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Switching Electro Instruments in Real-Time in Logic Pro X

Imagine if you could switch between different samples in real-time in Logic Pro X's EXS24 sampler... you guessed it... you can! Darren Burgos shows how to create eclectic EDM leads using this trick.

Audified MixChecker Let's You Simulate Multiple Monitoring Devices In One Plug-In

We all want out mixes to sound good no matter the device our audience listens to it on. MixChecker simulates a variety of devices (Hi-Fi, smartphone, TV, headphones) so it will sound great everywhere.

Mesmerising Performance By Finger Drumming Maestro, Jeremy Ellis, on Maschine

Watch Jeremy Ellis perform on a Maschine Studio and Maschine Mikro simultaneously with finger drumming skills that'll leave you in awe.

Review: Wide Blue Sound Eclipse For Kontakt

We see the word "unique" used for many instruments. But Eclipse from Wide Blue Sound really deserves that term. Using an "orbital synthesis engine", Eclipse offers huge sounds and a fresh concept.

Watch GRIDI, World’s Largest MIDI Sequencer, Performing Michael Jackson's Billie Jean

Want to Supersize your MPC, Launchpad, Push or Maschine? Want a collaborative music sequencing experience? Here's GRIDI, the world's largest MIDI sequencer performing Michael Jackson's Billie Jean.

Isotonik Studios Adds Ableton Push 2 Custom Mapping Support to PrEditor

If you own an Ableton Push 2 and want to create your own maps for all of Ableton Live’s Instruments and Effects plus build maps for how your controller AutoMaps, then PrEditor is what you need.

Interview: Rob Papen on The future of Software Instruments & Effects

Rob Papen is known for his excellent sounding and well designed software synths and effects. In this interview we chat with him about the future of the VST / VSTi, and music software in general.

Review: 2nd Sense Audio Wiggle Dynamic Waveshaping Synth

Looking for a unique software synth that might well be superior to your current choices? Ready for jaw dropping sounds? You might be ready for 2nd Sense Audio's Wiggle, a dynamic waveshaping synth.

MIDI Controller for Native Instruments / Tim Exile Flesh Synthesizer Coming Soon

If you enjoy playing and performing with Native Instruments / Time Exile's awesome Flesh synthesizer, then you'll love this new dedicated MIDI controller being developed by Ray Evans.

Drum & Bass Production Tip: Adding Drum Variations

Keeping your Drum and Bass tunes from sounding overly repetitive can be a challenge. In this video tutorial, Multiplier offers some useful advice for adding subtle variations to the drum track.

FREE Ethereal Reaktor Blocks Set & Ableton Live Simpler Pack

Flintpope's new A Memory of Light Reaktor Blocks Set is evocative and textural. It's FREE to download, and includes the Native Instruments Reaktor Blocks set plus Ableton Live 9.5 packs for Simpler.

Review: External Resampler 1.0 by Tom Cosm

External Resampler is a free automatic hardware / VSTi resampling program for Mac and Windows that makes resampling a much simpler and more streamlined experience. Yay!

A Guide to Building Synths in Reaktor, Part 3

In this mini-series for Native Instruments Reaktor users, Rishabh Rajan shows how to build a synthesizer from scratch. In this tutorial, part 3, we focus on the filter section.

What’s New in FL Studio 12.3 BETA

Good news for FL Studio users. BETA 3 of version 12.3 is out. Before you ask, no this article doesn’t make reference to the Mac version. But there’s a new plugin and some useful fixes!

Native Instruments Launches Mixcloud DJ Mix Competition

Can you believe it's been one whole year sine STEMS was first announced. To celebrate Native Instruments are giving away some seriously big prizes to three winners of their Mixcloud DJ contest.