From new wave synth prodding to full on rock progging, we pick five TFF hits worth shouting about
Rival Consoles' soundtrack to the dance production Overflow is a dark, complex body exploring the sinister side of digital media. Danny Turner finds out more
Growing out of the north of England in the ’80s, this unique take on techno helped forge Britain’s dance music scene
On the fifth day of Christmas, my true love sent to me: 253 free samples made using everyday household objects... and a partridge in a pear tree
This 80s synth mega-pack features leads, basses, pads and arps produced by Arturia's emulations of the Yamaha DX-7, Jupiter-8, Prophet V, Matrix-12 and more
After writing a letter to Pete Townshend in protest, the superproducer and ambient auteur later had a change of heart: "I got it, this was a kind of pop art"
Composer also explains how he and Mike Einziger integrate technology into their music, and why composers are dramatists rather than musicians
Once you've mastered the basics, hit up this tutorial on parallel compression and find out how limiting, sidechaining and multiband compression can shape your sound
Above all effects, compression can make a great (or subtle) impact at every level of the production process, from recording to mastering. Here’s our complete guide…
Discover likeminded collaborators and get your dream group together with these handy online resources
Finding the balance with multiple vocal stems can be a challenge. Here are some tips to help you find your way to the perfect mix
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512 Audio’s new dynamic vocal mic is aimed at podcasters and YouTubers. Step into the limelight…
Erica Synths' aim is to make modular patching more flexible. Let's grab some cables to find out if it's succeeded
Plugins modelled on SSL’s ultra-desirable consoles and analogue circuits are ever popular. What if they were made by the designers themselves?
The latest edition of Steinberg’s über-collection adds new plugins, instruments and expansions, but is it absolute hero, or absolute zero?
The ability to plot notes on the move could be a gamechanger for many performers. Can the iPad with Dorico really score…?
Away from the world of guitars that rock, Zero-G takes us to a more ambient and cinematic place, albeit on the spur of the moment!