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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.

Review: Neat King Bee and Worker Bee Studio Microphones

Neat Microphones can be traced to some well-known transducers. There’s quite a buzz about their King Bee & Worker Bee mics so Matthew Loel T. Hepworth finds out if they're as sweet as they say.

Native Instruments Releases MASCHINE JAM Production & Performance System

NI have officially released Maschine JAM today!. You may have already seen our first-look overview of Maschine JAM and/or Native Instruments' own videos. Here's all the info you need to know.

Freezing & Flattening For Sound Design In Ableton Live 9

So you've been using Ableton Live's freezing and flattening features when mixing or to save CPU. That's great. But you can also employ these tools for creative sound design as Noah Pred demonstrates.

Using Maschine JAM To Control Logic Pro X (BETA)

A cool thing about Maschine JAM is its ability to not only control and sequence Maschine, but control other DAWs. Here's a quick look at an early Mackie Control Light script for Logic Pro X.