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Musician & Producer Techniques: How To Boost Creativity and Focus

Making music is more accessible than ever due to the low cost of gear. But it's not without its pitfalls. The difficulty is in learning how to use the equipment and be creative and focused with it.

WaveDNA Liquid Music 50% SALE, Composition Tools For Modern Producers

If you like the idea of creating song (melodic, harmonic and rhythmic) ideas in seconds, then you'll love WaveDNA's Liquid Music. And at 50% off for a limited time ONLY it's a no-brainer!

Probably The Most Expressive and Interesting Analog Instrument You’ll See Today

Thanks to Mesmerising Instruments and Sounds on Facebook for sharing this captivating video of Koka Nikoladze new musical creation made from a single stepper motor, a contact mic and more.

Arturia MatrixBrute Video 4 Explores Analog Effects

Since January 2016 we've been waiting patiently for the MatrixBrute to arrive. With the release of their 4th video explaining and demonstrating the analog effects it feels like we're getting closer...

Review: CableGuys VolumeShaper 4

CableGuys Volumeshaper 4 does more than just shape the volume for an audio source. It can also make some very complicated modulations to anything you run through it as GW Childs discovered.

Pro Tools 12: Catching Up To HD

In days gone by there was a large difference between Pro Tools standard vs Pro Tools HD. Joe Albano explores the features Avid's current powerhouse DAW standard edition can brag about.

Excellent Tutorial on Moog Model 15 921A & 921B Oscillator Section

Moog released the Model 15 app earlier this year to great acclaim. Rightly so. This modular synthesizer app is possibly the best and most accurate analog synth emulation app for iPad/iOS.

Roland Teaser Video for 909 Day, 30 New Products Coming

It turns out 909 Day is very real. This teaser video “A Future Redefined” is a glimpse into a number of big product announcements from Roland and a live streaming event.

Review: Audiothingies Micromonsta Standalone Polyphonic Synthesizer

How can a synthesizer be small and huge at the same time? When it’s a Micromonsta… Hollin Jones puts this tweaking friendly, accessible, and excellent sounding synth through its paces.

Ableton Live 9.7's Hot New Simpler

Ableton Live's 9.7 is bringing more lovely features to their recently redesigned sampler, Simpler. Noah Pred, Ableton Certified Trainer, explores some of the power features of this elegant sampler.

Listen to Audio Demos of Vermona Mono Lancet’15 Analog Desktop Synthesizer

Vermona’s classic monophonic analog desktop synthesizer for lead bass and effect-sounds was released earlier in 2016. Now you can listen to some impressive audio demos.

CloudBounce Online Mastering Now Integrated Inside Tracktion

There are a number of online, automatic music master gin services available. CloudBounce uses machine learning for high-quality mastering and is now available at a low price for Tracktion T7.

Ready to Test This New Raspberry Pi Low-Latency Audio & MIDI Interface?

Blokas have created pisound, an ultra-low latency high-quality sound card and MIDI interface for Raspberry Pi which you can even run Pure Data patches from.

Get Sample Logic Xosphere FREE with Cinematic Guitars Organic Atmospheres Today ONLY

Today is day 8 of Sample Logic's anniversary sale. And it's another buy one get one free offer. This time you get XOSPHERE free when buying Cinematic Guitars Organic Atmospheres.

Interview: UVI on The Future of Music Software & Effects

In continuing our series of interviewing some of the best VST & VSTi makers, movers and shakers I got to fire off some questions to UVI about the present and future of audio plugins.