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Getting To Grips With MIDI Instrument Tracks In Pro Tools

MIDI instrument tracks can do more than simple MIDI tracks in Pro Tools, and Joe Albano is here to show you how to put them to work in the most effective way.

Roland Releases Resin, New Instrument For Roland Cloud 5.4

For the 5.4 release, Roland Cloud is bringing you a massive update with a brand new software instrument, Resin, and lots of new effects.

Superbooth Video: Chair.Audio Excitable Touch & Vibration Haptic Instrument

We've not seen anything quite like this new digital instrument with an analog interface from Chair.Audio. Their mission is to make sounds tangible and add an organic element to electronic instruments.

Practicing For Musicians 101: Goals and Efficiency

Practicing your instrument can sometimes seem like a chore, but by changing your approach and identifying goals you can make it more enjoyable, and achieve more as well.

Review: Waves Grand Rhapsody

Waves makes many fine plug-ins, but with Grand Rhapsody they have tried to capture the very soul of a particular instrument from a famous London studio. Did they succeed?

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.

Probably The Most Expressive and Interesting Analog Instrument You’ll See Today

Thanks to Mesmerising Instruments and Sounds on Facebook for sharing this captivating video of Koka Nikoladze new musical creation made from a single stepper motor, a contact mic and more.

Womb, Multidimensional Electronic Instrument Ideal At Shaping & Sculpting Sounds

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.

6 DIY Alternative Instrument Makers You Need to Know About

Looking to be inspired? Then you're in the right place. Here are makers of alternative instruments who you need to know about. Whether you use their instruments or not, they are worth checking out.

Is this the “World’s First” Playable 3D Printed Violin?

There's been lots of talk about new musical instruments in the tech world of late. From Ableton, Livid Instruments, and Roli. Now here's a video showing a 3D printed electric violin that just rocks.

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.

Here’s What You Get When You Cross a Cello With a Didgeridoo

Iranian designer, Aidin Ardjomandi, has won the A’Design bronze award for creating a brand new instrument, the Celloridoo. And it looks amazing, and potentially would sound just as interesting.

Re-Creating Vintage Instruments: What Makes Modeling Better than Sampled?

If you're looking to re-create an acoustic instrument or vintage synth/drum machine in software, sample-based instruments will only take you so far. Joe Albano explores modelling instruments in depth.

Historical Musical Instruments Re-Created Using 3D Printers

Imagine being able to bring back lost vintage instruments. NPR talk to Robert Howe and Sina Shahbazmohamadi on how X-rays and 3D printers can do just that.

TONE2 Audiosoftware Releases Classic FM Soundset for Nemesis

Latest news from the good people at TONE2 is the release of their latest soundset for Nemesis. Weighing in with 200 presets, the new Classic FM soundset could take you back to the 80s in style.