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How to choose an iPad for music making

How to choose an iPad for music makingThe simple answer: "GET THE BIGGEST, FASTEST, MOST RECENT IPAD!" But the actual question is mostly linked to...

Alan R. Pearlman has passed away

Alan R. Pearlman has passed awayToday was announced the passing of one of the pioneers of synthesizers, Alan R. Pearlman (1925-2019), co-founder of...

What is new in the Bass Station Firmware update 2.5?

Novation came out with a new firmware update (V2.5) for the company 25 years anniversary. It bring many new features to the already cool Bass...

iPad Music Making Apps

How to choose an iPad for music making

How to choose an iPad for music makingThe simple answer: "GET THE BIGGEST, FASTEST, MOST RECENT IPAD!" But the actual...
The top 5 iPad drum machine apps for EDM

The top 5 iPad drum machine apps for EDM

Today, you could call me Nu-Trix the drum machine guy because I will talk about beat boxes and drum machines apps for the iPad. There are a lot of great drum machine apps for the iPad. Some are really bizarre, other pure genius or even straight replication of actual...

LayR, an iPad synth with a twist!

LayR, an iPad synth with a twist!

LayR by Living Memory: a very interesting iPad synth! Living Memory software has created an amazing iPad synth with LayR. It is made to be layered (surprise!). It can actually play back up to 256 voices of polyphony!!!!! I'm not sure if my iPad will support it. Of...

Hardware Synths

Get the most out of the Novation Peak synth

Get the most out of the Novation Peak synth

Novation is always coming up with cool and interesting approach to traditionnal synth. They have now the PEAK, an 8 voices polyphonic desktop module that uses NCOs. What are Numerically Controlled Oscillators? Announcing the PEAK as having " Digital where it matter,...

Novation Circuit MonoStation Versus BassStation II

Novation Circuit MonoStation Versus BassStation II

Novation is presenting the Circuit Mono Station as a Bass Station II with a Sequencer. My first impression was that is had a less powerful synthesis engine. But When I actually tried it, I was more than amaze. I'm now thinking of selling my Bass Station II to replace...

What is new in the Bass Station Firmware update 2.5?

Novation came out with a new firmware update (V2.5) for the company 25 years anniversary. It bring many new features to the...

Music Production tips

My new EP is on FE3BACk! Make money with my music!

My new EP is on FE3BACk! Make money with my music!

Here is my latest song. For the video I did a montage of clips in sync with the music using video from Beeple under Common Creative License. Check out his work, it's amazing. Making my video with Beeple VJ Clip I wanted to have a music video to help promote the song....

Synthesis

Synth 101 -P2 : What is a filter?

Synth 101 -P2 : What is a filter?

When starting in synthesis is can be difficult to ready understand the meaning of each part found in your synth. It doesn't matter if the synth is real analogue, digital or a VST soft synth, the synthesis concepts all start from the same basics. In this series of...

Software Synths

Arturia V collection 6 review

Arturia V collection 6 review

Getting your hands on a classic synth can be difficult, even more when we are talking about more than 21 synths. The Arturia V Collection 6 offert a super bundle of classic synths, samplers, organs, electric and acoustic piano. It's not sample based (unless for the...

Other News

New synths at the SuperBooth 2018

New synths at the SuperBooth 2018

This year a lot of EuroRack modules were announced at the SuperBooth but also a lot of news about complete synths. Ik multimedia, David Smiths instruments/ Sequential Circuits, Roland, Behringer had a lot of surprises.

GrooveBox & Drum Machines

Novation Circuit MonoStation review

Novation Circuit MonoStation : First impression The Novation Circuit series is a really fun series. The original Circuit...
Novation Circuit : firmware 1.6 – NOW I want one!

Novation Circuit : firmware 1.6 – NOW I want one!

Novation Circuit : I didn’t want one when it came out. NOW I want one… Why? Quick tour of the Novation Circuit Portable (battery powered) Hardware sequencer with 2 synths  (6 notes each) and 4 drum sounds 2 Synths engine inspired by the NOVA synth engine 4 Drums made...

Korg Volca Beats

Korg Volca Beats

The Volca series is a little analogue revolution. It brings to the masses affordable analogue synths and drum machines with a lot of character. I originally looked at the Volcas as toys until a friend came in with a Volca Beats looking to sell it. It took me 15...

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