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An illustration of a vintage synth next to a laptop displaying a DAW program. 

How to Connect Vintage Analog Synths (and More) into Your DAW

Incorporate some vintage synths into your computer setup, and you’ve got yourself an incredibly powerful music production and sound design toolbox. But first you need to know the best way to plug these old machines into your modern DAW.

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A Behringer K-2 Synth next to the Korg MS-20.

The Behringer K-2 Synth Revitalizes the Korg MS-20

One aspect about the Behringer K-2 that’s especially cool is that the original Korg MS-20 patches match up very closely with the K-2’s front panel.

How Chromeo Built Their Sound

Patrick “P-Thugg” Gemayel breaks down Chromeo’s extensive synth collection.

Real Analog Tape Sound: Is It Worth the Hassle?

What happens when you take a virtual instrument out of your DAW and record it to analog tape? Magic!

Edge Mic from Antelope Audio and Mic Modeling Software Review

Can Antelope Audio’s Edge mic modeling microphones really sound like classic, high-end mics that cost thousands of dollars more?

Sequential TOM Drum Machine (and Knight Rider) and MIDI Implementation

A beat from a 1980s drum machine, combined with a 1980s TV show and new technology make for a wild ride.

Vintage Drum Machines: A Buyer’s Guide

Erik Hawkins offers tips for buying vintage drum machines, including what to look for and the best models for musicians on a budget.

Behringer Model D Review and Programming

Erik Hawkins shows you how this synth actually works in the mix by programming some patches and demonstrating how you can incorporate it into your workflow.

Atom Solid State Drive SSD by Glyph (Review)

Having a dependable hard drive for your projects is a really important part of your music production rig.

GoPro Music Video Set Up Tutorial

If you’re going to produce a home music video, you want to make it look good. Fortunately, this doesn’t require a lot of expensive cameras and lights.