How To Build A DIY MIDI Sustain Pedal Circuit
Want an easy DIY music project that'll result in a nifty MIDI sustain pedal? You're in the right place. Joshua Casper shows how to easily create your own MIDI sustain pedal circuit.
What Are The Defining Features of Tech House?
If you've ever wondered what make Tech House... Tech House then this video from Multiplier looks to make it clearer using musical cues and examples.
Qu-Bit Chord Brings Polyphony to Your Eurorack Modular System
The wait is over. Qu-Bit Chord is shipping and should be available from your local Qu-Bit stocking modular synth retailer very soon, if not already! Chord will bring polyphony to your system.
Review: Korg nanoKEY Studio
Featuring a keyboard, knobs, trigger pads, and touch pad the nanoKEY Studio from Korg is a wireless (or USB) mobile MIDI controller with some advanced features. G. W. Childs puts in a performance.
7 Practical Mistakes To Avoid When Recording In Your Home Studio
Having a home studio can be really convenient but it’s not without its pitfalls! Here’s how to avoid the worst of them.
Roland & Serato Aiming for Producer DJ With New AIRA Product
We heard vague rumors about this and now Serato have announced that they have indeed be working with Roland on something new. Watch the teaser video below. Only 14 days to wait to see the results.
Review: Liquid Music 1.6.1 by WaveDNA
Version 1 of WaveDNA's Liquid Rhythm was pretty impressive. When Liquid Music arrived we were also impressed by its potential. Now in version 1.6.1 AfroDJMac digs in to see what all the fuss is about.
How to Build a Basic Tech House Beat in Ableton Live
Starting with the four standard sounds: kick, snare, hi-hat and clap in a drum rack, Multiplier takes you through the basics of creating a Tech House beat.
5 steps To Turn Your Favorite Sampler into a Monster Synthesizer
After reading this you'll never think of your sampler and synthesizer as separate beasts ever again. Here's 5 steps to turning your sampler (hardware or software) into a powerful synthesizer.
Embertone Introduces Recorders for Kontakt To The World
Embertone tell us Recorders, their latest virtual instrument brings carefully and lovingly sampled recorders (over 6,900 samples) to Kontakt. They sound great too. Here's the press release and video.
Pioneer DJ XDJ-1000MK2 Arrives
If you were dreaming of an upgraded version of Pioneer DJ’s XDJ-1000 USB-only multiplayer with touch screen and so much more, then you’ll be happy to read this!
Review: Apogee Symphony I/O MKii Thunderbolt
The new Apogee Symphony I/O KM2 Thunderbolt audio interface doesn't just look, sound and feel great, it's highly configurable and definitely high quality too. Matt Vanacoro got hands on.
Musician & Producer Techniques: How To Boost Creativity and Focus
Making music is more accessible than ever due to the low cost of gear. But it's not without its pitfalls. The difficulty is in learning how to use the equipment and be creative and focused with it.
WaveDNA Liquid Music 50% SALE, Composition Tools For Modern Producers
If you like the idea of creating song (melodic, harmonic and rhythmic) ideas in seconds, then you'll love WaveDNA's Liquid Music. And at 50% off for a limited time ONLY it's a no-brainer!
Probably The Most Expressive and Interesting Analog Instrument You’ll See Today
Thanks to Mesmerising Instruments and Sounds on Facebook for sharing this captivating video of Koka Nikoladze new musical creation made from a single stepper motor, a contact mic and more.