A portable music studio for $130? That’s Minijam Studio

The creators behind Patchblocks are back on the scene with a new range of compact devices that connect together for a super cheap, compact studio setup. The idea of Minijam Studio is to transform the…

Roland founder, pioneer and 808 creator Ikutaro Kakehashi has died

One of modern music’s biggest influencers, the Japanese engineer behind some of the world’s most iconic drum machines and synths has died. Roland’s original founder, Japanese engineer Ikutaro Kakehashi, has died at the age of…

Turn your guitar into a synth with Electro-Harmonix’s new pedal

Electro-Harmonix have come out with a new pedal that transforms your guitar or bass into a range of awesome vintage synthesiser sounds. The polyphonic SYNTH9 Synthesizer Machine transforms your guitar or bass with 9 presets…

An interview with ModeAudio’s Niall McCallum on the fantastic samples, loops and presets site for musicians

ModeAudio offers a massive collection of eclectic sample packs and sounds for producers and musicians, and we talked to co-founder Niall McCallum on running such a vast and brilliant music resource. What inspires you to…

Roland’s new keyboards are aimed at those who can’t play a note

Roland have revealed their new GO series keyboards which are targeted at total beginners with a bunch of in-built instruments and practice features. Roland have revealed two new keyboards as part of their GO series,…