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Review: Shifted Radio Properloop

Do we need more looping playback and effects tools? Shifted radio.com think so, and after playing extensively with their new Max for Live/Ableton Live device, Properloop, G. W. Childs agrees.

Creating the Ultimate Filter Effect Rack in Ableton Live Using Waves Metafilter

Ableton Live user? Stop with the Autofilter. Waves' Metafilter is an excellent, more powerful alternative with built-in delay line and a 16 step sequencer. Noah Pred shows how to make the most of it.

Watch How Audio Plugins Are Made (Behind the Scenes Video at Waves Audio)

In this fascinating documentary film (debuted on World Plugin Day on October 8th) we get a sneak peek behind the scenes at Wave Audio and the vibe might be different to what you’d expect.

DENON DJ MC4000 DJ Controller Now Shipping

Deion DJ tell us their new MC4000 is Immediate availability and a highly capable DJ solution offering a combination of features, performance and build quality for professional DJs. More info below.

Meet Nyborg-24, A Real Analog Monosynth Module With ‘Moog-Style’ Filter

British 'boutique' analogue synthesiser and accessory designer/manufacturer Analogue Solutions are shipping Cyborg-24, a Moog-style low filter equipped standalone monophonic synthesizer module.

Interview: Kate Simko on 'Polyrhythmic’ & Being Inspired by Vintage Machines

Kate Simko explains the concepts, tech & inspiration behind her new LP, Polyrhythmic, with Tevo Howard and how they fused vintage, analog machines with digital processors for a unique layered sound.

10 MIDI Controllers Every Electronic Producer Should Consider

MIDI Controllers. Every self-respecting music producer and musician uses MIDI—sometimes unknowingly. But with so many music controllers out there which one is best for your needs? Let's find out.

Pioneer DJ XDJ-700: Compact, rekordbox-ready, Touchscreen & More

Pioneer DJ tell us their new XDJ-700 is a digitally versatile, compact digital player that punches above its weight. Oh and it is of course rekordbox ready. Watch the video below for more info.

KRK Announces ROKIT 4 G3 Compact Powered Studio Monitors

The smallest speaker in the KRK ROKIT line teams big sound with precision engineering. I heard these at BPM 2015 and was impressed both at how tiny they are and how big their sound is.

Review: Steinberg Nuendo 7

Version 7 of Steinberg’s Nuendo platform incorporates new features from Cubase Pro 8 and myriad of other powerful tools for musicians and producers alike. Matthew Loel T. Hepworth explores what's new.

Native Instruments Announces Komplete Kontrol 88 & 3rd Party Plugin Update

The big news from NI is the Komplete Kontrol family has a bigger brother S-Series 88 (that's 88 keys) and 1.5 software which allows 3rd party plugins from Arturia, u-he, and more to be controlled.

Premiere: Guy J on New Track “ Provokoter”

With his "Nirvana" 3-track release today on Bedrock records, Guy J continues to push further into melody-rich house music. Guy explains the workflow and tech behind "Provokoter" and listen to it here.

Creating Custom Sound Design Patches in Logic Pro X Alchemy Using EXS24

Logic Pro X 10.2's Alchemy is a super synth. It's deep, powerful and yet easy to get started with. In this tutorial, Logic Pro genius, shows a cool way to use EXS24 instruments inside Alchemy!

Download 8 Free Pads For Ableton Live With An Air Of Mystery From Flintpope

Arctic Pads is a free demo set of 8 pads for Ableton’s SIMPLER from Flintpope could add an air of mystery to your tracks. Did we mention they’re free?

Soniccouture Releases Imogen Heap Box Of Tricks Instrument Collection

Soniccouture, well known for their meticulously sampled and playable Kontakt instruments have released “Box of Tricks”, a 30GB collection of 13 instruments sampled, shaped & sculpted with Imogen Heap.