There's never been a better time to get into music tech DIY & hacking. Nowadays there is an abundance of platforms and resources designed specifically for any level in these once-specialist activities
The Indiegogo campaign for the Otto DIY Eurorack Module system ends soon - these examples of what you can do with it may surprise you.
ROLI's Lightpad Block is fully customisable, and you don't need to be a coding expert to do it. Liam Lacey shows you how to hack this powerful hardware.
Custom built, this 64-button version of the much-admired finger drumming and performance tool is finally available. Rishabh Rajan put it through its paces.
DIY synth building and hacking is increasingly popular. The PISound interface from Blokas aims to provide you with pro ins and outs for your Raspberry Pi system.
Looking for a wallet-friendly, 8-bit synthesizer DIY kit you can make inside one hour with plenty of hacking options all for less than £70 GBP? Welcome to the Soulsby MiniAtmegatron.
Not to be confused with George Clooney... The Cloney Project is here to enable anyone to build their own vintage EMS VCS 3 analog synthesizer with high-quality kits and documentation included.
So you want to create your own clone of an 808 drum machine? But don't mind if it's not analog... and have somewhere between $20-99 for this DIY project. You're in luck.
The bathroom section of IKEA might not make you think of furniture for your music studio. Here's a hack to turn toilet roll holders into a modular synthesizer case!
Ben Heck’s video showcases the best of the Berlin MusicTechFest Hack Camp, a 24 hour challenge where teams build incredible machines and systems for musicians in one day.
A guy called Tom (that really is how we refers to himself) has created an alternative way to interact with sound and instruments. It’s called «WOMB» and is a real hands on experience.
If you've ever looked at the high-res Ableton Push 2 screen and wished you could use it to display custom video animations from a Max patch then you're going to love this imp.push Max external object.
Curious about building your own hardware synthesizer but aren't sure where to begin? Here's a great place to start. Joshua Casper takes you though a simple DIY project with noisy results.
First it was an acoustic wooden toy piano. Then it became a MIDI controller. Now it's become a polyphonic digital hardware synthesizer!! Here's the story behind Liam Lacey's amazing Vintage Toy Synth.
Whether or not you want to mess about with your pristine (or beat up) vintage analog synthesizer, this OLED display hack featured on Hackaday is too cool not to talk about.