Best Drum Machines under 400

Best drum machines to buy in 2021: 10 best drum machines under $400

Our picks for the best drum machines and samplers designed for beat-making.
Best Synths under $600

Best synths to buy in 2021: 17 of the best synthesizers under $600

From DIY synths to vintage remakes, there are plenty of wicked wave-makers that sit in a reasonable price bracket
Assassins Creed Valhalla

History in the making: scoring Assassins’ Creed Valhalla

Sarah Schachner and Jesper Kyd on how they mixed modern techniques with ancient instruments for Assassin’s Creed Valhalla
Elektron Analog devices in black

Elektron gives its Analog Four and Analog Rytm a sleek black makeover

Both devices also receive new patterns, kits and backlit RGB buttons.
Luigi Madonna

Show Off Your Studio: Luigi Madonna’s humble techno playground

This week, the revered Italian producer lets us into his studio and tells us how his Erica Synths Techno Machine got a runaround designing kicks for his new EP.
Cinthie Studio

Berlin house producer Cinthie talks vintage synths and standing production

Ahead of the release of her debut album Skylines – City Lights, the DJ, producer and label owner invites us into her Berlin space full of legendary synths and drum machines.
elektron digitakt

Elektron’s free OS upgrade adds class-compliant USB audio to Digi machines

This firmware update also adds on the much-requested trigger preview option.
Elektron Overbridge 2

Overbridge 2 seamlessly integrates Elektron instruments with your computer

The free, long-awaited platform gets a full release, offering deep control of your sounds.

Preparing for Panorama Bar: How Hybrasil crafted a live techno set for the Berlin...

Producer Hybrasil cut his teeth crate-digging in Dublin, taking his three-deck mixing talents to radio where he DJ’d for years. Now he’s based in...
Elektron Model:Cycles Hero

Elektron Model: Cycles is a comprehensive groovebox with six FM synths

At $299, could this machine help Elektron box out its competition?

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