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Re-Amping With A Real Amp Vs. Plugins

Re-amping can lend grit, warmth and authenticity to any recorded sound, not just guitars. Joe Albano explains your options if you decide to go down the software or hardware route.

What's New In Native Instruments Komplete Kontrol 1.8

NI Komplete Kontrol just got a free update for existing users with some significant new features and nifty bug fixes. Check out the video below showcasing the new features.

The Music Royalties Earned From 1,000,000 YouTube Plays Is Shocking

So you got one million plays of your music tracks in videos on YouTube. Sounds impressive doesn't it? But what that amounts to in actual revenue is shocking and depressing.

Focusrite iTrack One Pre Gives Phantom Power To iPhone & iPad Recording Musicians

The iOS music maker market is growing and recording on your iPads or iPhones is no longer seen as different. To help solo musicians record in high quality Focusrite have introduced the iTrack One Pre.

Bitwig Studio 2 Now Available. Here's A DAW You Should Know About

Bitwig Studio 2 now features masses of innovative new features, and some you won't find in any other DAW. Here's an overview of what's hot and why many producers should take note.

How To Make A Majestic Bass Pad In Sylenth Like Torul's Saviour of Love

Ever wanted to make an amazing bass pad sound in Sylenth1? Torul is here to share his secrets and show you exactly how to do it.

Eventide Releases Sound Splitting Fission Plug-In That Separates Tonal & Transients

Fission is the first range of mixing plug-ins from Eventide using their new patent-pending technology called Structural Effects. Fission allows the tonal and transient elements of a sound to be split!

Go Psychedelic By Uncovering The Secrets Of Ableton Live's Flanger Effect

Thought flanging was just for retro sounds? Think again! Noah Pred explains how it can liven up almost any part.

Korg Delays Gadget For Mac And Gadget 3 For iOS Until Late March

Gadget fans will have to wait just a little longer to get their hands on Korg's latest app releases...

Tips for Recording a Live Percussionist

Live percussion can add a lot to a recording session. Here are some tips to help you capture it as accurately as possible.

Synthesis Essentials: Know Your Filters

You probably use the filters on your synths all the time, but how much do you really know about them? This guide will make you a filter expert...

Behind The Scenes Interview: Blocs Wave

Blocs Wave and Launchpad for iOS are some of the coolest and most innovative apps around. We caught up with the team behind them to get their thoughts on the app business...

Starting From Scratch In Cubase 9? Begin Building Your Tracks Here

A blank canvas can be a daunting place to start but with this video from Matt Hepworth you'll see that getting up and running in Cubase can be easier than you might have thought.

Now You Can Easily Monitor Received MIDI Messages AND Create Text-Based Step Sequencer

This clever, open-source tool, ReceiveMIDI, from Geert Bevin, makes it simple to monitor received MIDI messages from your command line on Mac, PC and Linux. But there's so much more this tool can do!

Learn The Defining Features Of Progressive House With This Quick Video Guide

Progressive House can be broken down and some core approaches, techniques and characteristics revealed. But what are they? Find out in this short video.