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Watch A Circuit Bent CD Player That Does Real-Time Random Glitch

Who doesn’t love glitch? Hands up if you’re a fan of circuit bending and CD players… then you’ll love this video from psychiceyeclix showing his hacked CD player which creates a bizarre glitch player.

Hacking Novation Launchpad Pro: Quantizing Notes by Scales, Keys and More

The Launchpad Pro is a worthy successor to the Novation Launchpad. And,with an open firmware/API environment, its more customisable with the help of hackers and devs, like Stagecraft Software.

New MIDI API Will Make Your Android Phone or Tablet Better for Making Music

The new MIDI API for Android 6.0 (known as Marshmallow) is promising to make life easier for music app developers and provide a better experience for Android device wielding musicians and producers.

Diego Stocco Shows How to Capture Dynamics & Resonance Using Finger Microphones for Sound Design

Watch sound designer Diego Stocco reveal his field & studio recording microphone technique for capturing dynamics and resonances more intimately than with a standard setup. Sound designers take note.

WaveDNA Introduce Liquid Music for Ableton Live

This Max for Live device, Liquid Music for Live (from those clever folks at WaveDNA) is designed to provide you a "revolutionary" visual workflow that'll inspire new ideas and banish creative blocks.

What's New in iZotope RX 5 Audio Editor?

iZotope are preparing of the release of a new version of RX. Aside from the name change (they've added "audio editor" to the title) there's lots of new features to get excited about.

Prime Loops Joins Splice Sounds, Subscription Sample Service Now Has 700,000 Samples

Splice do remote collaboration and syncing within popular DAWs, and have Splice Sounds, a sample subscription service. Prime Loops have joined them so there's now 2000 sample packs available.

Propellerhead Expands A-List Series with Pop Chords Electric Guitarist

Propellerhead tell us Pop Chords Electric Guitarist is a powerful new instrument that provides fast, easy access to inspiring pop rhythm guitar performances.

Ear-Free Headphones! BatBand Sends Sound Straight to “Inner Ear”

Headphones that don't touch your visible ear? The future of headphones has seemingly arrived. BatBand uses bone conduction tech to send sound to your inner-ear and you'll look Sci-Fi in the process.

Roland Reveal New Boutique Synth Range

If you're waiting for new synthesizers continuing on the Jupiter, JX and Juno lines, then this teaser video for Roland's new Boutique synths will leave you feeling happy for the future.

Roland Announces Juno-DS88 Synthesizer (Successor to Juno-Di and Juno-DS)

Following on from the new modular synths in their AIRA range and the new JD-XA, Roland have updated the iconic Juno series with the Juno-DS88. Get the full spec and watch the video below.

How to Make a DIY Touchscreen Sample Player

What would you do if you needed a sample player for live performance? Buy one? The more adventurous among us would make their own touch screen sample player. Igor b did, and here's his in action.

Isotonik MIDI Mix XL Script Makes Akai Pro MIDImix into Better Ableton Live Control Surface

We reviewed the Akai Pro MIDIMix and found it is a capable controller for Ableton Live. Sigabort's new script makes it into a better control surface with ring focus, LaunchSync compatibility & more.

Positive Grid Extends BT4 Bluetooth Pedal Pre-Order

After reaching initial goal for early birds pre-order, the upcoming BT4 Bluetooth MIDI controller pre-order from Positive Grid has been extended to 1000 more units!

FXpansion Releases Strobe2: A Modern Synth Classic, Reimagined

The bog brother of the highly acclaimed analog-modelled software synth, Strobe, from FXpansion. Strobe2 comes with over 900 presets and still allows you to go deep into synth programming as you wish.