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.
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NEW GEAR • PITTSBURGH MODULAR TAIGA “PUSHES THE BOUNDARIES OF ANALOG SYNTHESIS”
SOUNDGHOST'S GRANULAR SCATTER PLUGIN TRANSFORMS ANT SOUND INTO AN AMBIENT SOUNDSCAPE
SPITFIRE AUDIO'S ALBION COLOSSUS BRINGS THE SOUND OF HOLLYWOOD BLOCKBUSTERS TO YOUR DAW
BUCHLA RELEASE UPDATED MUSIC EASEL KEYBOARD
ROLAND'S FP-E50 IS A PORTABLE DIGITAL PIANO WITH ZEN-CORE SYNTH SOUNDS
Rhodes V8/V8 Pro
EXTREME EFFECTS • Why settle for run of the mill when you can do something incredible? If this thought resonates with you and you're ready to go off the beaten track, then read on…
Six of the best paid-for plugins for extreme sounds • While much plugin development focuses on recreating the past, some developers really take advantage of the powerful options available to them. Here we've plucked six of the best creative and boundary-pushing softwares
Six of the best freeware plugins for extreme sounds • Fledgling developers are often a great source of plugin freebies, Here we've selected just a few amazing freeware plugins that can help with more extreme processing
Granular echo with Ableton Grain Delay • Combine delay and pitch manipulation for unique results
Four extreme effects pairings • Combine processors to quickly generate unique effects. Here are four ccmbos for you to try today…
NOSAJ THING & SUNNY LEVINE • Undecided on how to finish his first vocal-based album, Nosaj Thing summoned Grammy-winning producer Sunny Levine.
THE ART OF SYNTH SOLOING Celebrating Jan Hammer • There's so much more to the Master of Moog than a certain higt-octane TV theme.
EASY GUIDE Mixolydian mode • This month, our resident theory guy Dave Clews unravels the mysteries of the Mixolydian mode
BLAST FROM THE PAST Linn 9000 • It was expensive, unstable, and overspecified, and it dealt a fatal blow to Roger Linn's company… but it set the tone for the future of music production
Elektron Syntakt • Electron's latest groovebox borrows sounds and ideas from various places in the company's product line. Is Syntakt more than the sum of its parts?
Cherry Audio GX-80 • Cherry Audio's latest behemoth-of-a-synth is a plugin for a utopian future, exclusively from the vintage past…
Audified Linda IronVerb • Algorithmic reverbs are widespread, affordable and sometimes a bit uninspiring. This latest design attempts to redress the balance
IK Multimedia Tone X Capture • IK have come up with an easy way for guitarists to feed hand-crafted guitartones into an amp and cab sim ecosystem
Arturia MiniLab 3 • The popular mini keyboard controller is back with a refreshed new look and eco-friendly design
Modalics Beat Scholar • Will Modilacs’ debut plugin take the prize for most refreshingly innovative piece (or should that be slice?) of software we've seen for beat creation?
MODERN DRUM EFFECTS • Check out today's top plugins for a modern, state-of-the-art drum sound
THREE OF THE BEST
ATAU TANAKA • Atau Tanaka creates electronic music using the movement of his own body, with custom software and he thinks we should all try it. We catch up with the artist taking the ideas of software control and performance to a completely new level…
Further listening • More music by Atau and others at the cutting edge of performance...