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How To Create Outstanding Ostinatos In Logic Pro X

An ostinato is a repeating musical phrase and can be found in many rock and pop songs and game and film soundtracks. In this tutorial Jay Asher demonstrates how to create great sounding ones in Logic.

Roland JD-XA Synthesizer Now Has Improved Front Panel Overlay. Here's How Easy It Is To Install

If you love the Roland JD-XA but want a solution for the shiny, reflective front cover panel, this video shows how to install the JD-XA overlay for a lovely matte finish. And it's FREE!

Watch Teaser of Futuristic Genesis 1 Hardware Synthesizer Running Ableton Live

2BTruman decide he wants the analog feel, but the power of digital when it comes to making music. And so the Genesis 1 synthesizer (running Ableton Live) was born. Here's some early info!

Review: Maschine Jam

NI has come up with whole new way to perform and produce with Maschine and it’s got some clever tricks up its sleeve. We couldn’t wait to unwrap Maschine Jam…

Music Theory Tutorial: ”Ice Cream" Changes-The I-vi-IV-V (or V7) Progression

Ice Cream or I-VI-IV-V is a popular chord progression that can be found in many 1950s and 1960s ballads. In this tutorial Jay Asher explores this early rock n' roll classic progression.

Ninstrument Combines Modules To Make 'Super' Eurorack Modules

What do you get when you combine some of the best loved Eurorack synth modules together into one module? A super modules, of course. And Ninstrument are doing just that!

Is The Prodigy's Firestarter The Best Lullaby Song Ever?

File under: must watch humor and ideas for the future / present when singing a young person to sleep.

A Brief History of Music, Part 2: Rock

In part 2 of our series exploring musical genres and the influential artists and songs that have characterised and inspired us, Hollin Jones puts rock music in the spotlight.

Quantiloop Is An iPad Looper Built For Live Performance

There are a few live audio loopers available for iPad already. But, Quantiloop promises to bring the best of hardware loopers to Apple's tablet with some nifty features and settings.

Review: Vienna Ensemble Pro 6

Vienna Ensemble Pro 6 is a mixing and hosting application for making a multiple computer network for serious cross-platform audio production workflows. It also comes with a 9GB Orchestra VSL library!

Recording Bass: A Lesson for Guitarists, Part 1

In the first of this two-part mini series Rich Tozzoli explores how guitar players can approach recording bass parts when your bass player is AWOL or you need to get it done yourself.

Steinberg Nuendo & Nokia OZO Jump Into Future With 8 Mic VR Surround Audio

Steinberg tell us that Nuendo 7 post-production software now delivers seamless audio integration with Nokia virtual reality capture camera system, OZO. Immersive audio production takes a step forward.

This Video Explores Moog's Minimoog Model D's Oscillator Section In Depth

If you're considering purchasing the Moog Minimoog Model D analog synthesizer it pays to hear the oscillators and understand more about the waveforms they generate and what they sound like.

Amazing Machines Releases FREE Ring Modulator for Reaktor Blocks

Want a free ring modulator effect? Wish you had one which would integrate perfectly into your Reaktor Blocks setup too? Good news! Amazing Machines are offering their AM106 Ring Modulator for free.

iZotope Neutron Is A Revolutionary Approach To Mixing

iZotope tell us that their new plug-in, Neutron, includes industry first technologies like the new Track Assistant and Masking Meter that help to intelligently analyse and suggest changes to your mix.