This completely free MPC expansion pack adds more sounds to your AKAI setup and is compatible with both the hardware and software. Grab it now!
A sample pack made up of plenty of synthesized drones and environments, Tidal by Umlaut Audio is an affordable way to fill gaps in tracks or even use for your own sound design.
Output's latest virtual instrument has a twist - it's cloud-based and delivers new content to you every single day. But how does that work in practice? G.W Childs found out.
This powerful new virtual instrument uses sampling and synthesis for advanced sound design. It's available for Mac, PC and also for Linux. Here's what you need to know.
Akai MPC owners around the world rejoice. For absolutely nothing... you can download a very well sampled MPC expansion pack called Dark Mood. Yes, you read that right. It's 100% completely free.
Here's a new video from the bespoke synth and instrument designers, plus a tantalizing glimpse of the specs. deFormer 3 looks like a fearsome sound mangler.
ORAC is such an incrediblly useful and diverse solution for open-source music machines like Critter & Guitari's Organelle, it's difficult to describe what it is. This video does the job though!
This video demos the latest machine Gotharman's Musical Instruments has been working on. The XXX7 appears to be a sampler with touch screen, high-quality tactile controls and a 16-step sequencer.
Explore some of the new and advanced features available in the Synthstrom Deluge 2 update coming in June 2018. There's an impressive array of new features in this portable music workstation.
An old style hardware sampler, digital oscillator and CV-controlled envelope are among the new Eurorack modules in development by ALM. Check out the details here.
Norns is a music box from the maker of Monome that refuses to be put in a box. It can be a sampler, synth, effect processor, MIDI controller, drone machine, robot drummer and so much more.
This 8-week Live Lab with an Ableton Live Certified trainer will teach you everything you need to know about Live's synths, samplers and getting a great sound.
Cut straight to the heart of how to set up and sample in Elektron's powerful Octatrack MkII. Thavius Beck shows you how in this short video.
Arturia's recreation of this classic multi-instrument makes capturing its sound a reality for almost anyone. Here, Nigel Broad explains why it is so revered among musicians and producers.
Layer, loop and be terrified by these dark ambient samples from ModeAudio, perfect for atmospheres, movie and game scoring.