Mackie Announces New Onyx Mixers

Mackie has revamped their ONYX family of mixers. The lineup includes the Onyx8, Onyx12, Onyx16 and Onyx24, all corresponding to the number of inputs… The post Mackie Announces New Onyx Mixers appeared first on FutureMusic the latest news on future music technology DJ gear producing dance music edm and everything electronic. Read the full story

Korg Officially Announces ARP 2600 Mini

Korg has officially announced the ARP 2600 M… The post Korg Officially Announces ARP 2600 Mini appeared first on FutureMusic the latest news on future music technology DJ gear producing dance music edm and everything electronic. Read the full story

Jack Your Tracks With Swing

In this tutorial, we look at many different ways to add swing to a beat, using a main room-style track as an example. There is no debating that swing is one of the most important aspects of beats in dance music. The right swing processing on a catchy pattern can take a track to the…

NAMM 2021: Leaks, Rumours And Advance Announcements

While this year’s NAMM will be online-only, we can still expect plenty of releases over the coming week. Here’s what we’re looking forward to. It’s time again for the NAMM Show. Formally known as the National Association of Music Merchants, the winter conference is held every year in January in Anaheim, California. Well, almost every…

Korg opsix

Korg’s latest synth promises ‘altered’ FM synthesis. But is it more than just an overblown Volca FM? When the prototype of the opsix appeared at NAMM 2020 it sparked a landslide of online speculation. Was this new FM instrument just a Yamaha DX7 clone with added sliders? It certainly looked like that, right down to…

Changing The Internal Battery In Vintage Gear

One of the most common issues with vintage gear is a dead internal battery. We show you what to look for and how to change it. Vintage gear breaks down. It’s a fact of life. For fans of classic hardware, it’s just what you have to put up with for access to the fantastic sound….

Do DAWs Really Have Their Own Sound? Part 2

In part two of our series, we continue to examine whether there are discernible differences in the sound of three popular DAWs, Ableton Live, FL Studio 20, and Logic Pro X. The debate rages on. Do DAWs indeed have their own, unique sound? Would the same song sound different depending on the DAW used? In…

Remix “Show Me Love” & Win Great Prizes In Laidback Luke’s Competition

Fancy yourself as a remixer? We’ve teamed up with Laidback Luke and Mixmash Records for this awesome remix competition where you get to create your own remix of Robin S, Laidback Luke & Steve Angello’s legendary track “Show Me Love”, from the original stems. Prizes include a Denon DJ Prime 2, an M Audio Oxygen…