Bitwig Studio 3.1 lets you do loads of creative stuff with pitch, tuning, slicing

The latest update from Bitwig offers variations on a theme – from microtuning to lots of new features for working with pitch editing and playing live. Oh, and it’s easier to learn, too.

16″ MacBook Pro, a better MBP at 15″ prices, as Apple responds to user feedback

Apple has a 16″ MacBook Pro that improves performance, adds a bigger, better display, and makes promising changes to the keyboard – without increasing price. Next question: should you upgrade? Apple’s flagship laptops still command a price premium: standard configurations are US$2,399 and $2,799, which can be punishing for cash-strapped musicians (especially in other countries […]

Game Boy music classic Nanoloop is coming to two dedicated mobile gadgets

Nanoloop, the ingeniously simple pocket music making tool, is being reborn. Two new dedicated pocket hardware devices promise to do what once required Nintendo’s Game Boy.

You can learn a lot from Surgeon’s live rigs

Our friends at Resident Advisor took a peek at the techno legend’s battle-tested live rigs. And it’s not so much about gear – it says a lot about musical technique.

HUMAN EXTINCTION PARTY is all the AI-generated gore and death metal you can stream

If we’ve learned one thing about artificial intelligence, machine learning, and music generation, it’s that AI makes some damned fine death metal.

Behringer 303 clones revealed: $149 street

Behringer’s analog remake of the 303 is now out in the open – a $199 set of red, blue, and silver synths called the TD-3.

MOTU’s new audio interfaces may finally be what we all need – $169.95

The no-compromise and entry-level audio interface – it’s something that should be impossible, but MOTU might have just cracked it.

Don’t miss bangers from DutchAfro, more, in compilation for Dutch LGBTQIA+ refugees

When it comes to activism, talented music producers still speak best in music. And now hear this – the Netherlands might be a different place than the one you imagine, starting with this killer cut from DutchAfro.

White Privilege and the Electronic Music Artist – BELP shares one European take

Don’t go offline yet – there’s an opportunity to discuss deeper issues around race, politics, power, and electronic music. Guest writer BELP delves into the core of the challenges in those issues – and invites more discussion.

Faderfox EC4 gives you the encoders your hardware, software are missing

Boutique German maker Faderfox has long been a go-to for controllers. The latest compact box looks like the encoder box to end all encoder boxes.