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Vintage Drum Machines: 5 Reasons We Still Want Them

Software is great but there are many reasons why some people still prefer - and will pay a hefty premium for - real hardware drum machines, particularly vintage ones. Here's why.

Managing Logic Pro X's Sample Libraries

Don't let Logic's large sample libraries eat up all your hard drive space. Joe Albano shows you how to store them more effectively while still retaining easy access to all your sounds.

6 Of The Best Groove Boxes Compared

If you're curious about getting away from your computer screen when making music, then you'll probably be checking out the current crop of groove boxes. JAde Wii compares them in this short video.

Flintpope Releases Palette, Free VST & AU Pads Plugin Instrument

So you want a plugin that's good for producing rich, evolving pads? But you'd rather not spend a dime (or perhaps you'll donate a little)? Flintpope's new Palette could be exactly what you need.

Eurorack Synthesis: Exploring The Obvious & Less Obvious Uses of VCAs

So you may have a basic idea of what a VCA is and what it does, but wouldn't it be great to be able to really get the most out of them? Here's Scott Riesterer with some lesser know uses for them.

Dynamic Link: Moving Audio Seamlessly Between Adobe Audition & Premiere Pro

Adobe's clever Dynamic Link feature means no tedious exporting and importing. Just harness the power of both apps to get much more detailed control over your sound than Premiere normally allows.

Get Soundtoys $99 Little Plate Reverb Plugin For FREE

In case you missed this one, the new Soundtoys Little Plate reverb plugin, based on the legendary EMT 140 plate reverb, is available to download for FREE (normally $99) for a few more days only.

iOS: 10 Years In As A Musician

In the decade since its invention, iOS has gone from simple to supercharged. For musicians, that has meant a change from a novelty to a serious production platform. Matt Vanacoro recaps...

Recording Essentials: Comping Audio Takes Explained

How can you get the perfect take if your performer doesn't always get it right? The answer is comping, and Joe Albano explains what it's all about in this bite sized video.

Living Memory Software Releases FoldR, Wave Folding AU Effect For iOS

Now here's an Audio Unit effect for iOS that's unique! FoldR brings the Wave Folding effect found in modular synths to your iPad and iPhone music studio setup.

Here's 2 Videos To Help Improve Your Digital DJ Skills

Whether you're a beginner or an experienced DJ, using hardware or software, there's always something new to learn. Sharpen up your skills with these two videos on Live and scratch techniques.

Isotonik Releases Sonic Horizons Patch, Sample & Session Pack for Novation Circuit

Isotonik Studios, not content with making the Ableton Live experience more satisfying are boosting your Novation Circuit with this latest Pay-based pack.

Regroover 1.7 Reimagines Your Rhythmic Samples

Fancy diving into your drum loops, quickly separating the elements and re-grooving them, creating new and different beats, loops and your own kits? Regroover 1.7 is here.

Review: T-RackS 5

T-RackS pretty much started the software mastering revolution and brought advanced tools to home users for the first time. Now at version 5, Hollin Jones finds out what's changed...

Everything You Need To Know About The Cue Mix

Cue mixing is sometimes a bit of an afterthought in the recording process but it's actually vitally important to getting the best out of your performers. Joe Albano explains why.