Aphex Twin’s son special guest features on new track

Electronic music pioneer and twisted genius Aphex Twin experimented with creating a track using only Korg instruments and tech. Aphex Twin, real name Richard D. James, has joined up with Korg to create a new…

Roland Release D-50 Linear Synthesizer VSTi via Roland Cloud (Sounds of the 80s!)

Roland has released their D-50 Linear Synthesizer VSTi via Roland Cloud. All Roland Cloud users are now able to use the D-50 today. Features: Recreation of D-50 from the company that made the original Digital…

First Look Video of the Roli Seaboard Block

Here is a first look at the Seaboard Block from Roli. The Roli Seaboard Block is the obvious combination of the Seaboard and Blocks from Roli. The Seaboard Block takes the existing Seaboard technology and…

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,…

Play Korg’s incredible Wavestation synth on your iPhone and iPad

Korg have released a digital mobile version of their powerful synth from the 90s so that you have all the power of the Wavestation in the palm of your hands. Wavestation was an awesome wave…

Tiny TS is a synthesizer that can fit inside your wallet

Take a synth with you wherever you go with this credit card sized synthesiser with a 1-octave keyboard that slips straight into your pockets. Tiny TS is a fully open sourced synthesizer that is easy…