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5 Reasons Why Raspberry Pi 4 Could Be Your Next DAW Computer

The Raspberry Pi 4 boasts some seriously beefed-up hardware, moving it into contention for a place in your music production setup. Here are 5 reasons why you should consider it.

Make Minimal Techno With A Sequencer Built Out Of LEGO Bricks

Here's a novel way to combine technology from two different worlds. A 4-track rhythm machine made of LEGO, used to generate techno loops.

Tinami MD-1 Is A Hackable, Modular MIDI Controller And It's Now On Kickstarter

Two years in development, this hackable, customisable modular MIDI controller is now on Kickstarter and could be a truly unique addition to your studio setup.

This FrankenSynth Is Actually A Heavily Modded Korg Monotron

The Korg Monotron is a super popular, super affordable, super small analog ribbon synth. If it had its own 2-octave keyboard, MIDI and a larger footprint would it be more playable?

Korg Prologue SDK Now Available To Download

The new Korg Prologue SDK that lets you create oscillators, modulators and really customise the synth is now available to download.

Superbooth Video: Korg Prologue Dev Board

Fancy writing a new oscillator for the Korg Prologue? The Korg Prologue Dev board is something synth hackers and coders will probably be interested in!

6 Easy Ways to Get into Music Tech DIY & Hacking

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

Here's 2 Eurorack Modules Built From Scratch Using Otto DIY

The Indiegogo campaign for the Otto DIY Eurorack Module system ends soon - these examples of what you can do with it may surprise you.

How To Hack ROLI Lightpad Block Into An 8-Step MIDI Sequencer

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.

Review: Midi Fighter 64

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.

Review: Blokas PiSound, Audio & MIDI Interface For Raspberry Pi

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.

This Powerful 8-Bit Synthesizer DIY Kit From Soulsby Features MIDI-Hacked Arduino

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.

You Can Build Your Own Vintage EMS VCS 3 Analog Synthesizer Clone Without Paying $10K

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.

Start Building Your Own 808 Style Drum Machine With This $20 Drum Chip

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.

A Modular Synth Case Made From IKEA Toilet Roll Holders? Now We've Seen Everything

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!