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.
SSL's UF1 DAW controller promises to “set a new standard” • Control up to three DAWs simultaneously with a single fader
The RX1200 plugin could be the closest you'll get to having an E-MU SP-1200 in your DAW
Akai launches the MPC One+
Arturia releases FX Collection
Klevgrand's Richter is a ‘tectonic’, super-heavy compressor
Air Music releases new Juno-60 emulation, Jura
UNDERSTANDING: Monitor placement • There's a lot more to effective monitoring than simply buying the best products you can afford and plugging them all together. Setup plays a huge part in ensuring you get the most out of your equipment and environment
Quick effects tips: Part 2 • Get more out of your productions with our series of quick and dirty effects tips
DESIGN YOUR PERFECT SYSTEM • The beauty of modular synthesis is that you can take it in any direction you like. Design your dream setup with our end-to-end guide
Oscillators • The beating (well, technically oscillating) heart of your modular project
Filters • Introducing the first elements of control…
Sequencers • The brains of the operation
Effects • The cherry on the cake
LFO/modulators • An extra hand
Utilities • Mults, mixers and more
OCTAVE ONE • Aespite diverging from their techno roots, Octave One tell Danny Turner they'd sooner stop the music than sell their 909
Crafting a bassline • This month, Dave Clews takes you through bassline programming bass-ics, from both ‘real’ and synth-based approaches
Ableton Push from $999 • Ableton's controller goes fully MPE and throws off the shackles of Live itself.
Adam Audio A8H $1,499 each • If you like slightly bigger monitors, a three-way design may be for you.
Røde NT1 5th Generation $327 • This long established mic has had a significant upgrade.
Roland FP-E50 $999 • Is it a piano, a synth, an arranger or something else? Meet the Roland keyboard that wants to do it all
Noise Engineering Wuantus Trajecta $333 • Noise Engineering's new envelope generator looks like an essential module.
Eve Audio SC2070 $1,309 each • Looking for some pro monitors? Meet the new two-way design from Eve Audio
Image-Line FL Studio 21 $99 to $500 PC MAC • FL Studio 21 is not celebrating a birthday, as the previous version did, but is introducing some significant additions.
Comparing FL Studio editions
Cherry Audio Mercury-6 $69 PC MAC • Cherry's latest synth arrives from the orbit of Mercury with vintage stimulus from one of the biggest gas giants.
Drops of Jupiter
BLEASS SampleWiz 2 $73 • Inspired by the satisfying spontaneous immediacy of classic hardware samplers, this is a powerful up-to-date sampler.
Polyverse Supermodal $99 • By using 27 models – from physical bodies to math formulae -Supermodal could be the filter you didn't know you need.
Spectrasonics Twisted Trees Sonic Extension $149 • If you go down to the woods today, you'll be surprised to find a sound designer not so much hugging trees as hitting them!
Toontrack EZKeys Synthwave & EZX Expansion $79 PC MAC • Want your track to sound like it was birthed in the technicolor ‘80s? Toontrack are on hand.
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