Ready to inject your Tuesday with surreal synth sensations? This video Dmitry Morozv passed to us shows his sound object/synthesizer project using lasers to scan Pyrite and create incredible sounds.
Looking for a portable synth with excellent organ sounds, built-in speakers which is fun to play and perform with? Then look no further than Yamaha's reface YC. Find out more in our video review.
Does the new Dave Smith Instruments / Sequential Prophet 6 analog synth sound vintage and feel professional? Matt Vanacoro finds out on this review, with a video on how to program oscillator 1 too.
If you think Korg's volca bass is just, well, a bass... you'd be mistaken. It's a 3-synth-in-one beast and enables you to program three sub-patterns. G.W. Childs shows you how in this tutorial.
Sylvan Esso return to the Moog Sound Lab to re-imagine "H.S.K.T" from their self-titled 2014 release. They employ Ableton Live at the heart of their performance with an array of MIDI synths.
Before the Synth, was the Mellotron. In this engaging article, Lynda Arnold explores its history from its analog beginnings all the way into the digital realm.
Imagine mini synth or effect modules you can program and connect to each other and you may be getting closer to understanding how awesome Patchblocks are. G.W. Childs discovers something truly unique.
Logic Pro's Retro Synth emulates the sound of four classic synthesizer types: traditional Analog; analog (Hard) Sync; digital Wavetable; and digital FM. In this tutorial Joe Albano explores Hard Sync.
One of the most popular power synths, Spectrasonics Omnisphere 2 has been updated with simplified user sound sharing and Library Publishing for third-party development amongst the many additions.
SimSynth is a simple but powerful synthesizer that can get you down to the building blocks of how sound is generated. Using it can help you understand patch building for simple and complex synths.
Want to make big, fat layered lead synth sounds? Sara Simms takes you through the process using Sylenth in the DAW of your choice. Perfect for beginners and more intermediate producers and musicians.
With the Sequential Prophet 6 ready to ship, we can now reveal that Steve H, publisher at AskVideo & Jordan Rudess, Dream Theater, are responsible for programming presets on this new DSI synthesizer.
If you're reading this you're probably making music. But, have you ever wanted to make your own music software? It might be easier than you think. Liam Lacey outlines 5 platforms you should consider.
This tutorial on making a dark, brooding pad is taken from Rishabh Rajan's FREE interactive eBook: NI Massive Sound Design Recipes available for iPad, iPhone, Mac, Android and PC.
The unique Circle from Future Audio Workshop was a hugely popular software synth, and now CircleÂ² (or Circle 2) is here with a focus on usability, flow and experimentation.