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Spotify's 2016 Revenues Up 52%, But Net Losses Rise To $597 Million!!

Is Spotify turning a corner, or are these increasing losses a sign that streaming music services are not working for artists or the companies themselves?

How To Sequence CV Hardware Directly From Bitwig 2

Bitwig Studio 2 can handle CV out, opening up whole new worlds of trigger control for your external gear. Thavius Beck shows you how to set it up in this quick video.

Everything You Need To Know About Sampling With Elektron Digitakt

Get hands-on with Elektron's Digitakt drum sampler and sequencer as Thavius Beck walks you through how to sample, edit and assign sounds into this cool hardware unit.

Output Teases New Product. What Is It?

Something new is coming from the talented folk at Output. But it's not a plugin and it's not what you're expecting...

Here's The Moog DFAM Drum Machine Demo We've Been Waiting For

Spaceprodigii aka. Mack Bartsch has created a short performance video of the new Moog DFAM synth / drum machine that really shows off a side of what it can achieve. Here it is!

Soundbridge Preview, A Free Cloud Or App-Based DAW For The Future

It's in its infancy, but Soundbridge could be the next big thing: a local or cloud-based DAW that is, for now at least, completely free to use. Matt Vanacoro is suitably impressed.

Five Tips For Creating Hip Hop Loops

Creating hip hop loops for yourself or to sell commercially can be great fun. Here are some tip tips to help you get hipping, hopping, and hopefully not stopping.

Sample Logic Releases Loop Session Series - 1000+ Sounds From Rhythmology

Sample Logic have Introduced Loop Session Series for Kontakt based on the loop sources from Rhythmology. An affordable way to get over 1000 loops in 21 NKI instruments.

Sneak Peek: New Ableton Live MaxForLive Pac-Man Generator Coming Soon

It's official. Isotonik Studios have shared a preview screenshot of their upcoming Max 4 Live generator featuring one of the world's favorite arcade games ever... Pac-Man.

ASCAP Members To Get More Money For US Music Plays On YouTube

Good news for ASCAP members. Your music played on YouTube should now begin generating improved royalties. Here's how this multi-year agreement between YouTube and ASCAP might affect you.

Review: Pioneer DJ DJM-250MK2

An affordable and portable 2-channel DJ mixer with Magvel Pro faders and USB I/O - what's not to like? Sara Simms road tests the Pioneer DJ DJM-250MK2.

Ampify Releases Groovebox - A Free Beats And Synth Studio App For iOS

The team behind Blocs Wave and Launchpad for iOS has released a brand new music app called Groovebox - and it's free to download. Here's everything you need to know.

Mastering A Track From Start To Finish In Steinberg Wavelab

Mastering is the very final part of the production process. Here, Hollin Jones guides you through each step you'll need to take to get it right using Steinberg WaveLab.

Akai Releases MPC 2.0.2 BETA With Ableton Link & Multi Screen Support

Along with the the bug fixes you might expect, Akai have added new features to MPC Software 2.0 BETA 2 with multi screen and Ableton Link support amongst other new additions.

Squarp Instruments Updates Software & Pyramid 64-Track Hardware Sequencer

The team behind the Pyramid 64-track sequencer have released a new software OS 2.0 and introduced version 2 of the hardware sequencer with a new aluminium case.