Reason Friktion review: an exquisitely playable physical modeling string instrument

From Reason Studios comes a new physical modeling instrument, Friktion, focused on bowed and plucked strings. The twist: it lets you push the envelope sonically, but never loses its cool.

Testing G-Stomper Producer on Android – and how it helped unlock new rhythms

It started with some feedback from a musician and music theorist to a developer. What happened next: this powerful set of Android music tools evolved some new rhythmic chops.

Peter Kirn - October 10, 2019

Roland’s Boutique JU-06A JUNO is insanely fun [Review]

It doesn’t look like much. The latest Roland Boutique might even give you a sense of deja vu – because Roland did a tiny JUNO before. The difference: this time they got it right.

Peter Kirn - September 5, 2019

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