Teenage Engineering and Rick & Morty team up for a ridiculous beatmaker

Who doesn’t want a bunch of Rick and Morty samples all digitised and fuzzed up for making weird little beats, huh? If you’re not aware of Teenage Engineering they’re some of the coolest creators of weird and…

Arturia KeyStep Pro – an all-in-one sequencing solution

Arturia have just released their new KeyStep Pro MIDI controller. Get a three octave keyboard, four-track sequencer, 64-step drum sequencer and unparalleled connectivity for $449. Since Arturia released their BeatStep Pro, artists and producers have…

The legendary 808 drum machine is free in your web browser

Roland TR-808’s defined drum machines when they launched and you can play with one for free, right in your web browser. The power of technology combined with the vast reach of the internet never fails to…

Arturia Beatstep Pro: step sequencer / controller review and hands-on performance

Arturia have been making some really interesting gear in the past few years, from analogue synths and drum machines such as the Mini/Micro & DrumBrute, to very impressive modular systems like the Matrixbrute. Wherever Arturia…

Leaked images of Roland’s gorgeous TR-909 re-issue + more

Ahead of Roland’s ‘909 day’ some images of their new products have been leaked including the gorgeous contemporary re-imagining of their classic TR-909 drum machine. Roland’s 909 day, named after their legendarily influential Roland TR-909…

Music Production – Sequencing

Creating a song from scratch with nothing more than a laptop, USB/MIDI keyboard and creative ideas. A great way to get to know how to use your software is through practice. Sequencing is a good…