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Ableton Announce Loop 2016 Full Program

The program for Ableton Loop has been announced. There's plethora of incredible musician and producer talks, events and workshops to attend. From Suzanne Ciani to Jazzy Jeff. Lots to be excited about!

Waves Reimagine Classic, Soulful Electric Piano With Electric 88

In an already saturated market (for electric piano instruments) Waves have launched Electric 88 which sounds soulful with bags of character. Check it out below.

Check Out This Beautiful Wooden Desk Stand For Ableton Push 2

If you're looking for an Ableton Push 2 stand, but you don't just want something functional, but something regal and sexy to show off the glory of your Ableton conrtoller/instrument, this could be it.

This DIY Drum Machine Made Using Mutable Eurorack Modules & Teensy Sounds Impressive

It’s not everyday you wake up and think, I’m going to make a drum machine in 3 days. But that’s what KBob has done. And It's using Mutable Instruments modules, Teensy, JIGMOD and a 3D printer!

Review: Orchestral Tools Metropolis Ark 1

You want epic cinematic sounds for film scores and trailer music, but also lots of control over the sounds? This. Is. It. Orchestral Tools Metropolis Ark 1 is simply stunning. Jay Asher delves deeper.

5 Things to Consider When Building Your Own Digital Hardware Synthesiser

Liam Lacey, winner of the Element14 Open Source Music Tech Design Challenge, for his hardware polyphonic digital synthesizer shares 5 pieces of advice for every aspiring DIY hardware synth maker.

Don’t Do This To Your Studio Microphone, Unless It’s An Aston Microphone

Head of Aston Microphones, James Young, shows just how “indestructible” the build quality of the Aston microphones is… by whacking it with a metal bar… on video!

Watch Erogenous Tones GateStorm Eurorack Gate Generator In Action

One of the most impressive Eurorack module we’ve spied of late is GateStorm gate generator. Just days after we first reported on it these 3 video tutorials arrive. You gotta love that screen!

How To Build A Condenser Microphone For Less Than $8

If we told you that you could build your own omnidirectional condenser microphone for less than $8 in under 3 minutes you might not believe me. But you can! And Joshua Casper shows you how.

Review: MelodicFlow MIDI Plug-In Prevents You Playing Bad Notes

If you'd like to quickly create melodic parts without ever playing a bad note again then MelodicFlow MIDI plugin is designed for you. G.W. Childs find out if it's really as error free as it says.

Native Instruments Launches 50% Off Special on Soniccouture Instruments

NI have partnered with Soniccouture to offer an awesome 50% off on 20 instruments (which are all compatible with NKS meaning you can control them via Komplete Kontrol S-Series & Maschine.

8 Helpful Settings to Improve Ableton Live’s Performance

As powerful as Ableton Live is both in the studio & on the stage, there are times you'll want to squeeze more performance out without running into any hiccups. Here's 8 settings to help do just that.

Ableton Live 9.6.2 Update With Emphasis on Push 2 Enhancements

Taking a browse through the Live 9.6.2 release notes, and aside from obvious Live improvements like change of the Link icon to a toggle button, most of the improvements are really Push 2 oriented.

Diego Stocco Color Bots for Ableton Live Intros Adaptive Tonal Processing For Unique Sound Design

Oh my goodness. Color Bots for Ableton Live 9.5 is really unique in the way it combines cross-synthesis and harmonically complex musical phrases to add interesting colors to your sounds.

Zoom Up The Level With New H4n Pro Handy Field Recorder

Zoom tell us their new recorder, H4n Pro, has improved upon everything that was loved about the original H4n, including better X/Y microphones, clean preamps and super-low noise floor.