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Icon Pro Audio Platform M MIDI Control Surface Now Shipping

A MIDI control surface with a modular display? That's basically what the Platform M and Platform D from Icon Pro Audio bring to your mixing desk.

Save & Recall Presets for Multiple Max for Live Devices with PPTC Via Isotonik

Isotonik have released PP-Labs' Producing and Performing Toolchain. We're talking powerful devices that can, amongst other things, save and recall the parameters of all devices on a track in Ableton.

Review: SONAR 2016.06 update

Recently we've been seeing regular monthly updates for Cakewalk SONAR. These updates haven't just seen bug fixes, we're talking new features too. Matt Vanacoro checks out this massive DAW.

How To Build A DIY MIDI Sustain Pedal Circuit

Want an easy DIY music project that'll result in a nifty MIDI sustain pedal? You're in the right place. Joshua Casper shows how to easily create your own MIDI sustain pedal circuit.

What Are The Defining Features of Tech House?

If you've ever wondered what make Tech House... Tech House then this video from Multiplier looks to make it clearer using musical cues and examples.

Qu-Bit Chord Brings Polyphony to Your Eurorack Modular System

The wait is over. Qu-Bit Chord is shipping and should be available from your local Qu-Bit stocking modular synth retailer very soon, if not already! Chord will bring polyphony to your system.

Review: Korg nanoKEY Studio

Featuring a keyboard, knobs, trigger pads, and touch pad the nanoKEY Studio from Korg is a wireless (or USB) mobile MIDI controller with some advanced features. G. W. Childs puts in a performance.

7 Practical Mistakes To Avoid When Recording In Your Home Studio

Having a home studio can be really convenient but it’s not without its pitfalls! Here’s how to avoid the worst of them. 

Roland & Serato Aiming for Producer DJ With New AIRA Product

We heard vague rumors about this and now Serato have announced that they have indeed be working with Roland on something new. Watch the teaser video below. Only 14 days to wait to see the results.

Review: Liquid Music 1.6.1 by WaveDNA

Version 1 of WaveDNA's Liquid Rhythm was pretty impressive. When Liquid Music arrived we were also impressed by its potential. Now in version 1.6.1 AfroDJMac digs in to see what all the fuss is about.

How to Build a Basic Tech House Beat in Ableton Live

Starting with the four standard sounds: kick, snare, hi-hat and clap in a drum rack, Multiplier takes you through the basics of creating a Tech House beat.

5 steps To Turn Your Favorite Sampler into a Monster Synthesizer

After reading this you'll never think of your sampler and synthesizer as separate beasts ever again. Here's 5 steps to turning your sampler (hardware or software) into a powerful synthesizer.

Embertone Introduces Recorders for Kontakt To The World

Embertone tell us Recorders, their latest virtual instrument brings carefully and lovingly sampled recorders (over 6,900 samples) to Kontakt. They sound great too. Here's the press release and video.

Pioneer DJ XDJ-1000MK2 Arrives

If you were dreaming of an upgraded version of Pioneer DJ’s XDJ-1000 USB-only multiplayer with touch screen and so much more, then you’ll be happy to read this!

Review: Apogee Symphony I/O MKii Thunderbolt

The new Apogee Symphony I/O KM2 Thunderbolt audio interface doesn't just look, sound and feel great, it's highly configurable and definitely high quality too. Matt Vanacoro got hands on.