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This Gig Advice From Thelonious Monk Is As Relevant Today As It Was In 1960

One of the greatest jazz piano players of all time, Thelonious Monk shared some inspiring gigging advice with a band member back in 1960. Here is the list which is as useful today as it ever was.

Look Inside The Arturia MatrixBrute Synthesizer

Fancy taking a tour of the Arturia MatrixBrute... but, one from a quite different angle. Take a look at what's inside and powering this beats of an analog synthesizer.

Sasha Selling His Waldorf Wave Synthesizer, The Sound Of Airdrawndagger

The synth responsible for the sounds on Sahsa's 2002 album, Airdrawndagger, can be yours to own. He's putting it up for sale on eBay and the bids are starting to come in for this classic machine.

This Advanced Eurorack Oscillator Module Met Crowd Funding Goal In 2 Hours

Is this the most technically advanced eurorack oscillator module available? That's what Paul Schreiber says of his E370 Quad Morphing VCO synth module. Here's the data and videos to back it up.

This DIY Synth, Noisy Bstrd, Screams And Spits A Rainbow Of Noise

The name says it all. But if you need more of an indication about what this harsh noise making DIY synth is best suited for... well, probably not ideal for conventional meditation music.

FL Studio 12.5 Pattern & Clip Playlist Feature Revealed

Imagine being able to switch between clips and patterns in FL Studio using a playlist... Image Line have unofficially announced an excellent new playlist feature coming to FL Studio 12.5.

Meet The Woman At The Top Of The Mastering Business

Mandy Parnell has worked with countless artists including the Chemical Brothers, Max Richter, Jamie XX, Björk and Brian Eno. Her story is an inspiring one.

UVI Releases Vintage Analog Korg PS-3200 Synthesizer Library, UVS-3200

UVI releases UVS-3200, a new library featuring sounds from the rare Korg PS-3200, a semi-modular 48-voice polyphonic analog synth. Check out all details below and stay tuned to our review next week.

Free Today: Building Custom DJ Effects Racks in Ableton Live

Join us today (Thursday February 16th 2017 at 11am Pacific Time / 7pm UK / 8pm CET) for a free Masterclass on creating your own custom multi-effect racks in Ableton Live with expert trainer DJ Kiva!

This Mini Paper Balloon Powered Pipe Organ Will Blow You Away

Pipe organs are powered by air / wind. But, it might surprise you to see this mini, paper organ that uses an ordinary balloon to provide the steady flow of air and makes a decent sound.

Tony Visconti Talks About Working Relationship With David Bowie

Legendary producer Tony Visconti reveals aspects of his working relationship with David Bowie and shares tips for young producers.

Add VHS Tape Noise and Flutter With This Free Reaktor Effect

The VHS Degradation Suite for Reaktor 6 is an incredible suite of audio effects that helps add authentic VHS tape-style imperfections to your music. It's free and well worth checking out.

Watch Richie Hawtin DJ With Only A Cowbell Sample?

Just how far can you go with one cowbell? If you're Richie Hawtin, going the cowbell minimal route will still get the crowd jumping as this "real" video shows.

Antelope Audio Releases Zen Studio+ Portable Audio Interface

Antelope Audio has reinvented the Zen Studio portable Thunderbolt audio interface with enhanced FPGA effects and is about to debut it at Pro Light + Sound Guangzhou, China.

Two iPad MIDI Controllers Coming for Yamaha Reface DX Synth

Confusion Studios tells us the two new, standalone iPad editions of the award-winning professional MIDI controller platform bring MIDI control to the Yamaha Reface DX synthesizer.