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DJ Scratching Video Tutorial: Chirp and Chirp-Flare

In this video and article tutorial experienced DJ, trainer and author, Sara Simms, shows you how to add Chirp and Chirp Flare Scratches to your DJ performance repertoire. Every DJ should watch this.

Watch Jomox T-Rackonizer Analog Stereo Filter Eurorack Synth Module In Action

Jurgen from Jomox at Superbooth shows us around their new T-Rackonizer. It's an analog stereo filter matrix Eurorack module version of the T-Resonator. Expect some quirky, sublime sounds...

Thavius Beck Demonstrates How Ableton Push 2 Note Mode & Scale Modes Work

Learn all about Ableton Push 2's Note modes, Scale modes and how to imply them when playing Push 2 in this excellent video tutorial by Thavius Beck.

Launch Control XL Is More Than An Ableton Controller Thanks to HUI Support

The Novation Launch Control XL is best known as an Ableton Live controller, and it is very good! Now, thanks to HUI integration, Logic, Cubase & Pro Tools users can enjoy near instant mapping too.

Review: Allen & Heath Zed-6FX

The Allen & Heath Zed-6FX promises to be a compact, budget mixer with good pre's and selectable headphone monitor outs, from a quality brand. Matt Vanacoro finds out how well it really performs.

Music Studio Design Tip: Don’t Let the Bass Trip You Up

In this 6 minute video tutorial, Joe Albano explains how bass reflections in your music studio can cause problems with your productions and mixing decision making.

New MIDI Controller for Waldorf Blofeld Synthesizer Is Powerful & Beautiful

If you have a Waldorf Blofeld synthesiser and have been round the block with different controllers, then this news might make you very happy.

Massive Attack Fantom App Creates Personalised Remixes Based On Environment

Fantom is a sensory remixer in an app. If that sounds cheesy, it's not. It's from Massive Attack and it can create quite wonderful remixes based on four new tracks from Bristol's finest.

This Max For Live Device Controls Korg volca FM Synth From Inside Ableton Live

What could make the Korg volca FM better? How about a way to integrate it into your Ableton Live setup and control and automate it via a Max for Live device..? Well here it is!

Win: $9000+ Universal Audio Gear in Prizes, Enter Producer Personality Quiz

How does personality affect the music production process? Universal Audio & Ask.Audio wondered the same thing, and created this quiz to help you discover your personality type. Plus win $9000 in gear!

How A Vintage Toy Piano Was Transformed Into A Polyphonic Digital Synthesizer

First it was an acoustic wooden toy piano. Then it became a MIDI controller. Now it's become a polyphonic digital hardware synthesizer!! Here's the story behind Liam Lacey's amazing Vintage Toy Synth.

How Narrow Monitor Placement Can Negatively Affect The Panning In Your Mixes

In this 5 minute video tutorial, Joe Albano explains how narrow monitor placement can result in tracks being bunched and can detract from your mixes.  

Nektar Introduce New Impact GX49 & GX61 USB MIDI Controller Keyboards

Nektar tell us their new Impact GX49 and GX61 are expressive instruments, tailored to composition & performance featuring the acclaimed Nektar DAW integration for computer music systems.

This Digital Guitar From Magic Instruments Makes Learning To Play Quick And Simple

So you want to play guitar well, but without spending years learning it? (I know... even writing that made me squirm). Magic Instruments' Digital Guitar gets you playing songs in a mere minutes.

A Guide To Building Synths in Native Instruments Reaktor: Part 1

In Part 1 of this mini-series for Reaktor users, Rishabh Rajan shows how to build a synthesizer from scratch inside Native Instruments' popular graphical modular music software creation platform.