10 Synthwave Artists You Should Know

Synthesizers! They are so cool. You take the most reliable aspects of a computer – programmable, reliable in its mathematics – attach a keyboard; amplify the sound through electronic speakers and be taken to another dreamy world. Synthwave today is a lot different from synth-pop, its grandparent and founder of the genre. The very first…

ION Audio Road Warrior Portable Speaker Review

Today we review the ION Audio Road Warrior Portable Speaker, which is everything you could possibly need in a speaker, more or less. It's got an FM radio, the ability to stream music from any device, a microphone input for karaoke, performances, speaking engagements, or backyard parties. It can be carried easily and be used…

Who Is Aphex Twin?

“Forget all the equipment, forget the music, at the end of the day it's just literally frequencies and their effects on your brain. That's what's everyone's essentially after.” Aphex Twin, born Richard David James, is an electronic music artist born August 18, 1971, who has come to be associated with genre descriptors such as IDM…

AKAI Pro MPC2000XL Review

The AKAI Pro MPC2000XL was a sampler that could really hold its own. Sure, it was limited to 32mb of sample time which equated to about 40sec mono or 21.9sec stereo, it was big $$ to expand the RAM, get the 8 output board and the fx module, or to add a snazzy ZIP drive,…