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Black Friday Early Deal: Waves Bass Slapper for only $29

It's not even Black Friday yet but it is Bass Tuesday as Waves makes Bass Slapper available for just $29. So if you give a funk about great bass sounds, check it out!

Take Your Gadget Skills Up A Gear With These Videos On Korg's Flagship Sequencer

Korg's Gadget sequencer for Mac, PC and iOS is a fun and powerful way to make beats, record guitars and put tracks together. Here are two videos to get your skills up to speed.

Infected Mushroom and Polyverse Music Release Gatekeeper, Ultimate Gating Effect

They call it an "in-your-face gating effect" and a "volume modulator". But this very affordable effect plugin is greater than the sum of its parts and useful indeed for electronic producers.

Akai Pro Releases Official MPC 2.0 Software

The next generation of acclaimed flagship beat-production software, MPC 2.0, introduces a number of powerful new composition and performance features to the Music Production Center experience.

Softube Launches Fix Phaser

Softube's new Fix Phaser aims to provide all the sonic acrobatics your tracks will ever need and ensure you're never stuck for a bit of movement.

Mono To Stereo Plugins That Make Guitar Tracks Shine

Guitars generally work in mono but by adding stereo effects with these plugins you can increase the space and size of your guitar tracks. Read on to find out how it works.

Softube Announces Free Apollo Central: Control UA Apollo With Console 1

So you want to track / record with your UA Apollo interface and control it with your Softube Console 1, thereby making your mixing workflow more efficient? Softube Apollo Central does it for free.

Best Black Friday 2017 Deals For Musicians And Producers

It's that time of year when we give thanks for some crazy discounts on software and hardware that'll fill our music studios with joyful sounds. Here's our roundup of all the best Black Friday deals.

U-he Launches Public Beta of Repro-5 Synthesizer

Good news for lovers of synths, especially the Prophet 5. u-he have released the public Beta for their anticipated Repro-5 synth plugin and will bundle it with the acclaimed Repro-1 in January 2018.

Music Theory: Using Drones and Common Tones

Here's how using different kinds of common tones - additional notes held as part of a chord - can add an extra quality to your playing and go beyond simple chord structures.

Creating Your Own Loops? Here's How to Solve The Delay & Reverb Tail Problem

Time-based effects can leave a tail which makes cutting audio loops tricky. Adam Pollard has the solution - and it's simpler than you might think.

Direct Boxes : Which One to Use In Your Studio & Why

Direct or D.I boxes are a staple of live performance and recording. Matt Vanacoro explains why it's important to choose the right one for the job.

How To Sync External Hardware With Novation Circuit

In this extract from the full, free live MasterClass, Chris Calcutt shows you how to sync external gear to your Circuit and quickly build up chords.

How To Make Money Selling Royalty Free Stock Music Online

Do you want extra cash by selling your music? Have you ever tried selling it through internet platforms? We did. And we want to give you some useful tips and tricks. Read on...

This Allen & Heath Analog Mixer Looks Tasty But Doesn't Work In The Studio

Not everything that looks like it belongs in your studio should be in your studio. This Allen & Heath inspired mixer cake, for example, should be in the kitchen or in your plate.