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Composing Tips: Basic Jazz Horn Arranging: 4 Way Close

Arranging your jazz horns is equal parts art and science. Learn about how the masters did it with this quick tutorial.

inMusic Files Lawsuit Against Roland Corporation For Patent Infringement

This surprise lawsuit from inMusic relates to as-yet undisclosed products on sale by Roland. And they seem to be for infringements to patents used on Alesis products.

NAMM 2017: Dave Smith Explains & Explores Rev 2 & Pioneer DJ Toraiz AS-1 Synths

Our first video interview at NAMM 2017 was with the legendary Dave Smith who showed us around the new REV 2 and their Pioneer DJ partnership mono analog synth, Toraiz AS-1.

Discover The Secrets Of Double Tracking Vocals For Dance Music

Getting a great vocal sound is easier when you know some production tricks. Double tracking is a good one to have in your toolbox!

NAMM 2017: Demo Video of Teenage Engineering Pocket Operator PO-32

At NAMM 2017 one of our first stops was to the Teenage Engineering booth to check out the innovative new Pocket Operator, PO-32 tonic. Its designer, Magnus Lidström showed us how it works.

Review: Logic Pro X 10.3

New GUI, TouchBar support, and much more from selection based processing to track alternatives to more busses to improved workflow with sidechaining, Logic Pro 10.3 aims high. Does it hit the target?

Steinberg Announces HALion 6, HALion Sonic 3 and Absolute 3

If you've been wanting a new version of HALion then Steinberg have a treat for you today with HALion 6, HALion Sonic 3 VST and Absolute VST, all announced at NAMM 2017.

MOTU Announces 3 New Audio Interfaces at NAMM 2017

Not content with one or two new audio interfaces, MOTU are rolling out three! These half-rack USB 2 and iOS, low-latency devices, the M64, 8D and LP32, feature some excellent tech.

PioneerDJ Announces TORAIZ AS-1 Monophonic Analog Synthesizer With DSI

Not only is PioneerDJ releasing a true analog monophonic synthesizer a surprise, but this synth (made by Dave Smith Instruments) features circuits based on the popular Prophet 6! Here's all the info.

Softube Announces Console 1 Mk II Hardware & Software Mixing System

Softube have got a hit on their hands at NAMM 2017 in the shape of Console 1 MKII. It weighs in at almost half the price of the original, supports over 60 high-end plug-ins and sporting new software.

Universal Audio Reveals Apollo Twin MkII Thunderbolt Audio Interface for Mac & Windows

UA have unleashed version 2 of their popular Apollo Twin audio interface for Mac & Windows featuring realtime UAD Processing, UAD-2 QUAD processing, talkback functionality and improved monitoring.

Logic Pro X 10.3 Update: What’s New?

Apple have released Logic Pro X 10.3 today with a new GUI, some exciting new features and workflow improvements. Here's everything you need to know.

Teenage Engineering Releases PO-32 Tonic, Drum Synth With Mic & Export Feature

The first major synth announcement from NAMM 2017 is from Teenage Engineering. The PO-32 Tonic is a drum and percussion synth with built-in microphone and export to AU/VST feature.

5 Quick Tips for Creating Your Own Sample Packs

Making your own samples can be fun and even profitable. Here are some great tips to get you started.

Apogee Announce Symphony Control Software For Symphony I/O MK II Audio Interface

Announced for NAMM 2017 Apogee's Symphony Control software provides excellent features such as being able to use two Symphony I/O MKII Thunderbolt interfaces for 64 channels.