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Roland is pleased to introduce the new 7X7-TR8 Drum Machine Expansion for the TR-8 Rhythm Performer. The sounds of the now-famous TR-707 and...

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Native Instruments today launched a limited-time holiday sales special on KOMPLETE AUDIO 6. From now until December 31, 2014, Native ...

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Solina V is a virtual version of the classic Arp/Eminent Solina string ensemble.

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I’ve saved the broadest application of a scale to a chord for last, because it is often used as a jumping-off point for taking a solo—from the most basic and “inside” playing to very advanced and sometimes seemingly atonal excursions. This month we explore some of the many applications of the Pentatonic scale for your synth and keyboard soloing. This lesson includes a ZIP file of downloadable sheet music PDFs so you can play along.

Just getting started? Revisiting the fundamentals? We've collected the lessons and content you need to brush up on the basics.

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10/28/2014 1:41:00 PM

The first few milliseconds of a sound define a lot of its character. Here are some tips for adding cool attack transients to your sound.

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