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Native Instruments today released the MASCHINE 2.2 software – a major update of NI's acclaimed integrated hardware/software groove productio...

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Modartt releases a Toy Piano for Pianoteq. The virtual copy is based on a Michelsonne toy piano, praised for its ...


Let’s dive into Waldorf’s new Streichfett string synth, a faithful homage to the lush and cheesy sound of the often ...

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Having worked with modular gear extensively over the years, I’ve collected a few techniques to tame these beasts and make them groove in lock step with my tracks and remixes. Each approach has different strengths and weaknesses—some requiring additional products to get the full effect—but in this month’s grab bag, there’s definitely a technique or two that will fit anyone’s budget.

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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The Key Buy is Keyboard magazine's award for outstanding musical instruments and music technology products. In this blog entry are the most ...

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New gear pics and random musings from our editor-in-chief Stephen Fortner.

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