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Audiothingies Micromonsta Polyphonic Desktop Synth Will Seduce You With Its Sounds

The Micromonsta is an 8-voice polyphonic desktop synthesizer which is small, powerful, with a great sound, easy usability and easy editing. Did we mention it sounds really, really great? Listen below.

30 FREE Ableton Analog Presets From Flintpope

Regular readers will know the score by now. Flintpope releases awesome pack for Ableton or NI users. It’s probably free. You download it and enjoy it.

Elektron Announces Overbridge 1.10 & Analog OS 1.30

Hot off the heels of our recent big review of the public BETA for Overbridge 1.10... Elektron have released 1.10 into the wild along with Analog Rytm OS 1.30 with an excellent video demo.

Review: Mode Audio Resonate, An Analog Drum Mode

So you want analog drum sounds with the convenience of your favorite DAW? How about 400 excellent sounding analog drum samples with 10 Ableton Drum Racks? Read our review now!

NAMM Video: Arturia MatrixBrute Analog Synthesizer Overview

It's a beast! There's no two ways about it. The Arturia MatrixBrute looks and sounds very interesting indeed. In this video, Rebecca from Arturia shows us round the new MatrixBrute.

Meris Mercury 7, 500 Series Algorithmic DSP Reverb Unit That Sounds Inspiring

So you have some space in a 500 rack? The new Mercury 7 from Meris could fit in there. It is a reverb unit with analog mix and dry sign path... and more than any specs, simply sounds beautiful.

Exclusive First Listen: Kate Simko “Polyphonica” Fusing Chicago House With Modern Vibes

Listen to an exclusive track from the album, PolyRhythmic, by Kate Simko and Tevo. There's old-school vintage drum machines, analog synths & plenty of Chicago inside & Kate explains the tech process.

Analog vs Digital: The Psychology & Science Behind the Most Contentious Debate in Audio, Part 2

In part 2, Shane Berry continues his exploration into the science and psychology of the current conundrum for music producers: Which is better: analog or digital?

Steinberg Absolute 2 Holds Great Collection of Virtual Instruments and Sounds

Steinberg’s second iteration of Absolute presents a top range of highly acclaimed VST instruments, totalling over 60 GB in one comprehensive collection.

Analog vs Digital: The Psychology & Science Behind the Most Contentious Debate in Audio, Part 1

It's a question that will probably never go away: Is analog or digital better for musicians and producers? Shane Berry looks at the science and psychology behind this contentious debate.

How to Revitalise Your DJ Mixes Using External Analog Effects

If you want to stand out from the crowd and help your DJ mixes sound and feel deeper then it can be worth adding external analog effects to your set. And it's a lot easier than you might think...

Review: Elektron Overbridge Brings Software Convenience to Analog Hardware

As good as analog music hardware is, it's not simple or convenient to integrate in a studio setup. Elektron's aims to change this with the free Overbridge software for its Analog series machines.

Review: Arturia BeatStep Pro

The original BeatStep from Arturia has been a big hit for those wanting to sequence synths and software. So, how does the BeatStep Pro compare with its multiple CV outs and standalone capability?

Creating Warm, Retro Sounds in Propellerhead Reason

Not every track needs an ultra-clean feel. Sometimes you want things to sound older and warmer despite having been generated in a computer. Luckily Reason provides ways to add character to your tracks

Universal Audio Releases AKG BX 20 Spring Reverb Plug-In with UAD Software v8.3

New software for UAD-2 DSP Accelerators and Apollo interfaces offers the only exclusively licensed and endorsed plug-in version of AKG’s legendary spring reverb. Bring on that indie sound.