Sometimes only a real hardware synth will do when it comes to live performance. Here are 5 classics that have served G.W Childs well over the years.
This virtual recreation of the classic Prophet 5 is new from accomplished Berlin-based developer U-He. Noah Pred road tested the Repro 5: Polyphonic Prophet.
Hardware and software instruments share some common traits. Here, Joe Albano explains how samplers and ROMplers differ, as well as what they have in common.
The latest in Roland's Boutique series is a recreation of its classic D-50 heard on countless hit records. Jade Wii gets intimate with the hugely portable D-05.
Computers weren't always king - for many years, a hardware keyboard workstation was the dream item for players and producers. Here are 5 classics and a trip down memory lane.
The latest firmware update for this unique instrument brings a raft of tweaks and improvements as well as new features. Check out this video to see and hear what's changed.
Reason 10 comes with the mighty Europa Shapeshifting Synthesizer. While it has some awesome presets, making your own can be even better. Here’s how to create a really fat lead.
Getting the kinds of effects used by top flight Hollywood composers like Hans Zimmer doesn't always have to be as hard as you might think. Here's how to replicate the Shepard Tone Effect.
Check out this FREE recorded MasterClass for a unique workshop on how to combine production and live performance techniques using a range of devices and tools from Korg, Novation, Ableton and more.
If you hadn't heard of the KingKorg, you're probably not alone. But could this somewhat under-the-radar live performance synth actually be the instrument that performers have been looking for?
Watch this free MasterClass now to find out how Spaceprodigi approaches sampling analog synths into Ableton Live to create tracks. Then check out the full length lecture for even more.
Elastic Drums looks to be expanding its already impressive horizons by adding four new synths, with more to follow. Plus there's a raft of other tweaks and improvements. Here's the detail.
How can you turn a portable mixer into a tone generator and feedback monster? Bastl Instruments will reveal all in this free, live Masterclass!
What do you get if you mix the essence of a Combinator, a JP8000 and an Access Virus? You get the VPS Vengeance Sound Avenger Synth - but also much more...
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.