The new ELECTRONIC MUSICIAN is a “must have” resource for anyone who makes music, plays music, and shares music. Every issue includes "gig tested" product reviews on music gear, tons of how-to's, and interviews with today's stars revealing the secrets of their songwriting approaches and audio-production concepts.
PWM’S MALEVOLENT IS A SEMI-MODULAR DEBUT THAT MEANS BUSINESS
UDO’S SUPER 6 GETS A COMPACT, KEYBOARD-FREE COUNTERPART
ERICA SYNTHS’ PERKONS IS A HYBRID DRUM MACHINE THAT PROMISES TO BRING THE THUNDER
AKAI UNVEILS AFFORDABLE MPC STUDIO 2
THE ASM HYDRASYNTH GETS A CUTE NEW LITTLE SIBLING
MOOG’S LATEST SOUND STUDIO IS A MONSTER SEMI-MODULAR SYNTH PLAYGROUND
DREADBOX UNVEILS TINY NYMPHES POLYSYNTH
Excite Audio Lifeline Expanse
2021’S HOTTEST SYNTHS • Step into the modern world as we explore the most state-of-the-art software instruments to hit the market in the last 12 months
Sinking into Abyss by Tracktion and DAWesome
Arturia Pigments 3
It’s hip to be square
Marshall Jefferson • The Godfather of House has been locked in his studio with his computer for over a year. The result? Some new music from Ten City, and their first single in 25 years! Jefferson marshalls the troops…
Ten crucial tracks… chosen by the Godfather of House
The Funky Beatle • Here’s to Get Back hero Billy Preston…
Minor chord progressions • Our resident music theory guru is here to help keep the mood of your music on track when working with minor chords
Commodore 64 • It’s now seen as quaint, quirky and altogether retro, but in 1982, the C64’s SID 6581 sound chip was at the cutting edge of computer technology
LXR-02 • Rob Redman braces himself for yet another resurrected blast from the past
Reason 12 • Now in both DAW and plugin realms, Reason gains a sampler and refreshed Combinator.
Spectra Layers Pro 8 • SpectraLayers’ beefed-up, AI-infused processing tames frequencies with such rigor, we fear it may one day seek to destroy humanity
SKULPT synth SE • Modal are back with an update to their SKULPT synth. Let's take another listen…
TMA-2 Series headphones • AIAIAI's new headphone design has a flexible solution for choice paralysis
UAFX pedals • At first glance this set seems like a guitarist-only zone; but there's plenty here for all persuasions
Landforms • In the eternal search for new and interesting sounds, Slate and Ash promises a sojourn to undiscovered countries. Is it a trip worth taking?
It’s in real time!
Forest Kingdom 3 • Sample library overlord Eduardo Tarilonte takes us by the hand and leads us down into a meticulously-crafted leafy kingdom of aural amazement
Blow it again Sam
Collection 3 • Korg’s Collection is updated with three classics from three different eras: the '70s, '90s and 2000s…
21st century extras
Smooth Operator • Spectral processing provides a powerful route to manipulate audio. Let’s see what it achieves in this intelligent signal balancer
Congi ‘Tools & Textures’
EXPLORING AKAI'S MPC • Leo Maymind takes a detailed look at an iconic groovebox whose influence helped shape modern hip-hop and much more besides
10 ways to get more out of your MPC hardware • These tips and shortcuts will have you flying around your MPC, expert and novice alike
Controller mode: access hidden functionality • You’ll want to get deeper with this way of using the MPC when you’re ready to do your final mixdown
Spring Reverb Plugins • Get your 'twang' on with these classic...