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Lego Ideas will release a miniature playable piano build set

Derived from a submitted idea, voted on by the Lego community, Lego Ideas just announced plans to create a playable, miniature grand piano set.

Arturia Keylab Essential 88 MIDI controller review

Arturia has long made some of the best-value MIDI controllers. Now, the company is back with another -- the Arturia KeyLab Essential 88.

The Moog Subharmonicon delivers hours of synth fun in a condensed package

Moog is back once again with a brand new, small-form, polyrhythmic synthesizer for 2020. Its name is Subharmonicon, the ultimate sonic playground.

Beatskillz’ RetroVOLT plugin combines sampling with synthesizers

Beatskillz merges synthesizers and sampling into one unique plugin, with RetroVOLT. A product that will definitely flex those creative muscles.

Cherry Audio’s Voltage Modular Nucleus is free for stay-at-home musicians

Cherry Audio has announced that its much-loved Voltage Modular Nucleus is now available for free. That's perfect for musicians that are stuck at home.

Warm Audio Active and Passive Direct Boxes review

We were given the gracious opportunity by the team at Warm Audio to give its pair of new DI boxes a solid try for ourselves. And boy do they sing.

NAMM 2020: Roland introduces a grand piano for the modern age

Ahead of NAMM 2020, Roland has brought a new grand piano design forward that demolishes the looks of grand pianos as we know them.

The top 10 music gear releases of 2019

2019 was a huge year for musicians, and music makers. With the slew of new gear that was released over the last 12 months, we picked our top 10 favorites.

Affordable holiday shopping guide for the musician in your life

Don't know what to buy for the musician in your family? Here is a detailed shopping list of affordable options during the hectic holiday season.

The new Kyra synth from Waldorf is finally here

Waldorf has finally brought its new Kyra synthesizer, introduced at NAMM 2019 to light, and it's cooler than we ever expected.

IK Multimedia’s newest MIDI controller has everything you’d expect — plus a headphone jack

The IK Multimedia iRig Keys 2 line includes everything you need, plus a sound card and a headphone out put. What else could you need?

Updates on the Behringer K-2 could be indicative of a superior clone

Beringer's newest device, the K-20, brings eurorack integration to a well loved, classic semi-modular analog mono synthesizer.