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Exploring The Sequencer On The Roland Boutique SE-02

Rishabh Rajan is here to show you how to use the powerful sequencer on Roland's latest Boutique hardware synth, with all its twists and turns.

Review: Elektron Octatrack MKII, OS 1.30C

Elektron's Octatrack MKII brings hardware upgrades to one of the world's most serious sequencers. Timo Preece explores what's new, plus some unexpected goodies in the new software.

Review: Fingersonic EXP1 Synth

This portable hardware synth has a computer brain, 15 voice polyphony and MIDI in and out. Hollin Jones found there’s more to EXP1 than meets the eye.

Interview: interSonic, Jordan Rudess & Steve Horelick On Their New Album

The debut album from audio experimentalists interSonic is an expressive musical journey with unexpected twists and turns. Jordan Rudess & Steve Horelick reveal how it came about.

Interface Design For Electronic Music Instruments Explored With Push Turn Move Author Kim Bjorn

This extract from the live Masterclass delves into the fascinating world of interface design for music. Who decides how our gear should work, and how do they go about making it? Find out - for free!

Review: Endorphin.es Furthrrrr Generator

The theory behind the way the Endorpin.es Furthrrrr Generator makes its sounds might be a head scratcher, but as Scott Riesterer discovered, it still sounds amazing and is fun to tweak.

Incorporating An External Synth Or Sampler Into Logic Pro X

Sometimes there's a sound or effect you can only get from hardware. It's easier than you might think to incorporate outboard gear into Logic, but there are a few rules to follow. Joe Albano explains.

Free Live MasterClass: Novation Peak Sound Design & Synthesis

Learn the secrets of Novation's latest synth with a hands-on live video masterclass from product specialist Chris Calcutt. Enrol for free to watch and ask questions!

FREE Live MasterClass - Synth to Song: Creative EDM With Spaceprodigi

Join Spaceprodigi in this free, live MasterClass where she demonstrates how she goes from synth to song when producing music - and how she got into the Beatport top 100.

FREE Live Masterclass: Novation Circuit Mono Station

Learn the secrets of Novation's latest synth / sequencer with a hands-on live video masterclass from product specialist Chris Calcutt. Enrol for free to watch and ask questions!

Dealing With GAS (Gear Acquisition Syndrome)

We all lust after shiny new gear from time to time, but is it always a good idea? Shane Berry has some advice on when to leap, and when to only look.

Watch A Tour Of Roland's Ultra Portable Boutique JX-03 Synth

Roland's affordable and ultra-portable Boutique JX-03 is endless fun. Watch Rishabh Rajan's quick overview to learn your way around its controls.

These Videos Show What The Future of Music With ROLI Blocks Looks Like

ROLI's vision of the future of music making involves an iOS app, portable, wireless Blocks that connect together with multi-gesture input. That's Blocks in a nutshell, but these videos go deeper.

ROLI Blocks Is A Lego-Style Modular Music Creation System

ROLI's Seaboard RISE and Noise are amongst the most innovative in the music making industry. Now with Blocks ROLI seek to redefine and revolutionize how accessible music making can be for everyone.

This Man Is Creating Harmonicas Like Classic Nintendo Game Cartridges

Not only has Canadian Brady Grumpelt created a harmonica out of an old Nintendo game cartridge, he's looked into ways to produce more, put it on Kickstarter and you too can buy one.