Connect guitar pedals to your modular with Boredbrain INTRFX

Connect guitar pedals to your modular with Boredbrain INTRFX

Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest WhatsApp Boredbrain has released INTRFX, a compact interface that lets you connect your Eurorack synth to outboard gear like guitar pedals and drum machines. INTRFX comes with two signal flow choices – Eurorack-level signals can be fed into outboard gear. Conversely, line-level instruments can be processed by your Eurorack modules. To […]

Teenage Engineering adds drum and synth sampling to OP-Z

Teenage Engineering adds drum and synth sampling to OP-Z

Teenage Engineering has released a v1.2.5 update for OP-Z, adding a new sampling mode to the portable synth/sequencer. With sampling now in the bank, OP-Z is arguably on par with its OP-1 predecessor in terms of functionality. Sampling on OP-Z can be carried out via three input sources: the built-in mic, headset mic or USB. […]

Show Off Your Studio: Emika’s eco-conscious The Forest Studio

Show Off Your Studio: Emika’s eco-conscious The Forest Studio

The Forest Studio Studio owner EmikaContact facebook.com/emikamusic Key kit MacBook Pro Eventide Time Factor Earthworks Audio M30 Arturia KeyLab controller Genelec 8050 Tell us more about your studio Emika. At the start of this year, I relocated to just outside of Berlin to be closer to the forest and river. The more I work with technology […]

Spitfire Audio enlists composer Hauschka for feature-packed toolkit

Spitfire Audio enlists composer Hauschka for feature-packed toolkit

Spitfire Audio has teamed up with German composer Hauschka on a toolkit that distils his famously unpredictable sounds. Whether it’s industrial-like percussive rhythms, massive basslines or atonal plucks, this collection is tailored to those seeking out new sonic plains. Hauschka, real name Volker Bertelmann, is an expert pianist and Oscar-nominated film composer whose resume includes […]

Review: Mode Audio Rift

Review: Mode Audio Rift

Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest WhatsApp Price £18 / $22.95Contact ModeAudio Advertisement Mode Audio has conjured up an inventive and compelling mix of dark mystery and twisted paranoia for its latest pack, Rift, which takes its influences from 90s acts such as Massive Attack (Mezzanine-era) and Portishead. Weighing in at just over 620MB, there are 14 […]

Mix With The Masters make Philippe Zdar tutorial free

Mix With The Masters make Philippe Zdar tutorial free

Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest WhatsApp Image: Mix With The Masters official Instagram Following Philippe Zdar’s passing, Mix With The Masters has granted free access to the late producer’s Deconstructing a Mix tutorial from 2017. In the episode, Zdar remixes Lisztomania, a track off Phoenix’s 2009 album Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix. He goes through the entire mixing […]

Warp Records celebrates 30th anniversary with NTS Radio takeover

Warp Records celebrates 30th anniversary with NTS Radio takeover

Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest WhatsApp Over the past weekend, Warp Records celebrated its 30th anniversary with a takeover of online station NTS Radio. Listeners tuning into the station, which is dedicated to underground music, enjoyed 100 hours’ worth of music from the pioneering electronic music label’s legendary roster. The likes of Aphex Twin, Boards Of […]

Free, open-source virtual modular synth VCV Rack updated to v1.0

Free, open-source virtual modular synth VCV Rack updated to v1.0

VCV Rack’s fundamental modules Since its 2017 launch, VCV Rack has helped newbies step into modular synthesis, presenting a free, open-source software that simulates Eurorack on your desktop. VCV Rack has now been updated to version 1.0, which adds powerful features such as 16-voice polyphony, MIDI mapping and more. Important to note is that the […]

How To Sample Music: The Complete Guide

How To Sample Music: The Complete Guide

What do Queen, Michael Jackson and Marvin Gaye have in common? They’ve all been sampled, 100’s and if not 1000’s of times. Sampling is a key part of electronic, hip-hop and music in general. No doubt you’ve heard a record containing a snippet of another’s music. But learning the art form is a process that […]

Have Artists Become Just ‘Playlist Fillers’?

Have Artists Become Just ‘Playlist Fillers’?

Anybody who’s starting anything ever will tell you that it’s a long grind to get to where you want to be, and it all involves building an artist brand. The music world hasn’t been spared from this inconvenient and universal truth. Artists put in the hours, the weeks and the years to reach a place […]