Category Archives: Studio

Max4Live Hardware Control

New toys are always great, but particularly when they are free! Max4Live is one of those wonderful free applications and provides tonnes of extra functionality to Live, but I’m currently testing a couple of devices… read on…

Simmons SDS9 – Manual

My friend has had his Simmons SDS9 for years but we had never fully worked out the MIDI¬†functions due to not having a complete manual. Now, thanks to a member of the vintage-synth forums, we… read on…

Roland HandyPad (Pad-5)

A very spontaneous purchase, I picked up a Roland Pad-5 midi controller which I didn’t know existed before seeing it listed on eBay. It’s halfway between a toy pad, such as the Yamaha DD series,… read on…