Roland's pioneering MC groovebox line is back
The MC-101 and MC-707 are the first new entries in Roland's all-in-one, loop-based music maker series in over a decade.
Roland’s JU-06A stuffs iconic '80s sounds in a tiny portable synth
The latest "Boutique" synthesizer is a battery-powered love letter to the Juno-106 and Juno-60.
Korg Volca Modular synth review: As weird as it is affordable
Finally there's a cheap way to dabble in the experimental world of West Coast synthesis.
Confronting existential dread through DIY musical instruments
'The Book of Knowledge of Impractical Musical Devices' explores the fleeting nature of memory and life through GPS, random rhythms and destroying sounds.
Jammy’s digital guitar is a futuristic idea let down by today's tech
The dream of an all-in-one electric guitar experience that fits in a carryon is still just that, a dream.
Organelle M is a portable and endlessly hackable music ‘computer’
This Raspberry Pi-powered device is a synth, a sampler... almost anything you can imagine.
Blipblox is a synth made for kids that adults will like too
It looks like a toy, but it can be so much more.
Korg's Minilogue and Monologue synths are getting a major update
Version 2.0 firmware focuses on display and sequencer tweaks, while bringing microtunings to the Minilogue.
The best multi-effects pedal for new guitarists
It needs to be affordable, easy to use and, above all, it has to sound great.