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22 Things You Can Do With Make Noise Maths Eurorack Module - Video

Maths by Make Noise is a remarkably talented module, capable of everything from acting as a VCO and generating ASR envelopes to audio mixing. Here are 22 things you can do with it.

The Sound of A Half-Built Moog Subharmonicon

Over at Moogfest 2018 Loopop has been hard at work building a limited edition Moog Subharmonicon semi-modular synth. Here's what it sounds like when half-built!

ORAC: A Break-Through For Open Source Synths, Samplers & Sequencers

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!

Superbooth 2018: Twisted Electrons Debuts 2 Affordable, Ultra-Portable Synths

These pocket-sized synths won't break the bank and they look super cool. Here's everything you need to know about uAcid8 and hapiNES from Twisted Electrons.

Norns Is A Limitless Music Machine From The Makers Of Monome

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.

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.

The Secret To Designing Timbres Explained by Marc Doty

Get to the heart of quickly and efficiently designing tones and timbres on your hardware synth with the techniques explained by Marc Doty in this quick video.

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.

Tweaking & Morphing Multi-Cycle Wavetables In Xfer Records Serum

With powerful wavetable shaping and editing tools, Serum may be the ultimate wavetable softsynth. Adam Pollard shows you how to get the most out of it.

Review: Pittsburgh Modular Lifeforms Micro Sequence

Pittsburgh Modular's Lifeforms Micro Sequence is unusual among modular gear in being specifically performance-oriented. Jade Wii got hands-on - read on to find out her verdict.

This Easy Trick Makes Any Mono Synthesizer Play Chords & Pads

By pushing hardware to its extremes you can go beyond conventional programming techniques and create something special. This short video from Loopop explains one such trick...

Review: Malekko Heavy Industry Varigate 4+

A standalone sequencer for your modular setup, the Malekko Heavy Industry Varigate 4+ packs plenty of punch without taking up lots of space. Find out what Jade Wii made of it...

Luftrum 17: 75 Hand Crafted Patches For Reason's Grain Synth

Expand your sonic arsenal in Reason with a bunch of new presets for the mighty Grain synth - available now.

Marc Doty Demonstrates How To Quickly Make Synth Sounds More Dynamic

Learn how Control Voltage works in synthesizers and how it can let you create a virtually limitless universe of sounds. In this short video, Marc Doty explores using the LFO on a filter.

Using Native Instruments Flesh To Compose Music

If you're more of a producer than a player, NI's Flesh can help you build your rhythmic samples into whole tracks. G.W Childs explains how it's done.