27 Oct · This week's edition of Studio Deals is populated with affordable upgrades for your home studio and some great offers for content creators.
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13 Oct · Need a creative outlet for your music that has to be Dawless? Here's some of the best Elektron Octatrack Alternatives for studio and stage.
10 Oct · We check out what's what in our Akai APC64 review - how does it compare to Push 3 and the Launchpads? What is the standalone mode like?
07 Oct · We find out more about the creative process and studio gear choices of award-winning producer, songwriter, and composer Mark Ronson.
04 Oct · Ever wondered how to get the old-school sampler sound? Punchy lo-fi drums and underwater pad sounds can give your music a retro feel.
27 Sep · Is using a mouse too clinical? We discuss control protocols and check out some of the best DAW controllers for your home studio setup.
30 Aug · Looking to stay creative while traveling, or simply to step outside your DAW? We check out the best grooveboxes for crafting beats.
26 Aug · Ritchie Hawtin rose to prominence from the Detroit Techno scene of the late 1980s, we check out some of the gear he used over the years.
05 Aug · MF Doom was mystical figure from the backpack era of Hip-Hop. We find out more about his process and some of the gear that inspired it.
02 Aug · Looking for more affordable ways to create beats? We take a look at some of the best budget beat-making equipment to get you started!
15 Jul · Trip-Hop pioneers, Portishead, are known for unique production style, we find out more and look into some of their interesting gear choices.
12 Jul · Get those wonky beats in order! In this beginner's guise, we'll show you all the ways of how and why to quantize in your DAW, and how to add Swing!
03 Jul · In this week's edition of Synth Deals, we've got a range of offers including monosynths, modules, drum machines, and production stations.
30 Jun · We discuss the key aspects of samplers and look at some of the best samplers for both creating music and incorporating into your live setup.
26 Jun · In this week's edition of Synth Deals, we've got a range of offers including desktop modules, grooveboxes, and workstation keyboards.
25 Jun · Ever wondered how to use a MIDI Controller? You'll be playing chords, hitting pads, and turning knobs in no time with our guide on how to set it up!
24 Jun · UK duo, Leftfield, broke through with their debut full-length LP in 1995, we discuss their production style and some key gear choices.
10 Jun · We check out some of the key gear choices of the UK electronic band, Moloko, and discuss how they rose to prominence in the mid-1990s.
05 Jun · In this week's Synth Deals, we've got a selection of instruments that could each become a core aspect of your music production setup.
30 May · With the MPC One Plus, AKAI's launched a bright red special edition of the MPC One with considerable expansion on the internal memory.
29 May · This week's Synth Deals include sequencers, semi-modular keyboards, and compact production systems, each with its own role in your setup.
27 May · Love it or hate it, sampling has always been a part of music. We take a look at some ways to incorporate sampling into your music.
22 May · Our selection of Synth Deals this week ranges from desktop modules to comprehensive music production systems with endless capabilities.
19 May · Ten years ago, Daft Punk made history with the album "Random Access Memories". What gear did Daft Punk use to create their signature sound?