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Synth Festival Soundmit Returns To Italy In November 2018

Get your fill of all things synth and electronics related at Soundmit 2018, southern Europe's largest festival of its kind. Here's all the details you need to know.

Moog DFAM vs Mother-32 Shootout - Which One Wins?

Check out this video comparison of the Moog DFAM and Mother-32, as well as a review from Loopop, plus our in-depth review by synth expert Rishabh Rajan.

The Fairlight CMI Cost $32,000 But You Can Get Its Sound For Much Less

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.

Understanding The Unique Make Noise René Cartesian Sequencer

Named after Descartes, Make Noise's latest is a unique Cartesian sequencer. In this short video, Rishabh Rajan gives you a quick guided tour of the interface to help you get a head start.

Review: Rob Papen SubBoomBass 2

A longtime studio favorite among producers of all manner of electronic styles – from hip hop to techno and everything in between – Rob Papen’s Subboombass gets a much-anticipated refresh.

5 Excellent Hardware Synths for Live Performance

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.

Review: U-He Repro 5: Polyphonic Prophet

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.

Do You Know A Sampler From A ROMpler? Here's The Difference.

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.

Review: Roland D-05

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.

5 Keyboard Workstations that Rocked the 80s & 90s

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.

Synthstrom Releases Deluge 1.3 Update + What's New Video

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.

Making A Fat Lead Using Propellerhead Reason’s Europa Synth

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. 

How to Create a Hans Zimmer Style Shepard Tone Effect in Logic Pro X

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.

How To Make Synth Pop - Unique Live Performance Workshop Video With Stereospread

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.

Review: KingKorg

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?