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Unless you’re in the rare and enviable position of having unlimited amounts of time and endless financial resources, the time you can dedicate to making music is probably a precious commodity.

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John Carpenter – The celebrated director and composer behind countless iconic synth-heavy soundtracks is back in the studio for this autumn’s Halloween sequel

Mella Dee – Yorkshire-born rave revivalist Ryan Aitchison takes time out of his busy DJing schedule to share some insight

Foxtrott – The Canadian musician tells us about sculpting the sound of her debut LP

The Track: Anja Schneider – The Berlin icon and her production team break down the creation of her track Sanctuary, featuring the Stereo MCs

Classic Album – rave icons 2 Bad Mice on their classic Kaotic Chemistry compilation


Work Smarter In The Studio – Get the ultimate command over your workflow with our massive stock of studio hacks, production advice and creative ideas

Producer’s Guide – Master your mixes with iZotope Neutron 2

Modular Monthly – Processing drums with Eurorack effects

Toolkit – Create huge instrument sounds with 2018’s top power synths


Waldorf Quantum

Moog Grandmother

Steinberg UR-44 RT

Sequential Prophet X

Pioneer DJ DDJ-SX3

FXpansion Cypher 2

And more...   


Stabs & Hits – Add impact to your music with this pack of orchestral stabs, synth hits, cinematic blasts and epic drums

Arcade FX – A retro-tastic bundle of bleeps, glitches and percs inspired by the crunchy sounds of classic arcades

Access the FM sample archive: Download the ‘Archive’ packs and get over 12GB of loops, hits and instruments from our back catalogue of high-quality and royalty-free samples. From vintage synths and drum machines to esoteric instruments and FX – think of it as our best of. All the samples you need to create great music!  

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Future Music is the number one magazine for today's producers. Packed with technique and technology we'll help you make great new music. All-access artist interviews, in-depth gear reviews, essential production tutorials and much more. Every marvellous monthly edition features reliable reviews of the latest and greatest hardware and software technology and techniques, unparalleled advice, in-depth interviews, sensational free samples and so much more to improve the experience and outcome of your music-making.

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