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Sorry, But You Are NOT A DJ …

Op Ed: Martin Sitter, Founder of NonLinear Educating Inc.—and the CEO of Ask.Audio—expresses strong opinions about what it means to be a DJ, and why you are probably not one ...

Pioneer DJ Intro DM-40 Monitor Speakers for DJs and Producers

With Musikemesse 2016 just round the corner here's the latest offering from Pioneer DJ. The new DM-40 active monitors and designed for the DJ/producer who want a tight bass kick you'll feel.

SoundMachines Reveal MODULÖR114, All-In-One Modular Synthesizer

Davide Manchini has shared info about his new all-in-one modular synthesizer which is being unveiled at Superbooth16 today. It’s called MODULÖR114 and he tells us it has a distinctive analog sound.

SoundCloud Go Subscription Brings Offline & Ad-Free Listening To US

Here’s an interesting development we knew would have to happen sooner or later. SoundCloud have introduced their long rumored subscription service.

How To Use The Hidden, Powerful Drum Editor Inside Music Memos for iOS

Though the title might not seem sexy, when you start to unlock the power of Apple’s Music Memos iOS app you’ll be impressed, especially with the built-in beat detection and drum editing available.

Review: Flintpope 36 Pads for Ableton Live

Flintpope's 36 Pads holds the promise of dark, eerie, complex and inspiring pad sounds from inside Ableton Live. G. W. Childs puts all 36 of these pads to the test to see if they come up trumps.

Using Ableton Live's Vocoder as a Return Effect

Despite having so many creative possibilities a lot of producers think of the vocoder as the 'robot voice' effect. G.W. Childs shows how Ableton Live's vocoder can phase up/bliss out your tracks.

Erica Synths Introduces Black Quad VCA Eurorack Module In Time For Superbooth16

Erica Synths have been one of the busier eurorack synth makers so far in 2016, and are back with their new Black Quad VCA which is compact and a good sound shaper to boot. DivKid shows it in action.

This Eurorack Step Sequencer Module, MIDI SEQ-8 Plays MIDI From Android Devices

Imagine being able to compose MIDI patterns on your Android device and then feed them through a eurorack module to any analog synthesizer of your choice. Stop imagining and check out MIDI-SEQ-8!

5 Gain-Staging Mistakes To Avoid

At all stages of audio production it's important to ensure audio signals are at their optimum levels. Joe Albano explains 5 common gain staging mistakes many producers make and how to avoid them.

Watch iZotope Mobius Filter Plug-In Brings Perpetual Motion to Music Production

iZotope tell us their new effect plug-in effect delivers energy and impact with infinitely ascending or descending filter sweeps. Plus it has a cool name, Mobius Filter, and looks lovely.

Celemony Capstan 1.2 With DNA Tech Features Higher Resolution Audio Analysis

From the makers of Melodyne, Capstan is a tool designed to remove that distinctive wow and flutter present on many tape and vinyl recordings. If you find it's a problem, then here's the solution.

TET Music Tools Release Arpeggio Designer & Chord Explorer Max For Live Devices

With a focus on quick and easy composition, Arpeggio Designer & Chord Explorer bring powerful tools to help you express musical ideas to the Max for Live device format.

7 Tips To Get The Floor Moving To Your DJ Mix

There are certain tips and skills DJs pick up through trial and error to help them get the dance floor heaving to their mixes. Save yourself the time and pain with these seven tips from Sara Simms.

Sinevibes Cluster 2.0 Brings More Sequenced, Animated Filter Effects

Sinevibes are thrilled to let you know that they've just released a new Audio Unit plugin, Cluster 2.0 – made for creating complex, animated filter effects. Plus it has a sequencer built in.