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Review: Toontrack: The Progressive Foundry SDX

During Metal Month 2015 Toontrack released a whopper! It comes in the form of a new SDX expansion for Superior Drummer called The Progressive Foundry. Toby Pitman checks it out.

Dubstep Production Tricks: Snare Doubling

Dubstep producer Adam Pollard (Multiplier) shows how to use snare doubling to create a sonically unique snare hit that appears to be moving through the stereo field… but really isn’t.

How To Create Electronic Music Sample Packs

Ukraine-based producer Histibe, shares his personal experience creating a sample pack library for Loopmasters. From initial ideas to advice on finalising and promo, there's lots of useful tips here.

Watch Nucleon Provide Advanced Automation Techniques for FL Studio 12 at DanceFair 2016

This mammoth 32 minute video from Image Line at Dancefair 2016 has experienced producer, Nucleon, sharing advanced automation tips for FL Studio users.

IK Multimedia Lurssen Mastering Console For iPad Now Includes Time Options

IK Multimedia's Lurssen Mastering Console for iPad now has full-functionality time options designed to give you mastering freedom whether you need to master tracks for 2 days, 1 week/month or more.

5 Essential Tips for Composing Melodies for EDM

When it comes to creating melodic parts for electronic dance music productions don't be left scratching your head, or feeling uninspired. Here's 5 essential tips to help you create better melodies.

Vintage Guitar for iOS, Rock n’ Roll History Sounds at Your Fingertips

Developer James from The Musicology Group recently contacted us to let us know about his new app that brings vintage guitar sounds and effects to an iOS device near you.

Propellerhead Rigs 2 for Reason: Mixing, Mastering, Synths + Hours of Video Tutorials

Propellerhead are giving everyone the chance to save up to 80% with three custom-curated Rack Extension collections for Reason, plus you get hours of video training on these free from AskVideo!

Music Theory: 432 Hz Tuning - Separating Fact From Fiction

In exploring the 432 Hz debate at Ask.Audio, we soon realised this topic wasn't going to be resolved in one article. Here Assaf Dar Sagol explores the fact and fiction behind tuning to 432 Hz.

This Video Shows ModStep For iPad At The Heart Of Your Software & Hardware Studio Setup

Now ModStep for iPad 1.0.2.5 is out, Jakob Haq has released a video showing how to get started and the main functions available in ModStep. In short, it can be the center of your music studio.

Review: BioTek: Organic Synthesizer Virtual Instrument

The new BioTek virtual instrument from Tracktion is not your run of hybrid synth and sample-based software offering. It's truly unique as Timo Preece discovers in this in-depth review.

5 Reasons You Should Be Using Adobe Audition When Editing Audio

With the continuing evolution of audio editing tools within major DAWs, some think that the dedicated audio editor has had its day. Matt Vanacoro shares 5 reasons Adobe Audition should not be ignored.

Watch Make Noise System Cartesian Modular Synth Doing Timbre Sequencing Animation

The good folks at Make Noise Music have released a video showcasing their complete modular synth system, System Cartesian, with the René sequencing module.

Interview: Jean-Michel Jarre on Sampling, Delays & Keeping Music Fun

In part two of this excellent Native Instruments video interview series with living legend of electronic music, Jean-Michel Jarre, the focus is on sampling, delays, and how to keep music making fun.

Free Legowelt Drum Machine for Ableton Live

Legowelt, Dutch electronic musician, has released a free drum machine for Ableton Live 9.5 and above based on his old Amiga 909 sample floppy disc. And it sounds great.