synths and Overbridge, have announced their latest creation, different to their usual offerings: a stereo analog sound processor called Analog Heat.

Mercuriall Audio Software Announces SPARK, New Guitar Amp Sim

Spark is a VST/AU/AAX plugin that models four Marshall® tube amplifiers, four guitar cabinets, four overdrive pedals and a set of the most common spatial effects.

You Want A Korg Volca Mixer? How About This!

Complete controls to make your beats chunkier, your bass and keys smoother, and of course a blend ratio, the much anticipated volca Mixer has arrived...

Musicians & Producers: Do NOT Upgrade to Mac OS Sierra 10.12 Yet

If you're awaiting the launch of the new macOS Sierra from Apple and want to upgrade your music studio machine immediately... don't! There's reports of issues with audio unit plug-ins flying in.

Watch Tim Exile Sample IBM Data Centre & Turn Fans into Basslines

What happens if you put Tim Exile inside an IBM Data center equipped with a Zoom audio recorder, laptop, Ableton Push and his range of controllers? Music made from samples from machines of course.

The Koka Beat Machine 2 Is A Marvellous Mechanical Music Making Machine

Digital music making tools make creating sounds easier than ever, yet many of us are becoming more entranced by mechanical machines with moving parts and organic ways to create and sequence beats.