Ableton certified trainer and seasoned live performer, Timo Preece, walks us through key concepts for building and maintaining a successful live performance setup in this video tutorial.
Erica Synths Pico modular synth system has taken the eurorack world by storm. They're small in size but include impressive features. Now there's 4 new Pico modules: SEQS, Logic, A logic and DSP.
Image Line's FL Studio 12.3 includes a new addition to the already excellent arsenal of plugins. Transistor Bass is based on the classic Roland TB-303 bass synth. But is it faithful to the original?
Joining the iPad version, WeDJ from PioneerDJ, now has a home on iPhone and until 29th November 2016 is free to download! Now you can mix and add effects to your iTunes music on your phone.
Black Friday is back which means excellent deals and special prices which will tempt us to open our wallets. And this is especially true for musicians, producers and DJs.
The aim behind Echoes in the Aether was to create fun, creative, interactive, rhythmic, and playable sounds for Absynth users. Timo Preece finds out if ContortDistort achieved their objective.
Even without a big budget for soundproofing, it’s still vital to set up your studio space as sympathetically as possible. Joe Albano shows you how it’s done!
Ctrl Boy MIDI controller threatens to really shake up the industry, and your workflow, with you only ever being 2-clicks away from controlling a parameter of a hardware or plugin synthesizer!
Instead of tapping your knees when commuting or sitting on a park bench, you could you be playing a full drum kit... without disturbing anyone else nearby. That's what FreeDrum sensors provide.
Getting a solid and accurate bottom end is a key part of any good mix. Here are some top producer’s tips for getting the best possible results!
Melodyne 4.1 includes powerful and user-friendly new ARA (Audio Random Access) functions with Presonus Studio One, new playback type and more. Watch it in action here.
Take simple MIDI input and quickly create anything from acid basslines to complex arpeggiated sequences with this easy-to-use module in Propellerhead Reason.
There's two new Bluetooth wireless MIDI controllers on the block. Akai Professional's LPK25 Wireless features an arpeggiator mode and LPD8 Wireless has a Note Repeat button. Both are inexpensive.
Waves Audio have captured the bite, bark and punchy reed tone of the electric piano model used on classic recordings by Ray Charles, Pink Floyd, Steely Dan and many more in this new virtual piano.
A modular guitar FX pedal rack that can be controlled via MIDI? Powered by an Arduino? Useful if you make DIY guitar pedals? An excellent way to clear up that tangled mess of cables? Yes to all.