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Deckadance Launches v2.50 Professional DJ Mixing and Performance Solution

Stanton DJ tel us the new version of Deckadance (version 2.50) features streamlined architecture with high speed processing that will bring "a profound new level of creativity" to DJ’s.

Review: Positive Grid Bias Pedal

Is Positive Grid's BIAS Pedal a must-buy for guitarists? Matt Vanacoro puts metal to the pedal to find out in this video review.

How To Create Complex EDM Sequences By Combining Arpeggiators in Omnisphere 2

In this video tutorial on Ask.Audio Academy, Bill Burgess shows how to create complex, grooving sequences using dual arpeggiators all inside Spectrasonics’ Omnisphere 2.

Roland Now Making Eurorack Cases & 5 New 500-Series Modules

Roland tell us their new SYR-E84 is a durable case and power supply for AIRA Modular Synths and other Eurorack gear. And they go perfectly with the new SYSTEM-500 Modular pieces also released.

Klevgrand Releases Kuvert Envelope shaper for iPad & AU/VST

With the recently released Esspresso turning heads (we've a review coming soon), Klevgränd are not resting on their laurels. Their envelope shaper, Kuvert, is both in VST-AU plug-in and an iPad app.

LaunchSync Series 2 Max For Live Devices, Now With Ableton Push 2 & Akai MIDI Mix Support

If you want your MIDI controllers to work in tandem, then Isotonic's LaunchSYNC series 2 of Max for Live devices is going to appeal. Especially now they've added Push 2 & Akai MIDMix support!

Review: Softube Time & Tone

If you're considering purchasing a Focusrite Scarlett, Saffire or Clarett audio interface then this offer, in conjunction with Softube, might seal the deal. We review the Time & Tone plug-in bundle.

5 Common Computer Problems Music Producers Can Solve Without Calling The Tech Guy

A computer that behaves badly when you’re trying to make music can be a real pain. Here are five things you can solve without calling in the PC doctors (or the Mac doctors!)...

Splice Sounds Announces Synth Presets

Splice tell us they are the first service to allow dynamic previews of presets before purchase so you can hear them in mono, poly and more modes, with exclusive presets from Mike Hawkins and 7 Skies.

Roland & V-MODA Release M-100 AIRA Headphones

Roland tell us their new M-100 AIRA headphones offer "incredibly detailed sound quality for AIRA owners"... but we're convinced they're also for non-AIRA owning producers and DJs too ;-)

Review: Korg Electribe Sampler

Bringing together sampling and sequencing is something only a handful of companies can do successfully. Korg's Electribe Sampler includes some power features in an easy-to-use machine.

Experimenting With Musical Ideas Using PreSonus Studio One’s Arranger And Scratch Pad

Studio One v3 continues to entice studio musicians and producers into its fold. Innovative features like the Arranger and Scratch Pad are two prime reasons for this. Gary Hiebner looks at both, here.

Ostinator Is A Pedal Box for iPad That Makes Phrase Looping Easy

Want hands-free phrase looping on your iPad with the ability to create long or short decaying echoes and sonic patterns? You're in luck. For less than the price of a beer Ostinator makes it easy.

Waves Audio Sub Align Plugin Offers Original Solution for FOH Engineers

One problem for live sound engineers is balancing the sub and tops in small and medium sized venues. Waves Audio tell us their new Sub Align plug-in is an easy-to-use survival tool for FOH engineers.

Review: Sample Logic CINEMORPHX

CINEMORPHX from Sample Logic promises big things. We've been hands-on with it through the final weeks of its development and are mightily impressed with its sound design capabilities and flexibility.