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Reason Rack Extensions 101: Backline Rig V3 Explored

Explore every module in the Backline Rig collection and see how a track is made in this monster, 60-video Reason course.

How To Make A Wavetable Synth... That's 100% ANALOG

Wavetable synths are a lot of fun but they're digital, right? Is it possible to create one that's 100% analog? Well, Loopop shows how in this illuminating video tutorial.

Universal Audio Releases Century Tube Channel Strip Plug-In for UA Interfaces and UAD‑2 Hardware

Our friends at Universal Audio tell us Century Tube Channel Strip is a classic tube microphone preamp, EQ and dynamics control, for real time recording inspiration for the most important sources.

SampleScience Releases Retro Drum Module & Free Ambient Sample Library

As well as re-releasing Synthetic Vortice SampleScience have a brand new drum instrument plugin, Dr. Beat Box, which 35 drum kits from classic and rare drum machines of the 70s and 80s.

Review: Audio Damage Quanta

This new granular soft synth from Audio Damage fuses the company's slick, minimalist design with a vast scope for sound design possibilities. Noah Pred has his mind blown...

Elektron Analog Four Explained And Explored

Master this powerful hardware groove synthesizer and learn how to create sounds, patterns and songs with professional tips and advice from Thavius Beck.

Zoom USB Audio Interfaces and Livetrak L-12 Now Come With Avid Pro Tools

Zoom have added LIVETRAK L-12 to their partnership with AVID. Owners receive Pro Tools | First with powerful enhancements for their LiveTrak L-12 and Zoom USB handy audio interfaces.

Elastic Drums 2.2 Update From MoMinstruments Brings Tweaks To Sample Recording

Micro recording tweaks in the Sample Player, MIDI recording improvements and more can all be found in this free update to Elastic Drums.

Producing Hip Hop In Logic Pro X

From sound selection through arrangement, beat-making and mixing techniques, here's everything you need to know about producing hip hop in Logic Pro X.

Review: Joué, An Expressive, Modular MIDI Controller

Joué is a unique MIDI controller with an emphasis on creativity and expression. Steve H found that it pressed all the right buttons when he put it through its paces...

Zeppelin Design Labs Releases Quaverato Harmonic Tremolo Pedal

The Quaverato Harmonic Tremolo Pedal by Zeppelin Design Labs is now available with full analog signal path as a DIY kit or pre-made.

Review: Whole Sounds 1954 Baldwin Parlor Grand

If you're in need of a great sounding software piano instrument that's meticulously sampled and cuts through a mix but won't break the bank, check out Whole Sounds' 1954 Baldwin Parlor Grand.

Music Business: Everything You Need To Know About Sync Licenses And Royalty Payments

Cut through the industry jargon with this no-nonsense course on synchronization licenses and royalties - how to get the best deal, and how to get paid!

Suzanne Ciani Reveals Her Buchla Quadrophonic Synth Performance Tips

Join Loopop in this interview and live performance video for examples of how pioneering synth performer Suzanne Ciani uses her Buchla system for groundbreaking live shows

6 Of The Best DAWs For 2018

Here's a list of six of the best new, updated and generally most useful DAWs you can find in 2018. Mac or PC, big budget or watching the pennies - we've got you covered.