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What Went Down at Berlin Atonal Festival 2016?

Founded in 1982, the Berlin Atonal Festival arrived back in capital of Germany this year. Timo Preece braved the heat to explore what this visual and audio creator event had to offer.

Check Out This Steve Reich Inspired Reaktor Blocks Ensemble

Flintpope is getting quite a name for himself creating interesting Ableton Live packs, samples, instruments and Reaktor ensembles. His latest creation is Reichian for Native Instruments' Reaktor.

macOS Sierra 10.12: Better News for Musicians & Producers

With this nifty workaround, you should be able to get some macOS Sierra 10.12 incompatible drivers and audio plug-ins working just fine.

Isotonik Release New Ableton Control Surface Script for Novation LaunchControl

Novation users and Ableton user rejoice! Isotonic's Sigabort is back with some control scripting magic to turn your Novation LaunchControl into an entirely useful controller for Ableton Live.

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.