Issue 385 of Future Music is out now

Future Music 385
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The beauty of a modular synth setup is it can be pretty much anything. Want to replicate the sound of a classic analogue synth? Create a self-generating ambient machine? Focus on just drums, effects processing or sequencing? Modular can do all that and more. 

The flipside to that broad scope, however, is that it can be tough to know where to begin. That’s where our latest cover feature comes in. We’re here to help you build the perfect Eurorack system for your studio.

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Future Music 385

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Jeff Mills – Techno royalty Jeff Mills meets jazz legend Jean-Phi Dary for genre-defying new project The Paradox

Flume – After ten years of stardom, Flume’s Harley Streten ditched LA, returned to his native Australia and create a stunning new album and reworked live show

Tourist – William Phillips talks lockdown limitations, Logic and latest LP Inside Out 

Let’s Eat Grandma – The UK leftfield pop duo tell us how they reshaped their sound for their excellent new album Two Ribbons 

Classic AlbumBoys Noize on how he broke from from the shackles of EDM for Out Of The Black


Build your perfect modular 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

Producer’s Guide – Master 2022’s hottest new groovebox with our Polyend Play workflow tips


Roland JD-08 sound module 

Teenage Engineering TX-6 

ADDAC System 311

Arturia V Collection 9

1010 Music Nanobox Lemondrop

Arturia FX Collection 3 

Audient EVO 16

& more


Horror FX – From late-night techno to cinematic soundtrack design, there’s never a bad time to drop some dread inducing FX sounds. 

Liquid Sound – From slippery phasers and flangers to bubbling synths, we get wet with a pack of uniquely-crafted sounds with a fluid feel.

Access the FM sample archive: UPDATED! Download the ‘Archive’ packs and get over 18GB 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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