Roland's TR-808 is a stone cold classic in the history - and the present - of music technology. But its story has a few more twists and turns than you might have guessed...
2018 was a great year for hardware synths. Demand for hands-on music machines continues to grow year on year. Here's some of our favorite hardware synths released this year.
It was tough, but we eventually picked our 10 favorite pieces of gear featured at, or during, NAMM 2018. Most of these debuted at the largest music show on the planet and there's a few surprises too!
With this short hands-on guide to the Deepmind 12's modulation matrix section you'll see how to quickly create dynamic, fluid and interesting sounds without investing too much time and effort.
We should all do more practice to be as good as we can be on our chosen instruments, but it's not always easy to get motivated. Here are some tips to help you do more!
Some people spend a fortune on music gear and while that's a nice option to have, not everyone can flash quite so much cash. Here are some tips for building a system without breaking the bank.
You have probably seen the software versions, but how much do you know about the legendary hardware synths that inspired generations of music makers?
A good pair of cans is essential for almost every music setup. But how can you choose the ones that are right for you?
Despite there being so many DJ mixers available to suit all budgets, there are just a handful of mixers you'll find at clubs. Here are the top 5 most common ones you'll actually encounter in the wild.
Your room can have a huge impact on how your mix sounds, which is why we often acoustically treat our rooms and set up monitors etc to compensate. Here are 5 ways to measure your room's acoustics.
How can one of "The Internet of Things" be applied to more than home automation appliances? Liam Lacey imagines a world where IOT is relevant to music recording, production & live performance.