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‘Legend’ can be an overused term, but there can be no argument when applying this description to synth pioneer Dave Smith. Here we trace his influential career…
Why he torched black metal’s rulebook with Ibaraki and the tantalising musical potential of his signature Epiphone Les Paul Customs
Featuring interchangeable pickup and control modules these unique guitars allow players to customize their instruments in seconds
Make huge savings on virtual orchestral instruments, digital synthesizers, hard-hitting MIDI drums and spacious reverbs right now at Thomann
Video As OK Computer celebrates its 25th anniversary, we take a look back at the band's monumental Jools Holland TV appearance
This online songwriting platform uses machine learning to generate new musical ideas based on your input
Find out how to use Zynaptiq's Adaptiverb, a plugin that adapts its reverb to your source audio using artificial intelligence
Reaching for a preset shouldn't be taboo… Here are the tricks the professional use to proudly make presets all their own
Let the arpeggiator take the creative strain out of your next track. Here's how to make the most of your synth's autopilot chord and melody buddy
The Mac Studio is a powerhouse product that deserves a screen of comparable quality. Can Apple’s new Studio Display live up to expectations?
The FAT returns with a new build and roasted maple upgrades, reminding us that there are few better than Cort at making mid-priced guitars with a top-shelf performance
Roland continues resurrecting its analogue history in digital form. We plug in the new JX-08
The mic manufacturers switch focus to bring out some of the best cans we've come across in a while
A longtime favourite for automated ducking in the EDM world, has Kickstart 2 got enough flexibility to appeal to users beyond the 4/4 realm?
We take one of the premium models in Yamaha’s CLP-700 range of digital Clavinova digital pianos for a spin - and refuse to give it back!
The second in the Nanobox range is a touchscreen, palm-size synth with full-size sound… and price
The first Nanobox mini synth from 1010 Music fits in your hand but it packs a full-sized punch